Covid-19 is the crisis of the moment but many commentators have pointed to the opportunity it presents to reimagine a better future for India. In the last of their three-part series, economists Devesh Kapur and Arvind Subramanian suggest “new permanent social contract” to ensure that no Indian should ever have to face in the future the plight that millions are facing today. Read it
here. In other opinion, writers examine the consequences of an extended lockdown
and the impact on the financial sector. Kanika Datta sums up the views.