Anshuman Tiwari

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Editor, economic analyst, columnist, author

MONEY

 |   4-minute read

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.

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

Laxminama: How religion and trade shaped each other, and human civilisation

[Book extract] Business in India blossomed always in tune with liberal religious thought, where profit and credit had its sanction in all religious texts.

MONEY

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Rising fuel prices: Why India is paying the price for its irrational energy tax policy

It's more than worrying that the government and oil companies are seemingly clueless about the next course of action on petroleum prices.

MONEY

 |   3-minute read

Why banks' bad loan mess has become murkier now

How Modi government is divided on the very genesis of NPAs.

MONEY

 |   4-minute read

Why Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an economic liberaliser in the true sense

Vajpayee was the first PM of India who dared to rein in government spending.

MONEY

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Why Facebook, WhatsApp, Google have no choice but to purge fake news

Social media's battle against fake news and bigotry is bad news for politics.

MONEY

 |   5-minute read

Why exports are at odds with PM Modi's global outreach

Going by the high-octane global missions of Narendra Modi, India's exports recession remains an enigma.

MONEY

 |   4-minute read

How elections will decide the fate of GST

As polls approach, most of the states have started flouting Goods and Services Tax norms.

MONEY

 |   5-minute read

Why India’s rural distress has an acute urban problem

Even high support price for crops is unlikely to solve the issue.

MONEY

 |   6-minute read

What double-digit growth? Lowly 7% GDP is India's new normal

The NDA government could have easily pushed India's growth to more than 8 per cent.