dailyO
Gautam Chikermane

Gautam Chikermane

Authorgchikermane@gmail.com
Gautam Chikermane is Vice President at Observer Research Foundation. His latest book is '70 Policies That Shaped India'

By Gautam Chikermane

Entitled India: Why our policy passion for freebies enfeebles our country

Those celebrating reservations based on economic backwardness are ignoring the costs the Indian economy would have to pay over the next 25 years.

...Full Story

Why this new year will tell us if it's time for a new world order

From Afghanistan and Australia to Thailand and Uruguay, as many as 62 countries will elect new governments and leaders this year. The world will watch as it decides its own future now.

...Full Story

How PMJAY could transform India's healthcare (and spell 'jay' for the govt too)

The scheme will be a game-changer for India's people and politicians too. But only if it gets past five major hurdles.

...Full Story

Lehman crashed. But India, China and later, USA rose from 2008's debris

The global economic crisis of 2008, triggered by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, gave Asia a chance to rise, and let nationalist leaders, including Donald Trump, emerge

...Full Story

Buy in India and keep your economy strong - our growth story continues on its upward trend

Ignore the global ‘contagion’. This is actually good news for us as hot money outflows from elsewhere could land on our shores.

...Full Story

India's sweet spot: Our economy is stable, although financial disasters loom across the world

Multiple economies are facing 'contagion' globally. India is in a stronger position but must watch its fiscal deficit, savings rate and the impact from speculative exits.

...Full Story

Overlooking a magnificent change: India is leaving extreme poverty behind, but cynics remain trapped within poor minds

Last month, it was reported that India no longer houses the world’s largest number of extreme poor. But our obsession for 'bad news' made us ignore this stunning development.

...Full Story

The fall of Arvind Kejriwal's allegation politics

The electorate is realising that the AAP chief's allegations against political adversaries are little but a political ploy to create confusion.

...Full Story

Please log in
I agree with DailyO's privacy policy