Times of India | 17 April 2018

Licence permit raj, renewed: Industry was liberated in 1991, but education's shackles are growing heavier

On April 7, private schools from across the country converged on the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi for Shiksha Bachao, ‘Save Education’. Never before in India’s 70-year history has this happened. Schools were protesting the ‘license-permit raj’ in education and demanding autonomy and respect.

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Bloomberg Quint, Essays | 06 April 2018

This is a series based on The Stories of Indian Business Series: 10 Extraordinary Tales of Trade, published by Penguin Random House and edited by Gurcharan Das.

The Dharma of Business: Commercial Law in Medieval India

- By Donald R Davis, Jr.

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Bloomberg Quint | 30 March 2018

This is a series based on The Stories of Indian Business Series: 10 Extraordinary Tales of Trade, published by Penguin Random House and edited by Gurcharan Das.

The Marwaris: From Jagat Seth to the Birlas

- By Thomas A. Timberg

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Bloomberg Quint | 23 March 2018

This is a series based on The Stories of Indian Business Series: 10 Extraordinary Tales of Trade, published by Penguin Random House and edited by Gurcharan Das.

Three Merchants of Bombay: Business Pioneers of the Nineteenth Century

- By Lakshmi Subramanian

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Bloomberg Quint | 16 March 2018

This is a series based on The Stories of Indian Business Series: 10 Extraordinary Tales of Trade, published by Penguin Random House and edited by Gurcharan Das.

Goras and Desis: Managing Agencies and the Making of Corporate India

- By Omkar Goswami

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Bloomberg Quint | 06 March 2018

Gurcharan Das And Tirthankar Roy On The History Of The East India Company

article here.

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Bloomberg Quint | 02 March 2018

This is a series based on The Stories of Indian Business Series: 10 Extraordinary Tales of Trade, published by Penguin Random House and edited by Gurcharan Das.

Indian Railways: The Weaving of a National Tapestry

- By Bibek Debroy, Sanjay Chadha, Vidya Krishnamurthi

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Dainik Bhaskar (Hindi) | 23 February 2018

संदर्भ... देश के हर वर्ग में बढ़ता रोष व असंतोष और रोजगार बढ़ाने पर पूरा ध्या न केंद्रित करने की जरूरत

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Times of India | 17 December 2017

Two events in the 1960s had a deep influence on my life. When I was 17, I got an undergraduate scholarship to Harvard. I was able to go only because an anonymous American family gave money for the scholarship — I never knew the family and would never know them. When I was abroad, I felt ashamed because newspapers called India a "basket case".

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Dainik Bhaskar (Hindi) | 28 November 2017

ठंड का यह मौसम हमारे लिए अब तक असंतोष भरा ही रहा है। हम पूरे पश्चिमोत्तर को घेर लाने वाले विषैले स्मॉग, घटती आर्थिक वृद्धि, नौकरियां जाने और जटिल जीएसटी से निपटने में लगे हैं। लेकिन, आखिरकार एक अच्छी खबर आई है। बिज़नेस करने की आसानी के मामले में भारत विश्व बैंक की वैश्विक रैंकिंग में 30 स्था न ऊंचा उठा है। सारे दस मानकों पर सुधार हुआ है। कोई अन्य देश ऐसा नहीं कर सका है। इस रिपोर्ट को आईडीएफसी/नीति आयोग के 3,200 से ज्यादा कंपनियों के एंटरप्राइज सर्वे पर आधारित अध्ययन के साथ पढ़ने से इस भरोसे का ठोस आधार मिलता है कि आखिरकार जमीन पर सांस्थानिक सुधार शुरू हो गए हैं। यह मोदी के

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