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Dealing with e-waste

9. August 2017 - 22:26
There is a need for electronics consumers to become conscious users of their gadgets, and for the govt to take a more proactive role in ensuring that e-waste is recycled under proper international guidelines

Internet boost

9. August 2017 - 20:59
Does the internet have an economic impact similar to that of railways on an economy?

Toilets need more loving

9. August 2017 - 15:25
An even bigger challenge than toilet-building is the lack of ongoing maintenance for the toilets after they have been built

There’s more to fintech than just tech

9. August 2017 - 13:53
Innovation in fintech is only as good as its ability to help the customers

Deflation, Disruption and Distraction

9. August 2017 - 13:53
Disruption may be bad for lethargic companies but can present opportunities for companies that are nimble enough to ride the wave 

Sebi’s shell companies crackdown: What is Ajay Tyagi’s plan exactly?

9. August 2017 - 4:24
Sebi chairman Ajay Tyagi must clarify the next phase of market regulation, as the regulator’s recent actions, including that against shell companies, suggests some inconsistency in its thinking

Doklam may bring Bhutan closer to India

9. August 2017 - 4:21
If India remains firm in its commitment to Bhutan, the Doklam standoff against China will only serve to deepen the India-Bhutan ties even further

Cracking the shells

8. August 2017 - 20:36
Sebi’s decision to suspend trading in 331 listed firms it says are shell companies is a welcome move on the road towards a cleaner business environment

Privacy and the ‘nothing to hide’ argument

8. August 2017 - 20:21
The argument wrongfully equates privacy with secrecy, even though the former is a distinct and much richer concept

RTE’s heart is in the right place—but not its head

8. August 2017 - 20:19
Scrapping the no-detention policy, one of the most controversial features of the Right to Education Act, is a first step towards mitigating some of its worst consequences

A dim outlook for Trumponomics

8. August 2017 - 20:17
While stock markets continue to reach new highs, the US economy grew at an average rate of just 2% in the first half of 2017

RBI’s studied silence over external vulnerabilities

8. August 2017 - 20:16
Critics are questioning the wisdom of the RBI after a 25 basis point reduction in benchmark interest rates fell short of capital market expectations

Being Zen in frenzied times

8. August 2017 - 13:10
You are not alone in getting hard-sold by fraudsters and cheats in suits from the financial sector. In all these frenzied scenarios, keeping calm is the key

Renuka Sugars and risk inherent in chasing rapid growth

8. August 2017 - 9:19
Growth, often cited as the main goal of business, may not always be the best way to sustain it specially when growth isn’t matched by a corresponding increase in return on invested capital

Luxury car hopes sink in a familiar pothole

8. August 2017 - 5:47
It’s the turn of SUVs to face an endurance test. By becoming a tinkerer’s playpen, the goods and services tax (GST) is emerging as a fresh source of uncertainty for business

What Nawaz Sharif ouster as Pakistan PM means for India

8. August 2017 - 2:59
The civilian leadership in Pakistan can temper the army’s general hostility towards India, but cannot be seen as a significant countering force

GST impact on the logistics sector

8. August 2017 - 2:53
Initial uncertainties, courtesy goods and services tax (GST), could affect profitability of the logistics sector in the short run, but operational efficiency is bound to improve in the long run

Has China’s rise topped out?

7. August 2017 - 22:33
The crisis at Anbang Insurance Group is also part of something bigger, and for China’s economic future, scarier

Hard lessons

7. August 2017 - 22:13
There is much to learn from the events of the frantic months at the beginning of the global financial crisis, but none deeper than the damage done by banker hubris

Protectionist China’s quantum leap

7. August 2017 - 21:48
China could soon become a serious contender for the No. 1 slot in the next generation of pervasive technologies