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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 »
Narendra Modi attending the G20 video conference summit

G20 pledges $5 trillion stimulus to avert global recession

The G20 leaders promised to implement all necessary health measures needed to stop the virus from spreading. Read more »
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Covid-19: Modi government announces Rs 1.7 lakh crore welfare package

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces several schemes to put money in the hands of the poor, most vulnerable. Read more »
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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 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 »
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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 »
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Surviving Coronavirus scare: A wish list for Indian economy, industry

Targeted schemes for households, corporates, MSMEs and financial sector can keep the Indian economy afloat, says Dr Charan Singh. Read more »
IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva.

IMF identifies three action areas to mitigate economic fallout of coronavirus outbreak

The agency identifies fiscal, monetary and regulatory steps to cushion Covid-19 economic impact. Read more »