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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

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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

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"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

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'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

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“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

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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

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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

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