Business

Vande Bharat Mission leads to dogfights in the skies

Vande Bharat Mission leads to dogfights in the ski

June 29, 2020

Airlines have been amongst the worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic around the world. Frequent disputes over civil aviation are very likely as governments all over are now doing all they can to help their own carriers.

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Tourists, local shoppers desert Jaipur

Tourists, local shoppers desert Jaipur

June 25, 2020

A popular destination for tourists, Indian and foreign alike, Jaipur’s numerous markets have been catering to both the segments of buyers. But even almost a month after markets reopened, most shops remain empty as buyers stay away.

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Indian hotel industry writes off 2020

Indian hotel industry writes off 2020

June 20, 2020

Even though hotels in many states across India were allowed to reopen a fortnight ago, most hoteliers believe it would take at least two years for business to return.

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Khan Market’s shopkeepers & shoppers remain cautious

Khan Market’s shopkeepers & shoppers remain

June 8, 2020

Monday was the first day when New Delhi’s iconic Khan Market was fully reopened for business, after over 75 days of severe restrictions. But neither the shopkeepers nor the shoppers looked at ease.

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Is Italy turning its back on EU?

Is Italy turning its back on EU?

June 1, 2020

Having been let down by fellow EU members while it was struggling with coronavirus pandemic, Italians are increasingly hostile towards the community, and with fairly good reasons.

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Fearful, frenetic, furious flyers

Fearful, frenetic, furious flyers

May 25, 2020

Total chaos, cancellations and delays greeted the few thousand flyers at Mumbai airport on Monday as domestic air travel resumed after two months.

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Modi leaves India guessing about lockdown 4.0

Modi leaves India guessing about lockdown 4.0

May 14, 2020

When yet another address to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was announced, practically everyone in India had a wish to be fulfilled. However, instead of answering prayers or laying out government’s strategy to restore the economy back to health, the speech had only p...

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PM Cares Fund cannibalises NGO funding

PM Cares Fund cannibalises NGO funding

May 9, 2020

India’s vibrant civil society landscape risks devastation as the coronavirus pandemic and a severe funding crisis grips NGOs across the nation.

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Indian farmers to be doubly hit by Covid19

Indian farmers to be doubly hit by Covid19

May 5, 2020

Agriculture is the principal source of revenue for nearly 65 pc of the Indian population. High time that the government looked at the severe impact that lockdown has had on farmers.

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Post-lockdown industrial revival remains a distant dream

Post-lockdown industrial revival remains a distant

April 29, 2020

Central government’s conditions for letting select industries restart are proving to be a non-starter.

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