Tish Sanghera

Tish Sanghera

Asia Pacific

World's biggest virus lockdown saves lives, but hurts businesses

As cases of COVID-19 rise in India and a national lockdown is extended, many businesses wonder how they will manage.

World's biggest virus lockdown saves lives, but hurts businesses

Coronavirus pandemic

Hungry, desperate: India virus controls trap its migrant workers

Internal migrants form crucial part of India’s economy, but many say they have been forgotten in the coronavirus crisis.

Hungry, desperate: India virus controls trap its migrant workers

Coronavirus pandemic

India's looming battle to save its workers from the coronavirus

More than 80 percent of India's workers do not have paid sick leave, leaving their livelihoods vulnerable to the virus.

India's looming battle to save its workers from the coronavirus

India

India’s economy downshifts as coronavirus fallout looms

Already under pressure to revive production and consumption, policymakers now have coronavirus working against them.

India’s economy downshifts as coronavirus fallout looms

India

India’s 2020 budget: Will it be enough to kick-start the economy?

With growth at a six-year low, finance minister's first budget of decade fell short of widely expected reforms.

India’s 2020 budget: Will it be enough to kick-start the economy?

Workers' Rights

India at work: Labour reforms aim to boost wages and productivity

Critics of the new reforms say streamlining India’s complex labour laws may help companies more than workers.

India at work: Labour reforms aim to boost wages and productivity

India

Feeding India's future: Why malnutrition is bad for the economy

India will likely have the world's largest workforce by 2030, but many of its children still go hungry.

Feeding India's future: Why malnutrition is bad for the economy

India

India's economic growth hits six-year low

PM Narendra Modi's government is under pressure to stimulate the economy and meet ambitious growth promises.

India's economic growth hits six-year low

India

Hajjonomics: The business of getting India's pilgrims to Mecca

Private tour operators are trying to make the most of their share of India's Hajj market.

Hajjonomics: The business of getting India's pilgrims to Mecca

Asia

India's budget targets investment-led growth

The first annual budget of the Modi 2.0 government tightened the purse strings and revised down fiscal expenditure.

India's budget targets investment-led growth

Asia

India forecasts economy rebound after hitting five-year low

India is optimistic over growth and attracting private investment, despite warnings of an economic slowdown.

India forecasts economy rebound after hitting five-year low

Poverty & Development

Banking in India: Why many people still don't use their accounts

Despite a big government push to sign up bank-account holders, many hurdles prevent people from using them.

Banking in India: Why many people still don't use their accounts