economic growth after covid-19

Inflation focus must end: RBI should cut rates by 100 bps

There are enough reasons to be optimistic – the economy had a good rabi crop, the monsoon has been good and the kharif crop is also expected to be good. Read more »
tamil nadu social protection

Social protection in Tamil Nadu: Covid-19 highlights need for universal coverage

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to strengthen the life-cycle approach of the relatively well-developed social protection system in Tamil Nadu. Read more »
coronavirus death rate in India

Covid-19 updates: India’s case fatality rate drops to 2.25%

India recorded 47,704 new cases and 654 deaths in the last one day. The country registered more than 30,000 recoveries per day for the fifth day running. Read more »
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 »
covid vaccine race

Covid-19 vaccine: The thrilling race for the magic bullet

There was no confirmatory evidence to directly suggest that this new vaccine from Oxford will protect you from infection by the current bug. Read more »
online education challenge

Online teaching: Opportunities in the time of Covid pandemic

Inattentive students, multiple logins, peeping parents and bullying give a tough time to teachers. Can online education be more engaging and fun. Read more »
The new world economic order

Covid-19 opens window to an inclusive, greener future

Reducing inequalities is the biggest challenge for policy makers as they set out to rebuild the economies ravaged by the coronavirus outbreak. Read more »
Domestic violence on the rise during lockdowns

Shadow pandemic: Tackling domestic violence amid Covid-19 outbreak

Household stress and domestic conflicts caused by unemployment, income loss and other hardships affect family welfare, parenting quality and old-age support. Read more »
Covid-19 coronavirus explainer

Covid-19 explainer: All you need to know about how coronavirus is transmitted

There are too many questions unanswered about the coronavirus pandemic. What is available to the public is a mix of fear, knowledge and gossips that is not very useful. 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 »