The business of governance

This week’s been a topsy-turvy ride for the mood of Indians. For the first time in almost 40 years, our GDP has contracted. Consumption levels have hit new lows and businesses are struggling to stay afloat. ‘Consumption revival’ – newspaper editorials are […]

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What makes governments inefficient?

Newspaper editorials and news channels are oft found comparing how governments fare inferior to private businesses in almost all their endeavours. While the focus usually is on corruption and resultant inefficiency, there is more explanation behind the lag. Governments are there to […]

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Inequality: A result of the pandemic?

When the lockdown was imposed in wake of preventing the spread of Covid-19, most of the middle class had to let their house maids go – whether voluntarily or simply because the maids were leaving the city. A few weeks into managing […]

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The trading sector: case for inclusion under MSME

Imagine this – the supermarket you regularly go to for buying processed food, toiletries, stationery, cosmetics and grocery suddenly decides to shut shop (that includes online sellers too!). Instead, now you must directly contact the manufacturer of each item you need to […]

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