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Labour law changes

• As the economy struggles with the lockdown, a number of state governments recently made key changes in the application of labour laws. Key highlights the proposed changes in the states: • The most significant changes were announced by three…

[Editorial Analysis] Coming to terms

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: Sentinel surveillance Mains level: Responsibilities for Centre and States to enforce virus containment measures Context: • As early as March 28, the Health Ministry acknowledged that there was “limited community transmission” of the novel…

Stringency Index

• A Stringency Index created by Oxford University shows how strict a country’s measures were responding to the Covid-19 outbreak, and at what stage of the spread it enforced these. About: • It is among the metrics being used by…