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Will China crumble under its own debt pile?

2020 could see the collapse of China’s financial system.   By now all experts concur that post coronavirus, the world...

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Twin terror attacks in Kabul expose US-Taliban peace deal

May strengthen Pakistan, which is facing possible disintegration.   New Delhi: US President Donald Trump—who is being criticised in the...

New Delhi: People gather in long queues to purchase liquor after Delhi govt had launched e-token system for the sale of liquor to avoid the overcrowding and practice the social distancing at a wine and beer shop, in New Delhi on May 8, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Hikes in alcohol, petrol prices are irrational

Government should not try to make up for zero industrial activity by hiking prices; middle class will pay for additional...

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New Delhi must send food aid as post-Covid goodwill gesture

India can become the world’s granary amidst anti-China sentiment. The one lesson India can learn from Beijing in the coronavirus...

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‘India doing relatively well compared to other parts of the world’

IMF India Chief Ranil Salgado says that those involved in the informal economy need to be given more and need...

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The new economic world order post Covid-19

Heavily indebted China cannot afford shuttered factories. This piece comes at a time when the death toll from coronavirus is...

Patna: A doctor collects the blood sample of a suspected Coronavirus victim at the isolation ward of Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), on March 15, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Covid puts spotlight on health infra around the world

India should take this as a chance to overhaul its healthcare sector. New Delhi: As the world battles coronavirus and...

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Covid-hit global economy sends SOS to governments

Policymakers’ hurried response may not lift growth.   The last fortnight has witnessed mayhem and panic, across the world. The...

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Lessons for Indian banking from Yes Bank’s failure

It is time for regulators to rely more on research based advance warning indicators.   Indian banking seems to be...

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Coronavirus causes global market meltdown

Are fears justified of world economy losing $1trillion due to coronavirus? What began a few weeks ago as relatively tepid...

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Why are telecom firms cutting their India call?

The government’s insistence on recovery of dues will lead to sector meltdown.   The headwinds in Indian telecom have never...

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CAA protests are essentially about Ram Temple and Article 370: David Frawley

‘The Delhi result is not due to CAA but due to freebies being offered. Globally, governments cannot give grants just...

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from New Delhi Arvind Kejriwal celebrates the party's landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly elections 2020 with his wife Sunita Kejriwal, Cabinet Minister and the party's candidate from

India’s culture of freebies powers electoral fortunes

All economists agree freebies violate basic principles of economics and statecraft. The Delhi mandate, which brought back Arvind Kejriwal with...

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Coronavirus will hit global economy hard

Indian consumers of electronics will feel the pinch; the crisis is bound to accelerate the ‘Shift Factories Out Of China’...

New Delhi: Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman carrying budget papers wrapped in a red cloth, accompanied by Union MoS Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur and other officials of the Finance Ministry, leaves for the Parliament to present the Union Budget 2020-2021, in New Delhi on Feb 1, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Proper implementation key to Budget success

New Delhi: In the longest Budget speech in Independent India, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman aimed to outline India’s roadmap for...

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Dear Ms Gita Gopinath, CAA stir unlikely to impact the India story

Investors may stay away from India for reasons other than the CAA protests.   Ever since the Citizenship Act, 1955...

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‘DIAF projected India as a cultural superpower’

Bharatanatyam dancer and organiser of the Delhi International Arts Festival (DIAF), Pratibha Prahlad speaks to Gauri Dwivedi about why she...

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FM’s infra plan needs a deep corporate bond market

The government has set the agenda for 2020, which if one has to sum up in one word is “pump-priming”....

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2020 should usher in new era of policy measures

Overhaul of education, revamp of export strategy and getting 50% farmers out of farming should be part of revival roadmap....

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Budget 2020 may see emphasis on infra financing

New Delhi: Grappling with a protracted economic slowdown, the NDA government has pushed the pedal on infrastructure with a clear...

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Boris Johnson good news for India-UK ties?

A free trade deal, extradition of Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya are just starting points for a renewed India-UK partnership...

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Onion politics contrary to economic principle

Onion politics contrary to economic principle   The humble onion—the staple diet in almost every Indian household—has given sleepless nights...

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What is needed to revive the economy?

Time to consider bold ideas like income tax cuts to boost growth.   Second quarter GDP figures were released this...

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Will the proposed bill protect our personal data?

The government can process even sensitive personal data without consent, for ‘functions of the state’.     Not so long...