Anshuman Tiwari
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Editor, economic analyst, columnist, author

MONEY

 |   6-minute read

Biting India's economy hardest: Policy uncertainty is adding huge volatility to already troubled sectors

India's black swan moment is here. Its total unpredictability is sending jitters across already shaky markets.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

The Name is Bond: Why be afraid of a sovereign debt?

Foreign scrutiny will trigger much-needed prudence in India’s fiscal management. It will also generate a new wave of economic reforms and lift our economy as happened in the '90s.

POLITICS

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Indian Economy: It's serious. Multiple structural downturns make this slowdown unlike others

Unlike earlier slowdowns, this one has all the ingredients of a perfect storm. How long will it take for official interventions to ease the difficulties the Indian economy has to face?

POLITICS

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Why India has to bite the Universal Basic Income bullet

A direct cash transfer to the poor is a powerful idea, and whichever political party comes to power at the Centre will feel compelled to move towards it in order to repair India's broken fiscal engine.

POLITICS

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Who took your jobs away? The data doesn't lie

Why is the world's fastest-growing economy also suffering the fastest growth in joblessness? And how can the next government break through this vicious impasse?

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha Elections: Why Narendra Modi in 2019 needs a bigger wave than 2014

Is anti-incumbency the basic nature of Indian electoral mandates? Do people vote on performance or promises?

POLITICS

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Post-Pulwama: India wants Pakistan to lose its IMF bailout. But that may result in Islamabad inching closer to Beijing

Losing the IMF bailout battle might just be the opportunity a beleaguered Pakistan needs to get closer to Chinese and Saudi support.

MONEY

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Interim Budget 2019: It’s deflation that's hurting you! And it could hurt BJP too

The biggest chink in Narendra Modi-Amit Shah’s electoral armour is the economy which is the grip of strong deflation and plummeting demand. It is here that the Opposition has its sharpest advantage.

POLITICS

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Understanding the Davos dilemma

Has the WEF Summit turned into nothing more than an annual jamboree of global economic contradictions?

MONEY

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What shines and who has been exposed in the politics over GDP numbers

GDP numbers tell a fantastic story of India's economic resilience in which the country’s politics has turned farcical.