Viral Acharya says govt needs to undertake heavy disinvestment program, reduce its reliance on bond markets
The Indian government needs to reduce its reliance on bond markets and undertake a heavy disinvestment programme along with urgently implementing land, labour and agricultural reforms, former RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya said
Passing of triple talaq bill a distraction; Modi govt needs to urgently address issues driving India's economic slowdown
The moot question remains: Is legislation on triple talaq the most pressing issue before the nation at this point?
Job creation: Arvind Panagariya says India needs to grow at 8-10% annually, export-led growth critical to generate employment
India needs to grow at 8-10 percent annually if good jobs have to be provided to those joining the workforce, eminent economist Arvind Panagariya has said, emphasising that the country must return to an export-led economy to generate employment with higher salaries
100-days agenda for new govt: Accelerate NPA clean-up, cut corporate tax to 25%, says Arvind Panagariya
Arvind Panagariya, who had served as the first Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog, said that the government can start by cutting corporate tax to 20 percent and removing exemptions
India must complete its reform process in next five years, focus on growth of labour-intensive sectors: Arvind Panagariya
Panagariya was responding to a question on what the priorities should be of the government that comes into power when elections end next month.
Modi govt achieved 'major successes' in social schemes, made 'unprecedented progress' in tackling corruption: Arvind Panagariya
Former NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya said the Narendra Modi government has achieved 'major successes' in social sector programmes like the Ayushman Bharat, PM-Kisan and rural electrification.
The Economist magazine casts doubts over Congress' NYAY scheme, says it might contribute to injustice
Describing the scheme, the magazine said that rather than a “surgical strike” on poverty, NYAY is more like "dropping barrelfuls of ordnance from 30,000 feet."
Arvind Panagariya says India can explore possibility of free trade agreement with US in services sector
India currently has FTAs with over dozen countries including Japan, South Korea, Singapore and ASEAN nations.
It's almost impossible to take out 13% of Budget for NYAY, no road map to arrange fund for scheme: Arvind Panagariya
Earlier, Panagariya had said the implementation of the NYAY scheme not only poses a "fiscal challenge" to India's economy but also has a "serious incentive problem"
Congress party's Nyay scheme poses 'fiscal challenge' to economy, has a 'serious incentive problem', says Arvind Panagariya
Arvind Panagariya said the scheme is difficult to implement and unlikely to achieve its intended objective
After a disappointing 2018, will Narendra Modi risk disapproval or court fringe elements as 2019 elections approach?
Even to his admirers, 2018 will seem a bad year for Narendra Modi, and not only because it concluded badly for the BJP in the state elections.
RBI, FinMin should resolve differences; come together in national interest: Former NITI Aayog vice chairman Arvind Panagariya
The Finance Ministry and the RBI on several occasions in the past have witnessed divergence of views on key issues concerning interest rate, liquidity and management of the banking sector, but truce largely prevailed in the end.
Gita Gopinath, the new chief economist at IMF: A ‘neo-liberal’ who spooked Left’s old ideological guard
Gopinath joins the list of top economists India could have retained but now India's loss is IMF's gain
Arvind Panagariya says tariff wars have placed future of multilateral trading system at serious risk
On the ongoing global tariff wars, Panagariya praised the Indian government for not imposing a retaliatory tariff on US products as it could impose bigger injury on the nation.
Panagariya said that he expects India's growth rate to cross the 8 percent mark by the third or fourth quarter of fiscal 2018-19
As three 'foreign' economic advisers leave, questions loom on inward-looking policies, protectionism
the economy was in a mess because of “foreign-trained” professors with little field experience.
On demonetistaion, Subramanian was probably the only voice in the government who warned against its ill-effects on cash-intensive sectors
Arvind Subramanian calls his stint as chief economic advisor 'best job I ever had and probably ever will'
Subramanian’s departure comes at a time when the government is grappling with economic woes stemming from a soaring oil import bill, state banks saddled with a mountain of debt and sluggish private investment.
Arvind Subramanian quitting as chief economic advisor for 'very compelling reason'; becomes second high profile exit from govt
Arvind Subramanian was appointed as CEA, finance ministry, on 16 October, 2014 for a 3-year term and was given an extension last year.
Govt forms panel led by former chief statistician TCA Anant to bring in more transparency in jobs data calculation
The government has set up a technical committee under former chief statistician TCA Anant to bring in more transparency in jobs data calculation and presentation, the labour ministry said on Monday