The Chief economic adviser should be glad that he lost the argument on fiscal deficit. It was a good argument to lose! I compliment the finance minister for achieving the fiscal deficit target of 3.9%...
How quickly an idea or a word or a phrase can spread across a country! In a matter of weeks, the phrase ‘net neutrality’ went from a term used by a small group of tech industry insiders and academics to a phrase of common
The mid-year analysis for 2015-16 presented last week contains a string of confessions and admissions that tell us more about the Narendra Modi government’s performance than all the learned commentaries taken together.
‘Criminalising’ the National Herald case, raiding a chief minister’s office and using a governor to destabilise the government in a sensitive border state are, in my view, nothing but madness. I wonder if anyone can dis
Post-Bihar, there is talk of returning to the development agenda. I would be the happiest person if the energies of the government and Parliament can be channelised into implementing a solid agenda of development.
Every student of political science will try to make sense of the outcome of the election in Bihar. It is easy to make nonsense of the result, as the BJP’s Parliamentary Board did, blaming it on the ‘arithmetic’.