This year India celebrates 75 years of Independence from Britain. Yet, the Union Budget continues to harbour a colonial aura even as it charms and courts centralised hope.
16 Jan 2022
India is at an intersection where the political challenge is also an economic imperative.
09 Jan 2022
It is true that the rise and re-ranking of China and India was and is powered by demography.
02 Jan 2022
As the world, wary and weary, heads into 2022, public mood is stranded between hope and despair.
26 Dec 2021
The many theories of economics hang between assumptions and expectations.
19 Dec 2021
In Germany, the outgoing chancellor Angela Merkel and her successor Olaf Scholz announced a ban on unvaccinated people from accessing all but the most essential businesses.
12 Dec 2021
Just when the world thought it was safe to go back to a new normal, to exhale fear and inhale hope, a new variant crashed into the headlines.
28 Nov 2021
Governance by abdication is now part of the playbook of governments.
21 Nov 2021
Can there be a market of sellers without paying customers? For decades India’s political class persisted with the “extend and pretend” model of reforms in the power sector.
14 Nov 2021
On the G20 agenda is ‘Sustainable Development’ and ‘Climate Change and the Environment’.
31 Oct 2021
The explanation, breathlessly enunciated in one sentence of 66 words, is a collector’s item for students of linguistics and those tracking punctuated legalese by regulators.
24 Oct 2021
Accountability is diffused as the authority for completion is divorced between the municipal body and the railways.
17 Oct 2021
Underlying the theme song of new China, stability and common prosperity is an existential fear.
10 Oct 2021
To achieve the inspiring ideals envisage post the war, the world needs to reimagine the United Nations anew for it to be relevant to our times. Else, it is doomed to be a bystander.
26 Sep 2021
An old maxim frequently attributed to Archimedes of Syracuse, states that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line.
19 Sep 2021