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Prasanna Mohanty
May 28, 2020
For a republic at work since 1947, decisions on issues of national importance without prior consultation with experts, opposition parties, state governments and other stakeholders are not only inconceivable but come with consequences that could be easily avoided


Prasanna Mohanty
May 27, 2020
The package is completely aligned to self-professed agenda of the IMF of limiting fiscal spending, relying on liquidity and credit to households, privatising government-run companies and more deregulations for private enterprises. This agenda has brought immense grief to a large number of countries to be comforting


Nirbhay Kumar
New Delhi, May 27, 2020
Easier and simpler labour laws, and flexibility to manage employees, can work wonders for businesses


Prasanna Mohanty
May 21, 2020
The 1929 and 2007-08 financial crises have amply demonstrated how unbridled growth of liquidity and household credit caused havoc in people's lives and economies. Pushing for more of the same at the time of massive loss of jobs and incomes is not such a good idea


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 19, 2020
FICCI hailed government's Atma Nirbhar Bharat stimulus measures that aim to augment public health infrastructure in the country but said these announcements would not provide respite from the immediate crisis arising out of the pandemic


Prasanna Mohanty
May 18, 2020
For years, India's fiscal practices and numbers have remained under a cloud with CAG red-flagging off-budget financing and window-dressing of accounts. Not putting the house in order now means effectiveness of stimulus 2.0 or deficit financing of a higher order would be unknown and unknowable


Prasanna Mohanty
May 15, 2020
Gross treatment to migrants comes along with massive job loss, historically low wage rates, little job or social security and subsistence level existence of millions of Indian workers. This is hardly an ideal situation to recover or rebuild the economy


BusinessToday.In
May 9, 2020
Coronavirus Highlights: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba will hold a video conference over containing COVID-19 with all states and union territories tomorrow at 10 am; total number of cases in India inch closer to 60,000


Prasanna Mohanty
May 9, 2020
India needs to address massive job losses; strengthen public healthcare for COVID-19 and beyond; develop institutional mechanisms and leadership to respond to emergencies; devolve decision-making and funding to states, local bodies and scale up public spending to infuse life into the economy, all of which call for structural changes


Prasanna Mohanty
May 6, 2020
In the post-industrial democratic era, they have benefited immensely from the public provisioning of health and education that produces quality labour, infrastructure, natural resources, tax incentives, loan write offs (NPAs), bailouts, stimulus packages, and much more. Yet increasingly they use tax havens, shell companies and other tools to evade and avoid paying back


Prasanna Mohanty
May 4, 2020
While widespread poverty and inequality have reduced the capacity of a large population to survive the crisis of health and livelihood, the Indian government needs to get its priorities right to deliver what is expected of it


Rukmini Rao
May 4, 2020
Legal experts say Home Ministry's decision to make the app mandatory lacks legislative backing to impose criminal or civil liability on employers over non-compliance


BusinessToday.In
April 27, 2020
Kim Yo Jong, for the last few years, has been the single most important political figure in North Korea after her brother Kim Jong Un


Prasanna Mohanty
April 23, 2020
Getting the basics right holds the key. This would involve first acknowledging that a large population has lost incomes, savings and jobs and second, consumption drives the economic growth which had already been weakened even before the pandemic hit


Prasanna Mohanty
April 17, 2020
More than the accumulation of scientific, technological and economic capital, it is their deployment for safety and well-being of the masses that determines how effective the counter to the current and future pandemics would be


Prasanna Mohanty
April 14, 2020
Not just in health emergencies, even in normal times, India needs a public healthcare system that can ensure that \"catastrophic\" healthcare expenditure does not routinely drive six crore Indians into poverty every year


Prasanna Mohanty
April 5, 2020
Given its predominant role as a source of livelihood, the informal economy needs to be fixed first once the health crisis blows over. This would call for a series of long-neglected steps such as collecting comprehensive data on informal establishments and informal labour, benchmarking reasonable national minimum wage, providing comprehensive social security cover and reviving MSMEs


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, March 17, 2020
Fifteen companies that have successfully balanced employee aspirations with demands of the business


BusinessToday.In
March 13, 2020
Sensex Live updates: After recovering from multi-year lows, BSE Sensex ended 1,325 points higher at 34,103 and Nifty closed 433 points higher at 10,023.


Prasanna Mohanty
March 3, 2020
GST was supposed to be a simple, self-regulating and non-intrusive tax compliance regime to replace a complicated and multiple indirect tax systems. What has been rolled out remains very much a work-in-progress after more than two-and-half years


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