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Manage the source to manage the destination

26. April 2017 - 20:58
If we can orchestrate the perception of where the money comes from, we can better manage where the money will go to

Why India needs big new cities

26. April 2017 - 20:57
A number of new million-plus cities can drive India’s growth while reducing the burden on the existing megacities

Limerick: On Udan

26. April 2017 - 20:55
Bibek Debroy’s Mint Metric on the Udan aviation scheme

Why advertising is getting more socially inclusive

26. April 2017 - 20:39
Advertising of late is increasingly more inclusive and socially representative, featuring single mothers, differently abled people, transgenders, special children and much else

Maoist attack in Sukma: Smoke and mirrors

26. April 2017 - 20:28
While the Maoist intent has remained clear and quick-footed the response from security forces, has remained relatively stolid and complicated

Extra fizz

26. April 2017 - 20:21
BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 are at record high, rupee is at its strongest against the dollar in 20 months, foreign investment is pouring in. Should we celebrate or worry?

If you pay fees for everything else, why not for financial advice?

26. April 2017 - 13:31
There are charges for every investment and service. The same way, a financial planner must be paid for services provided

Does Chetan Bhagat’s writing work as textbook material?

26. April 2017 - 12:47
Chetan Bhagat is the biggest selling Indian author writing in English in the country. But does this mean his books are worthy of being studied and taught as higher education?

Vladimir Putin’s arms bazaar is in a serious sales slump

26. April 2017 - 7:55
One of the top reasons for Kremlin’s struggles is changes in military procurement in China and India, which traditionally counted for about half of Russia’s arms exports

Limerick: On cows

25. April 2017 - 22:26
Bibek Debroy’s Mint Metric on cows, Aadhaar and identification numbers

Slippery slope

25. April 2017 - 21:45
Narendra Modi govt’s coronary stents policy is Indira Gandhi-style statist meddling

The ethics of persuasion

25. April 2017 - 21:38
The sole objective of the attention economy is to entice users to use a given service and, once they’ve entered the front door, to try and maximize the time they spend there

How science sorts fact from alternative fact

25. April 2017 - 20:57
Perhaps there’s something about the scientific method that helps transcend the misleading tendencies of the human mind

Can China solve the North Korea problem?

25. April 2017 - 20:52
The Chinese know that their political influence on North Korean leadership is fairly limited and overrated

Hard questions about Indian healthcare

25. April 2017 - 20:51
It is heartening that healthcare issues are receiving political attention—but current policy measures are lacking

The difficult transition from informal to formal

25. April 2017 - 20:50
The transition from farm to factory has been stymied in India because of regulatory policies that have made it difficult for firms to grow in size

The absurdities of the United Nations

25. April 2017 - 20:34
In recent years, the UN, meant to render succour to the world’s miserable, has also been delivering relief of the comic kind

The changing face of the urban leisure economy

25. April 2017 - 20:32
As the movie-going experience in India evolves, it offers a fascinating view of the interplay of urbanization and migration, growth and equality

Debt funds are not risk-free. Tread carefully

25. April 2017 - 13:31
We understood that equity carries risk but thought of debt funds as ‘safe’. India needs regulatory action to make debt funds true to label

Indian IT industry’s past sins threaten its future

25. April 2017 - 9:18
The inability of India’s IT services exporters, like TCS, Infosys and Wipro among others, to upscale their skills and their wares has led up to the current crisis