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Puja Mehra

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Puja Mehra is a Delhi-based journalist. She won the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award in 2008 and 2009 for her stories on the impact of the Lehman Brothers' collapse-triggered financial meltdown and the subsequent global economic downturn on the Indian economy. She was formerly a Senior Deputy Editor at The Hindu . The Lost Decade (2008-18): How India's Growth Story Devolved Into Growth Without a Story

There should be a mechanism by which GST Council and Finance Commission can coordinate: N.K. Singh

The Fifteenth Finance Commission is up against unprecedented challenges. First, the Goods and Services Tax has introduced an element of uncertainty in

"Income support schemes do not correct market failures": Economist

There is a proliferation of income support schemes on the Indian public policy landscape. Add to this two more by the principal national parties conte

'There are many reasons behind lower growth rates in National Accounts back-series': T.C.A. Anant

The Union government’s rejection of the GDP back series prepared by a technical committee of the National Statistical Commission (NSC) earlier this ye

“Every institution has been severely compromised” - Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha, former Union Minister for Finance and Union Minister for External Affairs was a prominent member of Atal Behari Vajpayee’s Bhar

Passing off Politics as Economics

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes four years in office this month, it is becoming increasingly clear that his government has fallen short on t

Crash-landing the Indian Economy

Dark clouds loom over the economy but, paradoxically, this is a result not of any policy paralysis but of hastily thought-out and implemented polic