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Opinion  /  Published 02.08.20

Fine print: The National Education Policy

Radical changes were needed to shake up India’s moribund education system. The National Education Policy, which has now received cabinet approval, claims to have done exactly that. It proposes t...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.20

A bumpy ride ahead: Coronanomics is difficult

As speculated last month, the parallel run of Covid-19 and economic reopening could be non-linear and far more unpredictable than that in a full-lockdown scenario. Economic developments since then bea...
By Renu Kohli in

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.20

Spooky data: Indian economy in peril

The Cassandras are having a field day. Anyone can rummage through a slag heap of gloomy macroeconomic numbers and build a seemingly irrefutable argument that the Indian economy is going through a wrin...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Kotak too for cash transfer

Industry has added its voice to the chorus advocating cash transfers to the people, saying the time to do so is approaching with the country beginning to emerge from the lockdown.“Once the economy s...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.06.20

The mantra: Don’t talk to Rahul

The mantra to avoid non-ease of business in India: “Mat karna (don’t do it)”. Don’t speak to Rahul Gandhi. India’s worst-kept secret has been placed in the public domain during a video conv...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.06.20

Lockdown flattened GDP curve instead of Covid's: Rajiv Bajaj

India implemented a 'draconian' lockdown that was porous and has ended up decimating its economy and flattening the GDP curve instead of that of the novel coronavirus infections, industrialist Rajiv B...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.20

An infantile drive

Millennia before our time, the word used for the numeral, one, was ‘oynos’. It continued to be in use for nearly three millennia in the Indo-European language till in Old Latin it first became ‘...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 02.06.20

Deepening chasm

Most people in the world are not patriots. They are born in a country, and build their lives and livelihoods as best as they can in it. They take their country for granted; they have more urgent issue...
By Ashok V. Desai in

Business  /  Published 01.06.20

Moody's cuts India credit rating

The move’s been been on the cards for a while but on Monday global ratings agency Moody's Investors Service made it official -- downgrading coronavirus-hit India's sovereign credit rating to just a ...
By in

Business  /  Published 29.05.20

Fiscal deficit soars to 7-year high

Fiscal deficit widened to a seven-year high of 4.6 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019-20, missing the government’s estimate by nearly 80 basis points on account of poor revenue rea...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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