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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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Rural India bears the brunt of coronavirus fallout

Rural India bears the brunt of coronavirus fallout

April 21, 2020

While the spread of covid19 has mainly been in urban India, the worst impact of the pandemic is being felt in its villages.

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Covid-19 & Indian economy

Covid-19 & Indian economy

April 18, 2020

The additional moves by the Reserve Bank of India to ease liquidity in the markets in order to prop up the economy devastated by the coronavirus pandemic don't address demand side issues.

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The mythical Chinese Trojan horse

The mythical Chinese Trojan horse

April 16, 2020

At a time when most of the companies are vulnerable to takeovers due to the crash in global stock markets following the coronavirus pandemic, unfounded fears of a Chinese raid on their prized businesses seem to have gripped many western nations.

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Coronavirus & Indian youth

Coronavirus & Indian youth

April 9, 2020

India’s youth population will be amongst the hardest hit due to the Coronavirus impact and cast a shadow over their already clouded future.

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The city that never sleeps has fallen asleep

The city that never sleeps has fallen asleep

April 1, 2020

The Maximum City that has survived terror attacks, floods, riots and everything else that mankind or nature could throw at it has been shut in due to the nationwide lockdown. Stark empty streets, vacant beaches, deserted railway stations and abandoned tourism monuments have been ...

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