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Cleansing politics

14. December 2017 - 21:15
Both political parties and voters prefer tainted politicians for different reasons

Why autonomous weapons should not be banned

14. December 2017 - 20:52
While it is legitimate to question the ethics and rules surrounding autonomous weapons, the idea that their development will necessarily usher in an apocalyptic future may not be accurate

The economic outlook in a period of political uncertainty

14. December 2017 - 20:51
Despite the prevailing political uncertainties, growth has been reviving both at the global level and within India

A second Brexit vote is a bad idea

14. December 2017 - 20:50
Having seen the toll that uncertainty has already taken on the UK economy, it would be folly to drag out the uncertainty with a new vote

Gender-based laws: a double-edged sword

14. December 2017 - 20:50
It is time to remove from the law all privileges and disadvantages that are based on gender

The growing role of artificial intelligence in business

14. December 2017 - 20:29
AI is expected to drive worldwide revenues from nearly $8 billion in 2016 to more than $47 billion in 2020, across a broad range of industries

A 15-year journey to bridge the digital divide

14. December 2017 - 20:22
It has been 15 years since we took an oath to work with the poorest of the poor in rural India to fight information poverty

How we can deal with the cyber threats in our pockets

14. December 2017 - 20:17
It is necessary for both policymakers and ordinary citizens to understand the security implications of using foreign origin smartphones with bundled, pre-installed apps

Asia’s bull market in inequality

14. December 2017 - 19:45
Asia clearly must begin thinking very differently about more inclusive growth

Two deals that could turn the fortunes of India’s venture capital industry

14. December 2017 - 19:36
How the impending deals involving Ola and Flipkart unfold over the next few days will to a great extent set the tone for the venture capital market next year

Rahul Gandhi and the beer-‘dhokla’ game

14. December 2017 - 3:39
The celebrated ‘beer-quiche game’ (with dhoklas instead) helps analyse Rahul Gandhi’s ascension as Congress president against the backdrop of Gujarat polls

Is WTO working for India and China?

13. December 2017 - 21:03
At WTO Buenos Aires summit, India expressed its disappointment over the US reneging on a commitment made two years ago to deliver a solution to food security for addressing hunger in some of the poorest countries of the world

Churn in human rights space a welcome sign

13. December 2017 - 19:52
A continuous churn in the human rights space is leading some countries to make an effort to integrate human rights into corporate practice

A working woman’s burden

13. December 2017 - 19:33
It’s time to consider safety along with social and economic variables to explain the skewed gender ratio

Promoting entrepreneurship in India

13. December 2017 - 19:32
Programmes that promote education in poorer districts can increase the supply of potential entrepreneurs, provide broader benefits to communities, enhance equity

Nurture counts as much as nature in success

13. December 2017 - 19:31
So many different kinds of nurture matter in determining success. Effort matters. Education matters. And social environment matters.

Two myths about automation

13. December 2017 - 19:30
The coming technological transformation won’t entail occupational shifts on the scale of the Industrial Revolution

India: the road to wider prosperity

13. December 2017 - 19:22
The key political economy challenge is to establish the correct balance between the state, the market and the private sector

Inflation matters

13. December 2017 - 19:06
Too many people still have not understood one of the central operational principles of the system of flexible monetary targeting

FRDI Bill is not going to hike the risk to your deposits

13. December 2017 - 15:17
The FRDI debate finally comes down on the intent of the government. Remove the political rhetoric from the provisions of the Bill to see that your bank deposits are safe