‘Job-loss’ growth needs a dedicated employment policy
With millions dropping out of workforce, India needs an employment policy and planning to generate new jobs, besides identifying and filling vacancies in central PSUs, PSBs and other of its entities
Startup body ADIF moves CCI against Google's new Play Store policy
The relief has been sought by ADIF on behalf of app developers as Google’s new policy will restrict certain categories of apps to use only the Google Billing System (GBS) for accepting payments.
Tough ride ahead for new scrappage policy
Component makers to face a bumpy ride as price-sensitive market acts as deterrent.
Pandemic response needs a gender lens
Without addressing the gendered nature of the economy and society, women and girls will continue to bear the consequences of crises such as Covid-19 through gender-blind policy interventions.
Telecom: India’s call drop moment
Once the poster child of India’s growing economic clout, Indian telecom is in the doldrums. A rapid technological shift, competition, and legal wrangles have roiled the sector. What happens now?
Surviving the coronavirus outbreak
How can the government limit the economic fall-out from the coronavirus and help in a V-shape recovery?
Inside the issue: March 2020
A sneak peek into the latest edition.
Allow Internet the same rights as print media
The Supreme Court has said that indefinite suspension of Internet services is not permissible; and that orders suspending Internet services must not extend beyond the necessary duration.
Restoration of trust between schools and community
NITI Aayog’s Aspirational District Programme is catalysing a mass movement among the people.
Budgeting for growth
The government needs to focus on two fronts: providing a stable policy regime for better private sector participation; and ensuring the policies draw global companies and nurture domestic companies.