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Neeraj Thakur

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Ban On Crypto: Whose Interest Is The Government Trying To Protect?

Ban On Crypto: Whose Interest Is The Government Trying To Protect?

Nov 25, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

On November 13, PM Modi had chaired a meeting to discuss the future of cryptocurrencies, with most news...

Farm Laws Repealed: Reforms Without Consulting Opposition And Civil Society Only Harm Private Sector

Farm Laws Repealed: Reforms Without Consulting Opposition And Civil Society Only Harm Private Sector

Nov 19, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

A strong Centre can stealthily implement any policy, as it can easily pick 50% requisite support from BJP...

Will Walmart’s Centralised Approach To Manage Myntra Kill The Golden Goose?

Will Walmart’s Centralised Approach To Manage Myntra Kill The Golden Goose?

Nov 16, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Every two years, Myntra has seen high-profile exits. Will the frequent churn among the top leadership at...

New Bidding Rules For Govt Projects, But Will They Improve Execution?

New Bidding Rules For Govt Projects, But Will They Improve Execution?

Nov 13, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

The department of expenditure’s public procurement division’s new guidelines allow all non-standard works...

5 Years Of Demonetisation: Did We Actually Need It to Formalise Indian Economy?

5 Years Of Demonetisation: Did We Actually Need It to Formalise Indian Economy?

Nov 08, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Even after five years of demonetisation that aimed to promote digital economy, Indians still love to deal in...

Aviation Services Provider Bird Group Issued Notice By Delhi Court In Case Of IPR Theft

Aviation Services Provider Bird Group Issued Notice By Delhi Court In Case Of IPR Theft

Nov 03, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Both the companies, DIAL and Bird Group, have been accused by Mark Martin, chief executive officer of...

From Coal To Renewables: India’s Energy Security Under Scanner

From Coal To Renewables: India’s Energy Security Under Scanner

Nov 02, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

As PM Narendra Modi commits to net-zero by 2070 at the UN COP26, how does it pan out for India’s energy...

Has Modinomics Turned The Corner And Formalised 80% Of Indian Economy?

Has Modinomics Turned The Corner And Formalised 80% Of Indian Economy?

Oct 30, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Formalisation of the Indian economy has been a stated aim of the Narendra Modi government. And a SBI Research...

Why Vinod Rai’s Apology To Sanjay Nirupam Is A Let Down For Reputation Of CAG

Why Vinod Rai’s Apology To Sanjay Nirupam Is A Let Down For Reputation Of CAG

Oct 28, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Rai’s apology comes in a matter where he had accused Nirupam of pressurizing him to keep the then Prime...

One Billion Covid Vaccinations: Are Other Countries Doing Better Than India?

One Billion Covid Vaccinations: Are Other Countries Doing Better Than India?

Oct 28, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

While BJP government is celebrating the occasion, the opposition is calling it the govt’s failure as just...

With Airtel, Vodafone Opting For AGR Moratorium, Can Govt Expect A Windfall In 5G Spectrum Auction?

With Airtel, Vodafone Opting For AGR Moratorium, Can Govt Expect A Windfall In 5G Spectrum Auction?

Oct 26, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Both Airtel and Vodafone Idea had shown reluctance towards the idea of participating in 5G spectrum auctions,...

How Coal Shortage In India Threatens To Blackout The Lives Of India’s Poorest

How Coal Shortage In India Threatens To Blackout The Lives Of India’s Poorest

Oct 21, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

In October, a total of 14 thermal power plants had to be shut in UP. These power plants accounted for 4,520...

Not A Market For Everyone

Not A Market For Everyone

Oct 15, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Ford’s India exit has brought back the focus on similar exits made by several global auto giants in the...

Return Of The Maharaja: Will Air India’s Takeover By Tatas End Problems Of Airline’s Employees?

Return Of The Maharaja: Will Air India’s Takeover By Tatas End Problems Of Airline’s Employees?

Oct 13, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Air India’s takeover by the Tatas looks positive on most fronts. But what does it really mean for the...

Return Of Coal Shortage: How Govt Policies Led To This Crisis

Return Of Coal Shortage: How Govt Policies Led To This Crisis

Oct 07, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

NTPC, in its quest to secure its future in the green economy, has allocated capital expenditure of Rs1...

Anatomy Of Black Money: Will The Pandora Papers Tackle It

Anatomy Of Black Money: Will The Pandora Papers Tackle It

Oct 05, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

The latest expose under the Pandora list has names of prominent Indians like former cricketer Sachin...

Crisis In The Middle: Are Indians Crushed Between Demonetisation And New Tax Regime?

Crisis In The Middle: Are Indians Crushed Between Demonetisation And New Tax Regime?

Oct 01, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up-and-coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been...

Long Wait For Prosperity: A Close Look At India's Shrinking Middle Class

Long Wait For Prosperity: A Close Look At India's Shrinking Middle Class

Sep 30, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up-and-coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been...

Shattered Dreams:  A Close Look At India's Missing Middle Class

Shattered Dreams: A Close Look At India's Missing Middle Class

Sep 29, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up and coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been...

Crude Shock Awaits Centre’s Economic Planning Ahead Of Key State Elections In 2022

Crude Shock Awaits Centre’s Economic Planning Ahead Of Key State Elections In 2022

Sep 28, 2021 Neeraj Thakur

Goldman Sachs has raised its forecast for Brent crude oil prices to $90 per barrel from $80 by year-end. The...