Articles by Salem Dharanidharan

The concept proposes that concurrent elections mean better administration and more development. However, there is no research to prove the same.
Monday, February 20, 2023 - 13:12
With unprecedented levels of unemployment, low output and aggregate demand, the Indian economy is already in the ICU. And the FY 22-23 Budget had nothing to propel growth in the short term, writes the author.
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 18:29
Though Tamil Nadu is one of India’s most developed states, startups have failed to take off due to bureaucratic interference and lack of funding ecosystem, write the authors.
Friday, January 7, 2022 - 15:37
In many quarters “merit” is simply considered to be performance in a competitive exam. However, this view remains oblivious to many external factors.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 17:26
One highly criticised Tamil Nadu government scheme was giving colour TV sets to households. While it was derided as a ‘freebie’, research has proved otherwise, write Dharanidharan Sivagnanaselvam and Bethanavel Kuppusamy.
Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 12:36
Due to reasons ranging from corruption to bureaucratic inefficiency, industrial growth and employment creation in south Tamil Nadu have plummeted over the past decade.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 11:59
All these measures will result in fiscal deficit escalation; however, the government should not be worried about it. Great problems need great solutions.
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 13:43