Policy choices in the times of Coronavirus

Policy choices in the times of Coronavirus

Thursday, 09 April 2020 | kunal kumar

The country is facing the worst crisis in modern times and it would need to follow a structured approach to overcome it. Extraordinary times require extraordinary solutions and the State should step aside from the playbook to make them possible The COVID-19 crisis is a bolt from the blue. There is...

Serve up a fresh NFSA

Serve up a fresh NFSA

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | Uttam Gupta

The 80 crore people the Govt currently targets for giving subsidised foodgrain under the Food Security Act includes millions of higher-income beneficiaries who don’t deserve it The Finance Minister, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, announced a Rs 1,70,000 crore package under the PM-Gareeb Kalyan Scheme (PMGKS) to address the plight of tens of...

Populism the first ideological casualty?

Monday, 06 April 2020 | Nadeem paracha

Regimes headed by populists are now facing a barrage of criticism that they cannot manage to divert or neutralise. As people around them continue to catch the Coronavirus and as economies crumble, social life has come to a halt and the air of fear thickens each passing day In a series...

Virus disrupts supply chains

Monday, 06 April 2020 | Meenal Jagtap Sharma / Sachin Jagtap

Organisations will have no choice but to redraw their sales and operations planning and adjust to the new realities India is in a lockdown till April 14. Whether it will help us stop the exponential spike in Coronavirus cases, only time will tell. Meanwhile there is an economic challenge that is...

A ticking COVID bomb

A ticking COVID bomb

Monday, 06 April 2020 | Suravi sharma kumar

The much-recommended measure of social distancing practised around the globe to stem the spread of this pandemic is almost impossible in many parts of India When pandemics hit, they usually hit the poor the hardest, if not the first. Like the months bygone, the next couple of months are going to...

Police excesses during shutdown not justified

Saturday, 04 April 2020 | isha singh

Fines coupled with clarifications regarding the extent of the restrictions and positive propaganda like the ‘Corona Warrior’ videos shared by the Prime Minister are most effective and humane ways of ensuring that people understand the need for social distancing In the aftermath of the commencement of the lockdown, various incidents surfaced...

The social media pandemic

Saturday, 04 April 2020 | Prakriti Poddar

During this lockdown we need to keep our spirits up and not be bogged down by the fake news being spread by scaremongers The Coronavirus outbreak has put the entire world under lockdown with the total number of cases rising to a whopping 10,16,395 globally and the death toll reaching 53,238....

Economic cost of the lockdown

Economic cost of the lockdown

Saturday, 04 April 2020 | Barun deb pal Sanjib Pohit

The Indian economy will face an income loss of Rs 1.7 lakh crore per week or a total of Rs 5.1 lakh crore during the three-week-long shutdown called by the Govt The pandemic COVID-19 has already affected over 10,16,395 people across the world and there have been 53,238 deaths worldwide. Out...

State Editions

MP roads made better in last 15 years: Chouhan

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Pioneer’s ex-editor passes away

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CBSE set to introduce three new subjects for grade 11 students

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Power workers demand insurance cover

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CM pats Revenue Dept officials for corona fight

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

Sleep in the times Of Corona

05 April 2020 | Kerry Bajaj | Agenda

Article 370: A fresh perspective

05 April 2020 | Prof K Warikoo | Agenda

Stories that inspire action and change

05 April 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf : Be ready to combat evil forces

05 April 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Corona-led leadership challenges for Trump

05 April 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Why poor migrants need to fend for themselves

05 April 2020 | Rahul Jayaram | Agenda