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  • There needs to be extensive consultation, most importantly with farmers, the organisations that represent them, and state governments, whose experience with the farm sector is vast, diverse, and nuanced
    Sep 29, 2020 19:20 IST
    They lack grievance redressal mechanisms, favour big farmers, and could worsen rural debt...read more
    Sachin Pilot
    Sachin Pilot
  • In an interview to this newspaper, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman refused to speculate on the annual performance of the economy while noting that the fall in the first quarter’s GDP was quite substantial
    Sep 29, 2020 20:03 IST
    With no signs of an early recovery, there is a strong case for a second stimulus package...read more
  • These are among the dozen states that will decide the fate of Trump and Biden on November 3
    Sep 29, 2020 20:09 IST
    There are many reasons the president hasn’t been able to move the needle substantially with the Indian-American community. First and foremost is the former vice-president’s long track record as a supporter of India, dating back to his Senate days. ...read more
    Frank F Islam
    Frank F Islam
  • The two governments remain committed to disengagement. A new equilibrium is likely to emerge
    Sep 29, 2020 20:03 IST
    LAC is likely to be different from what existed before the Galwan Valley and its latest avatar will have the threat of violence, deep distrust and harsh language as its backdrop. ...read more
  • The most credible strategy for economic recovery is easy access to Covid-19 testing and easy access to hospital beds
    Sep 29, 2020 20:03 IST
    Beyond the national level, however, we are keen to understand how state economies are doing. It might be a while before the data on state economies becomes available, so we used micro-data from the Google mobility report to analyse contractions in economic activity across states...read more
    Shamika Ravi
    Shamika Ravi
  • Healthcare workers in Mumbai, September 27, 2020
    Sep 29, 2020 10:10 IST
    But it’s never too late to fight back against the pandemic ...read more
    Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
    Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
  • For any multi-pronged approach to work, there needs to be coordination between four groups: Farmers, states, Centre and scientists.
    Sep 29, 2020 07:45 IST
    In a year of farm protests, the issue becomes more complex. Innovate to tackle it effectively...read more