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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr: Will ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’ ignite the economy?

By leaving it as an open-ended term, Mr Modi and his colleagues want to wait and watch which way the global trade winds are blowing

22 May 2020 6:54 PM

AA Edit: Cash relief is crucial, finance minister didn’t acknowledge that

Instead of supporting the economy when it needed the most, Ms Sitharaman focused on medium and long term reforms

20 May 2020 7:51 PM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray: Global role eludes India

This could be India’s chance of helping to shape a new world order and for Mr Modi to seize the spotlight that was once Jawaharlal Nehru’s

20 May 2020 7:06 PM

Assam sees biggest single day spike in Covid cases, tally jumps to 157

The state is grappling with another problem as on Wednesday at least three corona positive patients escaped the Sarusajai quarantine centre

20 May 2020 6:49 PM

AA Edit: India in luckdown 4.0

The government has not come up with a gameplan to tackle the virus neither in the first three editions of the lockdown nor in the fourth

19 May 2020 6:01 PM


Pavan Varma: Will Covid-19 make us a more caring society?

If the government did not anticipate such a consequence, then it must be accused of unpardonable incompetence

19 May 2020 5:28 PM

AA Edit: Kudos for self-reliance, but priority is handing out cash

Sadly, the efforts the government has made to manage the headlines do not seem to square with the horrors seen on the road

18 May 2020 7:04 PM

Anita Katyla: Nitin Gadkari has a new role

The Union minister is suddenly being seen and heard more often these days, signalling the end of his self-isolation

18 May 2020 6:44 PM

Can India’s rural property card be capitalised to propel post-Covid revival?

Ironically, for India’s millions of poor, informal workers and farmers, informality around land tenure is an inevitable reality

18 May 2020 6:21 PM

AA Edit: Instead of booster shot, FM hints at future relief

Deflation was something that India has never witnessed and is considered worse than benign inflation for the growth of the economy

16 May 2020 7:32 PM


Shobhaa De: Thank God Indians still have a sense of humour!

In itself and on paper, the stimulus package looked good -- at least in the way it was “marketed”. But did it make much sense?

16 May 2020 7:16 PM

Chandrajit Banerjee: How to restart economy in a way that’s safe and sustainable

With companies shutting shop as a result of the lockdown, the corporate performance outlook for the current financial year looks bleak

13 May 2020 6:16 PM

AA Edit: Concerted efforts needed to tackle lockdown blues

The Central notification in force now mandates that all inter-state passengers undergo a 14-day quarantine

12 May 2020 5:14 PM

AA Edit: Stop states from trampling over labour rights

The government must realise that it is illogical, undemocratic, immoral and inhuman to put the workers at the receiving end at

11 May 2020 5:52 PM

Manish Tewari: India rushes headlong into summer of death

It begs an obvious question if governments are not there to help citizens in need what else are they there for?

11 May 2020 5:29 PM


AA Edit: Centre must come with lockdown exit plan now

None questioned the wisdom of shutting the nation down when Mr Modi took the unprecedented decision, as the objective was clear

09 May 2020 7:24 PM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr: Govt muddling in crisis, drift and ‘politics as usual’

The Central government took gratuitous decisions without consulting the chief ministers and the state governments

09 May 2020 7:10 PM

AA Edit: The wheels of e-justice

The Indian courts - High Courts as well as the Supreme Court - have proved adept at holding virtual hearings and pronouncing orders

06 May 2020 8:18 PM

Nilofar Suhrawardy: Lockdown and coronaphobia

Lockdown-phobia is gradually witnessing protests against it in USA, but there, Islamophobia and corona-phobia bear no connection

06 May 2020 5:11 PM

AA edit: Defining new normal in life after Covid-19

No human life is expendable, and the governments at the Centre and in the states will have to negotiate a tough path to save them all

05 May 2020 6:52 PM