Why smart meters are imperative for discoms Suvojoy Sengupta
The Covid-19 crisis is also an opportunity for accelerating the rollout and adoption of smart metering
Agri-infrastructure needs a push Harsh Kumar Bhanwala & Nirupam Mehrotra
Facilities that help reduce post-harvest wastage of produce will also boost farmers' incomes
Bollywood's biggest bane isn't nepotism Saibal Chatterjee
Isn't nepotism - or favouritism, if you will - a reality in every industry, every walk of life, and every line of work?
What about 'unlock' for vendors? Bhuvana Anand, Jayana Bedi & Prashant Narang
Only a clear set of instructions and an unambiguous whip to police and municipal officials can prevent harassment of street hawkers
The power of black Chintan Girish Modi
With a running time of 89 minutes, this film was directed by Nadia Hallgren who followed her high-profile protagonist on a 34-city book tour to promote her bestselling memoir Becoming
New ball game Suhit K Sen
This will be a completely different kind of a tour, with empty stands, new rules, and different logistics
Blueprint for a more healthy economy Akhil Bansal
What we need is a map - an economic blueprint - that will address the need for domestic growth and put in place measures that will make India attractive for foreign investment.
Covid-19 in perspective Jyoti Parikh
Indians have long seen deadlier diseases. We need to take all precautions and get on with our lives
Quarantine is terrible, but it works Mark Buchanan
Lockdowns have been costly, but they helped us avoid a far worse catastrophe.
Asia needs India for post-Covid cooperation Suman Bery, Chatib Basri & Peter Drysdale
India's pivotal position in South Asia, its strong economic ties with ASEAN+6 countries and its presence in the G20 make its participation critical
Five ways to overhaul the rural jobs scheme Anjor Bhaskar & Debmalya Nandy
Five immediate steps are required to strengthen MGNREGS after the budget enhancement.
Reviving the farm economy Shalander Kumar, Arabinda K Padhee & Anjani Kumar
The return of migrant workers to their villages offers an opportunity to give agribusiness a leg-up
Protection to fashion Indira Kannan
They must be worn and taken off properly to ensure any contaminated surfaces don't touch the face, and if reusable, washed regularly
Understanding the migrants Sunil Sinha
Availability of credible data is critical to integrating these workers in development programmes
What it will take to live with the virus Pavitra Mohan & Jagdish Rattanani
Mild cases can stay at home and recover, while moderately severe cases can be managed at primary health care facilities. This will reduce the overburdening of hospitals