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A Budget aimed at generating concentric virtuous circles

New Delhi: As the world economy was thrown off-kilter for two years by a raging global pandemic, fiscal profligacy became...

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Book transforms the discourse about ‘coloniality’ in Bharat

The Government of India Act of 1935 was to become the bedrock of ‘independent’ India’s Constitution in 1950. That there...

India and Asian Geopolitics- The Past Present

Shivshankar Menon gets it all wrong

The two key pathologies that undermine the credibility of Menon’s book are, first, a tenuous grasp of economics; and, less...

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Kolkata must aspire to become India’s Chicago

The economic revival of Kolkata is crucial to eastern India’s future. And that revival must perforce begin by shedding the...

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India lost nothing by staying out of RCEP

The signing of the RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) agreement on 15 November was a geopolitical coup for China, at...

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Biden will have to govern as a centrist: Good news for him and US

Joe Biden’s gamble of running as a centrist in the primaries, but then moving to the left in the general...

Prasenjit K. Basu

PM Modi delivers a blitz of transformative economic reforms

The past month’s reforms have ensured that the next decade will bring untold prosperity to farmers and workers.   The...