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BusinessToday.In
November 25, 2020
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor said that India is already slower than other countries at opening schools. He cautioned that this is a potentially frightening scenario since there is already massive inequality in the country.


Prasanna Mohanty
November 14, 2020
This is a nebulous idea designed to mean anything and everything under the sun without the burden of economic logic, facts and evidence


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 30, 2020
Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of India's most valued firm Reliance Industries, has topped the list of richest Indians for the ninth consecutive year, with a net worth of Rs 6,58,400 crore; The government has expressed concerns that the COVID-19 outbreak might get worse during the festive season followed by the winter season; Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday said India is among the worst performing economies in the world and the government's economic stimulus was inadequate to tackle the problem. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: Is fiscal stimulus on cards by Diwali? FM Sitharaman has this to say


BusinessToday.In
September 30, 2020
Amid the economic slowdown owing to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, expectations are high about the next fiscal stimulus by the government


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, September 30, 2020
COVID-19 impact: Large companies maintaining digital transformation budgets, says TCSA significant number of large enterprises have either maintained their digital transformation budget or increased it even as the COVID-19 pandemic as impacted revenue of businesses globally, according to a survey by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Prior to the pandemic, the average organisation surveyed had only 9 per cent of its workforce working mostly from home. That percentage has increased seven-fold a...


PTI
September 30, 2020
Speaking at a virtual event, Banerjee said the country's economic growth was slowing down even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit as real GDP growth had moderated from 7 per cent in 2017-18 to 6.1 per cent in 2018-19 and 4.2 per cent in 2019-20


Prasanna Mohanty
September 11, 2020
Part II of this two-part article continues to relook at misadventures that derailed the Indian economy, threatening dreams of millions of \"aspirational\" Indians. Instead of a serious and meaningful debate, India continues to grapple with constant and systemic \"misdirection\" in multiple sense of the word


Prasanna Mohanty
August 20, 2020
No wonder the quality of education in Indian schools is very poor. The latest Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) says just 16.2% students in Class I and 50.8% in Class III could read Class I text and 41.1% students in Class I and 72.2% in Class III could recognise 2-digit numbers in rural India


BusinessToday.In
August 16, 2020
Banerjee enunciated that the stay-at-home restraints, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, did not envisage the migrant labour crisis since there was no database about them


BusinessToday.In
July 16, 2020
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said that whoever needs a ration card should be provided one without needing to answer questions such as \"are you a citizen, are you this, are you that, are you entitled\" in the short run


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 3, 2020
Bajaj said, \"I am not seeing a smooth, concerted, rhythmic move towards unlocking of the supply chain\"


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 25, 2020
The cash transfer of Rs 1,000 per person each month is expected to make a big difference as it would help the common man to pay for all the emergency needs, Banerjee said


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


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


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 6, 2020
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, while speaking with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi  said that direct cash transfer is the only way to benefit not only the poor, but also those who have been severely affected by the long spell of lockdown. Banerjee said that Aadhaar portability could work wonders for migrants, by giving access to food grains through the Public Distribution System (PDS). The economist also advised government to bring in a temporary ration system for those in need and suspend all other ration cards temporarily. \"The migrant problem cannot alone be handled by the state governments and the centre needs to manage this\", he added. Watch the video for more.Also Read: 93% employees fear health risks on returning to office: Survey


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 5, 2020
After former RBI governor Raguram Rajan, Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday engaged in a conversation with economist and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee to discuss the economic measures India could take to help those suffering due to the pandemic and the lockdown. Abhijit Banerjee said that direct cash transfer was the only way to benefit not only the poor, but also those who had been severely affected by the long spell of lockdown. He said the government needed a mechanism with which the Centre would transfer the money to the state governments to reach the poor. \"We need a large stimulus package like the US. India has announced a package that is about to 1% of its GDP and US has announced a package of 10% of its GDP\", he added. Watch the video for more.Also Read: How RBI's intervention in overseas currency derivatives market will impact rupee


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 5, 2020
Amazon VP Tim Bray quits, calls company 'chickenshit' for firing workersTim Bray, a senior software engineer at Amazon, has stepped down from office citing the company's decision to fire protesting employees who called out its labour practices. In an open letter titled 'Bye, Amazon' on his website, he declared that May 1 was his last day as the Vice President and distinguished engineer at Amazon Web Services after five years and five months. Calling his stint at Amazon rewarding f...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 5, 2020
Banerjee advocates for handing out ration cards to everybody to fulfill food demand and create more space for upcoming wheat and rice crop storage in the government facilities


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 5, 2020
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BusinessToday.In
May 5, 2020
Corona lockdown 3.0 live updates: COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra crossed the 15,000-mark with 841 new cases in 24 hours. Mumbai alone has almost 10,000 coronavirus cases. National capital Delhi has 5,104 cases


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