April 09, 2018
The Missing ‘For’ in the ‘Anti’ Fronts
The quest to defeat the BJP needs a plan that has more than just ‘let’s defeat the BJP’ on the agenda.
April 02, 2018
North, South and Centre: This is us
A narrative of north versus south, them versus us, Centre versus states with splices of rationality riveted with rhetoric has come to occupy centre stage.
March 27, 2018
Trump or Dare and Trade War Games
The cliché about Trump is that during the elections those who opposed him took him literally but not seriously, while his supporters took him seriously but not literally.
March 26, 2018
Congress heads back to the centre on economics
The Congress economic policy resolution this year signalling a change in its stance from far-left economics to sensible, centrist economics is a welcome gesture.
March 18, 2018
2019 Prophecies and March of Events
The voting in upcoming elections will be influenced by the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya case and the monsoon.
March 14, 2018
WhatsApps for India from Maharashtra
The issues embedded in Maharashtra’s Economic Survey have a national resonance. It is verily a WhatsApp message for India.
March 13, 2018
Donald Trump, trade wars, and optimum tariffs
Donald Trump’s intuition that US economic might could be used to extract more gains from trading partners is not necessarily wrong
March 04, 2018
Congress stranded in no man’s land
The BJP has reiterated its claim of a party with a pan-Indian presence in power, from Dwarka to Dimapur.
February 26, 2018
Justin Trudeau’s false fixation with ‘progressive’ trade
Trudeau’s progressive trade agenda is likely to be as damaging to the cause of genuinely freer trade as Trump’s protectionist approach to trade agreements
February 25, 2018
Investor Summits: Supply Side Item Songs
The choreographed carnival of supply side economics has all the optics of a T20 match—the festoons, the hoopla, the cheerleaders, the big hits and neon-lit scorecards.