covid-19 risk from air pollution

Coronavirus crisis: Why not a salary challenge at the national level?

The Union government can raise up to Rs 40,000 crore to fight coronavirus through a 10% salary challenge. 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 »
Impact of demonetisation on Indian economy.

IMF predicts global recession, puts India growth at 1.9%

The IMF expects the US economy to shrink by 5.9% this year and the euro zone by 7.5%. China is projected to grow at 1.2%. Read more »
RBI must stop monetary easing

Coronavirus impact: Indian economy may prove doomsayers wrong

Innate strength and resilience of the Indian economy may see it staging a smart recovery and posting robust growth once the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted. Read more »
GST, Customs relaxations

Amid coronavirus gloom, a great opportunity beckons India

The world’s dependence on China has resulted in a huge disruption in production. India should promote itself as an alternative manufacturing hub. Read more »
coronavirus covid-19 food relief

Enlist local bodies in fight against disease, hunger

The states that are fighting the new coronavirus efficiently have already roped in local bodies and elected representatives to identify and support the needy. Read more »
NK Premachandram

Narendra Modi government should withdraw suspension of MPLADS

The Narendra Modi government has a tendency to go against the basic principles of decentralisation and democracy. Read more »
Indian farmers hot by coronavirus outbreak

Farm crisis: Impoverished farmer and high product retail prices the new normal

Without a steady flow of funds and farm labour, agriculture sector could post negative growth this financial year. Read more »
Coronavirus lockdown

Covid-19: Government should extend the lockdown for another five weeks

The Indian government and businesses should come up with measured steps to make up for lost days and economic output. Read more »
Covid-19 hits the travel and tourism industry.

RBI must help banks accommodate shattered businesses

The Reserve Bank needs to have a sectoral approach to help revive the economy hit by the new coronavirus outbreak. Read more »