December 04, 2017
Suresh Prabhu’s Buenos Aires Tango
Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has been making all the right noises in the lead-up to the forthcoming Eleventh Ministerial Conference of WTO.
December 04, 2017
Habeas Corpus in the Age of Aadhaar
The Justice Srikrishna Committee submitted a white paper on data protection norms. The white paper affords an occasion to focus on citizen-state relationship and the need to establish boundaries for the state and private entities.
November 30, 2017
To Call Demonetisation a Political Success is Not Accurate
Praveen Chakravarty, Visiting Senior Fellow maintains in his Hindustan times article that the narrative of note ban being an economic failure but a political success is a deeply flawed one....
November 27, 2017
Confer Bharat Ratna on Milkman Kurien
Shankkar Aiyar, Visiting Fellow at IDFC Institute, argues for posthumously conferring the Bharat Ratna to Verghese Kurien, on the eve of Kurien's 96th birth anniversary.
November 23, 2017
Catalonia’s lessons for India
The ongoing crisis in Catalonia region is a salutary reminder to India of what can go wrong when regional grievances are allowed to fester
November 20, 2017
Big picture Modi on step to robust business reforms
Improving the business environment is often seen as an inclusive answer to growth challenges: a vibrant business ecosystem can attract investments to further fuel the economy, create wealth as a consequence, while redistribution in a well-designed ma...
November 10, 2017
Viewpoint: Modi's Currency Gamble Damaged Indian Economy
Visiting Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, Praveen Chakravarty, writes for BBC News about the impact of demonetisation on the three most important sectors in India; agriculture, manufacturing and construction, one year post Demonetisation....
November 09, 2017
Demonetisation: Manmohan Singh To Modi - Time For Politicking Over, Let’s Rebuild The Economy
Visiting Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, Praveen Chakravarty, interviewed former Prime Minister of India, Shri Manmohan Singh one year after the Modi Government announced demonetisation, in this BloombergQuint article....
November 08, 2017
#100 Ease of Biz: Cause for Applause, Much to be Modest About
Visiting Fellow at the IDFC Institute, Shankkar Aiyar, writes in the The New Indian Express about what still needs to be done in order to significantly improve the Ease of Doing Business environment in India....
November 07, 2017
Communicating the Reforms Instituted
Junior fellow, Vaidehi Tandel and Senior analyst Kadambari Shah at IDFC Institute, write about the importance of communication of reforms instituted by the state governments for Ease of Doing Business, to the public....