Beyond image management

India, May 6 -- For any government, public communication is an important tool - to outline policies and actions, keep citizens informed, and provide its side of the story in public conversations. In a... Read More

The economic impact of Covid-19

India, May 6 -- The second wave of Covid-19 infections is bound to have an adverse impact on the economy. While Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das has said that its economic impact w... Read More

The battle over reservations

India, May 6 -- On Wednesday, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court (SC) struck down Mahara-shtra's move to extend the ambit of reserv-ations in government jobs and educational institutions to the M... Read More

Remembering those who have fallen

India, May 5 -- Over the past year, close to 230,000 Indians have died due to Covid-19. On Tuesday, 3,790 Indians died as the second wave of the pandemic continues to wreak devastation across homes, v... Read More

2021-22 needs a new economic blueprint

India, May 4 -- It is now clear that the second Covid-19 wave will continue to inflict great destruction across India in the coming weeks, as it has done in the past month. It is also clear that unles... Read More

End the violence in Bengal, now

India, May 4 -- Ever since the Trinamool Congress (TMC) swept to victory in the West Bengal assembly elections, the state has witnessed unacceptable political violence, directed largely at workers of ... Read More

Election results: Why 2021 is not 2024

India, May 3 -- The results of assembly elections to West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Kerala - where the Trinamool Congress (TMC), the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and the Left Democratic Front (LDF) wo... Read More

The right to breathe

India, May 3 -- The oxygen crisis in India's national capital has now entered its third week. On a daily basis, hospitals are left to wonder whether or not their next replenishments will arrive on tim... Read More

The return of federalism

India, May 2 -- With the Trinamool Congress (TMC) winning West Bengal for a third time, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) returning to power in Tamil Nadu after a decade, the Left Democratic Front (... Read More

The May 2 challenge

India, April 30 -- On Thursday, Kerala reported 38,607 Covid-19 cases, among the highest in the country, and 48 deaths. West Bengal saw 17,503 cases and 89 deaths. Tamil Nadu had 17,897 cases and 109 ... Read More