Jun 28, 2021 08:05 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of schemes to offer relief to the worst-hit sectors of the economy such as tourism and health.
- May 05, 2021 01:42 PM IST
Credit growth has been lukewarm; the steps announced today are unlikely to boost it
- Jan 28, 2021 04:10 PM IST
Given the economic and political situation we’re in, stimulus checks are complementary to other emergency relief, not in competition with it
- May 30, 2020 08:01 AM IST
Some of the agri interventions announced by the government are reformative and deep. We need similar re-engineering in the dairy policy.
- May 22, 2020 12:38 PM IST
The central bank needs more support from the government
- May 20, 2020 11:41 AM IST
Borrowers who don’t have access to formal finance will be left high and dry.
- May 20, 2020 09:43 AM IST
It is because India’s culture and tradition speak of self-reliance, or being atma nirbhar, that both Jawaharlal Nehru and Narendra Modi are united in their views on how India should tackle a crisis
- May 20, 2020 09:26 AM IST
Self-reliance is praiseworthy as long as it helps in churning out products that compete with the best in the world
- May 20, 2020 09:20 AM IST
The package of Rs 20 lakh-crore covers an extensive range, but it falls short of meeting the concerns of the poor. The liquidity measures taken by the government were from the supply side; it needs a concrete fiscal stimulus to revive demand
- May 18, 2020 09:14 AM IST
Banks’ reluctance to lend to sectors perceived as risky is unlikely to see a big change following the FM’s announcements
- May 18, 2020 08:47 AM IST
Focus on reforms and credit support betray the government’s inability to come out with quick fiscal steps to salvage the Covid-ravaged economy
- May 15, 2020 10:18 AM IST
Given the weak backdrop and a dire future outlook, the severity of the long duration COVID-19 shock raises serious concerns about lasting damage to output and productivity