Opinion | Peace, easy taxes, and decent administration of justice
India would do well to adopt the advice of Adam Smith on what makes an economy work and grow
Last week I was in Edinburgh, Scotland, when Nirmala Sitharaman presented the budget in Parliament. I woke up bright and early trying to stream her speech on my phone, waiting for actual budget allocations and fiscal implications. Instead, I learnt poetry as the finance minister quoted from Chanakya and Pisiranthaiyar.