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By Anilesh S. Mahajan
Edition:August 13, 2017

A remarkable account of the stark disparity that exists in India and what policymakers must do to overcome it.

BT Online
New Delhi, July 12, 2017
The one hour long documentary 'The Argumentative Indian' was shot in two parts in 2002 and 2017 respectively. The film was scheduled for release this Friday. 
BT Online
New Delhi, June 1, 2017
Last year, when the Prime Minister demonetised old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes it was feared that the country's economy would be severely hit.
PTI
New Delhi, March 17, 2017
On the effects of demonetisation on growth, I should say that I was the one economist who had argued (with my co-authors), from first principles, that demonetisation would increase, not diminish, growth, Bhagwati said.
BT Online
New Delhi, March 1, 2017
Prime Minister's statement came a day after CSO retained India's overall GDP growth projection for the FY 2016-17 at 7.1 per cent. The CSO's latest GDP number is in contrast to several economists who feared that India could lose its growth momentum due to demonetisation.
Reuters
March 1, 2017
India defied expectations on Tuesday to retain the title of the world's fastest growing major economy, despite the pain caused by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock crackdown on cash.
PTI
January 17, 2017
Earlier, the issue of RBI's autonomy was raised by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and former governors Y V Reddy and Bimal Jalan.
PTI
New Delhi, January 11, 2017
After two former RBI Governors Y V Reddy and Bimal Jalan, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on Tuesday raised questions on Reserve Bank's autonomy saying nowadays the central bank does not decide anything and all decisions are taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Reuters
December 4, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday defended his crackdown on the cash economy that has left businesses, farmers and families suffering, saying it was necessary to keep inflation in check and ensure basic amenities for all.
BT Online
New Delhi, November 30, 2016
According to reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's crackdown on black money and tax evaders by scrapping Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 rupee banknotes has taken the economy down a very bumpy road. How bumpy depends who's talking!

PTI
October 11, 2016
Industrialist Adi Godrej's wife Parmeshwar Godrej died on Monday night at a city hospital after prolonged illness, family sources said on Tuesday.
Diksha Ramesh
New Delhi, June 20, 2016
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan dropped a bombshell on Saturday saying he wouldn't seek the second term in the office after his tenure ends in September.
By Ashish Dhawan, Pramath Sinha, Vineet Gupta and Sanjeev Bikhchandani
Delhi, Edition:January 17, 2016

A few years ago, Ashish Dhawan, Co-founder of Chrys Capital, one of India's biggest private equity funds, Pramath Raj Sinha, Founding Dean of ISB, Vineet Gupta, MD, Jamboree Education, and Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Founder and Vice Chairman of InfoEdge (Naukri.com), joined hands and pulled in many others to conceptualise and build Ashoka University, a private university focused on liberal arts education. They write about the importance of liberal arts to the development of the country.

Anilesh S Mahajan
Edition:October 11, 2015

Business Today does a reality check of the claims and counter claims in the fight between the JD(U) and the BJP for voter mind space ahead of elections.

Barun Jha
Ankara, September 7, 2015
Speaking at the launch of W20, a grouping of women leaders from the world's 20 largest economies including India, IMF Chief Christine Lagarde said that "it is an absolute economic no-brainer" that empowering women boosts economic growth.
Sarika Malhotra
April 2, 2015
About 800 years after it was razed by invaders, a group of scholars led by Nobel laureate Sen were reviving the ancient university in Bihar as part of a wider Asian renaissance.
Team Business Today
Edition:March 29, 2015
Business Today brings you snapshots from newsmakers this past fortnight.
Frank Jack Daniel
April 25, 2014
For the first time addressing his potential role in a Modi government , Bhagwati, known as the most famous living economist never to win a Nobel prize, told Reuters he saw himself on an external council advising the prime minister.
Shweta Punj
Delhi, Edition:Mar 16, 2014
Both Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi have presented their broad economic vision, but neither has offered any pragmatic solutions to the most pressing problems facing the Indian economy.
Sarika Malhotra
Edition:Jan 19, 2014
After years of delay, the university has begun operating out of a small campus near the ruins of the old school and will have a partial launch next year. In some ways, the revival of Nalanda is seen as the revival of Bihar.
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