Indian farmers hot by coronavirus outbreak

Impoverished farmer and high product retail prices the new normal

Without a steady flow of funds and farm labour, agriculture sector could post negative growth this financial year. Read more »
Coronavirus lockdown

Covid-19: Government should extend the lockdown for another five weeks

The Indian government and businesses should come up with measured steps to make up for lost days and economic output. Read more »
CSR regulation in India

Too much of regulation may kill the spirit of CSR

The mandate to transfer unspent amounts to a national fund will defeat the purpose of CSR provision. Read more »
Narendra Modi attending the G20 video conference summit

G20 pledges $5 trillion stimulus to avert global recession

The G20 leaders promised to implement all necessary health measures needed to stop the virus from spreading. Read more »
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Covid-19: Modi government announces Rs 1.7 lakh crore welfare package

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces several schemes to put money in the hands of the poor, most vulnerable. Read more »
Indian farmers hit by coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak: India’s agriculture sector will be the hardest hit

Modi government must step in to support farmers and farm workers hit by Covid-19. Read more »
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO declares new coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed concerns over the alarming levels of spread and severity of the outbreak. Read more »
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

New coronavirus: Threat of global pandemic is real, says WHO chief Ghebreyesus

The WHO did not call the new coronavirus disease a global pandemic, but officials indicated that it was close to making a declaration. Read more »
New coronavirus could

New coronavirus: Spread to poorer countries pose big threat

The real test of the world’s resilience to fight the virus will come in Africa where there could be huge casualties. Read more »
China's coronavirus outbreak may be contained by April.

Indian economy: The spectre of coronavirus looming large

The real economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak will only be seen in the coming months, but India must be ready for any eventuality. Read more »