India's lung health crisis

India’s lung health crisis: Causes, consequences, and solutions

India is grappling with a lung health crisis and there is an urgent need to reduce air pollution and tobacco use, writes Dr GC Khilnani. #copd #tb #covid19 #asthma Read more »
India-UK FTA

India-UK FTA: Potential gains, challenges in post-Brexit world

India-UK FTA will need both sides to make strategic choices to unlock the full potential of the pact, especially in labour-intensive sectors. #wto #ilo #g20 #freetradepact Read more »
PLFS shows low unemployment rate

Agriculture, construction, retail drive down unemployment: PLFS

As low rural #unemployment is the reason behind improved #jobs data, questions are being raised about the #sustainability of India's #labourmarket. #PLFS #LFPR Read more »
IT sector, jobs, incubators, Indian IT industry

Brewing trouble: IT sector slams the brakes on hiring amid economic uncertainties

Amid a perfect storm of economic woes, Indian IT sector navigates a treacherous path, leaving job seekers in the lurch. #IT #technology #jobs #employment Read more »
welfare schemes vs freebies

Govts must balance spending on welfare schemes, freebies with fiscal prudence

Balancing the demand for welfare schemes and freebies with the need for prudent fiscal management calls for a recalibration of resources and priorities by political parties, write Abhishek Seth and Swayamshree Barik. Read more »
cartels, leniency plus

Cartels to face heat from Leniency Plus rules

In its battle against cartels, India unveils a formidable weapon: the Leniency Plus regime that incentivises cooperation for a fairer market. #cartels #leniencyplus #business #antitrustlaws #cci Read more »
5G, state of indian economy

5G rollout can unleash Indian economy’s growth potential

The rollout of 5G technology has helped Indian economy weather global headwinds, heralding a new era of growth, says RBI's State of the Economy report. #economy #inflation #RBI #gdpgrowth #interestrates Read more »
infrastructure financing through KIIFB

KIIFB: Kerala model for sustainable infrastructure finance

Kerala's innovative #infrastructurefinance through #KIIFB offers an option for other state governments struggling to fund projects, writes TM Thomas Isaac. #keralamodel #foreignremittances #gdpgrowth Read more »
Vision 2047, maritime

Vision 2047: India sets sail towards maritime excellence

India's Vision 2047 seeks to transform the nation into a maritime powerhouse, backed by an estimated investment of Rs 80 trillion over the next 25 years. #Maritime #AmritKaal #Vision2047 Read more »
Israel-Palestine conflict

Israel-Palestine conflict: India needs to prepare for the fallout

The escalating Israel-Palestine conflict can have major repercussions for India's economy and businesses. #Israel #war #Palestine #Indiaeconomy Read more »