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Prasanna Mohanty
January 25, 2021
The government gives guaranteed return to private companies in its business dealings and considers their profit-motive good and desirable. Why the same doesn't hold true for farmers?


Prasanna Mohanty
January 18, 2021
First advance estimates of national income highlight three key imperatives to revive growth: generate demand and investment cycles by directly spending more and reverse import substitution


BusinessToday.In
January 14, 2021
The court stated that CBDT can take a lenient approach in terms of consequences of late filing of tax audit reports; \"We leave it to the better discretion of the CBDT,\" it said


Prasanna Mohanty
January 13, 2021
It is an unending saga of gross negligence despite the services sector being the main driver of India's growth story; contributes the most to GDP and is arguably the largest employer too


Prasanna Mohanty
January 11, 2021
Despite continuous and comprehensive attention to industry, its contribution to income (GDP) and employment didn't touch 25% and 14%, respectively. It is time to give equal, if not more, attention to services and agriculture that consistently contribute the most to income and employment, respectively


Joe C Mathew
January 10, 2021
Coronavirus vaccination drive: The letter alleged irregularities and ethical violations in the conduct of the clinical trial of Covaxin by the People's College of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Bhopal


Prasanna Mohanty
January 3, 2021
These organisations face multiple challenges ranging from low capital base, poor credit facility, lack of business know-how and skilled manpower but with government handholding they have the potential to change the fortunes of small and marginal farmers


Prasanna Mohanty
December 23, 2020
Several studies throw up structural, logistical and financial challenges to the growth of crop insurance in India, jeopardised by apparent profiteering by insurance companies


Prasanna Mohanty
December 14, 2020
Landless, marginal, and small farmers together constitute 93.7% of the total agricultural workforce in India. Can sustainable agricultural growth and farmers' well-being be achieved without land reforms?


Prasanna Mohanty
December 4, 2020
Top-down reforms since the demonetisation of 2016 have already derailed the economy and brought misery to millions, yet the great zeal to do more of the same amidst protests from several segments of population demonstrate that the intent is far from public welfare


Prasanna Mohanty
December 2, 2020
RBI panel's proposal to allow big corporates/industrial houses to own and run banks and NBFCs is contrary to RBI's own earlier stand, economic logic and historical evidence of multiple economic crises caused by reckless private financial sector players


Prasanna Mohanty
November 26, 2020
While government claims on tax compliance and GST collections paint a healthier picture of the economy, tax-to-GDP has fallen for two consecutive years and tax collections across the board in the first half of FY21 are nowhere close to FY20, indicating that trouble is far from over


PB Jayakumar & Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, November 25, 2020
The world of vaccine and drug development is being reset. Here's how Indian pharma must reinvent to lead the new era of drug discovery and research


Prasanna Mohanty
November 19, 2020
While India is firmly focused on AatmaNirbhar Bharat for a V-shaped recovery, its key fiscal numbers show the economy is slipping with falling capital expenditure, muted consumption and higher precautionary savings


Prasanna Mohanty
November 17, 2020
As India marches from one economic disaster to another, policy and planning appear to be victims of whims and fancies as and when they strike


Prasanna Mohanty
November 4, 2020
Unprecedented demand for work under the rural job guarantee scheme sees 90 million individuals finding support and 19 million more waiting their turn, but if the fund crunch continues there may not be much to look forward to


Manoj Sharma
October 27, 2020
Latest SBI Ecowrap report says government should strive to put more money into Jan Dhan accounts as a sort of third fiscal stimulus, possibly through enlarging NREGA scheme or through a scheme for urban poor


Prasanna Mohanty
October 26, 2020
Multiple factors led to it: First they were asked to grow paddy to overcome food scarcity; mechanised harvesting left massive residue that takes longer to decompose and then paddy sowing was delayed to conserve water, overshooting residue burning into Delhi's bad winter air days


Prasanna Mohanty
October 5, 2020
Part I of this two-part article traces the growth of temporary employment in government and the practice of keeping a larger number of posts vacant even in the face of a severe job crisis


Prasanna Mohanty
September 28, 2020
Neither the Wage Code 2019 nor the draft Rules 2020 notified in July 2020 under it links wage to labour productivity, strengthen implementation regime, make minimum wage universal or limit working hours to 8-hour a day to improve the lot of workers


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