Land Reforms News
India is facing a "Great Slowdown" with its economy headed for intensive care unit primarily due to a "second wave" of the twin balance sheet crisis at banks, former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian has said
IMF may downgrade India's growth forecast significantly in January, says Gita Gopinath; country only emerging market to throw a 'surprise of this kind'
Gita Gopinath warned that the fiscal situation in India is "challenging" and the country will certainly breach the 3.4 percent deficit target
Economy is in intensive care with no quick relief in sight; can cutting personal tax, raising GST offer a magic cure?
Arvind Subramanian's speech at Bangalore does not really highlight any new issues.
Nirmala Sitharaman is right; economy is not in a recession yet, but that doesn’t take away pain of slowdown from households
A growth slowdown is, of course, a better scenario as compared to the state of recession, just like a recession is always better than a complete collapse of an economy.
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
MPC swings from ‘neutral’ to ‘accommodative’, but the RBI show is a non-event until banks play their part
In the backdrop of falling growth and cooling inflation, it was clear that a rate cut was on the cards.
The economy is undergoing cyclical downturn at present which has seen a dip in growth to the 7% levels
Land, labour, financial sector reforms needed to improve manufacturing, boost economic growth, says Chief Economic Adviser
The share of manufacturing in the economy has grown just 1.5 percentage points in the last three years to 18 percent, and good exports have shown little sign of a pick up in the last five years.
Land reforms in India remain a stalled and forgotten agenda; no progress made on CSLR report on issue
Seeing the magnitude of the problem of land inequality, the Indian government had initiated land reforms programmes soon after Independence.
Not enough jobs, private investments missing: What’s wrong with the world’s fastest growing economy?
A growth sans jobs leaves nothing much for the common man to cheer
India's landless poor: Post-liberalisation era brought in wealth to a stressed economy but did little to end rural poverty
Land reform was a major policy thrust area in the first three decades after Independence during which zamindari was abolished, a land ceiling was imposed and surplus and wasteland were distributed among the landless.
Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reform
If PM Modi is really serious about doing his bit for agriculture, he and Amit Shah must push BJP governments to execute the needed agriculture reforms.
Four years of Narendra Modi: 10 charts that show how the economy fared under the NDA regime vis-a-vis UPA rule
Will the Narendra Modi magic work in 2019? That is the question staring Indians, and global investors, in the face.
Gujarat polls: Narendra Modi's victory shows BJP has left GST woes behind; but what does it mean for economy?
BJP can be credited for implementing successfully a plethora of reforms in economy and there is really little left that has not been taken up with alacrity
There are a slew of critical issues all global CEOs are worried about in India but no one would talk about it in the open fearing the wrath of the right wing government that isn’t very open to criticism
Equity market experts said Modi indeed had a clear picture with him when he took over as far as the critical reform measures in the to-do list of the NDA government
What has largely failed nationwide — with the exception of West Bengal — over 54 years since a land redistribution law was passed, is not likely to improve
Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram also said the Bihar results will give more confidence for non-BJP political parties.
The finance minister also said that the reforms can even take place outside Parliament, but there are also legislative reforms for which Parliament must function.
The Modi government has to now narrow down its focus so that it can show positive results in important areas when it goes back to the electorate in 2019.