Shaktikanta Das, the RBI Governor, and Indian State

Shaktikanta Das was appointed as RBI Governor within 24 hours of the resignation of Urjit Patel. For the job as important as RBI Governor, it would be expected that the Government will need some time to come up with the replacement, but that was not to be. It was almost like the Government knew all […]

Resignation of Urjit Patel and Indian State

First, it was the resignation of Arvind Panagariya. An incident. Second, it was the resignation of Arvind Subramanian. A coincidence. Third, it was the resignation of Urjit Patel. A pattern. I know that just three resignations in the mighty Indian State do not make a pattern. But then, these are not the resignations of a […]

The Decision Makers in the Narendra Modi Government – Five and A Half Men

Narendra Modi is an avid campaigner, Narendra Modi is a master strategist, NaMo understands the pulse of the nation, and NaMo has a target to hug every male leader of the world, Narendra Modi loves giving global gyaan on his Mann Ki Baat – But does Narendra Modi govern? Does Narendra Modi take a decision […]