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May 23, 2017
GST: Govt dictating prices goes against free-market spirit; will anti-profiteering law end up as tax terrorism?Hasmukh Adhia hinted that any price hike by companies before 1 July, even if done for reasons such as higher input cost, may be subjected to enquiries. A veiled threat?
Aug 16, 2016
Patanjali's 'freedom' ads are indecent and go against PM Modi's free-market policyBaba Ramdev's pop patriotism in the Patanjali ads sound like meaningless political rhetoric that defies the spirit of free market
Mar 30, 2016
Cuba facing dissent within communist party, days after Obama's visitDays after President Barack Obama's historic visit, the leaders of Cuba's Communist Party are under highly unusual public criticism from their own ranks for imposing new levels of secrecy on the future of social and economic reforms.
Nov 23, 2015
End of left-leaning era in Argentina, Mauricio Macri elected new presidentOpposition candidate Mauricio Macri won Argentina's presidential election on Sunday, marking an end to the left-leaning and often-combative era of President Cristina Fernandez, who along with her late husband dominated the country's political scene for 12 years and rewrote its social contract.
Jul 11, 2014
Why budget 2014 was 'socialist': PM Modi wants to be seen as 'pro poor'Jaitley said in a country with so many poor people, any economic philosophy which is totally market based will not work.
May 14, 2014
Real Modinomics: Why free market supporters could be in for a shockUltimately Modi will treat technical advice for what it is -- just advice, and then proceed to do whatever is politically pragmatic and effective.
Mar 27, 2014
Faux free market economics: Why BJP is no less 'socialist' than CongressIndia one has never seen a social welfare scheme being scrapped or withdrawn by any new political formation which comes to power. Whether it is a Congress or BJP led government, social welfare schemes once launched continue in one form or the other.
Dec 07, 2013
Not just about Modi, BJP: Why it isn’t wrong to be rightAn efficient market, which is be populated by skilled individuals (who have all constitutionally guaranteed rights) is India’s only path to economic prosperity, and modern society. That’s a centre-right vision. And it isn’t wrong
Dec 05, 2013
Think India: Can right wing thinking fix India's poverty problem?"Maximum poverty reduction has happened in right leaning democracies. It's a myth that center-right economics is anti-poverty," Bahl said.
Aug 27, 2013
Greed isn't good: Why our problems need Gandhian solutionsA blind belief in free markets leads to insatiable greed which is at the root of our financial predicament. Gandhian economics is a viable alternative.