Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicSurjit Bhalla

Topic: Surjit Bhalla

What economist Surjit Bhalla gets wrong about India’s jumbo job crisis

Without capturing household-level data frequently, it is futile to analyse employment expectations.

This is the next generation of Indian intellectuals

India's next 51 top intellectuals, as chosen by Ramchandra Guha, Shashi Tharoor, Nandan Nilekani and others.

Economist Surjit Bhalla resigns from Prime Minister’s economic advisory council

Surjit Bhalla was a part-time member of the economic advisory council to the Prime Minister headed by Bibek Debroy.

What Surjit Bhalla got wrong about our study on spatial inequality in India

Three richest states in India are three times as rich as three poorest, which is why we can't ignore spatial inequality.

Off The Cuff with Surjit Bhall

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Economist and Member of PM's Economic Advisory Council, Surjit Bhalla in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar...

Unlike China, India has made some of the biggest policy blunders: Surjit Bhalla

A huge mistake India made post-Independence was the lack of emphasis on primary and secondary education, says member of PM’s Economic Advisory Council. New Delhi:...

Interest rates only instrument for enhancing growth, says economist Surjit Bhalla

RBI to announce monetary policy today; interest rates tripled from 1.25 per cent to 3.2 in past 14 months, says Bhalla, a member of PM’s eco advisory panel.

On Camera


Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.