The Reserve Bank of India

RBI must support government spending to kick-start growth

The Reserve Bank of India should pause rate cuts, must signal that it continues on the accommodative path and still has space for future cuts in policy rates. Read more »
The great covid-19 recession

Surviving the economic tsunami of Covid-19 recession

India needs these fiscal, monetary and financial policy adjustments to stay afloat in the global economic crisis triggered by the new coronavirus pandemic. Read more »
Labour laws in india

Lax labour laws will harm industry, economy

The argument that tough labour laws are responsible for the sorry state of the Indian economy and the industry falls flat in the face of the government data. Read more »
SEASONAL FISHING BAN AND FISHERFOLK

Addressing livelihood issues of fisherfolk during fishing ban

As seasonal ban results in livelihood issues among fisherfolk, there is a need to ensure them benefit of schemes such as free ration, MGNREGA and PM-KISAN. Read more »
india legal system

Policy and Judiciary: A vision for post-Covid India

India needs to address several problems with its policy and judiciary to convince foreign companies that it is a reliable destination for their investment. Read more »
India-China trade

How can India correct trade imbalance with China

India must review the Make in India policy to bring down trade deficit with China and other countries in Asia pacific. Read more »
Kerala Gold smuggling case

Gold smuggling: Faulty policies, corruption behind illegal trade

Smuggling of gold thrives because of high import tariffs, corruption, and shortages in supply of the precious metal. Read more »
Indian farmers need government support

Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Self-reliance in agriculture first step towards economic power

India must target higher farm exports, import substitution to become truly self-reliant and to fulfil its economic promise. Read more »
The great covid-19 recession

Covid-19 recession: New government spending key to economic revival

Net fiscal impact of the Rs 21 lakh crore economic package is likely to be between 0.75% and 1% of the GDP. Read more »
India Press Note 3 of 2020

India must fortify foreign investment screening rules to escape WTO scrutiny

India needs a proper system for the screening of FDI proposals that is not targeted at selected countries. Read more »