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 01, 2017
Domination in 18 States and NaMo's Opportunity For Reforms
In a "management takeover", the BJP has converted an enemy into a frenemy, uninstalled a regime and installed its own - almost as if an app was being replaced.
May 09, 2017
Niti Aayog Action Agenda: All Agenda, Little Action
Niti Aayog's 208-page Action Agenda falls short on the advice of two former Prime Ministers, by failing to outline how the proposed reforms will be implemented.
April 27, 2017
Why Stop at Red Beacon, Review Practices to Dismantle VIP Cult
The need to restore equivalence between the elected and the electors.
November 18, 2016
To Curb Black Money, Strike at the Business Model of Politics
Shankkar Aiyar, Visiting Fellow at IDFC Institute writes about adopting a holistic action plan to curb black money
August 10, 2016
For Low GST Rates, Cut Costs, Losses, Waste and Theft
The article reflects on the unique opportunity to repair and restructure governance in the wake of GST
June 09, 2016
Holiday Ends for Mauritius
In this The Indian Express article, Praveen Chakravarty, Visiting Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, with Ajit Ranade explain how scrapping of tax treaty with Mauritius will boost India's tax reform agenda. ...
October 27, 2015
Careful with the realism
Manish Sabharwal writes in Indian Express: "Unrealistic ambition and incremental reforms can be self-fulfilling prophecies."