Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicEconomic policies

Topic: Economic policies

Why did India not fulfil its economic potential? New book outlines ‘economics of non-performance’

In 'The India Story', former RBI governor Bimal Jalan writes that much remains to be done about our economy since the boost of the 1990s.

Former RBI governor Bimal Jalan traces India’s economic history & lessons for future in a new book

Published by Rupa, ‘The India Story’ by Bimal Jalan will be released on 21 July on ThePrint’s ‘Softcover’.

India’s top economic policy think-tanks and the changes in their leadership

World Bank economist Deepak Mishra was appointed director & chief executive of ICRIER. NIPFP made 2 changes last year, while NCAER is looking for a new chief.

Modi shouldn’t echo Xi’s policies because India isn’t China on so many levels

Market economies seeking private investment don’t function well without autonomous institutions, checks on executive excess, and freedom to express opinion without fear.

Why India needs to be a model to the world on Covid vaccine delivery

If vaccine delivery mechanism can be evolved in India, other developing countries can replicate it. Without one, they can’t escape pandemic even with vaccine.

Modi turns 70 next week, and clock is ticking for him to change his legacy for the better

Sub-optimal economic legacies are typical of strongman leaders. Modi can avoid that, but things are beginning to get stacked up against him.

Populist politics seen as a key risk to Indian economy and stocks, JPMorgan warns

India is battling one of the world’s fastest growth of Covid-19, and the devastation due to the pandemic is fostering conditions in which populist rhetoric thrives, say the analysts.

Why economics needs new theories about stimulus and inflation

Instead of spinning theories that just say hyperinflation will happen at some unknown point, macroeconomists could look at countries that do experience it and study them.

After ‘unique’ meeting, Abhijit Banerjee praises Modi’s move to reform civil services

Economics Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee thanked PM Modi for discussing his govt's thinking behind its policies.

To avoid sinking to 1980s levels, Modi must take direct charge of economic policy

PM Modi needs to develop an understanding of how different elements of a revival strategy mesh together, and then stay the course.

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File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.