The immediate priority for policymakers is to address the health crisis and contain economic damages with support for households, firms and essential services.
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With a sustained dip in revenues, the states are justified in seeking relief from the Centre. However, they have to also do their own bit to revive the economy.
In the scenario of continually evolving knowledge, we see the steps undertaken to contain the pandemic being labelled anything from insufficient to draconian.
India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about how the pandemic and lockdown have crippled the Indian economy, and what needs to be done to navigate this crisis, in the September 7, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.
Access to essential health services has suffered a major setback, as the focus of India’s public health system shifted to managing and containing the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dancing helps lift spirits, raise energy levels, and maintain mental health as self-isolation becomes a way of life.
A year since the MVA was passed, road accident fatalities have fallen by 50 per cent, partly due to the MVA and partly due to lockdowns. Can we sustain the low fatality rate from here?
The pandemic has evaporated many a future fieldwork plan, and the possibility of qualitative research in a similar vein appears to be precarious.
When the government had announced the lockdown, students left their books, belongings and almost everything while leaving for their homes hoping that the situation will get better soon.
The pandemic has dented so many aspects of collective life over the past few months, but weddings are a different story.