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Sudip Bhattacharyya

How to capitalise on the inertia of growth?

Friday, 08 Jun 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

One area that remains unattended is labour reform. To accelerate growth to eight per cent and more, strategic moves towards increasing trade and investment in the product sector/country matrix are essential The Narendra Modi Government can today boast of achieving the following milestones: i) Bringing more ease of living for citizens by...

Implementation of bankruptcy code

Friday, 01 Jun 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

There is a thriving market for stressed assets in India and instead of no takers, we have keen bidders willing to fight to the end Fearing action under the newly-enacted Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), over 2,100 companies, who had defaulted loan repayments, have settled their dues to the tune of...

Tourism: An important engine of growth

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Tourism industry in India is growing and it has vast potential for generating employment and earning huge amounts of foreign exchange besides giving a fillip to the country's economic and social development. But much more needs to be done if India is to become a world player in the tourism...

Address India’s economic inequality

Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Though we depend on the market-led model for growth, to make it inclusive and sustainable, fiscal transfers from the rich to the poor are a must Globally, billionaires' total wealth increased by 31 per cent to $10.5 trillion, equivalent to 13.2 per cent of global GDP and almost double the seven...

Trump has been good for the US

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Contrary to media projections, ever since coming to power Trump has carried the mantle well. The litmus test was the recent trade war Trump's daily childish hysterics and breast-beating about how he is being mistreated are working against him. “It has become embarrassing to watch the holder of the world's most...

That which ails Left liberals

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Political correctness is, perhaps, the Left's favourite prop to promote policies which have been redefining our perception of truth; it is a truth devoid of culture or context. While some can see through the game, others get swayed by it The term political correctness (adjectivally: Politically correct) is used to describe...

Parameters to win people’s hearts

Monday, 08 Jan 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

The level of political decadence rests solely on the parameters of good governance and development. This is why, amid a degenerating scenario, major political parties have been able to retain power. Voters can no more be fooled The main cleavage in practising politics today is not Left versus Right but open...

Skilling India’s skewed workforce

Monday, 02 Oct 2017 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Though skill training in the country has improved in recent years, the absence of job linkages is only aggravating the problem of unemployment. The Government must institute better policy initiatives. Long-term solution is essential to endow people with skills The Niti Aayog’s three-year action plan notes that “unemployment is the lesser...

Diminishing India’s traditional role

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Western culture has enlightened us in several ways but it has also destroyed the hold of early Hindu culture. We need to get back to our ancient roots Despite 500 years of occupation and some conversions, Islamist rulers could not influence the Hindu culture any significantly. In the 200 years of...

Kashmir’s problem and resolution

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

The Kashmir issue is no longer political. Neither is it limited to the State. Kashmir is an integral part of India. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the citizens to support the Government in handling the situation tactically The dastardly act by the Pakistan Army of killing two Indian soldiers and...


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