October 08, 2018
Ill winds blow on Mint Road
The appointment of S. Gurumurthy to the RBI board suggests that the government is abandoning conventional economics in favour of its putative Indic alternative
September 25, 2018
Trade liberalization folly: From high road to low road
The Modi government has thus far failed to match the economic growth record of its Congress-led predecessor
September 10, 2018
The Fuzzy Fiscals of Petro Prices
There is a booming industry in petro price jokes. Videos and words from the past are haunting the BJP in 2018.
July 23, 2018
Realities beyond hugs-n-winks optics
The parade of lament by MPs, particularly of regional parties, during the no confidence motion debate, represents the slide of state capacity and the rise of sloth.
July 02, 2018
Final Session? 18 Days, 50-plus pending Bills
Issues of life, liberty, dignity and ethical practices demand legal backing.
June 04, 2018
The political economy takeaways from Thoothukudi
In a spatially unequal India, expect to see regional parties become increasingly important over time
May 25, 2018
Four Years Of Modi’s BJP And Missed Opportunities
The larger question is whether the BJP-led NDA has leveraged its mandate and the historic majority to deliver what it lured voters with in its manifesto
May 21, 2018
Will the Karnataka problem establish clear principles?
Will the crisis in Karnataka give rise to our own ‘Lascelles principles’?
May 07, 2018
Populist manifestos in Karnataka polls
There is consensus on the need to create jobs—Congress promises one crore jobs and the BJP promises to skill and employ an equal number.
April 23, 2018
One nation, one poll and many poles
The urge to end the annual poll parade is political in terms of synchronization and economic in terms of the cost of holding elections and opportunity costs.