Goa mining stalemate

Stalemate in Goa: Some practical steps towards restarting mining operations

The Narendra Modi government must adopt a credible and consistent policy approach to enable the Goan mining industry to restart after the monsoon season. Read more »
indian railways disinvestment

Indian Railways: Confusion must go before privatisation

The Narendra Modi government is treading cautiously because of the complex nature of the railways' operations and the doubts over its welfare function. Read more »
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 »
India's pharma imports from China

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Reducing dependence on China for active pharmaceutical ingredients

The vulnerability of Indian pharmaceutical industry on Chinese imports has become increasingly clear in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. Read more »
integrated reporting

India needs a push towards Integrated Reporting

In a world that is under threat from Covid-19 pandemic and climate crisis, India needs to encourage its companies adopt Integrated Reporting. Read more »
india's travel and tourism industry

On a wing and a prayer: India’s travel and tourism industry looking for a bailout

The travel and tourism industry needs incentives in the form of cuts in taxes, fees, and provisions of income support from the government. Read more »
electric car revolution

Electric vehicles: India on Mission Catch-up against odds

NITI Aayog has declared in 2019 that only electric vehicles will be sold in the country after 2030. Read more »
India’s newspapers are facing an existential crisis

Reform or perish: Indian newspapers stare at a crisis of their own making

Print publications need to diversify their editorial leadership by hiring journalists who can lead the digital transformation and set up newsrooms that could handle print, online, audio and video content. 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 »
venture capital funds

Venture capital sources dry up for Indian start-ups

Indian venture capital firms shy away from offering finance to budding start-ups, while the new restrictions may keep Chinese VCFs away. Read more »