kashmir land jihad row

Land jihad? The reality of land scam in Jammu and Kashmir

J&K is locked in an unsavoury land scam involving a large number of powerful people across a wider spectrum of politics, bureaucracy and business. Read more »
MSMEs and Atmanirbhar Bharat

Atmanirbhar Bharat a non-starter without an MSME surge

While the government paints a rosy picture of the expected outcomes, there are several hurdles in the road ahead for the MSME sector reforms. Read more »
Sweden fights covid19

Covid-19: Lessons for India from Sweden’s disastrous tryst with coronavirus

The Modi government cannot claim success in its fight against the coronavirus, when the Indian effort is compared with those of its South Asian neighbours. Read more »
GST in education

The five futures that the New Education Policy promises

The 1986 National Education Policy was testimony to the ambition of the Indian state, while the 2020 policy is an acknowledgment of its limitations. Read more »
women in conference

NEP 2020: Knowledge economy for the globalised world

The New Education Policy will boost the economy, help reap the demographic dividend and will become a catalyst to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Read more »
Policy Circle Power Webinar Series

Power Webinar Series: Handholding India’s struggling MSMEs back to recovery

The 63 million MSMEs account for more than a third of the manufacturing output of the country and employ at least 120 million people. Read more »
MSMEs face Covid-19 crisis

MSME sector: Eight ways India can back its small enterprises

Micro, small and medium enterprises are crucial to the revival of the economy ravaged by the Covid-19 outbreak and the nationwide lockdown. Read more »

Fitch sees global recession, cuts India growth forecast to 2%

The lockdown in China has disrupted regional manufacturing supply chains and caused a fall in local discretionary spending and exports. Read more »
A coal mine in India

FDI in coal unlikely; govt must ensure rock bottom prices

Use of coal may end in another 20 years, so India must ensure optimum use of this window, says VR Sharma of JSPL. 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 »