Disinvestment of LIC, a wise move by government: Arvind Panagariya
"I believe that privatisation and tax simplification are big bold steps ta...
Incompetent doctors: Chidambaram chides Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on state of economy
"It is dangerous to keep the patient outside ...
View: India needs to tweak its land policies for faster growth
Urbanisation in India has progressed at snail’s pace. It rose from 17.3% in 19...
View: Protectionist measures announced in international trade by FM are indeed worrisome
Not only have tariff increased, licence permit raj-e...
2012-13, 2013-14 slowdowns were a lot worse than the present one: Arvind Panagariya
For five years after 2013-14 we have grown at 7.5% and now we are slowing down again, said Panagariya.
A stitch in time: Policy flip-flops have seen India lose in garments exports but, it might not be too late
Countries like Bangladesh & Vietnam are growing rapidly as garment manufacturing is moving here from China.
The Bankruptcy Code isn't broken, but it still needs fixing
The govt needs to make the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code speedier, more transparent and hazard-free.
Health sector evolving in India; should take advantage of artificial intelligence, data analytics: Arvind Panagariya
"With AI, data analytics and all the technology there, treatments can perhaps be done better as we go forward," Panagariya, Professor of Indian Political Economy at the Columbia University, said at US-India Strategic Partnership Forum.
It is okay to bite the bullet on fiscal deficit for a mega reform like this: Arvind Panagariya
Impact of the cut on fiscal might be not as large as it is being estimated right now.
How the proposed new Direct Tax Code could cut your income tax
The Akhilesh Ranjan taskforce, set up to suggest an overhaul of the Income Tax Act, has also recommended sweeping changes in the tax slabs. It submitted its report on the new Direct Taxes Code to the government in August.
View: Selling PSEs improves efficiency, frees government to do the business it’s meant to do
Partially motivated by efficiency considerations, but largely driven by fiscal squeeze, the government has made some progress in cutting its stake in PSEs since the launch of reforms in 1991.
Indian public sector banks had "worst phase" under Manmohan Singh, Raghuram Rajan, says Nirmala Sitharaman
The Finance Minister while delivering a lecture at Columbia University's SIPA said that she respects former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan for his work but pointed out that loans were given based on phone calls during his tenure.
India should ease law on firing workers, says Arvind Panagariya
But what’s needed is the reform of labor laws and not just streamlining of existing ones, said Panagariya.
FM gets a 10 out of 10 for coming out with a reforms package: Arvind Panagariya
I wish FM had one more item on that list which would be the privatisation of the PSUs.
The caravan of reforms keeps moving in full pace: Arvind Panagariya
This is a budget that, despite the temptation and a good enough excuse, doesn’t stray from the Modi government’s agenda to maintain fiscal discipline.
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