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India's troubled tryst with inflation and the cost to the economy

The only real answer to inflation is to increase our internal production and thereby close the gap between the available supplies and the purchasing power in the hands of the community. Finance Minister R K Shanmukham Chetty, presenting the first ... New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago

India's industrial reforms of 1991: The inside story

The 1991 economic crisis, essentially a balance of payments problem, is generally seen as the overriding factor that led to the dismantling of the licence/quota raj, but that is only partly true. The lacunae of the industrial and trade policies were ...
 MSN News US3 weeks ago Wholesale Politics, retail reforms define post 1991 India  New Indian Express1 month ago Memories of 1991: The final months before the Indian economy was finally unshackled  Quartz1 month ago

For low gst rates, cut costs, losses, waste and theft

Reforms in India, frequently tend to be historic. That is perhaps because they have a long history in the waiting room! The GST was first mooted in the year 2000. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was Prime Minister and Sachin Tendulkar was in his prime with 46 ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Section 144 for Drought and Floods too

It could soon be a question for those appearing in the Union Public Service Commission exams. What do you do when there is a drinking water crisis? Impose Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code. Case study: Latur, Maharashtra, March 2016. What ...
 New Indian Express4 weeks ago Jugaad governance: section 144 for drought, section 144 for floods  New Indian Express4 weeks ago
New Indian Express

The july 24 playbook of 1991 and fatwas of lenders

On July 24, Manmohan Singh, then Finance Minister, commended the budget with the evocative line No power on earth can stop an idea whose time has come by Victor Hugo. In the past weeks, there has been an intriguing attempt to represent a version of ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Terror of uncertainty and the demographics of anxiety

Wandering between two worlds, one dead, the other powerless to be born Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse -Matthew Arnold The images—of the standoff between Turkish soldiers and Turks on the bridge across the Bosphorus —is riveting in its ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Pay hike done. what about maximum Governance?

This week, Indians were informed that they will be paying more for the same old governance as the cost of running the government, mainly maintaining the lumbering bureaucracy, has gone up. The government announced the implementation of the ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Brexit and why all bets are off on globalisation

In 1992, Bill Clinton famously said It is the economy, stupid. The clever coinage of James Carville came to stay as one of politics much-abused aphorisms. On Friday, British voters signalled to politicians that the economy is about politics. The ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago
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Subramanian Swamy vs Raghuram Rajan: Here's how Firstpost saw it

One of the biggest questions surrounding Raghuram Rajan's decision not to pursue a second term as RBI governor is: Did he jump or was he pushed? With BJP MP Subramanian Swamy gunning for him for a while, Rajan's decision has been greeted ...
 Firstpost.com2 months ago
New Indian Express

P V Narasimha Rao: accidental PM and accidental reforms

June 21. It is a momentous day in India's political history. It was this day that P V Narasimha Rao was sworn in as Prime Minister. It was on June 21, 1991, that the nation embarked on the voyage for economic freedom—the dismantling of the ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago
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