The Nowhere Men & Women: How India Abandoned 14 Crore Citizens on a Policy Paper
The government of India runs the world’s biggest food security scheme, which provides free ration to more than 80 crore people. The scheme has won Prime Minister Narendra Modi accolades. But what if we realise that there are over 14 crore people who have been omitted from the benefit of this scheme because the government has not counted Indian citizens in over a decade? Can its intransigence break the welfare structure of governance?
Rajat Mishra - August 28, 2023
Carbon Market Warming Up, But Is India Ready?
Regulation, monitoring, pricing, policy certainty, alignment with international standards, etc. are just some of the challenges the government must face
Shailaja Tripathi - April 29, 2023
Incomplete Capitalism Holds India Back: K.V. Subramanian
K.V. Subramanian, India’s executive director at the International Monetary Fund and former chief economic adviser to the Central government, minces no words while pointing to flaws in the economic policy of pre-Narendra Modi era. However, he is optimistic about India’s growth potential amid the global slowdown and attributes the country’s stability in face of the challenges brought about by Covid-19 to its refusal to imitate others economies. In an interview with Kamalika Ghosh, he recounts the hits and misses of incumbent and earlier governments during India’s economic journey since independence
Kamalika Ghosh - January 30, 2023
‘I Don’t Know What Metaverse Stands For’
In a crisp conversation with Outlook Business, Zoho Corp CEO Sridhar Vembu talks about Zoho University, his company’s open door policy, plans to uplift Bharat through rural centres and why he is elusive to metaverse
Pallavi Chakravorty - May 31, 2022
LIC 3.0 Tale Of Policyholders Vs Shareholders
With the state insurance giant gearing up for an IPO and amendments made to the LIC Act, a question mark dangles over policyholders’ interests
Bhavesh Shah - February 27, 2022
India Has A Crypto Dilemma
As India emulates China in launching digital fiat currency, will the government’s attempts at controlling the crypto sector lead to stakeholder interests being caught in policy tangles?
Outlook Specials Team - February 27, 2022
A Real Image Of The Real Economy
In his latest book, The $10 Trillion Dream, author Subhash Chandra Garg, former Finance and Economic Affairs Secretary, Government of India, does a comprehensive analysis of policymaking over the years while talking about how it can define narratives
January 28, 2022
In 2015, Modi visited Tesla plant in the US, invited Elon Musk to make in India and created an EV policy. Musk chose China, but now wants India to facilitate imports. India disagrees
Neeraj Thakur - January 28, 2022
Budget 2022: Dealing With India’s Achilles’ Heel
Reforms in the health and education space have been a cause for concern for successive governments for decades now. Two years into the pandemic, will the Budget come bearing good news for the two sectors?
Kamalika Ghosh - December 31, 2021
Don’t Fail Us…
In this edition of Outlook Business, we look at gender equity through multiple prisms: workplaces, boardrooms, economic policy and leadership
Suchetana Ray - September 30, 2021