All stories by Rahul Khullar
How will you revive economy, Mr Modi?Rediff.com19 Dec 2019
'Mere fundamentals will not do the trick,' cautions former commerce secretary Rahul Khullar.
The telecom mess has just got messierRediff.com4 Dec 2019
'Tinkering will not do. Merely staggering spectrum dues comes nowhere near solving the problem,' cautions Rahul Khullar.
Moving beyond a heated discussion on growth numbersRediff.com24 Nov 2017
No one expects the government to publicly concede policy mistakes. But it can shed denial; and, stop the point-winning debating style to the formulation of public policy, says Rahul Khullar.
Things will get worse before they become betterRediff.com13 Oct 2017
We should brace ourselves for more bad news in the coming quarters -- on economic output and growth, strains on the fiscal deficit, export slowdown, small and micro enterprises in distress, and further accumulation of NPAs in the banking sector, says Rahul Khullar.
Who is Trai batting for in the MTC issue?Rediff.com3 Oct 2017
This is not the first time Trai has been accused of bias; and, in my memory, never have such charges of bias been leveled against any other regulatory body, says Rahul Khullar.
Note ban has cost us a lotRediff.com6 Jul 2017
Well then, what did DeMo achieve? As predicted by most economists, the volume of transactions fell, economic activity was adversely impacted, and some sectors (which were more dependent on cash transactions) witnessed greater disruption than others, says Rahul Khullar.
Make in India: A sleeping lionRediff.com25 Jan 2017
Make in India right now is just a slogan. The policy content is missing or not clearly articulated. The lion with cogs and wheels must now show some majestic movement forward, says Rahul Khullar.
The pain of demonetisation was not justifiedRediff.com3 Jan 2017
Political compulsions have led to a change of narrative. But, in the ministry of finance, senior management ought to be looking at more serious issues than 'digitally cashless' India, says Rahul Khullar.
A better-connected India? Things that need to be doneRediff.com6 Jan 2016
Over 20 years, connectivity has massively expanded. But 50,000 villages have been left behind.
Cut down wasteful subsidies that do not reach the poorRediff.com4 Nov 2015
The savings would be better spent and might actually reach the poor, says Rahul Khullar.
Why India can't export its way out of troubleRediff.com3 Nov 2015
India must streamline reforms, only then it will see success.
India's current account deficit: Solution lies in policy reformsRediff.com7 Oct 2015
It is domestic policy distortions and inaction to correct them that lie behind the large CADs.