My Mind

  • Jul

    There is one industrial sector in India that has been kept out of the purview of the normal cycle of investment and production — defence. Given the strategic nature

  • Jul

    We are a very political people. We politicise and corrupt everything

  • Jul
    By Arun Nigavekar, Former chairman, UGC, founder director of NAAC

    The finance minister, in the very first minutes of his speech, made it clear that “budget proposals would focus on long term growth, so do not expect extraordinary announcements.”

  • By BK Chaturvedi

    The maiden budget of the Modi government has some excellent features, but lacks details on policy implementation; the key institutional gap in most programmes. The economic survey had earlier

  • For a man derided by former finance minister P Chidambaram for his knowledge of economics as only sufficient to be scribbled on the back of a postage stamp, prime minister

  • The Union budget is a resource allocation exercise. The priorities in the allocation were indicated in the address of President Pranab Mukherjee to parliament on June 9

  • Jul
    By Roopen Roy, Managing director, Deloitte Consulting, India

    In most countries, the budget is a process of raising resources through taxation and an authorisation for spending them for designated activities of the state. In our country, the

  • Jul
    By Pankaj Mishra, Bloomberg

    The Mexican Nobel laureate Octavio Paz once wrote that the non-western world was “condemned to be modern. ” This uncompromising verdict headlines the Mexican pavilion at the 14th Venice Biennale