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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 6, 2021
Most successful, industrialised and fast-growing Asian economies like Japan, South Korea, China, and Vietnam followed this model, as did Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. Why can't India?


PTI
December 24, 2020
Making the announcements, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the Left government could \"successfully complete\" 570 of the total 600 poll promises mentioned in the LDF's election manifesto besides hundreds of other projects not part of it since 2016


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?


PTI
November 22, 2020
With the objective of arresting such migration, Nabard is putting more thrust on the formation of Off-Farm Producer Organisations or OFPOs to take up collective business activities and generate local employment through value addition


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 2, 2020
Multiple estimates by multilateral institutions show the COVID-19 pandemic will hit India the hardest by sending 40 million people into \"extreme poverty\", worsen hunger and income inequality, and yet the government seems oblivious with no data, no estimation or policy response


BusinessToday.In
October 19, 2020
Scheme is voluntary and taxpayers with income up to over Rs 10 lakh may be incentivised for supporting a poor family with Rs 5,000 per month; govt can incentivise taxpayers with around Rs 50,000 tax deduction apart from exemption offered under 80C


PTI
October 7, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is estimated to push an additional 88 million to 115 million people into extreme poverty this year, with the total rising to as many as 150 million by 2021


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


PTI
September 24, 2020
The OERC's decision came in response to an application by the states lone bulk electricity supplier GRIDCO (Grid Corporation of Odisha) on August 21


PTI
September 23, 2020
Over 23,000 hospitals have been empanelled so far and more than 12.5 crore e-cards have been issued


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


Joe C Mathew
September 3, 2020
Referring to FM Nirmala Sitharaman's observations that the the current COVID-19 induced economic crisis was an act of God, Congress said \"this is the only government in the past 73 years which blames 'God' for its own frauds and bluster\"


BusinessToday.In
August 15, 2020
PM Modi Speech Highlights on Independence day 2020: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 74th Independence Day speech today, warned China adding that India gave it a befitting reply in Ladakh. PM Modi further stated that the world has been a witness to India's capabilities


PTI
August 4, 2020
On July 20, 2020, the company received approval from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) to manufacture and market remdesivir for 100 mg/vial (lyophilized injection) for restricted emergency use in India for the treatment of severe COVID-19


BusinessToday.In
July 27, 2020
The blood plasma from the bank will be used to moderate the condition of serious COVID-19 patients if the need arises. The price per unit as been set as Rs 10,500 for the general public


Prasanna Mohanty
July 20, 2020
Findings of several global studies reflect the fragile nature of existing policies and programmes aimed at eliminating poverty and hunger and call for rethinking economics to ensure sustainable and enduring outcomes


Associated Press
June 25, 2020
For 2021, the IMF envisions a rebound in growth, so long as the viral pandemic doesn't erupt in a second major wave


BusinessToday.In
June 24, 2020
With the KFON project, the Kerala government has promised to deliver internet free of cost to 2 million families living below the poverty line. The project is funded at a cost of Rs 1,548 crores


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