N K Singh The Indian Express Group
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Wednesday 27 March '13Historically, Bihar has protested against the persistent neglect by banks.
Monday 29 August '11In India, the CAG is only an ex-post auditor, not an investigating agency. It needs to be strengthened further.
Wednesday15 June '11We cannot afford to hasten slowly on a food security law.
Friday3 June '11Land is going to be a looming problem as our economy matures. Here are five considerations that should guide acquisition policy
Saturday19 December '09The UPA’s renewed commitment to disinvestment is significant — but it must be bold....
Friday27 November '09One of the major issues engaging our policy makers is the forthcoming Copenhagen meeting on global warming and climate change.
Friday25 July '08Not all stalled reform is due to the Left. UPA must find a consensus to move on
Sunday6 July '08The professed loyalty of Arjun Singh to the Gandhi family is largely a private affair. However, resolving the challenges of higher education is not.
Sunday22 June '08Just over a fortnight ago the Stanford Centre for International Development concluded its IXth Annual Conference on Indian economic policy reform.
Sunday8 June '08In my last two pieces, I had suggested an agenda for tax and expenditure reforms for 2009.
Sunday25 May '08My last column dwelt on tax reforms. This column is about expenditure reforms, a subject that has been much talked about but has seen little action.
Sunday11 May '08The Budget Session of Parliament concluded earlier this week. While it was disrupted as on many earlier occasions...
Sunday27 April '08Global concerns on food security have continued to escalate. The reported food riots in many countries are only the beginning of deeper...
Sunday13 April '08Inflation is now an Asian worry. The annual report of the Asian Development Bank, entitled Asian Development Outlook 2008...
Sunday6 April '08While presenting the Sixth Pay Commission report to the finance minister, Justice Srikrishna is reported to have remarked...
Sunday23 March '08The recent cover story on India in The Economist considered what was holding us back from realising the true growth potential.
Sunday9 March '08We are in a new a phase of competitive populism. The only time the expression on Railway Minister Lalu Yadav’s face changed during Finance Minister P.
Sunday2 March '08Budget 2008 is both populist and popular. P. Chidambaram has certainly heeded Edmund Burke that “mere parsimony is not economy.
Sunday24 February '08The forthcoming budget will, for good reason, accord priority to agriculture and education.
Sunday17 February '08I wonder what my teacher Jagadish Bhagwati, the eminent economist who has championed the cause of ‘nations without borders...
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