Author of Accidental India: A History of the Nation's Passage through Crisis and Change
India certainly doesn’t own the copyright on export bans.
22 May 2022
It had, via the monetary policy committee, taken the decision to raise the repo rate (the rate at which the RBI lends money to banks) by 40 basis points.
08 May 2022
The aspiration of ease of living, for a billion plus Indians, is frequently found stranded amidst political lethargy and systemic apathy.
01 May 2022
It can be safely said that the old adage ‘there is no free lunch’ has come home to roost.
24 Apr 2022
Last week, India’s most industrialised state Maharashtra put out a date-wise, district-wise calendar of “load shedding”.
17 Apr 2022
There is much lather about the hawkish turn of the RBI.
10 Apr 2022
India, steadfast in its stance of strategic autonomy, finds itself in the spotlight.
03 Apr 2022
Contextual autism is an essential instrument in the practice of hypocrisy.
20 Mar 2022
RAW data doesn’t quite care about sentiments. Few expected the Indian National Congress to make waves.
13 Mar 2022
Superlatives typically serve the purpose of weaponising rhetoric and outrage.
06 Mar 2022
Tragedies are triggered by action — and are often compounded by what is not done.
27 Feb 2022
The centrality of the conflict rests on Putin’s vision of Russia not as it is but as he sees it — Ukraine, which ironically means borderland, has always been on the agenda for Russia.
20 Feb 2022
Three decades after the dismantling of Licence Raj, the fear of Inspector Raj persists.
13 Feb 2022
The political class aspired for an increase in transfer of resources to the poor.
06 Feb 2022
India’s management of the public sector landscape is haunted by inadequate conceptual clarity on what the government must own, what it must own and manage and what it must divest.
30 Jan 2022