Thanks to super-slow reforms on energy pricing, India's CAD woes and the rupee will be under continuous pressure till the government opts for big bang change
The National Stats Commission chief thinks growth was much higher last year. The FM will be hoping he is wrong, because higher growth in 2012-13 may mean less this year
The SBI chief apparently has cancelled a scheduled board meeting to be with Sonia Gandhi for the inauguration of 12 bank branches in a day
Should the EPFO, not the smartest of retirement fund custodians, be investing where the finance ministry tells it to?
The decision to clarify that farmland will never pay wealth tax shows how far the government will go to woo rich farmers.
India will finally be a $2 trillion economy this year, but getting back to 8-9 percent growth and becoming a middle income country needs faster reforms
The PMO is planning to pay the LPG cash subsidy for only one cylinder upfront: this means the oil companies will bear a part of the UPA's re-election costs
The recent crash in gold prices is part of the gold bull and bear cycle. It is not a reason to abandon the metal as a false god
The subsidy bill is beginning to look very suspicious. The fertiliser minister has already said this year's subsidies are out of alignment with requirements
It is not difficult to remove poverty if you want to. There's enough money wasted in mindless subsidies to feed the poor. But you can't feed the poor and a corrupt system
Despite the moderation in headline inflation, is the RBI Governor preparing us for a higher level of average inflation?
The Sahara Group has got into one more scrape - this time with the PF authorities. It has again moved court.
Taxing the rich or super rich who are already paying taxes is not the best way to raise more resources. It's better find more rich people who currently don't pay tax
The new RBI Deputy Governor Urjit Patel is unlikely to be telling Subbarao what the finance minister wants him to do.
Illegal shipments of gold into the country have started started rising in the last few months after the budget imposed higher import duties on the metal