RBI monetary policy review

RBI seen retaining policy rates, accommodative stance

RBI’s monetary policy committee may choose to ignore falling credit off-take, especially the share of private corporate sector. Read more »
RBI monetary policy committee

Post-Covid recovery: RBI monetary policy must address capital depletion in MSMEs

The RBI monetary policy should keep interest rate, future guidance on monetary policy unchanged and ensure smooth credit flow to MSMEs. Read more »
RBI monetary policy focus on growth, jobs

Monetary policy: Growth, jobs bigger concerns than inflation

RBI's monetary policy committee should consider a 25 basis points cut in repo rate as the economy is on the verge of Covid-19 third wave. Read more »
RBI monetary policy review

Monetary policy must keep rates unchanged, cut growth forecast

The monetary policy amid a major shock like the second wave of Covid-19 can afford to look through some inflationary impulses to support economic growth. Read more »
RBI monetary policy committee keeps rates unchanged

Monetary policy: RBI stays focused on growth with accommodative policy

RBI’s proposed Rs 1 trillion government securities acquisition programme will provide certainty to bond market participants, reduce term premiums. Read more »
RBI monetary policy committee

Budget 2021: Some concerns about policy direction

The focus of Budget 2021 on physical/financial capital and infrastructure does not seem to be in sync with the idea of Atmanirbhar Bharat that will require the creation of a large number... Read more »
fantasy sports can drive sports viewership, economic growth

Fantasy sports: Is India ready for the game of skill?

The popularity of fantasy sports has been pivotal in increasing sports viewership and can be a growth driver for the Indian economy. Read more »
Budget 2021 focus on job creation

Covid-19 impact: Indian economy to contract 7.7% this fiscal

The revival in the economy is backed by a 5.8% increase in government consumption expenditure. Read more »
farm bill 2020

Holistic agriculture policy key to ending agrarian distress

A solution to the agrarian crisis will come from an integrated policy that will link agriculture to various government departments working on rural development. Read more »
Decriminalising corporate offences

Decriminalisation of corporate offences may be counterproductive

Relaxing penal provisions under the Companies Act may encourage scams and misuse of the loopholes that are not so apparent now. Read more »