Coronavirus impact on Indian economy

Indian economy: There is a compelling case for a massive intervention

The RBI kept itself ahead of the curve by going the whole hog and thereby keeping its promise to do “whatever it takes”. 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 »
Latin America's coronavirus nightmare.

Latin America struggles against Coronavirus outbreak

Economic slowdown, poor health infrastructure and paucity of funds hinder the Covid-19 response of Latin American countries. Read more »
India agriculture exempted from lockdown.

The government exempts farming, allied activities from lockdown

The government eased the curbs for farm sector to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential items to the common man and to cushion the impact of the lockdown. Read more »
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In depth: Seven ways coronavirus outbreak will change human life

John Samuel lists political, economic and social consequence of the covid-19 pandemic. Read more »
Charan Singh, Punjab and Sind Bank

‘Good beginning by govt, RBI; but much more needs to be done’

The government and the RBI have taken some useful steps, but the situation warrants bolder measures like the ones initiated by the US and UK, says Dr Charan Singh. Read more »
Kerala model against covid-19 coronavirus infection

Economy and governance in the time of coronavirus

One of the reasons for the fast spread of the virus in Europe and America is the relatively weak public healthcare system. Read more »
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Coronavirus outbreak: FM Nirmala Sitharaman eases compliance burden to reduce pain

The Narendra Modi government announces easier compliance in areas such as income tax, GST, customs & excise, banking and trade. Read more »
Kerala model against covid-19 coronavirus infection

Coronavirus: India should draw from past experience in fighting pandemics

Along with health and medical measures to tackle COVID-19, the government should also ensure regular flow of daily necessities like milk and groceries as well as money for survival of the most... Read more »
Indian farmers hit by coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak: India’s agriculture sector will be the hardest hit

Modi government must step in to support farmers and farm workers hit by Covid-19. Read more »