BUSINESS

Economic rescue

Can the Indian economy get out of its funk? A funk made worse by the Coronavirus? The devil always lies in the details in any announcement. While addressing the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the country and its citizens

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Opportunity in a crisis

The Congress Party should give constructive cooperation to the Modi Government right nowand lead the Opposition, too While there was disappointment within the Congress that interim president Sonia Gandhi was not very active and former chief Rahul Gandhi was indifferent to politics,

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Flying isn’t a problem

The skies need to open again for the sake of the economy but the process might be complicated The aviation sector has been among the hardest hit due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Even in those countries where air travel has not been

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Get going

Amid the pandemic scare that has laid unprecedented challenges before nations across the world, some Indian States show the way to attract investments As the Coronavirus moves remorselessly across the world and medical experts surmise that it could be with

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Detoxify oil pricing

The COVID-19 outbreak is a rare event and oil exporters may think that after this ends they can continue to extract a higher price from importing countries. This is flawed thinking On October 15, 2018, while interacting with global leaders from the

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The disruption of populism during a crisis

In times of disruptive changes that have complex and overlapping reasons, populists tend to boil it down to one or two explanations to suit their ends The most repeated cliche in advertising and marketing circles is the word “disruption.” It

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Kickstart fiscal growth

While India has somewhat managed to ‘flatten the growth curve of the virus’, the biggest casualty has been the economy The last time I sat down to pen this column, I still had to think twice before ordering a barrel

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From health to financial crisis

A neo-Keynesian move by the Centre could have hitched up falling demand to rescue the ailing economy Fighting COVID-19 has brought out renewed demands for a stronger health safety net, combined with social and economic security. Both require adequate revenue resources, employment

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Costly deal

Why did ICMR go ahead with Chinese rapid test kits when there was enough evidence against their efficacy? Profiteering during a public health crisis means that we as a species have not learnt lessons from a killer pandemic that has driven home

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New order in the making

In a post-COVID world, how the US and China respond and engage with each other will not only influence the future of their great power competition but determine the emerging global scenario The number of COVID-19 positive cases in the US

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