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For stories of triumph, inspiration, innovation and thriving in the new normal.

VARIETY

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The Wonder Women leading India's Coronavirus war

This is a war that the women of India are winning as they lead key institutions, departments, ministries, states or quietly work in their villages.

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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Health over economic emergency: India's choice

In the fight between lives and livelihoods, the Indian government has adopted the approach of saving lives and tackling with the Covid-19 health emergency.

MONEY

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Why Finance Minister relaxing IBC is the most important move for businesses

The default threshold limit is being increased to Rs 1 crore from the previous Rs 1 lakh to prevent triggering of IBC proceedings for medium and small enterprises.

MONEY

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Trump's visit to India: After hugs, let's talk economics

Rethinking Indo-US trade: India and United States have been strategic partners but wrinkles remain and for both countries to benefit, the diplomacy needs to go beyond the optics.

POLITICS

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JNU protests will fade. The average student will pay with her future

The protests will fade away while the average JNU student will continue to suffer.

MONEY

 |  Good News Diary  |   8-minute read

Why the current economic slowdown is worse than that of 2008

The government is yet to even acknowledge that there is a slowdown.

POLITICS

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How Narendra Modi won: He is India's most loved leader today. And he determinedly wooed one section of the populace

The Modi narrative, of a selfless, disciplined, visionary leader, who's worked his way to the top caught, the imagination of Indians. For the second time. But he didn't just rest on his legend.

MONEY

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Do we really want to give our youth free money?

Rahul Gandhi’s move to ensure minimum income guarantee (MIG) for the poor is well-intentioned. But it could damage the psychology of a nation which is proud of its demographic dividend.

MONEY

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India on hold: What the markets are telling us

As assembly results arrive, and Urjit Patel exits, the markets shook at the thought of life without Narendra Modi.