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May 21, 2014
Modi protects his Left flank before making any business-friendly movesModi has been talking more about the poor than about business, even though business is most gung-ho about his prime ministership. What's going on? The answer: he is getting his political-economic mix right
Dec 14, 2013
No honeymoon: Next govt has only 90 days to act on economyHoneymoons are shortening for central governments. The next government formed after May 2014 will face huge problems if it does not drive its economic agenda quickly - maybe within the first 90 days
Nov 25, 2013
Scorched earth: How Cong is screwing the economy furtherThe UPA's actions in the last year suggest not an effort to put the economy back on rails, but to damage it further
Apr 16, 2013
It's the economy stupid: Why UPA-3 can't be ruled outThe fall in inflation, and the drop in oil prices, if they continue, will benefit the UPA in the next elections. It will also enable the government to spend more on freebies
Apr 05, 2013
Rahul Gandhi and the seductive appeal of 'feel-good economics'The economic philosophy that Rahul Gandhi outlined represents an unwillingness or incapacity to learn from the fact that these are ideas that have consistently failed in the past.
Jul 21, 2012
China's end-game: Dark side of a great deleveragingThe credit-fuelled China's economy is so overleveraged that a great deleveraging is the only way out. The pyramid of credit is cracking and will collapse as the underlying economy is withering.
Jul 09, 2012
Underachiever? In fact, Manmohan has excelled himselfTime magazine's characterisation of Manmohan Singh as an 'underachiever' is flawed. The man has risen way above the station in life that he was fated for.
Jul 02, 2012
Will Rahul say 'Mere Paas Ma Hai'? Or will PM have his way?India's econmic future depends on whether Manmohan Singh resists Sonia's efforts to use the exchequer to get her son the top job in 2014.
May 21, 2012
India Sinking: Industry chokes on govt's 'kiss of death'Industrial sectors that depend on governmental policy are withering; those that have managed to stay reasonably out of reach of red tape are doing relatively better.
Jan 06, 2012
There's a banana peel to trip up every form of capitalismSome of us derived vicarious pleasure when the US and European economies went into a skid. But no one is really immune. Today's world is a riot of slipping economic models.