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The US Federal Reserve’s uncertain policy path

19. June 2017 - 20:10
If inflation fails to pick up, the Fed will find it difficult to move forward in terms of normalizing policy

Can US states right Trump’s wrongs?

19. June 2017 - 20:08
The US is a federal system, not a unitary state with an all-powerful central government

A hasty rush to judgement on demonetisation

19. June 2017 - 20:07
The failure of the government lies not in the note ban exercise but in the failure to grapple seriously with the inefficiencies that inhere in the Indian way of farming

Dignity, independence, insurance

19. June 2017 - 14:00
Insurance can provide the kind of financial independence, the absence of which often leads to depending on others for care

Desperate roll of the dice on India’s distressed dozen

19. June 2017 - 11:53
If the first batch of 12 troubled debtors stalls the judicial process, there’ll be a question over the remaining $150 billion of stressed assets

Reward Pakistan’s Champions Trophy win by ending the country’s isolation

19. June 2017 - 9:40
In the wake of Pakistan’s magnificent Champions Trophy 2017 win, it’s time to junk the unfair and hypocritical sanction against the country in terms of hosting cricketing events

Little reason to fear Amazon’s monopoly with Whole Foods deal

19. June 2017 - 7:43
The argument that Amazon already has a monopoly on a market that is far from its peak is one that is not quite ripe

Revamping the state

18. June 2017 - 21:16
The government has begun reviewing records of about 67,000 employees, including IAS and IPS officers, with the intention of identifying non-performers and corrupt officials

Indian Muslims don’t need a certificate from terrorists

18. June 2017 - 20:19
Young Indian Muslims have demonstrated that they don’t need a certificate from hollow and two-faced terrorists

How penalties for cash transactions would apply

18. June 2017 - 20:16
The Rs2 lakh limit for cash transactions, after which a penalty may apply, can be calculated in different ways depending on the situation 

Fuel price revisions: Burying the administered price mechanism ghost

18. June 2017 - 20:11
The implementation of daily revision of petrol and diesel prices marks the culmination of a very significant piece of economic reform—administered price mechanism

The new phase of RBI-finance ministry conflict

18. June 2017 - 20:04
The finance ministry summoning members of RBI’s MPC for a meeting is the latest provocation for the speculation on the RBI-finance ministry relationship

The suburban gated communities of Pakistan

18. June 2017 - 19:32
Planning policies and development guidelines have meekly favoured this consumption-based suburbia

Narendra Modi goes to Washington, again

18. June 2017 - 19:32
While Modi’s Washington visit has been billed as a “no-frills” summit and both sides are downplaying expectation, the outcome is likely to be substantive

Sri Lanka’s FDI opportunity

18. June 2017 - 19:31
The island country needs to translate the success of attracting commercial debt into higher FDI inflows

Countering extremism in Bangladesh

18. June 2017 - 19:30
Creating a ‘whole of government and whole of society approach’ is the need of the hour

The importance of ease of doing business

18. June 2017 - 19:29
Firms in India are smaller and less productive than they should be, and burdensome regulation is one important culprit

Government limitations in job creation

18. June 2017 - 19:28
There are no quick fixes for India’s jobs problem, no matter what campaign promises may say

You, according to fake news

17. June 2017 - 4:39
Is fake news an influence, or is it a reflection of who we are?

The car industry is losing its head over Uber threat

16. June 2017 - 11:25
Even if Uber or Alphabet’s efforts are very successful, people’s attachment to private cars won’t vanish overnight

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