During FY14 to FY17, passenger traffic shot up by 57%; craft traffic went up by 33%. India needs to treble airports capacity.
If India aspires to be a global player, it has to reduce its employability gap, which is getting wider by the day.
Weakness in prices and demand in Q3FY18, sand shortage and threat of further hike in fuel cost a risk to FY18/19 earnings
The time is opportune for creating a fiscal council to monitor the calibration of rule-based policy, that is appointed by, and reports to, Parliament.
There will be higher rupee volatility than what prevailed in 2017—it will be valued within the range of 61.5-70 to the dollar.
The Delhi urban local bodies proposal to charge households and commercial establishments for lifting garbage from doorstep is something that should be given serious thought.
The NITI Aayog must carry out a detailed study on what will be required to shift from the incumbent fossil fuel energy system to a clean energy system based on ‘horizon’ technologies.
Price cap on intra-ocular lenses will be a short-sighted move, limiting the choices patients and doctors have today.
The price of the Indian basket crude is hovering around $62/barrel and could go up further. This means it could take several years for the subsidy to be wiped out, if prices are raised at the current pace.
With the first notices out under the anti-profiteering clause, this will play havoc with the industry
This edition of Express Adda, held at Tote on the Turf in Mumbai, hosted actor Rajkummar Rao. In a discussion moderated by The Indian Express film critic Shubhra Gupta, Rao talked about being drawn to characters with many shades, censorship and creating a dialogue, and why it’s a good time to be in films.
SAIL’s supplies have 15% rejection, yet Railways rapped for imports—who cares if track-modernisation is hit?
Transitional credit issue over soon, simplify GST further.
Former US president Barack Obama has some sane advice for political leaders everywhere—he cautions them to be mindful of their use of social media and not get too immersed in it as it could distort their perception of the world outside.
The states have been lethargic in getting rid of old statutes that need to be repealed—in fact, in recent years, just seven have moved on this.
EoDB efforts notwithstanding, it will be years before India becomes as cost-competitive as a Vietnam or a Mexico.
The Odisha experience shows that PDS can play a pivotal role in bringing convergence and making India’s two important missions—food and nutrition security—successful in a short time.
It is evident that improving competitiveness is one of the government’s top priority areas. While the progress is laudable, the government has the ambitious aim of positioning India among the top 50 nations and has planned a series of initiatives in line with this vision. Recently, Kristalina Georgieva, the World Bank CEO, said India is […]
India needs Banking, Rural & Agriculture, Housing & infra, and MSME-led Acceleration, or Brahma, for growth.
India suffers from ‘over-medicalisation’—augment training for nurses, ANMs & rural doctors, rethink education
Study shows income-disparity in early-life is strongly correlated to later-life fulfilment of innovation potential
In fact, the govt has tried to protect farmers through import tariff hikes and MSP-procurement operations though the latter has caused losses for it
I strongly feel that the basic fault lies with the middle and upper income classes, who ought to recognise their critical role in the solid waste management chain and live up to it
Introducing commodity indices trading will make it simpler for investors to participate in commodity markets
Rly procurement processes: Aggressive cleanup of decades of cosy relationships between procurement arms of railways and suppliers getting shaken up thoroughly.
SC already cancelled Raja licences as “wholly arbitrary and unconstitutional” – not clear how telcos hope to beat this
As RBI’s Financial Stability Report notes, public sector banks continued to lag their peers in credit growth between March and September.