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Not Just Vaccination

While fixing vaccine supplies, the government also needs to take care of these three things it has ignored so far The government and the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) finally seem to have woken up to the...

Covid: Tackling the New Wave

The vaccination programme needs to be speeded up. Here are some suggestions As a fresh wave of COVID cases engulfs the nation, the government needs to urgently rethink its options and move faster than it has so far...

The Prosaicview Podcast on SEIS

Prosenjit Datta, Editor of Prosaicview discuss the uncertainties caused by the delay in renewing the Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) and the impact on Indian exports because of that with Mahesh Jaising, Partner...

What the Finance Minister did not say

It is often what is not in the Budget speech that gives a better insight into the government’s thinking. A quick look at some of them As in every Budget these days, it is not what is said in the Budget speech but what...

The Bad Bank is a Bad Idea

Setting up something like this ignores the basic issues that caused the bad loans in the first place From time to time, the idea of the Bad Bank, which will house all the bad loans of public sector banks and deal with...

How to Understand the Budget

Five things to keep in mind to separate the noise from the substance For business editors, corporate titans and economists, the great Budget circus is an annual national event second only to, perhaps, IPL. The build up...

Too many shortcuts

The DCGI needs to realise that unlike a vaccine will eventually be given to the entire population and that is why it is particularly important to be careful about approving it. The Coronavirus pandemic has tested the...