April 17, 2017
Silly Season and the Stampede of Mad Hatter Notions
The question is not whether governments are right or wrong. The question is whether the measures mooted will deliver the objectives.
April 10, 2017
Will the GST Increase Political Fragmentation?
Whether the GST has the potential to exacerbate the growing economic divergence in the country.
March 07, 2017
All Those Who Are Out of the Tax Net
It is not surprising that only 3% of Indians pay income tax.
February 23, 2017
Why Uttar Pradesh Matters For The India Story
The backwardness of the state is about scale, and it is about the quality of political representation.
January 25, 2017
Criminality in Indian Politics
David Keohane reviews Milan Vaishnav's latest book titled, "When Crime Pays, Money and Muscle in Indian Politics."
January 23, 2017
The Sordid Saga of Rs. 92,651 Crore Post-Harvest Losses
Shankkar Ayar places the figure of Rs. 92,651 crore as the money that farmers lose annually to systemic sloth.
January 20, 2017
The New Right
Belief in a strong state and leader, and market economy, with a stress on Hindu roots define the new right
December 26, 2016
Niti Aayog Needs Transformation to Transform India
To reform India, NITI Aayog has to first ensure that its organizational mandate is sound
December 08, 2016
Lessons In Progress From Tamil Nadu And Dravidian Politics
Unlike the identity warriors in the north, the DMK and the AIADMK have empowered the people and delivered– both social and economic outcomes
December 04, 2016
Brexit, Trump, Europe: Surge of Populism and Rise of ‘Notionalism’
Seven decades after World War II, the construct of a contract—consensus on a liberal, rules-based international order—is seemingly coming apart.