Ila Patnaik The Indian Express Group
Wednesday 13 June '12RBI should let firms manage their currency risks, given the rupee''s volatility
Friday 25 May '12Fuel price hike is the first of many big steps govt must take to rescue the economy
Tuesday8 May '12Slamming the brakes on budget proposals may stave off crisis, restore confidence
Monday30 April '12What the country should do to prevent a balance of payments crisis
Wednesday11 April '12The government''s proposal to borrow from foreigners could be dangerous if not properly handled
Tuesday27 March '12With increased import duties on gold, we return to pre-liberalisation thinking
Thursday15 March '12Don''t repeat the ONGC mistake, instead steadily sell off PSU shares
Monday20 February '12Growth slowdown is the price we pay for the wrong policies of pre-crisis years
Tuesday31 January '12We need a single financial regulator, but it''s not the RBI''s job framing monetary policy and regulating financial institutions require different skills
Friday27 January '12Use biometrics for anyone who wishes to connect to a govt subsidy scheme
Friday20 January '12The challenge, after you get children into schools, is to educate them
Wednesday28 December '11Its job should be to consistently deliver low and stable inflation
Monday19 December '11It will not correct the macro-economic problems that have weakened the rupee
Thursday8 December '11Why we need to distance Indian banks from the Indian state
Wednesday23 November '11RBI has taken the correct course to not intervene to support the currency
Friday18 November '11Economic factors alone don''t account for Italy''s crisis. It''s governance too
Tuesday8 November '11Why the demand for dollar bonds won''t go down any time soon
Tuesday25 October '11Using forex reserves to buy raw material sources overseas is risky
Monday17 October '11Unlike 2010, global recovery will be difficult now, but achievable.
Monday3 October '11The RBI must not intervene in currency markets.
Wednesday21 September '11Why RBI needs to convey a sustained commitment to fighting inflation?
Monday12 September '11Why it''s short-sighted to ask for RBI intervention to help exports
Thursday1 September '11Why dispersed shareholding is crucial for a healthy bank?
Thursday11 August '11India can''t be insulated from a global slowdown, and must prepare for difficult times.
Tuesday2 August '11To reap the growth potential, we need reform in delivery of public goods.