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Jan 26, 2017
Setback to US: British publication downgrades Washington to 'flawed' democracy in latest rankingsThe United States has been downgraded from a "full democracy" to a "flawed" one in an annual ranking compiled by a British think tank, which cited an erosion of trust in government.
Jan 12, 2017
Tweak personal tax to put money in commonman's pocket: Axis Bank's Saugata BhattacharyaKeeping the current economic environment in mind, the government should consider spending on stimulus spending rather than looking at fiscal consolidation
Dec 15, 2016
Demonetisation to less cash: Economists can do without moral compass, not politiciansA good gesture from the government after the first two weeks of demonetisation would have been the frank admission: “Yes, we botched up. We could have planned better. Sorry for the inconvenience.”
Dec 13, 2016
Demonetisation: Chidambaram picks holes in Bhagwati's support for Narendra Modi govtBhagwati’s optimistic views on the currency ban is a booster dose to the Narendra Modi-government currently struggling to face criticism on the massive, overnight currency ban, while Chidambaram’s posers exposes the government’s implementation flaws and immediate challenges on making the transition process smooth to end the cash-crunch
Nov 26, 2016
Manmohan jibe on Modi’s note ban shows in the long run we pick only convenient quotesManmohan Singh's demonetisation speech in Rajya Sabha gave validity to his detractors' claims that he is an 'overrated economist and underrated politician'.
Nov 22, 2016
Demonetisation: Black money chase a delusion, political parties may be real targets, says Jean DrèzeAccording to Drèze, India is still several decades away from being a cashless economy, and the government needs to focus on effective banking services in rural areas to achieve its financial inclusion goal
Nov 19, 2016
Demonetisation: Narendra Modi can shore up his popularity in these five stepsBut Narendra Modi would not be the world’s canniest politician if he had left such a mega headline-grabber to a mere bureaucrat. A personal message from him not only drove home the enormity of the scheme but also highlighted his daring and his commitment to his promises.
Oct 07, 2016
Gita Gopinath, financial advisor to Kerala govt, roots for India's 8% growthThe Mysore born 44-year old economist with impeccable credentials is often labelled as a 'neo-liberal', which experts fear may not go down well with the conservative ruling Left party in the state
Sep 19, 2016
Raghuram Rajan returns to academia, to teach international corporate financeRajan’s ‘course schedule’ for 2016-17, Chicago Booth School said this course will explore the challenges of corporate finance and investment in a more integrated global economy.
Sep 08, 2016
Bank privatisation: FM Arun Jaitley just proved Modi govt isn't yet ready for bold reformsThe true spirit of bold reforms lies in doing the right thing at right time no matter what the public opinion is