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In this podcast, listen to a panel discussion of Mint View's editors on important issues of the day. This is a livemint production, brought to you by HT Smartcast.

    63: 'Coronavirus a pandemic’ How it affects business & the global economy

    63: 'Coronavirus a pandemic’ How it affects business & the global economy

    The World Health Organization has characterized the coronavirus outbreak as a ‘pandemic’. This holds grave implications for both business and the global economy. Of particular concern is the fate of contracts. Insurers, for example, may invoke force majeure provisions and refuse to honour claims given the unexpected turn of events that has affected a vast number of people. 

    • 6 min
    62: Russia-Saudi Arabia price war; implications for Indian market

    62: Russia-Saudi Arabia price war; implications for Indian market

    Oil prices suffered a historic collapse after Saudi Arabia launched a price war against Russia. In general, lower oil prices are good for keeping inflation in check, but these gains could be outweighed by the impact of the demand slump taking place not only in India but globally.

    • 8 min
    61: Delhi violence- Govt may issue fresh regulations for social media platforms

    61: Delhi violence- Govt may issue fresh regulations for social media platforms

    In the wake of the Delhi violence, the Union government is contemplating issuing fresh guidelines to social media platforms on stopping online hate content. The government reportedly is planning some “tangible” and “visible “steps to do so. 

    • 7 min
    60: US-Taliban sign peace deal- What are the implications for India?

    60: US-Taliban sign peace deal- What are the implications for India?

    A long-awaited peace deal was signed between the US and Taliban on Saturday. Conditions of the deal include a phased reduction of American troops in Afghanistan, prisoner swap and lifting of UN sanctions, among others. The question is will the Taliban to stick to the deal, and how would an eventual exit of US forces from Afghanistan affect India? 

    • 9 min
    59: Should army be called in to contain violence in Delhi?

    59: Should army be called in to contain violence in Delhi?

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has suggested that the armed forces should be brought in to quell the violence. But shouldn’t matters related to maintenance of law and order be left to the police? The more pressing need is for all sides to step back so that the tempers are lowered and violence brought under control. This applies to all stakeholders, including protesters, the police, political leaders, and civil society at large.

    • 7 min
    58: Trump’s extravaganza in India: What it means for politics in US?

    58: Trump’s extravaganza in India: What it means for politics in US?

    US President Donald Trump is on a visit to India. Besides the broad continuity in the India-US ties, what does it mean for the domestic politics in the US? Trump, who recently came out of an impeachment trial, could use the visit to bolster his image in the run-up to the 2020 Presidential election, particularly among the Indian diaspora in the US. But could it also affect the bipartisan nature of India’s relationship with the American polity?

    • 9 min

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