new tamil nadu government budget

Can Tamil Nadu government create a South Indian Miracle?

The decision by Tamil Nadu government to draft in Esther Duflo, Raghuram Rajan, Arvind Subramanian, and Jean Dreze as advisors to the chief minister is a step in the right direction. Read more »
Kerala model against covid-19 coronavirus infection

Kerala enters the critical stage in its fight against Covid-19

The state definitely needs a revised strategy for the next four weeks -- the government and the public need to act accordingly from now onwards. 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 »
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 »
Kerala Budget 2020-21

Kerala Budget 2020: Full of promise, but challenges remain

Kerala state Budget for financial year 2020-21 is a daring attempt by the finance minister to overcome the resource constraints and the depressed economic conditions. Read more »
A large number of Indian children face extreme poverty

Poverty in India down dramatically, says Oxford study

Despite the dramatic success in reducing poverty, about 8.8% of Indians are facing severe poverty. About a fifth of Indian population are vulnerable to multidimensional poverty, says the report. Read more »
Kottayam Medical College's Dr Jayakumar

Kerala’s achievements in healthcare can be replicated in other states

Robust public health infrastructure vital for the survival of India’s poor and middle class, says Dr Jayakumar. Read more »