Opinion: Charting The Course Of Infrastructure Transformation In The Modi Era

Opinion: Charting The Course Of Infrastructure Transformation In The Modi Era

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Monday January 29, 2024

Infrastructure development plays a pivotal role in driving long-term economic growth by enhancing productivity, improving living standards, and fostering sustainable expansion.

Opinion: A Decade Of Modi At The Helm - Changes In The Welfare State

Opinion: A Decade Of Modi At The Helm - Changes In The Welfare State

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Monday January 15, 2024

From its philosophical roots to its modern-day applications, the concept of social welfare has undergone a significant transformation over the years, evolving in response to societal changes, economic impacts, and historical contexts.

Opinion: The Real Story Behind Recent Electoral Choices

Opinion: The Real Story Behind Recent Electoral Choices

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Tuesday December 12, 2023

The recent assembly poll results have sparked considerable debate and controversy, particularly focusing on the perceived North-South divide in India.

Opinion: India's Unprecedented Success At Asian Games And The Road Ahead

Opinion: India's Unprecedented Success At Asian Games And The Road Ahead

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Wednesday October 11, 2023

This splendid performance underscores the rising stature of Indian sports on the Asian front, reflecting the potential and prowess of its sportspersons in a diverse array of disciplines.

Opinion: Women's Reservation Bill - An Epic Moment, Cue Uplifting Music

Opinion: Women's Reservation Bill - An Epic Moment, Cue Uplifting Music

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Wednesday September 20, 2023

The need for affirmative action for women in legislative bodies has been articulated by scholars for years.

Analysis: Why India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor Is A Gamechanger

Analysis: Why India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor Is A Gamechanger

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Thursday September 14, 2023

Rooted in economic aspirations and driven by mutual respect and shared growth, it exemplifies the potential for corridors to not only bolster commerce but also foster meaningful diplomatic engagements.

Opinion: Critical Minerals And The New Colonialism

Opinion: Critical Minerals And The New Colonialism

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Thursday September 07, 2023

Imagine a small, resource-poor nation on the cusp of an energy transition. Leaders and citizens alike have been working tirelessly to wean the country off fossil fuels.

Opinion: 'The Shawshank Redemption' And India's Criminal Justice System

Opinion: 'The Shawshank Redemption' And India's Criminal Justice System

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Monday August 28, 2023

In the movie "The Shawshank Redemption," Andy Dufresne, a banker wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, endures two decades at Shawshank Prison. While incarcerated, he uses his banking skills to assist the corrupt warden in money laundering.

Opinion: When Rapidly Growing Cities Submerge

Opinion: When Rapidly Growing Cities Submerge

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Friday July 14, 2023

Urbanisation and economic growth in major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Calcutta, Bangalore, and Hyderabad have faced their fair share of challenges, chief among them being inadequate stormwater management.

Opinion: Economy On 'Autopilot' But India Needs 5 Big Reforms

Opinion: Economy On 'Autopilot' But India Needs 5 Big Reforms

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Friday July 07, 2023

To reinvent itself, India must embrace administrative reforms. More than a makeover, these reforms should represent a quantum leap towards efficiency, transparency, and above all, accountability.

Opinion: Why India Needs A Uniform Civil Code

Opinion: Why India Needs A Uniform Civil Code

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Thursday June 29, 2023

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments in Madhya Pradesh on the necessity of a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) for India resonates with the understanding that uniformity is not conformity.

Opinion: India And US - From Estrangement to Engagement

Opinion: India And US - From Estrangement to Engagement

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Tuesday June 20, 2023

In today's landscape, the US-India relationship extends far beyond these earlier milestones, flourishing across a wide spectrum of sectors.

Opinion: 9 Ways India's Foreign Policy Has Evolved In 9 Years

Opinion: 9 Ways India's Foreign Policy Has Evolved In 9 Years

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Tuesday June 13, 2023

On a practical plane, India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has demonstrated this assertive stance. India's foreign policy under his leadership has moved towards establishing the nation as a decisive player in global politics.

Opinion: The Era Of Reforms

Opinion: The Era Of Reforms

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Monday June 05, 2023

While critics have been quick to label this assessment as selective, it's hard to dispute the comprehensive nature of the reforms undertaken in the last nine years.

Opinion: Sengol Marks Distinct Shift In Symbolism

Opinion: Sengol Marks Distinct Shift In Symbolism

Bibek Debroy, Aditya Sinha | Tuesday May 30, 2023

The Sengol, unlike the mace, is not a symbol of royal authority or an emblem of battle-hardened prowess. Instead, it is a revered symbol more akin to an olive branch, a testament to law, justice, and time-honoured traditions.

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