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Depositor discipline in a time of bank frauds

17. April 2018 - 21:49
Even though depositor discipline exists in Indian banking, it is invisibly thin, sporadic, driven by shocks, and not preventive

National Counter Terrorism Centre is trapped in a political quagmire

17. April 2018 - 21:41
For nearly a decade, the consensus on forming a National Counter Terrorism Centre has been in abeyance. Heated political debates and turf battles are the factors behind it

Zone of immediacy and its implications for giving

17. April 2018 - 16:51
The urgency with which people get involved with a personal cause depends on whether they see the problem having effect now, soon, or later

ZTE folly will kick China’s chip plan into overdrive

17. April 2018 - 15:34
The US commerce department has imposed a seven-year ban on ZTE purchases of key American technology

A year on, RERA is still under construction

17. April 2018 - 14:25
Provisions that protect consumers are very basic and builders can still withdraw 30% of customer funds to buy land

Ousting Mark Zuckerberg from Facebook would be hard

17. April 2018 - 14:15
Facebook’s outside shareholders certainly don’t have much leverage, with Mark Zuckerberg controlling 59.9% of voting shares despite owning less than 16% of shares overall

Fortis Healthcare should put this bid to bed and forget its founders

17. April 2018 - 11:58
For a company that needs to forget its founders, the TPG-Manipal-Pai prop is as comfy as a hospital bed can be

Donald Trump’s a lonely trade warrior but he’s not alone

17. April 2018 - 6:04
It’s worth remembering that both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton denounced NAFTA in 2008 and threatened to withdraw the US if Mexico and Canada refused to renegotiate the treaty

Fintech disruption

16. April 2018 - 21:36
The traditional financial services industry could find itself facing a spell of creative destruction if it doesn’t show the nimbleness required to marry legacy business with new platforms

Which are the jobs that the robots will steal?

16. April 2018 - 21:18
The Fourth Industrial Revolution—automation, robotics, biotechnology, artificial intelligence, blockchain and 3D printing—is already impacting jobs in labour-intensive manufacturing and textile industries

Commerce from the digital equivalent of a Bharat Calendar

16. April 2018 - 19:31
In Bharat, it is the right time that determines what work can or cannot be done

What Kathua tells us about the purpose of outrage

16. April 2018 - 19:18
For outrage over the Kathua rape victim, apart from having basic humanity, one must follow the news, ideally from multiple sources, and have an education to articulate outrage

India’s grand illusion of a ‘reset’ with China

16. April 2018 - 19:11
India should definitely exploit opportunities of collaboration with China but not forget that the latter is its No.1 strategic threat

Improving India’s mobile phone service

16. April 2018 - 19:05
Rising data needs require increased bandwidth, but increasing the number of cell towers comes with economic and zoning problems

How to avoid relapsing into a new dose of protectionism

16. April 2018 - 19:03
Before looking to higher import duties to help domestic industry, we should consider whether the problem lies in poor exchange rate management

Capital formation or garbage data generation?

16. April 2018 - 19:01
We have to be blunt here. Capital formation data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) is mostly useless

New gauges to measure growth in the IT sector

16. April 2018 - 18:46
Most analysts are no longer holding onto indicators meant for the Industrial Age

Don’t hesitate to seek help for anxiety

16. April 2018 - 17:18
Anxiety is a normal part of life. Normally, an anxiety attack can last from a few minutes to a few days, depending on the situation, and then subside naturally

China’s tech titans should brace for some media humility

16. April 2018 - 17:04
Technology firms, those ground-breaking companies with research teams hard at work building moats, are more highly prized than media counterparts that merely provide content

Why Indian industry needs science-based social innovation and entrepreneurship

16. April 2018 - 16:42
Social Alpha is setting up a number of endowment and investment funds to ensure that enough catalytic risk capital is available in the high impact social innovation space