A perfect storm of Covid, supply disruptions, low interest rates and Russia-Ukraine war is behind India’s eight-year high inflation. There’s very little governments can do to tame this. Except cut petrol/diesel taxes to ease the pain. But then, there are no elections on the horizon. So don’t hold your breath.
Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it
India needs free, fair, non-hyphenated and questioning journalism even more as it faces multiple crises.
But the news media is in a crisis of its own. There have been brutal layoffs and pay-cuts. The best of journalism is shrinking, yielding to crude prime-time spectacle.
ThePrint has the finest young reporters, columnists and editors working for it. Sustaining journalism of this quality needs smart and thinking people like you to pay for it. Whether you live in India or overseas, you can do it here.