Revise the text of the Budget speech

The Finance Minister must move to an expansionary fiscal stance that prioritises job creation, public service provision It is that time of year in India, when all eyes and ears … Read More

Retail companies to see reduction in their liabilities as they go for percentage of sales rents, Retail News, ET Retail

Mumbai: Retailers that faced major disruptions due to the Covid pandemic will have reduced liabilities on their balance sheets after several companies moved toward percentage rent leases that are linked, … Read More

Women, uninterrupted: The Hindu Editorial on access to contraception and abortion services

Among the more serious ramifications of the pandemic has been the rather extensive, even if unintended, disruption of health-care services. Normal life has been crippled by the restrictions flowing from … Read More

In reverse gear: on draft EIA notification

The Union Ministry of Environment has been in the spotlight on more than one occasion during the pandemic, as it worked to push through retrograde environmental decisions in an atmosphere … Read More

Another front – The Hindu

For the third time since early June, China on Tuesday repeated its claim that Bhutan’s eastern boundary was a “disputed” area with Bhutan. Its first claim was at a UNDP-led … Read More

Bend it like Italy: The Hindu Editorial on flattening the COVID-19 curve

Five months after WHO declared COVID-19 as a  public health emergency of international concern and three-and-half months after it called the disease a pandemic, its spread does not seem to … Read More

Battling racism and coronavirus: Trevor Noah is not done talking about America’s racial problems – art and culture

Trevor Noah, the host of “The Daily Show,” was on vacation when he first heard about the death of George Floyd.  Rather than wait the full two weeks for his show to return, Noah … Read More

Desert clouds: The Hindu Editorial on Rajasthan political crisis

A political upheaval appears to be in the making in Rajasthan. The ruling Congress has accused the opposition BJP of trying to unsettle the Ashok Gehlot government. The BJP State … Read More