Andy Mukherjee

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India beats timely retreat from fiscal tyranny

India beats timely retreat from fiscal tyranny

Rediff.com2 Sep 2015

FM has agreed to dump an ill-conceived plan to slap a retrospective 20% levy on overseas asset managers

A lesson or two India must learn from China to arrest rupee fall

A lesson or two India must learn from China to arrest rupee fall

Rediff.com22 Jul 2015

India's banks are propping up too many weak producers.

Mr Modi's home run: PM's 'Housing for All' plan may just be a pipedream

Mr Modi's home run: PM's 'Housing for All' plan may just be a pipedream

Rediff.com24 Jun 2015

Struggling, corrupt construction industry will be challenged by the prime minster's $250-billion plan

To cut rates or not? Well, a calm rupee will weigh on Rajan's mind

To cut rates or not? Well, a calm rupee will weigh on Rajan's mind

Rediff.com27 May 2015

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan is likely to cut rates in next monetary policy.

What states must ideally do to boost the broader economy

What states must ideally do to boost the broader economy

Rediff.com22 Apr 2015

Indian states are preparing for a Rs 1.9 lakh crore (Rs 1.9 trillion) tax windfall this fiscal year.

India is on a big mission to boost economy

India is on a big mission to boost economy

Rediff.com25 Mar 2015

Governor Rajan can be more unambiguously pro-growth.

Finding double-digit growth in India's GDP fog

Finding double-digit growth in India's GDP fog

Rediff.com17 Mar 2015

Investors are sceptical that the economy could have picked up so much steam.

This Budget will be Mr Modi's credibility test

This Budget will be Mr Modi's credibility test

Rediff.com25 Feb 2015

Curbing the federal deficit is the government's absolute priority on February 28.

Losing Delhi elections could upset Modi's reforms agenda

Losing Delhi elections could upset Modi's reforms agenda

Rediff.com10 Feb 2015

If Modi rethinks on pro-biz policies, investors will suffer.

Why Jaitley must allocate more funds to states in the Budget

Why Jaitley must allocate more funds to states in the Budget

Rediff.com28 Jan 2015

The upcoming Budget gives Finance Minister Arun Jaitley a chance to let states boost spending.

Obama's nuclear gift to Modi is shrewd investment

Obama's nuclear gift to Modi is shrewd investment

Rediff.com26 Jan 2015

About 4 GW of new nuclear power capacity is under construction in India

RBI's rate cut: Risks and benefits to the Indian economy

RBI's rate cut: Risks and benefits to the Indian economy

Rediff.com26 Nov 2014

Global disinflation has finally caught up with India's high-cost economy.

Modi's 'Make in India' campaign will face testing times

Modi's 'Make in India' campaign will face testing times

Rediff.com29 Oct 2014

Without reforms to boost returns for multinational capital, Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign will face testing times.

Modi has six months to save 'Make in India' drive

Modi has six months to save 'Make in India' drive

Rediff.com25 Sep 2014

The judiciary has sent a strong message against crony capitalism.

5 economic lessons India can learn from China

5 economic lessons India can learn from China

Rediff.com17 Sep 2014

The biggest lesson China can teach India is that when it comes to sustaining a love affair with investors, nothing works better than an undervalued currency and its by-product: a current-account surplus.

It is time for Modi to deliver big-ticket reforms

It is time for Modi to deliver big-ticket reforms

Rediff.com4 Sep 2014

With GDP growth improving to a nine-quarter high of 5.7 per cent and the stock market brimming with optimism, now is the time for Modi to keep his promises.

Japan's $34-bn pledge unmasks Modi's growth ploy

Japan's $34-bn pledge unmasks Modi's growth ploy

Rediff.com2 Sep 2014

Modi has plenty of opportunities to test out his strategy. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will visit India this month, and Modi will fly to Washington towards the end of September for a summit with US President Barack Obama.

Relaxing labour laws: Modi to lose or gain?

Relaxing labour laws: Modi to lose or gain?

Rediff.com14 Aug 2014

Narendra Modi's pay-off from relaxing labour laws would be huge.

How to bring India back on the growth path

How to bring India back on the growth path

Rediff.com15 Jul 2014

The idea is to boost household savings and turn more of them into growth capital. If the plan succeeds, sustained eight per cent-plus rates of gross domestic product growth should be within reach in a few years.

Voters reject Gandhi dynasty and its handouts

Voters reject Gandhi dynasty and its handouts

Rediff.com20 May 2014

It was the rejection of the Congress' welfarist economics by voters that led to the party's drubbing, says Andy Mukherjee.

India's inflation goal needs tougher central bank

India's inflation goal needs tougher central bank

Rediff.com23 Jan 2014

The proposed four per cent inflation target is onerous, considering India is currently battling near-double-digit increases in prices.