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A crown of thorns awaits the Vodafone-Idea merged entity

21. March 2017 - 8:07
When a corporate marriage is a response to an outside threat or its perception (read Reliance Jio), the scope for a messy patchwork is much higher

Narendra Modi’s inclusive vision is at risk in Uttar Pradesh

21. March 2017 - 6:06
If Yogi Adityanath governs as he campaigned, Narendra Modi’s own reform agenda may suffer

The BJP’s retrograde turn in Uttar Pradesh

21. March 2017 - 3:59
The vision of Hindutva proponent Yogi Adityanath, the new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, is antithetical to the idea of a constitutional republic

Limerick: On the Manipur blockade

20. March 2017 - 20:00
Bibek Debroy’s Mint Metric on the Manipur blockade

Should we all become computer programmers?

20. March 2017 - 19:54
Simple coding may not be enough to make you an AI expert, but it can certainly help you do your own job better

The Chinese learn the value of privacy

20. March 2017 - 19:24
If Chinese consumers lose faith in local Internet companies, the government’s efforts to promote technology and innovation are certain to struggle

Behavioural solutions for road safety

20. March 2017 - 19:20
It’s time authorities stopped relying on ineffective money-draining campaigns, driver education and enforcement of laws

States lead the way in economic reforms

20. March 2017 - 18:57
In the fourth quarter of 2016, Haryana, Gujarat and Maharashtra have led the way in making reforms

What is the fix for India?

20. March 2017 - 18:49
India’s political leaders should reflect on what Mexico’s equally fractious political system managed to achieve and on whether they have it in them to emulate them

The Jio effect

20. March 2017 - 18:44
The aggressive entry of Reliance Jio has shaken India’s telecom market, and the Vodafone-Idea merger is just another crest in the consolidation wave

The return of industrial strategy

20. March 2017 - 18:43
The European Union has been trying to define a consistent framework for addressing industrial strategy since 2014

The Yogi Adityanath development model

20. March 2017 - 13:41
Yogi Adityanath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh is seen as BJP choosing Hindutva over development. But why do we assume a contradiction between them?

Haryana, Gujarat, and Maharashtra: Leaders of state reforms in Q4, 2016

20. March 2017 - 9:40
Haryana led the way with six positive policy reforms. Gujarat, perhaps spurred by its impending ‘Vibrant Gujarat’ business summit, had three significant reforms

India home migraine fix may also be bank hangover cure

20. March 2017 - 4:36
India’s state-run banks should be relieved if a revival in housing demand boosts builders’ ability to service their debts

The GST Council template for cooperative federalism

19. March 2017 - 23:38
That a fundamental reordering of federal fiscal relations has been achieved with a minimum of bickering, despite hurdles like demonetisation, is a tribute to the GST Council

Low, stagnating female labour-force participation in India

19. March 2017 - 23:06
India’s growth strategy has focused on domestic demand and high-value service exports, which generate too few employment opportunities for women

Farm loan waiver is no solution to farmers’ woes

19. March 2017 - 22:24
The focus should be more on making the prime minister’s crop insurance scheme a success than demanding farm loans waivers from banks

Asha Bhosle the immortal

19. March 2017 - 20:03
More than 11,000 songs recorded by Asha Bhosle in 20 Indian languages, seven Filmfare awards and the numerous encomiums showered on her have made her immortal

Changing course

19. March 2017 - 19:27
The US is nudging the G-20 to change course—one that is against the climate change fight and resistance to protectionism

This is how risk-averse investors get high returns

19. March 2017 - 19:11
We need to revisit our understanding of risk and return while investing in the real world