Haseeb A. Drabu
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley. The GST Council has emerged as India’s first federal institution; genuinely federal and fully functional. Photo: Hindustan Times (Hindustan Times)

GST: Disruptive but developmental

10 min read . 04 Oct 2017
A file photo of voters waiting to cast their votes in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Photo: PTI

Kashmir: The new context

4 min read . 07 Oct 2016
A file photo of finance minister Arun Jaitley. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

A social economy budget

7 min read . 01 Mar 2016
India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley. Photo: Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times<br />

Brewing a budget

4 min read . 04 Jul 2014
To promote a self-sufficient energy related regional cooperative bloc, the key lies in putting in place a joint policy for exploration and usage of raw material resources. Photo: AFP<br />

Re-energizing Saarc

3 min read . 22 Jun 2014
Photo: Sam Panthaky/AFP<br />

A new basis for the budget

4 min read . 25 May 2014
Photo: Mint <br />

Narendra Modi and Article 370

4 min read . 12 May 2014
Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint <br />

Pricing sub-sovereign debt

4 min read . 27 Apr 2014
Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

RBI: Looking beyond the shock

4 min read . 30 Mar 2014
Narendra Modi<br /><br />’s suggestions to change India’s federal system are not good enough. Photo: Rituparna Banerjee/Mint <br /><br />

Modifying federalism

4 min read . 02 Mar 2014
Jammu & Kashmir finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather presents the annual budget 2014-15 in the Assembly, in Jammu, India, on Thursday. Photo: Nitin Kanotra/Hindustan TImes<br />

The fiscal mess in Jammu & Kashmir

4 min read . 16 Feb 2014
Of the 15 RBI directors, apart from appointing the five official full-time directors—the governor of RBI and its four deputy governors—all the 10 non-official directors are nominated by the government. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

Governing the central bank

4 min read . 02 Feb 2014
By now, almost all RRBs have been technologically upgraded and have migrated to a core banking solution platform. Photo: Mint<br />

Aadhaar bank of India

4 min read . 20 Jan 2014
The RBI paper seems to treat all distressed assets largely as business model failures, which is not correct. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

Seeking to end economic distress

4 min read . 22 Dec 2013
Even though the recent credit and monetary policy does mention long-term improvement in the system’s ability to deal with distress in financial institutions and private companies as one of the five pillars of RBI’s developmental measures. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

RBI: prudential, not prudent

4 min read . 08 Dec 2013
More than banking innovation, which ideally the market should deliver, the focus of the policymakers should be on institutional innovation in the banking sector. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

Needed, a new-age DFI

4 min read . 24 Nov 2013