Nirmala Sitharaman

Green and Global

Haseeb Drabu

Behind the themes of digitalisation, decarbonisation and decentralisation, Budget 2023 seeks to pump-prime the economy with autonomous investment and consumption demand, thereby increasing incomes

A Major Push for Growth

The government is betting big on growth and fiscal consolidation

Distant Relations

India has good reasons to pay attention to Suriname and the Caribbean community, a migration trail for indentured labour from India


India has survived turbulence to emerge as the fastest growing major economy

A Thriving Tax

Five years on, GST has survived politics and is helping economic growth

Reforms and Resilience

The government will not abandon its ambitious spending plans despite inflation and war

Our challenge was to make a Budget for a very buoyant economy: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in conversation with PR Ramesh and Rajeev Deshpande

Nation Building (New Version)

Modi knows that India’s inequalities cannot be measured by economics alone

Modi Govt Banks on Growth Tonic

Turns to big public spending on infra, support for emerging tech to boost economy and woo popular support

A Bold Bet

If there were to be a single line in which the 2022-23 Union Budget could be described it would be that it is a bold bet on India’s growth in the years ahead


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