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'Pandemic could potentially set us back a few decades'
''The future looks quite bleak unless we ramp up testing and start vaccinating on a war footing.' ' IMAGE: Beneficiaries stand in a long queue to receive the COVID-19 vaccine doses at a......
Premji university study calls for Rs 15,000 cash support to poor via PDS
This will cost the government Rs 3.1 trillion, about 10 per cent of its annual expenditure, and higher than any other spending item in its Budget. IMAGE: A migrant worker arrives at Chennai's MGR......
Kerala announces complete lockdown from May 8
The Kerala government on Thursday announced a nine-day complete lockdown in the state from the morning of May 8 to arrest the massive spread of COVID-19 in the state. Chief Minister......
Rajasthan imposes strict lockdown from May 10-24; marriages banned
The Rajasthan government on Thursday announced a strict lockdown in the state from May 10 to 24 under which marriage functions, intrastate movement have also been disallowed. IMAGE: Police......
Tamil Nadu and the forgotten clamour for prohibition last election
If purists are surprised as to why and how people are not demanding prohibition or not talking about past promises, both in the election manifestos five years back and even those made to the......
MGNREGA work demand remains muted; down 28% Y-o-Y
The continuing slump in demand in June 2021 could be because of migrants returning to their original workplaces. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com For the second month running, the demand for......
Modi's Huge Challenge: The Economy
After 24 months of slowdown beginning in January 2018 before the pandemic and then 18 months of collapse since January 2020, we have become the world's worst performing economy, observes Aakar......
Almost 92% casual workers didn't get wages during lockdown: Survey
A Covid widow, who lost her job due to the pandemic, saw her five children being admitted to a hospital in Aligarh on June 15 for apparently going without food for days, according to PTI. IMAGE:......
More downside risks to growth if lockdowns continue: UBS
The economy faces more downside risks now as economic disruptions arising from the second wave are likely to stabilise only from July, warned the Swiss brokerage USB Securities. Illustration:......
How can economy tackle the second wave?
'Aggressively stepping up vaccinations will constitute the most enduring stimulus of all in the coming quarters,' observes Sajjid Z Chinoy, Chief India Economist at J P Morgan. IMAGE: COVID-19......
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