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Nov 15, 2018
Falling price of food isn't always good news; it signals deep trouble for India's rural economyIt is quite possible that non-food WPI and manufacturing will also fall in coming months for two reasons
Nov 14, 2018
Food inflation is falling sharply: Good news for urban consumers but not for poor farmers; shows MSP pill hasn’t worked yetThe situation is particularly bad for debt-ridden small farmers with tiny landholdings.
Oct 05, 2018
Petrol, diesel excise cut: Fiscal stress staring at India; can Centre, states have the guts to tackle it?Post the petrol, diesel, excise cut, how the Centre manages to stick to the fiscal deficit target of 3.3 percent is going to be interesting to watch
Oct 04, 2018
Petrol, diesel prices reduced by Rs 2.50: Duty rates have been cut on fuel, but how long can this be sustained?This is a gamble which the government has taken because if prices move up further, it would not be possible to sustain these reductions as both the Centre and states are walking the tight fiscal rope
Sep 01, 2018
GDP at 2-year high of 8.2% in Q1: Economy is finally coming out of twin shocks, but there is a bumpy ride aheadQ1 GDP figures offer a booster dose to economy but it alone won't tell the whole story
Jul 05, 2018
MSP hike to push retail inflation by 70 bps, roil fiscal numbers, warn economists and analystsThe government on Wednesday hiked the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy by a record Rs 200 per quintal for 2018-19. It will cost the exchequer over Rs 15,000 crore
Feb 01, 2018
Budget 2018: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches political psy-op to rattle his rivals ahead of Lok Sabha pollsNarendra Modi used the occasion of the budget presentation by Arun Jaitley to launch a “political psy-op”, to borrow a phrase used by intelligence agencies, against the Opposition.
Jun 03, 2016
India's pulse problem: Why the illness needs a cure beyond price supportDespite the latest hike in MSP, there is a wide gap in what the farmers make by selling pulses in the open market and through the government procurement
Aug 05, 2014
Here's why RBI is unable to bring down inflation expectations - its roots lie in rural areasThe RBI survey covers only urban households, while the real problem may lie in rural inflationary expectations - which is where incremental food demand may be skewing the picture.
Nov 03, 2012
Political clock rewound; Time running out for PM-FM reformsThe PM and the finance minister are now up against a rewound political clock which may tend to block further reforms