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Roopa Kudva, MD, Omidyar Network India Advisors
New Delhi, January 21, 2021
I expect my own industry, impact investing, to become significantly more mainstream globally


BusinessToday.In
January 7, 2021
At the beginning of the COVID-19 induced lockdowns last year, Sood had offered the same six-story building in Juhu to be turned into quarantine facility for medical professionals


BusinessToday.In
December 23, 2020
Ramu Dosapati, an HR executive in a corporate in Hyderabad has been running a 'Rice ATM'- a 365 day initiative aimed at feeding the poor and needy during the coronavirus lockdown


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
November 10, 2020
Bihar Election 2020 Vote Counting Live Updates: Bihar election officer HR Srinivas says of the total 4.10 crore votes cast, 92 lakh counted so far. The counting of votes to have around 35 rounds; will go on till late evening


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, November 9, 2020
The Bihar election blocked out the trauma of 30 lakh migrant workers who, hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns and destitution, had trudged back hundreds of miles to their native places, they had fled once. They are developed by India's developed states, where industries have been complaining of slow progress post unlocking, due to the lack of migrant workers from Bihar. Now, with the second mass migration in seven months, the migrants look up to move to the other states for employment, to secure their future. Watch the video for more. Read: Bihar Elections 2020: Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, Nitish over job, migrant crisis


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 13, 2020
IMF, however, projected that the Indian economy will deliver an impressive recovery with 8.8 per cent growth rate in the next fiscal, higher than the 6 per cent growth it had predicted in June


BusinessToday.In
September 30, 2020
Sood got award from Department of Planning, Punjab, along with Sustainable Development Goals Coordination Centre; UN body has recognised actor's efforts in helping poor migrants who were stuck in big cities amid coronavirus crisis


Prasanna Mohanty
September 23, 2020
Rural economy is struggling with job and income losses, the true extent of which are not known since India isn't tracking or compensating; credit and liquidity risks to small businesses and crop loss due to excess rain


Prasanna Mohanty
September 17, 2020
It would be naive to expect agriculture providing jobs to about 43% of the workforce and sustaining 70% of the population living in rural India with a meagre share of 14.5% in national income (GDP) to drive growth, especially when it is going through unprecedented job and income loss


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


BusinessToday.In
August 20, 2020
Sonu Sood took to Twitter to say that he gets thousands of messages for help daily on social media but it is not possible for him to reach out to everyone


PTI
August 11, 2020
Murthy said that right from the first day of the national lockdown on March 24 his view had been that people have to be prepared to live with the virus for three reasons -- there is no vaccine, no cure for coronavirus and the economy cannot be brought to a halt


BusinessToday.In
July 23, 2020
Ratan Tata also said that the layoffs during the pandemic were a knee-jerk reaction and said that companies need to be sensitive towards their employees


BusinessToday.In
July 14, 2020
Duleshwar Tandi aka 'Rapper Dule Rocker' is a science graduate and rose to fame after his 'Rap Song' depicting the plight of migrant workers went viral on social media


PTI
July 11, 2020
Arjun Jayadev with Azim Premji University said concerns on the health infrastructure affect the broader economy as well and pointed out that the animal spirits can only be rekindled once the fear of health shock goes away


BusinessToday.In
July 6, 2020
Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak started, Rahul Gandhi has been constantly criticising the government over its response to the COVID-19 crisis, comparing its policies with those of the western countries


PTI
June 14, 2020
It will give a boost to the sector that has been severely hit by the COVID-19 crisis and the lockdown that has led to the stoppage of construction work for over two months, officials said


PTI
June 13, 2020
Highlighting the difficulties and challenges faced by the sector, Panneerselvam, who holds the Housing portfolio in addition to Finance, said the real estate industry was a major contributor to the GDP and to growth


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