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.
Is anti-incumbency the basic nature of Indian electoral mandates? Do people vote on performance or promises?
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.
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.
GDP numbers tell a fantastic story of India's economic resilience in which the country’s politics has turned farcical.
[Book extract] Business in India blossomed always in tune with liberal religious thought, where profit and credit had its sanction in all religious texts.