Food

THE VIRUS OF HUNGER: Contextualizing Food Security in Times of COVID-19: PART-II

This article aims to contextualize the debate around food security in India considering the COVID-19 pandemic. It analyses historical and economic arguments for policy initiatives and aims to make suggestions regarding the state’s role in handling the crisis. By analysing state action through famine relief in colonial India, the article aims to locate the state’s responsibility in the current crisis. Continue reading THE VIRUS OF HUNGER: Contextualizing Food Security in Times of COVID-19: PART-II

Solutions to COVID 19 Economic Damage

Solutions to Externalities of the COVID-19 Pandemic

This article discusses various economic solutions that can internalise the externalities problem of COVID-19 Pandemic. It is argued that besides conventional means of public regulation through taxation and subsidy, resumption of economic activity would require the state to place trust in individuals and encourage private Coasean solutions in places where they are possible. Continue reading Solutions to Externalities of the COVID-19 Pandemic

crime

COVID-19: SHIFTING TRENDS IN CRIME RATES VIS-À-VIS UNEMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY

by Anushka Rungta and Utsav Saxena Introduction The world has come to a grinding halt in its war with the unseen enemy. After more than four months of lockdowns, the Government of India started taking measures to reopen the economy by introducing relaxations in some states. During these unstable times, the crime rates in the country are experiencing a haphazard graph. With the invocation of … Continue reading COVID-19: SHIFTING TRENDS IN CRIME RATES VIS-À-VIS UNEMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY

Corporate Governance in the times of COVID 19 pandemic

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: Amidst COVID-19

by Anuja Jha Introduction ‘Corporate governance is the combination of mechanisms that ensure that the management runs the firm for the benefit of one or several stakeholders. Such stakeholders may cover shareholders, creditors, suppliers, clients and other parties with whom the firm conducts its business.’[1] In simple words, corporate governance may be a way of governing a corporation. It is a process by which the … Continue reading CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: Amidst COVID-19

BUDGET 2020 AND CORONAVIRUS: A tale of myopia and dystopia

by Kaartikay Agarwal “A choice between life and economy is a choice between life and life.” The series of events that have unfolded in the past couple of months bear stark testimony to the heavy amount of collateral damage done by COVID-19. Apart from risking billions of lives all across the globe, the pandemic has greatly jeopardized the World Economy as well. The multifaceted damage … Continue reading BUDGET 2020 AND CORONAVIRUS: A tale of myopia and dystopia

ECONOMICALLY IRRESPONSIBLE JUSTICE: The Judiciary and the Economy – [EDITORIAL]

by Chaaru Gupta and Namrata Jeph It is imperative that the legal decisions be taken keeping in mind the economic impact of those decisions. A lack of economic analysis of a judgment can affect employment, Gross Domestic Product (“GDP”), tourism, infrastructure, etc.[1] In recent times, the Reserve Bank of India has introduced multiple reforms to tackle the economic implications of the lockdown and ensure growth … Continue reading ECONOMICALLY IRRESPONSIBLE JUSTICE: The Judiciary and the Economy – [EDITORIAL]