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China Vs USA: How They Stack Up

The post-COVID battle between America and China will be fought on technology, trade and diplomacy. The outcome of the contest will determine the balance of geopolitical power well into the next decade.

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Life After COVID-19

India must, as the lockdown is gradually lifted, quickly establish export-oriented manufacturing capabilities. A once-in-a-century pandemic can create a rare opportunity. It is India’s to seize.

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Overcoming Economic Tsunami

When the crisis is over and India limps back to a semblance of normalcy, the Prime Minister has no option but to treat this adversity as an opportunity.

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Needed: Bold Economic Life Support to Ride out The Pandemic

Bold and decisive actions are now needed not only to reduce the spread of the disease, but also to stem the free-falling economy and provide a safety net to people and business and commerce.

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Off-Budget Reforms Needed

Future Union Budgets should deal with the year’s key accounts. While brevity is the soul of wit, clarity surely is the soul of a good Budget.

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Telecom’s Tangled Wires

With higher ARPUs, that may well suit Vodafone-Idea’s long-term plan to focus on high-end, high-ARPU, post-paid subscribers, positioning itself as a premium service and working its way back to profit.

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Banish Regulation Raj

Regulations are necessary to ensure a level playing field across sectors and monitor fair business practice. But over-regulation is counter-productive. It damages the very industries regulators are mandated to protect, nurture and grow with commonsensical – not arbitrary – rules.

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India’s 2020 Agenda

The Modi government should ensure that its social and political agenda over Jammu & Kashmir, the Ram Temple in Ayodhya and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act does not divert its attention from competent economic governance. 2020 could be the tipping year for the Indian economy – for better or for worse

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Reformist Budget, Please

For Ms. Sitharaman, the key to unlock the economy’s hibernating animal spirits lies in deep structural reforms – implementing sustainable privatisation, cutting personal income tax rates, and modernising India’s antediluvian agriculture, land and labour laws.

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Seven Things To Fix The Economy

The target of $1 trillion exports for a $5 trillion economy that has been recently adopted is excellent – but must now be matched by an ambitious industrial policy and a reform agenda.

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