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PTI
New Delhi, June 5, 2020
Jaishankar launched a brochure at an event here outlining India's priorities for its forthcoming campaign to secure an elected seat on the UN Security Council at the elections slated for June 17, 2020


Prasanna Mohanty
June 3, 2020
Latest job loss survey and national accounts statistics point to the need for strengthening PDS supply and cash transfers to reach more people, assisting self-employed/micro-enterprises, additional allocation for MGNREGS and a job scheme for urban areas


Reuters
New Delhi, June 1, 2020
Lockdowns imposed by wealthy nations to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, and the jolt those restrictions have delivered to their economies, are severing a vital lifeline for many often vulnerable people around the world


Prasanna Mohanty
June 1, 2020
RBI data shows excess liquidity is lying idle, parked in its own reverse repo account, and burdening it with higher interest payouts. This could be tapped and channelised for additional fiscal spending to stimulate growth through government bonds


PTI
June 1, 2020
More than 80 per cent of the active cases are in five states - Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh - and more than 60 per cent of the cases are in five cities, including Mumbai, Delhi and Ahmedabad


PTI
May 29, 2020
Globally, coronavirus has infected 5,813,997 people and killed 360,397, according to Johns Hopkins University


O P Singh
May 29, 2020
Poultry industry supports over 25 million farmers and employs over five million directly and indirectly in allied fields


Prasanna Mohanty
May 28, 2020
For a republic at work since 1947, decisions on issues of national importance without prior consultation with experts, opposition parties, state governments and other stakeholders are not only inconceivable but come with consequences that could be easily avoided


Prasanna Mohanty
May 27, 2020
The package is completely aligned to self-professed agenda of the IMF of limiting fiscal spending, relying on liquidity and credit to households, privatising government-run companies and more deregulations for private enterprises. This agenda has brought immense grief to a large number of countries to be comforting


Rahul Shrivastava
New Delhi, May 27, 2020
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has allowed the CSR contributions by making changes to the Companies Act via notification dated May 26


Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, May 27, 2020
Give Informal workers social security, say in laws governing them


Nirbhay Kumar
New Delhi, May 27, 2020
Easier and simpler labour laws, and flexibility to manage employees, can work wonders for businesses


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


PTI
May 24, 2020
Professor, Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad, Public Health Foundation of India, V Ramana Dhara said one has to consider the invisible loss of life from the increase in poverty-related diseases like TB, malnutrition and cholera, which can be neglected while the 'lockdowns are ongoing'


PTI
May 22, 2020
A day earlier a top Trump Administration diplomat backed India's move to strongly push back Chinese aggression into its territory by saying that the latter's pattern of constant attempt to shift the status quo has to be resisted


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


PTI
May 20, 2020
The Bank Group's support through grants, loans and equity investments will be supplemented by the suspension of bilateral debt service, as endorsed by the Bank's governors


Reuters
May 19, 2020
Asked about renewed tensions between the United States and China the world's two largest economies, Georgieva said she was urging member countries to maintain open communication and trade flows that had underpinned global growth for decades


Prasanna Mohanty
May 18, 2020
For years, India's fiscal practices and numbers have remained under a cloud with CAG red-flagging off-budget financing and window-dressing of accounts. Not putting the house in order now means effectiveness of stimulus 2.0 or deficit financing of a higher order would be unknown and unknowable


Prasanna Mohanty
May 15, 2020
Gross treatment to migrants comes along with massive job loss, historically low wage rates, little job or social security and subsistence level existence of millions of Indian workers. This is hardly an ideal situation to recover or rebuild the economy


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