Articles by Dinesh Unnikrishnan
Sep 08, 2017
RBI Viral Acharya’s caution on PSB funding: Why’s Narendra Modi govt still running large banks?RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, without mincing his words, asked: Is the government capable of offering “substantial additional capital infusion” that “is almost surely required" to salvage the state-run banks?
Sep 07, 2017
Black money: BJP gets 81% income from unknown sources, Congress 71%; why chase only common man?In the black money battle while political parties command anonymity in their non-transparent cash dealings, common man faces maximum harassment
Sep 06, 2017
Raghuram Rajan wasn’t a fit for Modi govt; both were right in deciding to part ways ahead of demonetisationThe RBI governor Raghuram Rajan often presented himself as an academic, speaking out on public issues, rather than as a central banker.
Sep 04, 2017
BRICS Summit 2017: India, China may be past Doka La, but CPEC will hound Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping bonhomieAn end to Doka La standoff saved Xi Jinping from an embarrassing face-to-face meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Sep 04, 2017
Raghuram Rajan's revelations on demonetisation: Narendra Modi shouldn’t have ignored his cautionIf Raghuram Rajan hadn't approved demonetisation "at any point during his term”, how is the government claiming it got the RBI on board some six months before 8 November 2016?
Sep 01, 2017
GDP at 5.7%: Narendra Modi’s note ban hits economy hard; Manmohan Singh has the last laugh in growth debateThe impact of demonetisation on GDP will fade as time progresses but it will take a lot of time for the informal sector and small businesses to come out of the shock
Aug 31, 2017
Demonetisation: RBI says 99% banned notes are back; where is the black money?With the figures finally out, it is now safe to conclude that on a cost-benefit analysis, the RBI has only losses due to the demonetisation exercise it ‘recommended’ to the Narendra Modi government
Aug 30, 2017
GST mops up Rs 92,283 cr in July: Good start, but don’t uncork the bubbly yetAs far as the GST collection figure is concerned, it will take a few more months before one gets a clearer pattern.
Aug 29, 2017
Doka La standoff ends: Four good economic reasons China had to not mess with IndiaWhat really caused a sudden end to the Doka La standoff between India and China is as yet unclear
Aug 28, 2017
Demonetisation: Have all old Rs 500, Rs 1,000 bills come back? It’s critical RBI ends surprise nowArray