Labour laws in india

Lax labour laws will harm industry, economy

The argument that tough labour laws are responsible for the sorry state of the Indian economy and the industry falls flat in the face of the government data. Read more »
Vande Bharat Mission flights to Kerala

Did Kerala fail its expats in Gulf countries?

Of the 629 VBM flights originating from the Gulf region, more than half (54%) landed in one of the four international airports in Kerala. Read more »
Policy Circle Power Webinar Series

Power Webinar Series: Handholding India’s struggling MSMEs back to recovery

The 63 million MSMEs account for more than a third of the manufacturing output of the country and employ at least 120 million people. Read more »
Indian handloom worker

India’s migrant labour exodus and the missing trade unions

Over the last 30 years, trade unions became irrelevant due to informalisation of jobs and a series of changes in labour laws. Read more »
India not ready to work from home

Great lockdown: Online classes, remote working widen India’s digital divide

Technical limitations and financial deprivation limit the country’s drive to make its citizens work, learn from home. Read more »
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Coronavirus and capitalism’s hour of crisis

The ineptitude of the capitalist world in the face of Covid-19 crisis exposes the inadequacy of the market mechanism. Read more »
Kerala Budget 2020-21

Kerala Budget 2020: Full of promise, but challenges remain

Kerala state Budget for financial year 2020-21 is a daring attempt by the finance minister to overcome the resource constraints and the depressed economic conditions. Read more »
Nirmala Sitharaman missed these points in budget 2020-21

Budget 2020: What Nirmala Sitharaman failed to see

Union Budget 2020: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman missed an opportunity to address issues such as slowing demand and high unemployment generation in her second Budget. Read more »