All stories by AK Bhattacharya
Modi@2: Has the economy improved?Rediff.com25 May 2016
Economic growth in the last two years has stayed above seven per cent.
Few bold steps that ONGC took to beat private playersRediff.com9 Dec 2015
ONGC must tackle several issues first only then it can turnaround its fortunes.
Will India's privatisation dream get wings under Modi?Rediff.com28 Oct 2015
The finance ministry website that lists the total disinvestment revenues to be mobilised during the current year already shows that no receipts are expected from strategic sales in the current year.
India's airports are already jammed, authorities must wake upRediff.com14 Oct 2015
By 2025, most of India's large cities would require a second airport, and Mumbai may need a third airport by 2030.
How wise men in FinMin can ideally allocate budget to ministriesRediff.com1 Jun 2015
The Ministry of Finance or Commerce would certainly need a larger hospitality budget than the Ministry of Agriculture.
Is India close to achieving its fiscal deficit target?Rediff.com27 May 2015
The fiscal deficit for 2015-16 may eventually come down to the targeted level of 3.9 per cent of GDP.
NITI Aayog: A mix of old and new?Rediff.com20 Apr 2015
The NITI Aayog is likely to continue to both formulate plans and engage with the states.
Few big numbers Jaitley will have to crunch to meet fiscal goalsRediff.com6 Apr 2015
Finance Ministr Arun Jaitley will have to do a balancing act to manage fiscal prudence.
India growing at 7.4%? Experts argueRediff.com18 Mar 2015
The new national income numbers produced by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have elicited two kinds of reaction.
Why CEOs are less jubilant about ModiRediff.com26 Nov 2014
Around 40% of India Inc feels that Modi govt's biggest weakness in the last 6 months has been its slow pace of economic reforms.
Fuel is out of govt control but who will ensure right pricing?Rediff.com29 Oct 2014
Not only do you need an effective and independent regulator, you also need competition to flourish.
FinMin's new A-team to unveil a big bang Budget?Rediff.com20 Oct 2014
The shift was sudden, quite unlike Shukla's departure from North Block, which had been anticipated for some months even before Singh''s first Budget.
Too much exposure to NRI investments is risky for IndiaRediff.com8 Sep 2014
Just three years ago, at the end of March 2011, NRI deposits were only $52 billion, half of what they are today.
Modi govt must push PSUs to compete with the private sectorRediff.com25 Aug 2014
Indeed, this is one policy area where the Modi-led government is different from the one that was headed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee.