Articles by Raghav Bahl
Jan 22, 2014
Mr next prime minister, vision without execution is hallucinationA lot of vision is lying orphaned, scattered under the dust of inaction - just shake it up and get cracking.
Jan 14, 2014
India should dare to host the 2024 OlympicsIndia has the engineering and financial skills to make possible grand projects.
Jan 13, 2014
Zara hat ke, zara bach key, yeh hai Shanghai meri jaanChina has stolen a march over India in yet another area.In September it launched the Shanghai Free Trade Zone as a Hong Kong-like enclave on the mainland, where capital and commodities would flow freely, whereas India's plan to make Mumbai an international financial centre died a quick death.
, China has begun serious experimentation. The Shanghai zone is a 29-sq km stretch in the business district of Pudong, which was developed after the Tiananmen Square massacre of democracy-seeking student protestors, to rev up the Chinese economy and counter the drag of western sanctions.
Jan 06, 2014
China needs a U-turn, India only a nudge on the road to reformIn many ways, India is farther down the road to reform than China. But China tends to be more decisive when it decides to makes changes while we blunder along
Jan 04, 2014
AAP needs to make Delhi modern welfare state, not take it back to 1970sAAP is supposed to usher in a style of governance based on honest politics and a responsible attitude to public finances.
Dec 30, 2013
Missed opportunities: 25 Years after Deng Xiaoping & Rajiv GandhiIndia has not capitalised on its advantages over China - democracy, demography, and diplomacy. Time we did
Dec 26, 2013
Perils of direct democracy: AAP may be on the wrong trackThe assumption that people know best has been repeatedly proved wrong, especially when deciding complex and technical issues.
Apr 08, 2013
Modi is the only politician for less government, more governanceArray
Mar 16, 2012
The end of budget as defining documentThe budget this year has been reduced to an accounting statement with no roadmaps on how it is going to achieve its various goals, says Raghav Bahl.
Jul 21, 2011
Economic Reforms: The most disruptive change in IndiaHaving followed the economic reforms for two decades Raghav Bahl, founder of TV18 (now Network18) assess what's worked and what's not.