Roshan Kishore is the Data and Political Economy Editor at Hindustan Times. His weekly column for HT Premium Terms of Trade appears every Friday.
Articles by Roshan Kishore
A look at the key takeaways from the findings of the data published on October 2
Kota and Mukherjee Nagar are prime examples. Here’s what we need to consider to begin fixing the problem
Mandal politics led to the BJP replacing the Congress. Even today, there’s no reason why the BJP won’t benefit from the demand for OBC reservation
This is the last of a 2-part data journalism series on household finances and Indian economy. The first discussed the latest fall in household savings in India
This is the first of a two-part story on household finances. The second part will look at the relationship between household debt and India’s economic growth
Ideological commitment, organisational perseverance and tactical clarity rather than just shrill rhetoric in social media echo chambers is the need of the hour
While the headline number has come down compared to its 7.4% print in July, what is the larger economic picture around inflation in the economy?
The moderation in retail inflation in August was primarily driven by a (relative) easing of vegetable prices, with vegetable inflation falling from 37% to 26.1%
Chandrababu Naidu’s arrest by AP Criminal Investigation Department in corruption case raises questions about his and TDP's political prospects ahead of 2024
The 18th G20 leaders’ summit, under India’s presidency, decided to include the African Union as a permanent member of the multilateral body
This is the second of a two-part series on India’s political economy story in the last decade. The 1st part looked at the trend in blue-collar wages in India
Hindutva’s rhetoric will tempt Dravidian politics to harden its own cultural rhetoric but the latter does not have the numerical strength to take on the former
This is the first of a two-part series on India’s political economy story in the last decade
The government’s balancing act between inflation and fiscal prudence could become even more difficult
A look at how the ‘One Nation, One Election’ move will play out for the BJP
A look at the key takeaways from the GDP numbers released on Thursday.
To be sure, almost all projections, including RBI’s, expect the annual growth number for 2023-24 to be lower than the June quarter numbers
New research by a SOAS economist on occupational mobility in 2005 and 2011-12 shows the simultaneous creation and destruction of millions of jobs in the economy
A look at what the decision to decrease LPG cylinder price by ₹200 may mean.
A look at why GDP number may need to be taken with a pinch of salt.
There are growing concerns about the physical and mental well-being of workers in the gig economy.
Nine years after it was rolled out, there are more than 500 million PMJDY accounts in the country with a total balance of ₹2.04 lakh crore in the accounts.
Governments sync promises to assuage farmer anger with the election cycle. There are alternatives to this cynical political economy of agricultural markets
Understanding the problem of price rise in the country
An HT analysis shows that the real economic winner over the last decade has been the white-collar salaried workforce
Given the skewed nature of growth benefitting a very small part of the population, a rise in GDP may be unable to provide minimum entitlements to all voters
India's retail inflation surged to 7.44% in July, driven by higher prices of vegetables, cereals, with food inflation at its highest level in 39 months.
Maoist ideologue Gummadi Vittal Rao's death is a reminder of a time of feudal violence. Why do we not see such radical political figures/movements today?
Analysts see MPC’s communication as “modestly hawkish” and believe that RBI’s future course on monetary policy is likely to take a data dependent course.
A look at why the decision to impose an import license on computers, if implemented intelligently, may not be a bad move