Neelam Chhiber says that national livelihood models have for too long assumed that India’s rural population will increasingly migrate to cities for work and that required economic growth exists. This has been proved wrong.
Earlier this month, Moody's had projected India to clock a 9.3 per cent growth in the current fiscal ending March 2022, but a severe second COVID wave has increased risks to India's credit profile and rated entities.
Extreme automation is leading to massive job destruction globally. But can India escape this phenomenon through focused policy interventions such that, unlike in the past, GDP growth also leads to job creation?
Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Ashwani Kumar explains the need for his party to effect a much-delayed course correction and why he thinks the Congress must take the lead in forging a broad federal front to take on Modi in 2024.
A series of developments by the current government has undermined people's faith in India's data system. Government must restore the independence of data collecting centres, writes former Business Standard editor and author, AK Bhattacharya