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Liberalised investment limits have not stemmed FPI exodus from Indian...

Editorial | Updated on April 09, 2020 Published on April 09, 2020 Perhaps this shows that bulk of these investors ... Read More

Be transparent on post-April 14 strategy

Editorial | Updated on April 08, 2020 Published on April 08, 2020 Consult, formulate and inform — the health and ... Read More

ICMR’s testing protocol is practical, but it is running into red tape

Editorial | Updated on April 07, 2020 Published on April 07, 2020 It is perhaps time for the ‘national task ... Read More

Relief from moratorium and rate cuts are proving elusive for retail bo...

Editorial | Updated on April 06, 2020 Published on April 06, 2020 It would be good if the RBI intervened ... Read More

India is being too defensive at the WTO on its food subsidies

Editorial | Updated on April 05, 2020 Published on April 05, 2020 India has not come anywhere near breaching the ... Read More

When the virus plays on the mind

Editorial | Updated on April 03, 2020 Published on April 03, 2020 Mental well-being must get its due, as health ... Read More

It’s time to genuinely adopt ‘cooperative federalism’

Editorial | Updated on April 02, 2020 Published on April 02, 2020 India should pool together best practices of States, ... Read More

An unkind cut for India’s savers

Editorial | Updated on April 01, 2020 Published on April 01, 2020 It’s inexplicable why the Centre withheld small savings ... Read More

Another avenue for mobilising resources to fight coronavirus

Editorial | Updated on March 31, 2020 Published on March 31, 2020 Telangana, Maharashtra have shown the way by holding ... Read More

Covid-19 crisis calls for an urgent re-working of the Union Budget

Editorial | Updated on March 30, 2020 Published on March 30, 2020 The Centre must recognise that none of the ... Read More

Reverse migration of workers raised new concerns

Editorial | Updated on March 29, 2020 Published on March 29, 2020 Hordes of workers clogging sealed State borders reflects ... Read More

The RBI’s package relies heavily on banks to pass on the benefits

Editorial | Updated on March 27, 2020 Published on March 27, 2020 Faced with unquantifiable risks to India’s economy and ... Read More

The Centre’s Covid relief package hasn’t cast the net wide enough

Editorial | Updated on March 26, 2020 Published on March 26, 2020 The Covid relief package largely focuses on food ... Read More

The lockdown should have been preceded by economic stimulus measures

Editorial | Updated on March 25, 2020 Published on March 25, 2020 India’s economic response to the coronavirus crisis is ... Read More

YES Bank AT1 bonds write-down exposes gaps in our ratings systems, yet...

Editorial | Updated on March 24, 2020 Published on March 24, 2020 The regulator will have to take rating agencies ... Read More

Political opportunism amidst confusion over Covid-19 impact

Editorial | Updated on March 23, 2020 Published on March 23, 2020 A collective political will is urgently required, along ... Read More

Dead end for Congress

Editorial | Updated on March 20, 2020 Published on March 20, 2020 The Congress govt’s collapse in Madhya Pradesh underlines ... Read More

Centre, RBI must take adequate measures to prevent rupee volatility

Editorial | Updated on March 19, 2020 Published on March 19, 2020 While a steady rupee decline is par for ... Read More

Covid-19: An overhaul of public health infrastructure is needed

Editorial | Updated on March 18, 2020 Published on March 18, 2020 India needs to gear up its testing facilities ... Read More

DoT’s revised payment plan for AGR dues must be ratified quickly

Editorial | Updated on March 17, 2020 Published on March 17, 2020 The DoT’s proposed relief package, along with the ... Read More

SBI Cards’ muted listing points to a rocky road for other IPOs

Editorial | Updated on March 16, 2020 Published on March 16, 2020 Hiccups in the primary market have the potential ... Read More

Fiscal, monetary stimulus is essential to deal with Covid-19

Editorial | Updated on March 15, 2020 Published on March 15, 2020 Both liquidity measures and market interventions to rein ... Read More

Regulators should ensure that markets continue to function without any...

Editorial | Updated on March 13, 2020 Published on March 13, 2020 While over ₹11 trillion of assets have been ... Read More

Sale of AT-1 bonds to retail bank account holders should serve as a wa...

Editorial | Updated on March 12, 2020 Published on March 12, 2020 The RBI needs to admit that it hasn’t ... Read More

Data privacy concerns

Editorial | Updated on March 11, 2020 Published on March 11, 2020 In its present form, the Personal Data Protection ... Read More

YES Bank crisis has exposed serious regulatory and supervisory lapses

Editorial | Updated on March 10, 2020 Published on March 10, 2020 Signs of trouble were visible as early as ... Read More

The sudden crash in crude oil prices offers many opportunities for Ind...

Editorial | Updated on March 09, 2020 Published on March 09, 2020 Inflation, fuel subsidies, the import bill and the ... Read More

YES Bank rescue package wards off immediate losses to depositors

Editorial | Updated on March 08, 2020 Published on March 08, 2020 But many loose ends remain. With YES Bank ... Read More

India’s health infrastructure is not equipped for Covid-19

Editorial | Updated on March 06, 2020 Published on March 06, 2020 Coronavirus cases could require more than a week ... Read More

Digital currency is back in the Indian market

Editorial | Updated on March 05, 2020 Published on March 05, 2020 SC verdict quashing RBI ban on cryptos should ... Read More

Was the Fed too quick on the trigger?

Editorial | Updated on March 04, 2020 Published on March 04, 2020 The US Federal Reserve has slashed rates to ... Read More

Moved to expand ‘one nation one ration card’ will empower migrants, wo...

Editorial | Updated on March 03, 2020 Published on March 03, 2020 The initiative should be accompanied by divisibility in ... Read More

Round-tripping worries return as Mauritius moved to FATF’s grey list

Editorial | Updated on March 02, 2020 Published on March 02, 2020 The FATF’s move shows that Indian authorities need ... Read More

RBI’s proposed nowcasting model for GDP will require quality data

Editorial | Updated on March 01, 2020 Published on March 01, 2020 It is imperative that RBI prevails upon the ... Read More

Centre must quickly quell riots in Delhi

Editorial | Updated on February 28, 2020 Published on February 28, 2020 Otherwise anxieties over CAA/NRC/NPR would intensify It is ... Read More

Reimagining agriculture

Editorial | Updated on February 27, 2020 Published on February 27, 2020 Doubling farm incomes in quick time requires a ... Read More

There could be strategic gains for India from Trump’s visit

Editorial | Updated on February 26, 2020 Published on February 26, 2020 India needs US support to ensure the Indian ... Read More

RBI move to create a counterpart to NPCI needs a rethink

Editorial | Updated on February 25, 2020 Published on February 25, 2020 Introducing a commercial competitor to the NPCI, ‘not ... Read More

Vivad Se Vishwas may help clear the backlog of pending tax cases

Editorial | Updated on February 24, 2020 Published on February 24, 2020 But it doesn’t address the root causes of ... Read More

For India Inc, it’s still a struggle

Editorial | Updated on February 23, 2020 Published on February 23, 2020 Domestic conditions can improve, but external environment is ... Read More

Is the Census exercise in danger?

Editorial | Updated on February 21, 2020 Published on February 21, 2020 Pushing the NPR in a restive atmosphere could ... Read More

PM Fasal Bima Yojana changes, a reply to criticism over insurance firm...

Editorial | Updated on February 20, 2020 Published on February 20, 2020 It is just as well that the Centre ... Read More

Tweak IBC process to focus on revival

Editorial | Updated on February 20, 2020 Published on February 19, 2020 The PMO is right in saying that loan ... Read More

The viral threat to India Inc

Editorial | Updated on February 18, 2020 Published on February 18, 2020 The fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak exposes chinks ... Read More

Undue haste to collect GST interest

Editorial | Updated on February 17, 2020 Published on February 17, 2020 Tax officials should wait until all the States ... Read More

Improved regulation of medical devices will ensure safety, quality

Editorial | Updated on February 16, 2020 Published on February 16, 2020 A gazette notification bringing all devices under the ... Read More

Machines are now formally part of knowledge economy

Editorial | Updated on February 14, 2020 Published on February 14, 2020 The China court ruling that gave copyright protection ... Read More

Trump’s India visit: Rallies and realpolitik

Editorial | Updated on February 13, 2020 Published on February 13, 2020 The optics of Trump’s visit may be all ... Read More

The Centre must stop introducing new levies designed to spoon-feed dat...

Editorial | Updated on February 12, 2020 Published on February 12, 2020 The decision to impose Tax Collection at Source ... Read More

AAP’s Delhi election victory: A vote for development

Editorial | Updated on February 11, 2020 Published on February 11, 2020 AAP’s win in Delhi points to voter preference ... Read More

Hike in deposit insurance cover welcome, but more deep-rooted reforms ...

Editorial | Updated on February 10, 2020 Published on February 10, 2020 A resolution process for troubled banks on the ... Read More

Centre’s disinvestment decisions warrant concern

Editorial | Updated on February 09, 2020 Published on February 09, 2020 Disinvestments should be driven by the benefit to ... Read More

Algorithmic governance must be inclusive, adhere to privacy rights

Editorial | Updated on February 07, 2020 Published on February 07, 2020 India should use the recent judicial interventions in ... Read More

MPC meet: Tweaking at the margins

Editorial | Updated on February 06, 2020 Published on February 06, 2020 With rising inflation ruling out a rate cut, ... Read More

Proper skills ecosystems are key for ‘Make in India’ in electronics

Editorial | Updated on February 05, 2020 Published on February 05, 2020 The new scheme proposed by the Centre should ... Read More

India’s dependency on China for pharma bulk drugs must be addressed

Editorial | Updated on February 04, 2020 Published on February 04, 2020 The restrictions due to the Coronavirus outbreak remind ... Read More

Brexit’s done; now comes the hard part

Editorial | Updated on February 03, 2020 Published on February 03, 2020 Boris Johnson’s tough talk on exit terms has ... Read More

Budget sends mixed signals on savings

Editorial | Updated on February 02, 2020 Published on February 02, 2020 There is a basic conflict between tax breaks ... Read More

Workmanlike Budget

Editorial | Updated on February 01, 2020 Published on February 01, 2020 It takes a business-as-usual approach amidst the economic ... Read More

Economic Survey advocates further ‘economic freedom’

Editorial | Updated on January 31, 2020 Published on January 31, 2020 While it does makes a case for further ... Read More

Inclusion and exclusion errors in social security

Editorial | Updated on January 30, 2020 Published on January 30, 2020 Issues brought up in welfare payouts for farm ... Read More

Stress on auditors’ accountability is good, but more reforms are neede...

Editorial | Updated on January 29, 2020 Published on January 29, 2020 The Centre must expedite efforts to the augment ... Read More

Tax cuts, higher farm outlays may not be enough to boost consumption

Editorial | Updated on January 28, 2020 Published on January 28, 2020 A more durable lift can come from a ... Read More

The sudden battle against coronavirus

Editorial | Updated on January 27, 2020 Published on January 27, 2020 A SARS-like disease has paralysed China and transmitted ... Read More

Wooing debt FPIs via voluntary retention route

Editorial | Updated on January 26, 2020 Published on January 26, 2020 This is unlikely to attract sizeable FPI flows ... Read More

India, through its khana

Editorial | Updated on January 24, 2020 Published on January 24, 2020 Notes on how IRCTC was made to eat ... Read More

A Budget for markets

Editorial | Updated on January 23, 2020 Published on January 23, 2020 While equity markets are on a sound footing, ... Read More

Supreme Court burdened with the onerous task of judging on the CAA’s c...

Editorial | Updated on January 22, 2020 Published on January 22, 2020 The question is whether Parliament should be regarded ... Read More

Domestic gas price should be market-linked to spur output

Editorial | Updated on January 21, 2020 Published on January 21, 2020 It is also essential to encourage investments in ... Read More

The e-commerce bogey

Editorial | Updated on January 20, 2020 Published on January 20, 2020 Misgivings about large online retailers like Amazon driving ... Read More

SEBI’s right investment advisory

Editorial | Updated on January 19, 2020 Published on January 19, 2020 SEBI’s proposal of client-level segregation of advisory and ... Read More

India needs to invest more on education

Editorial | Updated on January 17, 2020 Published on January 17, 2020 As the learning abilities of children are alarmingly ... Read More

A more rational tax classification of vehicles can drive up auto sales

Editorial | Updated on January 16, 2020 Published on January 16, 2020 Speedy introduction of a scrappage policy will also ... Read More

Reviving public sector banks isn’t over with capital infusion

Editorial | Updated on January 14, 2020 Published on January 14, 2020 The even more critical task of initiating ownership ... Read More

Time to review the growth model of food processing sector

Editorial | Updated on January 13, 2020 Published on January 13, 2020 The growth of the industry needs to translate ... Read More

Govt should reconsider its stance towards anti-CAA protesters

Editorial | Updated on January 12, 2020 Published on January 12, 2020 The suspension of Internet services across the country, ... Read More

Urban co-op banks need more supervision than regulation

Editorial | Updated on January 10, 2020 Published on January 10, 2020 RBI’s efforts at tightening regulations at UCBs will ... Read More

Ease of mining coal needs to be accompanied by regulatory overhaul

Editorial | Updated on January 09, 2020 Published on January 09, 2020 To invite investor interest in coal, a regulator ... Read More

The Centre must repair the stalling economy fast

Editorial | Updated on January 08, 2020 Published on January 08, 2020 So far, the focus has been on restarting ... Read More

Shameful deaths: India’s health system stands exposed

Editorial | Updated on January 07, 2020 Published on January 07, 2020 A staggering number of children have died in ... Read More

As US-Iran tensions rise, what must be India’s gameplan?

Editorial | Updated on January 06, 2020 Published on January 06, 2020 India needs to keep a watch on financial ... Read More

Rating agencies’ ineffectual functioning must be reformed

Editorial | Updated on January 05, 2020 Published on January 05, 2020 Strict regulation, deterrent punishments and a fundamental change ... Read More

Trouble on the tourism front

Editorial | Updated on January 03, 2020 Published on January 03, 2020 India needs to work on its external image ... Read More

Fog disruptions: Air passengers continue to bear the brunt of ineffect...

Editorial | Updated on January 02, 2020 Published on January 02, 2020 Airlines are not investing adequately in getting their ... Read More

Issues in the Centre’s infrastructure push

Editorial | Updated on January 01, 2020 Published on January 01, 2020 The National Infrastructure Pipeline plan has its positives, ... Read More

It’s time for a market refresh

Editorial | Updated on December 31, 2019 Published on December 31, 2019 Broad-basing investor interest beyond the top 150-200 stocks ... Read More

TRAI should reject COAI’s demand of floor price for data services

Editorial | Updated on December 30, 2019 Published on December 30, 2019 Fixing a minimum price is not only anti-consumer ... Read More

Wheat stocks at 7-year high point to complex food logistics problems

Editorial | Updated on December 29, 2019 Published on December 29, 2019 This spurt in stocks is on account of ... Read More

The govt must stop resorting to Internet shutdowns

Editorial | Updated on December 27, 2019 Published on December 27, 2019 They are unbecoming of a democracy, entail a ... Read More

RBI’s ‘Trend and Progress’ report flags financial stress points

Editorial | Updated on December 26, 2019 Published on December 26, 2019 While demand for credit has dampened, a lending ... Read More

Indian Railways must be revamped carefully

Editorial | Updated on December 25, 2019 Published on December 25, 2019 Managerial reforms are needed, but positives shouldn’t be ... Read More

Operation Twist’s success may only be temporary

Editorial | Updated on December 24, 2019 Published on December 24, 2019 In trying to flatten the yield curve by ... Read More

The Centre must re-think spectrum reserve prices

Editorial | Updated on December 23, 2019 Published on December 23, 2019 An expensive auction could jeopardise India’s digital transformation ... Read More

Attaining Budget revenue targets is difficult in a slowing economy

Editorial | Updated on December 22, 2019 Published on December 22, 2019 Options such as hiking GST rates or trying ... Read More

India Inc’s clamour for another tax rate cut isn’t justified

Editorial | Updated on December 20, 2019 Published on December 20, 2019 Seeking another rate-cut — even staggered over three ... Read More

Trump’s impeachment is a tribute to the robustness of American democra...

Editorial | Updated on December 19, 2019 Published on December 19, 2019 Trump has put pressure on every department and ... Read More

The proposed IBC amendments will address some of the gaps in the resol...

Editorial | Updated on December 18, 2019 Published on December 18, 2019 While the amendments will help ring-fence buyers, aspects ... Read More

The UN climate ministerial has failed to live up to civil society expe...

Editorial | Updated on December 17, 2019 Published on December 17, 2019 The two principal mechanisms that were supposed to ... Read More

Time to resolve student loan stress

Editorial | Updated on December 16, 2019 Published on December 16, 2019 The cost of higher education must be realigned ... Read More

ARCs must be strengthened if they are to be effective

Editorial | Updated on December 15, 2019 Published on December 15, 2019 Despite numerous regulatory interventions and growing evidence of ... Read More
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