All stories by Andy Mukherjee
India beats timely retreat from fiscal tyrannyRediff.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 fallRediff.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 pipedreamRediff.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 mindRediff.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 economyRediff.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 economyRediff.com25 Mar 2015
Governor Rajan can be more unambiguously pro-growth.
Finding double-digit growth in India's GDP fogRediff.com17 Mar 2015
Investors are sceptical that the economy could have picked up so much steam.
This Budget will be Mr Modi's credibility testRediff.com25 Feb 2015
Curbing the federal deficit is the government's absolute priority on February 28.
Losing Delhi elections could upset Modi's reforms agendaRediff.com10 Feb 2015
If Modi rethinks on pro-biz policies, investors will suffer.
Why Jaitley must allocate more funds to states in the BudgetRediff.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 investmentRediff.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 economyRediff.com26 Nov 2014
Global disinflation has finally caught up with India's high-cost economy.
Modi's 'Make in India' campaign will face testing timesRediff.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' driveRediff.com25 Sep 2014
The judiciary has sent a strong message against crony capitalism.
5 economic lessons India can learn from ChinaRediff.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 reformsRediff.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 ployRediff.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?Rediff.com14 Aug 2014
Narendra Modi's pay-off from relaxing labour laws would be huge.
How to bring India back on the growth pathRediff.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 handoutsRediff.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 bankRediff.com23 Jan 2014
The proposed four per cent inflation target is onerous, considering India is currently battling near-double-digit increases in prices.