Thursday, 2 February, 2023
TopicEconomic Reform

Topic: Economic Reform

SubscriberWrites: India’s economic reforms are not sufficient to move towards prosperity

India's growth rate has slowed down due to a lack of adequate measures for economic freedom and also effective measures to check corruption as a whole, writes Raghavendar Askani.

What Modi govt can offer in a new deal to restive farmers to end the stalemate

Market supremacy won’t reform India’s agriculture, but a combination of markets and institutions might.

Fallacy of too much democracy: No economic freedoms can thrive without political freedoms

We hold China in awe because it has a per capita GDP five times India’s. But the history of economic and democratic growth coincides almost everywhere else.

GST, IBC, MPC – Modi govt’s key economic reforms stall as coronavirus disrupts economy

Reforms stalling is weighing on outlook for India’s economy, which has gone from one of the fastest growing in the world to among the worst hit by Covid.

Modi’s sweeping win tilts India’s political economy against much-needed reforms

Modi will push for his version of state-driven capitalism led by a strong leader. But we know that can't work in a complex, private sector-driven economy like India.

This 6-point economic agenda can help Modi fulfil his promises

Reforms of the 1990s can take us only so far & direct transfers are not long-term solutions. Indian economy now needs deep & sweeping change.

Despite big-bang reforms by Modi govt, two withdrawn bills make the glass half full

Much-needed reforms in bond market and banks were sidestepped, reducing the positives of measures like bankruptcy code and inflation targeting.

The sub-seven reality

For India to return to sustained 7 percent growth, it will need serious reform of the kind not attempted so far.

Your turn to strike, Mr Prime Minister

Facing a series of trade union protests, the choice for PM Vajpayee is clear — either go the Gujral/Gowda way by surrendering or the Maggie/Indira way & show some spunk.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.