RBI monetary policy committee

Post-Covid recovery: RBI monetary policy must address capital depletion in MSMEs

The RBI monetary policy should keep interest rate, future guidance on monetary policy unchanged and ensure smooth credit flow to MSMEs. Read more »
India's UN Security Council presidency

UN Security Council: Demography, democracy in India’s favour

India should keep issues like Covid-19 and environment out of the UN Security Council; its global engagement should focus on achievable targets. Read more »
Kerala economy struggling under Covid-19 impact

Covid-hit Kerala economy struggles to stay afloat

Kerala economy is weighed down by the surging Covid-19 caseload and the months-long lockdown measures. Read more »
Covid-19 and public health system

Covid-19 highlighted need for strong public health system, exposed private sector

India needs to shed the profit logic that has dominated the sector in the pre Covid-19 period and reconstruct public health system. Read more »
Mental health of students amid Covid-19

Decoding depression: Educators must focus on mental health of students amid Covid-19

Positive mental health of students can only be achieved through caring and accepting children as they are. Read more »
Covid-19 third wave

Covid-19 third wave: Govt must focus on pre-emptive measures

Dr Aruna Sharma’s inaugural address in the first episode of Delhi Dialogues emphasised the need for deliberations and wider consultations in tackling the third wave of Covid-19. Read more »
Covid-19 and public health system

Covid-19 lessons: India needs cooperative federalism of the flexible kind

Extreme centralisation or total decentralisation may not help contain the Covid-19 pandemic, but flexible Centre-state relations may. Read more »
kerala model success

Covid-19 learnings: Citizens responsible for consequences of their choices

Once the Covid-19 pandemic is tackled, India needs to work towards an improvement in its healthcare infrastructure, disaster management systems, and education systems. Read more »
covid-19 second wave

Hard lessons: Layers of government must work in tandem to beat Covid-19

The government must channelise all its management and financial resources to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic before the third wave strikes India. Read more »
elder abuse, ageing population

Elder abuse cases on the rise as ageing population lack access to justice

Prevention of elder abuse is possible as many strategies have been identified to prevent abuse, take action against it and mitigate its consequences. Read more »