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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 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


Reuters
November 13, 2020
Lou called for pragmatism in U.S.-China trade relations, saying that it's difficult for the U.S. to cut its trade deficit, given the dollar's position as the dominant global currency


BusinessToday.In
November 12, 2020
Moody's says the scope for additional rate cuts is limited in most emerging market countries, including India, Brazil, Mexico, and Indonesia


Prasanna Mohanty
November 11, 2020
Multiple factors are responsible for this; some are well-known, like data fudging and man-made disasters of demonetisation, GST, and stringent lockdown; others are lost sight of, like lack of institutional support and intellectual rigour and frivolous approach to serious crisis


Joe C Mathew
November 5, 2020
Timing of VGIR brings in twin advantages -- it comes in the backdrop of several efforts made by India to improve the country's investment climate and at a time when investors are looking to de-risk businesses and investments by reducing dependence on China


BusinessToday.In
November 4, 2020
Roundtable will witness participation from 20 of the world's largest pension and sovereign wealth funds with total assets under management of about $6 trillion 


Shailendra Shukla
New Delhi, November 4, 2020
IMF's Gita Gopinath bats for fiscal stimulus to revive global economiesGita Gopinath, chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has pitched for fiscal stimulus to mitigate the economic impact of coronavirus crisis, citing the pandemic has pushed the global economy in a liquidity trap. Gopinath highlighted that central banks across the world have taken strong measures to improve liquidity situation and have brought down policy interest rates aggressively, leaving little space ...


PTI
November 4, 2020
After the third stimulus package last month, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had said that the option for another stimulus package has not been closed


Prasanna Mohanty
November 2, 2020
The argument that the new laws are intended to spur investment and boost growth is spurious; more so after special rights and privileges were revoked, the state was downgraded to union territories and its people and political leaders were shut out of democratic space


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 20, 2020
The government is enterprising to ensure that coronavirus vaccine, when it comes, reaches every Indian as soon as possible, said PM Narendra Modi


PTI
October 17, 2020
It estimated that the economy is likely to contract by 13.5 per cent in the second quarter (July-September), and the contraction in FY21 (April 2020 to March 2021) is likely to be around 9.5 per cent


PTI
October 15, 2020
Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar in September said that efforts would be made to complete the labour reforms by implementing the all four labour codes by December 2020


Dipak Mondal
October 12, 2020
For boosting consumer spending, the government today announced special tax exemption for Central government employees, who get Leave Travel Concessions (LTC) in a block of 4 years leave encashment of 10 days


BusinessToday.In
October 12, 2020
Nirmala Sitharman announced a Rs 12,000 crore interest-free 50-year loan to states for spending on capital projects in a bid to boost economy


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 9, 2020
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) raised questions on Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's move to promote yoga and Ayurvedic herbs for prevention of coronavirus infection; Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the annual Invest India Conference in Canada, hard sold his government's latest agriculture, labour reforms; The World Bank projected a steeper contraction in India's economy by 9.6 per cent this fiscal in light of COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: TCS pips Accenture to become world's most-valuable IT services firm


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 9, 2020
Eli Lilly, Gates Foundation sign deal to supply COVID-19 drugs to low, middle-income countriesEli Lilly and Co said on Thursday it had entered into an agreement with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for potential supply of its experimental antibody treatments for COVID-19 to low and middle-income countries. As part of the deal, Lilly said it will make antibody therapies available to lower-income countries prior to April 2021, but did not elaborate on the number of doses. Separately, F...


Prasanna Mohanty
October 6, 2020
Part II of this two-part article looks at more data on the growth of temporary or informal workers in India and how it poses a serious threat not just to the wellbeing of millions of its workers but to the growth prospects of the economy in the long run


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


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