Articles by Dinesh Unnikrishnan
Nov 22, 2017
Yuva Desh's Narendra Modi tweet: Congress must avoid such faux pas, because Gujarat is proud of its 'chaiwallah'With the Gujarat Assembly election less than a month away, it seems like the Congress is asking for more trouble in the poll-bound state.
Nov 21, 2017
Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress president: Why CWC decision matters in a Modi-dominated IndiaIf Rahul Gandhi manages to stick to his pluralistic political vision in a convincing manner, he could just be the 'last hero' of the neutral vote bank.
Nov 17, 2017
Moody’s India sovereign rating upgrade: Old foe has turned friend for Narendra Modi governmentFor now, the Moody’s rating upgrade is big boost for India. The Modi government deserves credit for the reform work it has done, particularly the launch of the GST and reforms in archaic bankruptcy laws.
Nov 16, 2017
Pew survey results boost Narendra Modi's popularity, but Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh polls remain litmus testsThe Pew survey is a shot in the arm for BJP and Narendra Modi, but no political analyst would attach too much of importance to it
Nov 15, 2017
Black money: Attack on benamis fine, but why is Narendra Modi silent on linking political donations to Aadhaar?The Modi government’s seriousness to fight black money will be questioned on account of its reluctance to make political funding transparent.
Nov 14, 2017
Rising inflation, falling growth: Narendra Modi’s real test begins when crude gains pace on upward journeyHigher crude prices may have its impact on global food and commodity prices as well, which may have cascading effect on the Indian economy as well.
Nov 14, 2017
Rahul Gandhi's wit may get him social media traction, but is there an economic plan to counter Narendra Modi?Instead of making random statements, Rahul Gandhi and Congress would do well to come out with a well-thought out alternative economic plan on how GST should be modified. This clarity is missing so far.
Nov 13, 2017
Memo to Arun Jaitley: Giving capital to PSBs alone won’t save ailing MSMEs; the problem runs deeperThe demand for bank loans for MSMEs will pick up only when overall economic activity improves with sector specific measures
Nov 10, 2017
Demonetisation: Why are RBI, govt mum on banned notes floating in other countries, currency exchanges?It is the duty of the government and the monetary authority of a country to fulfill the promise given to the holder of currency notes that their value will be protected
Nov 08, 2017
Demonetisation anniversary: Why history may judge Narendra Modi's shock therapy as an economic blunderOne year after demonetisation was imposed on the economy, none of the objectives -- those that were declared first and added later -- have been achieved meaningfully. There are no tangible gains