Indian economy struggling post-Covid

Indian economy: GST collections bring cheer, but concerns over recovery linger

The growth in GST collections points to a recovery, but questions remain over the trajectory of Indian economy in the coming fiscal. Read more »
towards a global minimum tax rate

The global minimum tax: A great beginning despite inbuilt biases

The global minimum tax will affect less than 10,000 large companies, but the 15% tax could raise an additional $150 billion for national governments. Read more »
A common household database key to the success of welfare schemes

Common household database panacea for human development woes

A common household database will enable policy makers to have real-time verified data on all family members, allowing better targeting of welfare schemes. Read more »
masala bonds a game changer

Masala bonds can be a game-changer for the rupee

As masala bond allows borrowers to raise funds abroad without currency risk, it will have a positive impact on the rupee, interest rates, and the economy. Read more »
high fuel prices hurting fragile economic recovery

High petroleum fuel prices hurting Indian economy, family budgets

High fuel prices rob the common citizens by way of rising transportation costs and soaring food prices. Read more »
global minimum corporate tax rate

New corporate tax regime: Tax havens, MNCs to lose out

The corporate tax regime accepted by 135 countries will end treaty shopping by MNCs and put tax havens out of business. Read more »
RBI MPC meeting

RBI has done its bit; now govt must work on GST rates

The RBI monetary policy committee should retain the accommodative stance, but at the same time must keep an eye on asset prices. Read more »
RBI monetary policy committee begins deliberations

RBI policy must keep rates unchanged, focus on sectoral support

The RBI policy must focus its efforts on the non-banking finance companies and the micro-finance sector that are under stress. Read more »
India must address the employment crisis triggered by Covid-19.

Govt must focus on post-Covid employment crisis

The government must make efforts to sustain, support and generate more employment to revive demand, and facilitate economic recovery. Read more »
one district one product

Govt must change tack for one district one product success

The success of one district one product scheme depends on a paradigm shift -- from planning for schemes to planning for activities. Read more »