February 23, 2020
Trump, triumphalism and trade tantrums
The need for engagement between the oldest democracy and the largest democracy is undeniable. What can India expect from Trump's trip? Shankkar Aiyar writes for The New Indian Express....
March 05, 2019
Narendra Modi-led govt made some radical reforms, but largely lost opportunity for dynamic change
The Overton Window depicts the realm of policy ideas in public discourse and provides a scale to judge the acceptability of these topics.
February 18, 2019
The Art of Selling Reforms
In this Pragati article, Associate, Sharmadha Srinivasan shares her analysis on how we can bridge the gap between the need for long-term reforms and the push and pull of short term populism....
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
August 28, 2018
Modicare is not enough to reform healthcare
Modicare has laudable goals, but it must be supplemented with accessible, affordable and high-quality primary healthcare
August 13, 2018
From Nehru’s ‘idea of India’ to Modi’s ‘new India’
Modi’s policy actions have allowed us to fill in some of the blanks in how his new India differs from the Nehruvian idea
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 16, 2018
The links between business and politics in India
There has been much greater continuity in governance from the previous government to the current government than such rhetoric would suggest
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