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A return of the Federer-Nadal duopoly in tennis?

18. October 2017 - 22:31
If the performances in 2017 have a bearing on the ‘greatest of all time’ question, Roger Federer seems to be inching ahead of his rivals, including Rafael Nadal

When women decide to speak up

18. October 2017 - 22:29
#MeToo is not a joyous desire to join any exclusive club, it is to tell the world of sexual harassment that women face so frequently that they seem commonplace

A possible link between Pyongyang and Doklam

18. October 2017 - 22:22
Once we understand China’s limitations vis-à-vis North Korea, the diversionary role of Doklam (and other such missions) in Xi Jinping’s strategy becomes clear

Finding a Goldilocks policy interest rate

18. October 2017 - 20:32
Too high, too low or just right? The question has been approached from two distinct perspectives in economic theory: normative economics and positive economics

Slacking on bad loans

18. October 2017 - 20:27
The sheer scale of bad loan divergences cannot be explained away as some minor disagreements over the recognition of NPAs

Demand is affecting credit growth

18. October 2017 - 20:26
Highly rated borrowers are increasingly finding the corporate bond market a cheaper source for fund-raising

India’s balancing act on Rohingya crisis

18. October 2017 - 20:04
India’s position on Rohingyas is unlikely to change even if the Supreme Court, which is hearing the case on 21 November, directs the government to stop their deportation

Brand lessons in the age of social media

18. October 2017 - 19:54
Social media is a very powerful tool that has the potential to make or break a brand

Regulating the disruption wave: RBI issues directions to govern P2P platforms

18. October 2017 - 19:53
RBI’s directions will severely restrict the business potential of NBFC P2Ps, unless they are able to bring on many more borrowers and lenders onto the platform

SWP: Stretch your wealth plan

18. October 2017 - 13:39
With the average lifespan increasing by 1 year every 3 years, and retirement ages dropping to the early 50s, we need to open our minds to alternate investments

Axis Bank has uncovered a second porky pie of bad loans

18. October 2017 - 9:36
If Axis had diligently followed the RBI’s asset classification norms, as much as 24% of its $565 million profit for the last full year would have vanished into thin air.

How many schemes does it take to light up a sky?

18. October 2017 - 0:10
Neither Ujala programme nor Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana offer any compelling explanation for the sudden spike in brightness of India’s night-time light satellite images

Teaching policing in Indian universities

17. October 2017 - 20:54
The steps being taken to institutionalize the teaching of policing are a welcome change

Growth without industrialization

17. October 2017 - 20:50
It is very difficult for newcomers to break into world markets for manufacturing, replicate the experience of Asia’s manufacturing superstars

Retrench India’s farm economy to sustain it

17. October 2017 - 20:46
Our agriculture policy needs to focus on improving productivity instead of price support

Reducing inequality need not hurt growth

17. October 2017 - 20:43
There comes a time when inequality, whether of income or wealth, becomes ‘too much’; how much is too much?

Globalization: much needed, yet so treacherous

17. October 2017 - 20:14
The unravelling of the quarter-century-old global economic order will have many effects, some unpredictable but mostly unavoidable

Needless controversy

17. October 2017 - 19:46
It is high time that the BJP restrained the antagonistic politics for which it uses the likes of Sangeet Som

Facebook must be prepared for the next election

17. October 2017 - 18:20
Better controls are necessary to ensure foreign governments and entities aren’t running political ads on Facebook

Do we need to overhaul the existing income tax laws?

17. October 2017 - 13:49
What is really needed is not a new tax law, but simplification of procedures, reduction of paperwork (or online work), and introduction of accountability of tax officials