Illustration by Raj Verma

Fraught With Risks

Dec 09, 2020

Allowing big industrial houses in the banking sector has its own set of challenges

Illustration by Raj Verma

Making Medicines in India

Dec 09, 2020

Centre has announced two schemes to reduce import dependence in medicine manufacturing. Will they work this time?

Illustration by Raj Verma

Time for Modi-Biden Tango

Dec 09, 2020

Having deliberately opted out of the world's largest trade bloc, RCEP, India can now push for the limited trade deal with the US

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and others during the 'Kheti Bachao' tractor rally against new farm laws in Patiala

Reform Pangs

Nov 25, 2020

State laws may delay progress of Centre's agri-marketing reforms, but won't be able to halt them

South Africa is likely to see more downgrades in the future since Moody's and Fitch have cut their sovereign ratings on the country to negative

Fitch, Moody's cut South Africa's ratings to junk

Nov 21, 2020

Fitch sees the country's GDP to remain below 2019 levels even in 2022 as the debt burden increases pressure on public finances in Africa's most industrialised economy

Photograph by Prabjot Gill

Farm Truths

Sep 30, 2020

The three new agriculture laws will shift the power centre of agriculture trading from established APMC markets to corporate players in a gradual manner. But will the transition be smooth?

Illustration by Raj Verma

Fixing AAR

Aug 18, 2020

The advance ruling mechanism under GST is fraught with many gaps, which is compounding the problems of taxpayers

Illustration by Raj Verma

Willing Partners

Aug 18, 2020

India and the US are likely to restore some trade concessions, but an FTA is still years away