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The economics of fear comes from the very top

30. November 2017 - 22:57
What does it mean when the ‘strongman’ leaders of the three biggest economies shy away from epochal change?

Credit ratings, GST and the ease of doing business

30. November 2017 - 22:46
Any value-added tax system can yield advantages only if there is certainty of getting tax credits. Only then can businesses price their product taking inputs at cost exclusive of tax paid

Why RBI should ignore calls for a rate cut

30. November 2017 - 22:28
There is no compelling reason for RBI to go for a rate cut, given the persistent inflation risks and now the modest GDP growth in September quarter

The fixed point of it all

30. November 2017 - 22:15
Fixed point theorems—vital tools for mathematicians—can seem esoteric, but fixed points actually crop up every now and then in unexpected places which you might not readily associate with mathematics

Status quo expected, but take on inflation, liquidity and yields key

30. November 2017 - 22:04
The last monetary policy meeting will be interesting to watch out for RBI’s take on the evolving trajectory of inflation, cue on liquidity management and yield signals

When haldi doodh is rechristened turmeric latte

30. November 2017 - 21:40
Given social media and the increased frequency of global chefs visiting India, food trends are now travelling faster around the world

Expected recovery in Indian economy

30. November 2017 - 19:30
The economic growth recovery needs to sustain for a few more quarters before we can say that Indian growth is back on track

Responding to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor challenge

30. November 2017 - 19:15
Given the challenges that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is facing, India will need to do much more to provide an effective counter-narrative

Large organizations are better at R&D

30. November 2017 - 18:55
Access to finance, managerial resources, incubation, oversight and accumulated experience may be much easier to achieve in large corporations

What Robert Mugabe’s fall tells us about China

30. November 2017 - 18:53
China is now capable of fomenting regime change in distant countries, and it may be increasingly willing to exercise this option

Bitcoin may be a bubble, but blockchain is not

30. November 2017 - 15:03
Bitcoin may be ‘the very definition of a bubble’ and even ‘a fraud’, but its underlying technology blockchain holds the promises processing transactions of various kinds more efficiently than today

Nuclear compellence and South Asia

30. November 2017 - 11:43
The promise of nuclear shield works only if the aggressor is first able to change the status quo using its conventional forces

Bitcoin is still sucking up all the crypto oxygen

30. November 2017 - 8:19
Bitcoin’s early-mover advantage, continued fame, and single-purpose use still make it an oversized influence on the global crypto market

RBI’s monetary policy and inflation: Steady as she goes is the theme

29. November 2017 - 23:46
Where will inflation settle once the Indian economy transitions towards a more ‘normal’ year?

How Thums Up stole the cola thunder

29. November 2017 - 20:48
A brilliant advertising campaign aside (Taste the Thunder), a stronger, fizzier and slightly spicier taste is probably the biggest reason for the success of Thums Up

Insolvency resolution

29. November 2017 - 19:44
A clearer picture on the effects of the IBC ordinance will only emerge as and when the 12 large cases referred to the NCLT are resolved

Telecom on the rocks with a twist of IUC

29. November 2017 - 19:39
The episode of the reduction of interconnection charges indicates that Reliance Jio, the new kid on the block, continues to be very much in the driver’s seat

India’s deteriorating public discourse

29. November 2017 - 19:33
It is essential to understand the structures of the complex system before undertaking bold economic and social reforms

Hadiya broke no law

29. November 2017 - 19:28
As an adult Hadiya has the right to make her own decisions—on marriage, on religion or anything else—even if it seems wrong to her family

India needs a National Repeal Law Day

29. November 2017 - 19:23
The plethora of static and obsolete laws make it seem that the exiled colonial master is still in power