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Lockdown Diaries 7: A Hard Stop

The factories shut down overnight. Then some started partially and some are hoping to start soon. But normalcy will take months, if not years.   According to the Annual Survey of Industries (ASI) 2017-18 report...

Liquor is Quicker

Candy may be dandy but alcohol gives immediate revenues to state governments – and that is why they want liquor retailing to be allowed now When the national lockdown was announced, the union government left...

Lockdown Diaries6: A Chain Broken

Every link in the logistics industry broke down. It will take a long time for normalcy to return. Even before Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his announcement at 8 pm on 24 March that a complete lockdown would be...

Winners and Losers

The Coronavirus pandemic is going to punish some digital businesses – and help others accelerate One thing has become very clear after as the Coronavirus pandemic roils the globe and forces governments to go for partial...

Planning Omission

The government’s handling of the Covid-19 Pandemic threat has been piecemeal and erratic so far. March 24, 2020: In another 8 PM address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nation-wide lockdown for...

An Economic Apocalypse

The COVID-19 pandemic is a bigger threat to the Indian economy than anything it has faced since Independence. And the government is both unprepared and lacks enough ammunition to tackle it.   Much before Prime...

Work From Home And The Manager Mindset

Why so many managers and HR departments actively discourage Work From Home As an editor who allowed and encouraged members of my team to work from home, choose flexible working hours for office and even work from remote...

The Royal Telecom AGR Mess

The government has only itself to blame for the current predicament If telecom companies and the union government’s Department of Telecom (DOT) were hoping that the Supreme Court would relent, they were in for a...