RBI rate cut

RBI will resume rate cut spree sooner than later

Economists have warned a repeat of 2010 when the RBI's targeting of CPI inflation led to an industrial slowdown. They say WPI is more relevant for the industry. Read more »

RBI policy must focus on financial system stability

In the transition from lockdown to normalcy, there will be logistics problems, supply chain disruptions and market fragmentation that need to be tackled. Read more »
Indian farmers need government support

Covid-19: Survey highlights apathy towards farmers’ cause

A survey conducted in 14 Maharashtra districts calls for government intervention and guidance to farmers for crop diversification and on sowing decisions. Read more »
rbi monetary policy

RBI policy: A 25 basis point cut in policy rates feasible, desirable

A sharper cut in the policy rates by RBI would have been possible in August review, but for high inflation rate in the first three months of the current year. Read more »
Recession to hit Indian economy

Brewing trouble: Indian economy to shrink 3.2% as world slips into deep recession

Global economy to shrink 5.2%, China will be the only major economy to record growth, says World Bank report. Read more »
Migrant labour exodus

Indian economy needs a booster shot, not slow medicine

The need of the hour is to stimulate demand; none of the measure contained in the Rs 20 lakh crore package will help the government achieve this objective. Read more »
economic growth after covid-19

Kickstarting economy without burdening government finances

A three-pronged approach towards economic recovery -- Focus on sectors that can deliver growth and jobs, easy access to finance, and tax concessions for a year. Read more »
The great covid-19 recession

Brick by brick: A revival plan for coronavirus-hit Indian economy

Most sectors of Indian economy are under the grip of a crisis. Naliniprava Tripathy of IIM Shillong puts together a plan to get the economy back on track. Read more »
coronavirus economic crisis for Indian banks

Covid-19: An opportunity for battered banks to reinvent themselves

Banks will see their businesses and profits shrink, but quick recovery possible with some help from RBI, government. Read more »
Indian port trade

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 »