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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Explained Ideas: Why Bollywood alone should not be blamed for nepotism

August 12, 2020 10:47 am

Nepotism is a symptom of the inequality and entrenched privilege in our society and it permeates all sectors, write Kabir Khan and Rohan Sandhu.

Explained Ideas: What ails with the draft EIA notification 2020?

August 12, 2020 12:52 pm

Draft EIA Notification 2020 dilutes environmental protections and is in denial of ecological crises, writes Shibani Ghosh.

Explained Ideas: What will drive India's growth going forward?

August 10, 2020 7:43 am

What would reassure markets and avoid further credit rating downgrades is not lower fiscal spending, but a strategy to revive growth, combined with a credible fiscal plan for the medium term, writes Prachi Mishra

Explained Ideas: How can India boost the overall demand in the economy?

August 08, 2020 7:54 pm

One option is to turn to those at the bottom of the pyramid who have a high marginal propensity to consume, write Radhicka Kapoor and Nooman Majid.

Explained Ideas: Why the Indian economy needs more than moratoriums and cheap loans to grow

August 08, 2020 12:37 pm

Fiscal constraints or natural disasters often create temptations to disguise spending as lending, writes Manish Sabharwal

Explained Ideas: Has abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A helped the people of J&K?

August 07, 2020 8:24 am

It has brought people of J&K into the ambit of egalitarian laws, created possibilities of development, writes A Surya Prakash.

Explained Ideas: How to view the Bhoomi pujan ceremony of Ram temple in Ayodhya

August 05, 2020 10:21 am

Ayodhya Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan: The Ram Temple represents a shared sentiment of sacredness according to Ram Madhav, but for Pratap Bhanu Mehta, it is the first real colonisation of Hinduism by political power.

Ideas Explained: What is the geopolitics of TikTok

August 05, 2020 9:40 am

The new American consensus appears to be in sync with India’s own recent turn towards decoupling from China, writes C Raja Mohan.

Explained Ideas: The lessons for public policy from the Covid-19 experience

August 03, 2020 8:21 am

Pandemic has driven home need for collaborations between experts and administrators, writes Vikram S Mehta.

Explained Ideas: What is causing apprehension about the New Education Policy?

August 01, 2020 6:43 am

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: The policy text itself is for the most part admirable but the fears arise from the context rather than the text.