It seems what we are currently witnessing is a metamorphic, amalgamated evolution of the new-and old welfare state.
Institutions or a rules-based order, without systemic cultivation of virtue-ethics in social-action, will see the meaning and delivery of justice as a temporal response to shared resentment.
There is an urgent need to look into the critical aspects that make women extremely vulnerable to the social and economic effects of the crises.
As the nation enters almost the seventh week of the lockdown, one questions the government’s lack of effort to have a comprehensive economic (and health) strategy for the bottom half of India’s socio-economic class.
While one end of the C-C approach is a fiscal strategy for aiding an economy to recovery, the other end is a comprehensive public health response to the infected hotspots.
Covid-19 is an unforeseen shock of such magnitude to the global economic landscape, that this has no historical precedent in recent memory that one can have a preexisting narrative to estimate its impact.
Being part of global value and supply chains remains critical for Indian firms to become more competitive over time and extract greater value.
China is the biggest source of intermediate products for India that is worth $30 billion a year.
Survey focuses on the government’s priority on labour-intensive employment and a greater reliance on reforms in agri-business and export segments.
Even if one were to assume vegetable prices would self-adjust, owing to 'seasonal' factors, one still needs to pay careful attention to other commodities like cereals and milk.