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Sorting out the hospital imbroglio

13. December 2017 - 12:46
The situation in hospitals is one of those problems that can be sorted out by several stakeholders, if they have the will

Reliance Jio may be worth same as Sprint if Mukesh Ambani doesn’t rush it

13. December 2017 - 11:23
Based on last quarter’s numbers, Reliance Jio’s current Ebitda run rate is less than $1 billion. But the street is even more bullish

Why Congress needs more than another Gandhi

13. December 2017 - 4:18
Why would anyone vote for Rahul Gandhi? That’s the central dilemma facing Congress going forward

Data subject first

12. December 2017 - 21:33
We have a design choice to make: Are we going to place the data subject at the centre of our new privacy framework?

Buenos Aires meet could be WTO’s most challenging yet

12. December 2017 - 19:38
It seems probable that WTO would be left without an effective work programme, possibly renewing questions about the future of the organization

Working together to teach at the right level

12. December 2017 - 18:57
A qualitative study done alongside the randomized evaluation indicated that during the school year, teachers felt compelled to complete the curriculum even though many of the children were far below grade level

Europe: is a fiscal and political union needed?

12. December 2017 - 18:48
Europe should delink private finance from public finance, insulating each from the malfeasance of the other

Unshackle Indian agriculture

12. December 2017 - 18:45
Export restrictions must go. Monopoly procurement must go. Essential Commodities Act restrictions must go. Arbitrary stocking limits must go.

Sports and the ease of doing business

12. December 2017 - 18:42
There is no arguing that sports and sporting events should be made more inclusive

Narendra Modi has to lift India’s political discourse

12. December 2017 - 18:13
The BJP’s alacrity in finding the foreign hand in domestic opposition forces is reminiscent of the 1970s

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

12. December 2017 - 12:32
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

MTNL’s woes show PSUs need a long-term game plan

12. December 2017 - 10:21
In sectors like steel, oil and shipping, there are a number of public sector behemoths that could face a future similar to MTNL’s in the absence of a clear road map

The Gujarat elections and the Indian economy

12. December 2017 - 2:57
The Gujarat model of development is capitalism with Hindutva characteristics. And the Gujarat elections are a test of the resilience of this model under strained economic conditions

Using anti-profiteering rules under the GST

12. December 2017 - 2:52
The costs to government can be minimized by scoping out the areas of investigation and defining clear rules of operation

The government must bail out of the bail-in

12. December 2017 - 2:52
The concerns around the FRDI Bill are legitimate and the government’s clarifications are deliberately vague

Blistering bitcoins

11. December 2017 - 22:47
The euphoria surrounding bitcoin in the last few days is based solely on mindless speculation, and not on fundamental strengths

Design principles for a Digital India

11. December 2017 - 20:31
There are a set of principles, if observed religiously, can lead to a mobile product that goes beyond the useable, to one that’s actually useful

Human rights

11. December 2017 - 19:25
The world is better off with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights than without it, but listing welfare goals as rights is merely legislating away the world’s problems

New directions at the Reserve Bank of India

11. December 2017 - 19:19
Enough has happened in recent months to undermine the belief that the RBI has abandoned its quest for operational independence

Sharad Joshi’s ‘Marshall Plan’

11. December 2017 - 19:18
The slapping of export restrictions, minimum export prices, and unfair imports as a means to target inflation have affected farmers