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Sunday, May 24, 2020

Covid-19 has made migrant workers’ plight, state apathy visible

Time has come to merge the income benefit schemes of the Centre and state governments

NGOs, private sector, and international organisations have joined hands with govt against Covid

Post-Covid order should uphold equality, secularism and democratic principles

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Ease of learning

May 25, 2020 4:31:38 am

It shouldn’t have taken a global pandemic for Indian education to explore online teaching and learning. Challenges lie ahead.

A pandemic prescription

May 25, 2020 4:30:17 am

Imperative to instil confidence, remove fear around health and economy should inform COVID policy.

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Invisible India

May 25, 2020 4:36:18 am

Covid-19 has made migrant workers’ plight, state apathy visible

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Unquiet front

May 25, 2020 4:15:17 am

Waning trust erodes India, China capacities to manage Ladakh face-off. Beijing must back off, sensible diplomacy is needed.

May 25, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Assam Dialogue

May 25, 2020 2:18:37 am

This is the front page of The Indian Express published on May 25, 1980.

Rebooting the world

May 25, 2020 1:51:01 am

Post-Covid order should uphold equality, secularism and democratic principles.

The power of partnership

May 25, 2020 12:51:00 am

NGOs, private sector, and international organisations have joined hands with government against Covid.

From Plate to Plough: Cash transfers for farmers

May 25, 2020 12:50:59 am

Time has come to merge the income benefit schemes of the Centre and state governments with programmes such as the MGNREGA.

8-hour work days, and how we got there

May 24, 2020 10:08:36 am

Over 150 years later, amid a pandemic and an economic crisis that has rendered several jobless, as state governments such as Gujarat, UP, Madhya Pradesh and others bring in ‘labour reforms’ that, in some cases, have suspended almost all existing labour laws, the historical background of some of these laws provide a useful context.

Modi refuses to follow path adopted by most countries to counter economic consequences of Covid-19

May 24, 2020 10:02:14 am

The model advocated by almost all economists is fiscal stimulus. That means only one thing: spend more.

Inside Track: Double speak on dealing with Tablighi Jamaat

May 24, 2020 9:29:56 am

When PK Mishra took over from Nripendra Misra as Principal Secretary to the PM, it was assumed that he would automatically wield the most clout in Modi’s secretariat. But the recent allocation of reporting authority for portfolios in government suggests that power equations may be changing.

When lockdown is over, bring workers back to their jobs but with free rail travel

May 24, 2020 10:13:39 am

Encourage local industries or work from home to harness women’s energy. The shramik has waited long enough. They deserve better.

Nothing to celebrate on anniversary of first year of Narendra Modi’s second term in office

May 24, 2020 9:59:51 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tried in his latest address to the nation to revive the dream of the 21st century being India’s century and promised reforms that would make this dream a reality. The pandemic gives him a second chance to achieve this old goal.

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Making access to justice a virtual reality

May 23, 2020 7:07:13 pm

Supreme Court move to function online will make the judiciary within reach of people in remote parts of country

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The govt’s flagship health scheme has crossed 1 crore treatments, positively impacted lives

May 23, 2020 9:23:03 am

The aim of Ayushman Bharat is to ensure the achievement of universal health coverage in India.

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Easy going

May 23, 2020 12:56:58 am

Monetary policy may have greater space to operate. But there are limits to what it can achieve.

Forty Years Ago, May 23, 1980: Assam agitation

May 23, 2020 12:45:29 am

The AAGSP and the AASU, it may be recalled, had issued identical statements urging the government to release all the detained persons, reinstate the suspended officials, revoke the Maintenance of Essential Services Ordinance, withdraw the Disturbed Areas Act.

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Arrest the slide

May 23, 2020 12:44:04 am

War of maps and words points to deterioration of India-Nepal relationship. Delhi needs to reach out, mend ties.

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Boosting demand with cheap credit to consumers is not a good idea

May 23, 2020 9:27:12 am

We examine the demand vs supply debate drawing on basic economics and vast empirical evidence from around the world.

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2D isn’t enough

May 23, 2020 12:30:52 am

Working from home is being hailed as the future of work. But the workplace is about more than just work.

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