Gautam Chikermane

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

MONEY

 |   8-minute read

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.

MONEY

 |   8-minute read

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

MONEY

 |   6-minute read

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.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

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.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

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.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

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.