July 01, 2021
Ashok Desai on the 1991 Economic Reforms in India
By Abhijnan Rej
“There may be claims of reformers having been [there] in pre-Narasimha Rao governments, but if there were any, they hid themselves very well.”
February 19, 2021
Past Imperfect: The Future of India’s Farmer Protests
By Monika Mondal
After the violence on January 26, many had claimed the months-long protest would die out. That seems unlikely.
December 25, 2020
India’s New Farm Laws: Reform, Resistance, and the Road to Reconciliation
By Kriti Upadhyaya
The new agricultural reforms are a necessity for Indian farmers; the Modi government, however, must do more to allay their fears.
December 02, 2020
On Economic Reforms, Modi’s Strength Is His Weakness
By Mohamed Zeeshan
To revive its economy, India needs more democracy, not less.
January 10, 2020
How the Modi Administration Is Hamstringing the Indian Economy
By Shezad Lakhani
Uncertainty and fear are sapping India’s economic potential.
November 09, 2017
The 'Ease of Doing Business' in India
By K.S. Venkatachalam
India has to go a long way to go before it can be counted among the top 50 of the World Bank's Doing Business rankings.
March 23, 2017
How India’s Demonetization Experiment Is Defying the Odds
By Henry Burrows
While demonetization appears to be defying expectations, opinion remains divided over the speed and secrecy of the move.
October 05, 2016
Head South for Asia’s New Economic Powerhouse
By Anthony Fensom
The World Bank pegs South Asia as a “global growth hotspot."
May 19, 2016
After 2 Years, How Well Has Narendra Modi Fared as India's Prime Minister?
By Ashok Sajjanhar
Modi may have fallen short of expectations, but that shouldn't imply his government has failed.
October 09, 2015
Should India Join the TPP?
By Rachit Ranjan
In the wake of this week's historic agreement, what should India do now?
June 10, 2015
Taking Stock of Modinomics: India’s Economic Course One Year Later
By Sven-Eric Fikenscher
To keep India's economy growing, Modi needs to embrace even more far-reaching reforms.
July 09, 2014
India's Railway Reforms
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
How rail will boost India’s economy in the coming decades.