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Sarthak Dogra
Noida, April 16, 2021
Jeff Bezos has penned his last annual letter to shareholders as the CEO of Amazon. Due to step down from his role later this year, Bezos shares the journey of Amazon to date and the beliefs which he held firm during the journey.


Prasanna Mohanty
February 21, 2021
Persistent negative growth in rural wages and soaring corporate profits accompanied by job and wage cuts demonstrate a clear disconnect between growth/profits and wellbeing of ordinary Indians


Prof. Himanshu Rai
February 1, 2021
Although the challenges are complex and expectations from the budget are high, the budget needs to be a well-intended one in its approach and commitment to the development of the sector and the realisation of the vision of the NEP


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 31, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic brought the world economic activities to a standstill. India, too, took a major hit as the country went into one of the most stringent lockdowns.  The lockdown in India froze the entire economy. While those employed in the informal sector took to the roads  for survival, the formal sector/ salaried class also couldn't save itself from the storm. Not just this, the halt also triggered the biggest ever migration  since India's independence. Watch the video to know how the Indian economy saw one of its worst phases in 2020. Visit: Budget 2021


BusinessToday.In
January 31, 2021
Budget 2021: Most important thing for middle class in Budget is changes in income tax slabs and rates. With pandemic leading to salary cuts, middle class is looking towards finance minister to announce measures to help increase savings


Prasanna Mohanty
January 30, 2021
India has no data on jobs lost and businesses shut; no estimate of how many would have slipped into poverty or how income, health and education inequalities would have risen due to the pandemic. How will the Budget 2021 allocate resources appropriately to revive growth and bring development?


Prasanna Mohanty
January 30, 2021
For people to benefit, the budget needs overhauling to create jobs; revive small businesses; address poverty and health and education deprivations. Pursuing the existing paradigm of growth may push GDP and stock markets up without improving the living standards of the vast majority


PTI
January 25, 2021
Oxfam's 'The Inequality Virus' report said it would take an unskilled worker 10,000 years to make what businessman Mukesh Ambani made in an hour during the pandemic and three years to make what he made in a second


BusinessToday.In
January 25, 2021
India had put in place one of the most stringent lockdowns to curb the spread of infections, but it also triggered unemployment, hunger, distress migration and untold hardship in its wake.


N. Sivaraman
January 25, 2021
The government should aim for a balance between reducing the fiscal deficit to a level that can be financed comfortably by the markets, and prioritising spending on those areas that will boost confidence and growth


Joe C Mathew
January 24, 2021
The proposed programme can create sustainable livelihoods for 18 lakh educated youth, in addition to enabling MSE growth and indirect job creation and consequent economic growth, the report said


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
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 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


K.R. Shyam Sundar
November 6, 2020
State governments are on a \"policy-law-copy\" mode thus setting in motion a vicious and unhealthy competitive federalism


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


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 22, 2020
Many studies, including those by top government bodies, identify top polluters of Delhi air as industries, vehicles and dust; the annual, ritualistic bashing of Punjab farmers in winter months only helps in shifting the blame and allows government agencies to evade accountability


Prasanna Mohanty
October 20, 2020
A study by two multinational giants UBS and PwC says \"huge fiscal and quantitative easing packages\" given by governments around the world drove a V-shaped recovery of stock markets and billionaires' wealth surged to $10.2 trillion by the end of July 2020


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