Bibek Debroy

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is Member, NITI Aayog.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

Sanskrit is not dying in India. But some want to kill it

[Book extract] Some people don't perceive it to possess value.

MONEY

 |   4-minute read

Why we should be patient with GST

Moving forward there will be tweaking of both rates and items as the reform process matures.

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read

Thoughts on Veerappa Moily's retelling of Mahabharata from Draupadi's eyes

The book, which is in the form of a long poem, focuses on certain events in Draupadi’s life and ends with the Kurukshetra War.

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read

There's little to learn from Thomas L Friedman's new book

'Thank You for Being Late' is territory already traversed.

ART & CULTURE

 |   7-minute read

MONEY

 |   3-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |   4-minute read

10 Sanskrit texts everyone must read

Here's a list that will give help you get a flavour of what Sanskrit is about.

LIFE

 |   10-minute read

Kapital Returns: Bibek Debroy reviews Thomas Piketty book

For a country like India, with a nominal per capita GDP of something like $1,500, inequity and poverty remain concerns, as do issues of increasing growth.