electric car revolution

Electric cars: 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 »
Budget 2021 focus on job creation

Covid-19 recession: New government spending key to economic revival

Net fiscal impact of the Rs 21 lakh crore economic package is likely to be between 0.75% and 1% of the GDP. Read more »
India covid coronavirus pandemic response

Focus on life, livelihood key to an inclusive post-Covid economy

The demand-side interventions should focus on sustainable agriculture and MSMEs that take care of the concerns by the worker and the entrepreneur. 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 »
Chinese economy faces hurdles

Crouching Dragon: Chinese influence set to rise in post-Covid global economy

Ageing population, mistrust among nations will check Chinese ambitions for world domination, leadership. Read more »
Four years of GST

Brewing trouble: Indian economy to shrink 3.2% as world slips into deep recession

Global economy to shrink 5.2%, China will be the only major economy to record growth, says World Bank report. Read more »
Kerala tourism amid coronavirus, covid pandemic

Returning migrants: Big trouble awaits Covid-hit Kerala economy

If the 2008 crisis is anything to go by, the next few months will see 2-2.5 lakh people returning from abroad. Read more »

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 »
ADB's GDP growth forecast for Indian economy

The Big Red Arrow Pointing Up: How indices fail to explain Covid-induced global recession

Underwear Index, the Confident Consumer, and the Stairway to Heaven: Governments and businesses are rendered clueless by the demise of old templates. Read more »