Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicBibek Debroy

Topic: Bibek Debroy

‘Too much government, too little governance’ — new book decodes India’s private republics

Shankkar Aiyar's The Gated Republic, by Harper Collins, will be released on 20 June on SoftCover, ThePrint’s new e-venue to launch select non-fiction books.

Constitution needs a re-look, says PM’s Economic Advisory Council chief Bibek Debroy

Speaking at the Palkhivala Memorial Lecture, economist Debroy also asked the judiciary to set performance and accountability indicators for itself.

Experts differ on Budget: Debroy upbeat, Rangarajan skeptical, Chakraborty critical, Rathin Roy worried

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Has Modi govt curbed corruption? Difficult to say

Speed of judicial processes, executive's limited degrees of freedom over it and time-lag in data access are some reasons why.

A delightful limerick war unfolded on Twitter over Indian jobs and H-1B

Economist Bibek Debroy and columnist Sadanand Dhume's Twitter exchange through limericks on India's jobs crisis and the H-1B visa tweak created a buzz.

Railways set to embrace technology & automation, reduce hiring

Decision comes in the wake of series of recent accidents; Bibek Debroy committee had suggested staff rationalisation for long-term viability of railways.

PM forms economic advisory council day after FT faults him for disbanding it

Financial Times editorial blamed demonetisation and the botched-up rolling out of GST for slow-down of Indian economy.

RBI data isn’t enough to argue if demonetisation was a success or failure

It's premature to decide whether demonetisation is a success or failure, write economists Jagdish Bhagwati, Vivek Dehejia and Pravin Krishna.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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