Collective effort will make India atmanirbhar

Collective effort will make India atmanirbhar

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | Priya Gupta

Self-reliance is not a short race, it is a marathon and can be completed only when all engines start firing together in the desired direction If the Centre’s biggest agenda is the revival of the economy, then it can only be achieved by implementing the  Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan. We may get...

Bailout or blowout?

Bailout or blowout?

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | Uttam Gupta

When the wheels of the economy on ground zero are stuck and there is little demand for credit, lowering of interest rates will not help in any way       Following marathon deliberations of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) over three days, the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) Governor, Shaktikanta Das, made...

Did an Islamic State ever exist?

Monday, 10 August 2020 | Nadeem Paracha

The modern State is a fairly recent European construct and has been borrowed to project a retrospective interpretation about what an Islamic State meant The roots of the concept of the State lie in the political ideas formulated in ancient Greece and the Roman Republic. Greek philosophers Plato and Aristotle write...

October surprise awaits the US?

Monday, 10 August 2020 | Gwynne Dyer

Maybe Trump will arrange the premature certification of a COVID-19 vaccine, so he can roll it out just before the Nov 3 election An “October Surprise” in the US is now almost inevitable, because that will be US President Donald Trump’s last chance to get re-elected legitimately. Trump might try to...

Nip the NPA crisis, now

Nip the NPA crisis, now

Monday, 10 August 2020 | Govind Bhattacharjee

The Govt and the RBI must urgently reassess the moratorium policy and limit it only to the hardest-hit, address the delays in IBC resolution and not drive away depositors After the release of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) half-yearly Financial Stability Report (FSR) on July 24, shares of banks and...

Maintain a healthy digital diet

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | Prakriti Poddar

During this period of social distancing, we should use technology to increase our independence and harness our inner potential The Coronavirus pandemic has made social distancing the new normal and the majority of us are becoming increasingly dependent on digital technology. Pushed into an uncertain future, we are spending more time...

Transparency is long overdue

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | Devender Singh Aswal

The Centre has rolled out a robust and much-desired architecture for the online audit of Panchayati Raj Institutions Transparency and accountability in the functioning of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) have been hanging fire for long. After much reflection, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) has launched an AuditOnline  application for scrutinising...

Embrace the circular economy

Embrace the circular economy

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | Shilpi Kapur Bakshi/ Prahlad Tewari

As nations move towards a post-pandemic fiscal recovery, they must adopt strategies for long-term sustainable development and create resilient economies The pandemic and the response to it by various governments around the world have posed unprecedented challenges, the effect of which would be felt for decades to come. People and economies...

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Astroturf | Know self for a better future

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Tackling Covid in the capital

09 August 2020 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

Best to redefine your career goals

09 August 2020 | Karan Verma | Agenda

India no more ‘soft state’ under Modi’s leadership

09 August 2020 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Agenda

'I'm a storyteller, medium doesn't matter'

09 August 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer