articles by Amit Kapoor


Budget 2018: Low growth, subdued investment, widening deficit are Narendra Modi's big challenges

The fact that this will be the last full budget before the 2019 elections and that the government has already spent all of its budgeted expenditure for this financial year will further complicate matters.


Universal basic income in Budget? The proposal shouldn't be disruptive like demonetisation

In a year when the pressure will be high on the government to meet its fiscal deficit targets while reviving the economy post-demonetisation, the budget cannot afford to incorporate a radical move like UBI


India expected to grow faster than emerging market peers

The risks and weakness in some of the economies have been due to a weak external demand, a challenging business environment, fiscal pressures and poor weather conditions.