articles by Sanjaya Baru

Politics

Make India Great Again

Besides boosting the agrarian economy and manufacturing sector and improving healthcare, Modi should take visible measures to win the confidence of Muslims

Politics

Mr Modi budgets for the EWS

While presenting the interim budget in the Parliament, Piyush Goyal has not left any significant socio-economic group out of his speech - from farmers to soldiers, salary earners to investors

India

Shaktikanta Das as RBI governor: Govt reposes faith in IAS as economists Raghuram Rajan, Urjit Patel went overboard with ‘autonomy’

The last straw for New Delhi was the claim of India’s globalised elite and western financial firms and institutions that a Rajan exit or an Urjit exit would bring the financial markets down and the rupee would come tumbling after. None of those apocalyptic scenarios materialised with both exits.

Business

RBI vs Centre: Urjit Patel recognised what 23 governors before him did over 83 years; the Sovereign is supreme

The government treated the RBI governor and his team with dignity, making its point without hauling them over the coals despite the extremely provocative and ill-advised speech of Viral Acharya

Politics

The numbers RBI governor Raghuram Rajan did not get: 2014 and 282

I have a completely different take on L’affaire Rajan — or #Rexit as the media has dubbed it — the decision of the Government of India not to offer a second term to the incumbent governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan