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April 1, 2020 11:43:00 pm

This is the front page of The Indian Express published on April 2, 1980.

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April 1, 2020 11:33:09 pm

Governments should review revenue assumptions and expenditure allocations, curb non-essential spending.

April 1, 2020 11:29:18 pm

Disease trends and data that emerges at its end will shape future policy decisions.

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April 1, 2020 11:28:31 pm

There is, as with ‘Spanish Flu’, chance for major global economic decline. Potential losses justify large outlays.

March 31, 2020 11:34:24 pm

This is the front page of The Indian Express published on April 1, 1980.

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April 1, 2020 8:50:43 am

Doordarshan re-telecasts Ramayan and Mahabharat for people to binge on — as they wait for Shaktimaan to deliver.

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April 1, 2020 8:46:16 am

Exodus of migrant labour from cities is an enormous human crisis, and an impending economic one.

An eerie quiet: At the stroke of midnight on March 24, India suspended ‘politics’
April 1, 2020 9:24:18 am

We should brace ourselves not only for the deep impact the coronavirus crisis will have on routine lives and the economy; this crisis will also leave its imprint on the idea of the public and our politics.

March 30, 2020 11:31:21 pm

This is the front page of The Indian Express published on March 31, 1980.

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March 30, 2020 11:22:14 pm

Economy is a living machine — cannot be simply turned off and on. Even in lockdown, it needs to be kept alive.

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March 30, 2020 11:24:16 pm

It is imperative that the battle on the mental health front is integrated into the war against COVID-19.

March 31, 2020 11:32:31 am

Even as his location in art history now demands more critical attention, Gujral’s originality marked what the critic Charles Fabri described as “genius” in the early 1950s.

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March 30, 2020 11:26:50 pm

As governments everywhere lock down, at least two progressive administrations are helping citizens keep up their spirits.

March 31, 2020 10:43:49 am

Invisible, largely, in the Census and in national sample surveys — and consequently to administrators — field studies have consistently claimed short-term labour mobility in India was significant.

March 29, 2020 11:35:39 pm

This is the front page of The Indian Express published on March 30, 1980.

March 30, 2020 9:39:54 am

It is important for everyone to be patient. In these grim times, medals will be the last things on the minds of sportspersons.

March 30, 2020 11:12:43 pm

Leaving migrant workers to fend for themselves and forcing them to return to their villages will only enable the spread of coronavirus. In this regard, a clear distinction in the provision of aid for the urban and the rural poor must be made so that resources are better allocated amongst the poor.

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March 29, 2020 11:34:24 pm

There is urgent need to ensure that those keeping supply chains of essential items running are protected against COVID-19.

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March 29, 2020 11:45:38 pm

War on COVID-19 is infringing on citizens’ right to privacy — without adding significantly to the effort.

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March 29, 2020 9:36:40 am

Not only was the country not prepared for a nationwide lockdown, even the Central government was unprepared. How can one otherwise explain the fact that the Economic Task Force announced by the PM on March 19 has not been constituted so far?

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