Nishat Shah
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Writer is an alumnus of IIM-A. He is an Ahmedabad-based commentator on business and economic affairs.

POLITICS

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Why the government should worry about the warning signs of anti-incumbency

High levels of anti-incumbency is a warning to the political class, and to parliamentary democracy itself.

VOICES

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MONEY

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How India can stop the rupee's slide

New Delhi needs to increase exports and find a way to improve its Current Account Deficit.

VARIETY

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Why the government should release India's agriculture from its choking controls

The minimum support price for crop cannot be fixed on the basis of production cost. They are driven by demand and supply.

VOICES

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Why Emergency remains India's darkest period

Our feudal attitude ensures that we continue to treat our public representatives with exaggerated respect instead of holding them to account.

VARIETY

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Why politics in India is focused on trivial issues

The politicians are forever concerned about elections and the easiest way to get re-elected is playing the caste and communal card.

MONEY

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What the 'puzzling data' tell us about the state of Indian economy

The biggest confusion has been the lack of growth of merchandise exports over the last four years.

POLITICS

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United Opposition will have to do more than just Modi-bashing to oust BJP in 2019

It is going to be an exciting year politically and the election seems to be closer than what it appeared to be sometime back.

VARIETY

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What Modi government can do to curb surging petrol and diesel prices

The consumer has not benefitted from low oil prices in the last four years and hence should be shielded when oil prices are rising.

MONEY

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