This is the eighth edition of The Jobscape, our weekly round-up of news and opinion on the state of employment and job creation in India. In this edition, we look at lost jobs , the new reservations, sexism and much more.
The government wants to make India open-defecation free. Building toilets is not enough.
The Transgender Persons Bill 2018 discriminates against the very people whose rights it means to restore.
The government’s new restrictions on these firms will hurt both consumers and, in the long run, the industry itself. It is bad economics.
Individual liberty should not be sacrificed for the large, but ultimately hollow, goal of public order.
Central transfers to states need to be better targeted so that basic standards of healthcare are met across the country.
This is Part 6 of our series, 2018 in Review, and focuses on Gender. Specifically, how women and the LGBTQ+ community have taken it upon themselves to systematically slay clichés.
This is Part 4 of our series, 2018 in Review, and focuses on Economics. Specifically, three areas of concern that should worry us in 2019.
This is Part 3 of our series, 2018 in Review, and focuses on China. Specifically the narratives that Xi Jinping wants to peddle to the world.
This is Part 2 of our series, 2018 in Review, and focuses on Indian Foreign Policy. Specifically, on the lessons we can learn from Kautilya.
This is Part 1 of our series, 2018 in Review, and focuses on South Asia. Specifically, why India should look beyond.
We have tolerated air pollution for too long now. Our apathy is as foul as the air we breathe.
The US is withdrawing from Syria and Turkish President Erdogan has an unprecedented opportunity to seek regional dominance.
India is a federal republic, and states matter. The recent state elections were important in their own right, and not for what lessons they might hold for the next general election.
Indian regulation will have to make a decision to either toe the line on gene editing or turn to options that could address its huge healthcare problems.
India’s airlines are already over-regulated. They need more competition, not more regulation.
Superstition lives on in our popular culture, as we saw on Bigg Boss last weekend. We must fight it.
The crisis in the Kerch Strait between Russia and Ukraine gives China a chance to portray itself as a moderate, mature superpower.
This is the seventh edition of The Jobscape, our weekly round-up of news and opinion on the state of employment and job creation in India. In this edition, we look at the jobs mantra during elections, the eternal promise of reservations, trade wars, Brexit, and Facebook trying to wash away its sins.
Why is the government battling the RBI? Because its ability to satisfy various interest groups relies on a compliant central bank. This is a problem.