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Subramanian Swamy vs Raghuram Rajan: Here's how Firstpost saw it

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 ..., 1 day ago
How indispensable is Raghuram Rajan? CFO India, 2 weeks ago
The importance of being Raghuram Govind Rajan New Indian Express, 1 month 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 Express6 days ago
New Indian Express

The uncivil war on India's killer roads and systemic death trap

It was early morning. The driver of a car stopped to change a punctured tyre. Another driver of a passing car halted to help. Minutes later, a private luxury bus rammed both the cars, broke the barriers and plunged into a 20-foot ditch off the road.
 New Indian Express1 week ago

The cess pool, milch class and the idea of free money

The Benjamin Franklin quip about the certainties of life demands an amendment. In the Indian context, it must read, in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes and a new cess every year. Beginning this week, a number of ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Abki baar get Rid of the roundabouts in the Sarkar

Notions of success and glory in politics are built around perceptions and persuasive communication. On Thursday, the Modi Sarkar completed 731 days in office. Assessments of regimes necessarily dwell between the comparative and the ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

Ideas-Mukt Congress Scripts Its Own Electoral Eclipse

This week, the Congress notched a new low in its electoral history. In May 2016, it is in power in six states and Puducherry, which contribute barely 43 seats of the 543 in the Lok Sabha. In 1967, following the rout of the Congress in eight states, ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Don't blame it on NITI Aayog

The NITI Aayog CEO's presentation to the prime minister was a manual of sorts to improve the functioning of the government On 21 April, the Union government, under the imprimatur of NITI Aayog, released a blueprint of sorts for the Indian economy to ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
New Indian Express

Vacant Posts, Encroachments, Absconders and Antibiotics in Yamuna

The late Pramod Mahajan, in his perpetual quest for one-liners, once said, Political regimes are passengers, the temporary rulers. The babus are the permanent rulers. The homily, delivered half in jest, seems to resonate a decade later. It is ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

An accidentally rising India?

How India deals with provocations will be determined by its defence preparedness. Lack of it renders it vulnerable The current Union government assumed office two years ago this month. Evaluation of the government's performance would commence soon.
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Harvest of Misery and The Perpetual Drought Politics

In August 2013, Raju Shetti, an MP from Maharashtra, asked Government of India about the plans to create a National Drought Relief Commission on the lines of the National Water Commission (NWC). The sequence and logic of the question underlines the ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
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