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The belt and road to China’s hegemony in Asia

16. May 2017 - 21:18
As an advocate of a multipolar Asia, India cannot afford to play ball with China’s imperial designs

The gold puzzle

16. May 2017 - 21:05
Gold imports surged in April, which doesn’t make sense given the sharp decline in inflation in the same month and stronger rupee against the dollar

Ransomware attack: Ban cyber weapons targeting civilian networks

16. May 2017 - 9:17
The WannaCry attack wasn’t a big-time nation state operation, though it’s likely that it may have originated in Russia

Did Snapdeal abandon group buying model too early?

16. May 2017 - 8:59
Group buying is a space Snapdeal could have occupied in India with a bit of persistence and patience

Cyber attacks are certain, cyber security business is not

16. May 2017 - 6:31
Even as cyber attacks become more prevalent and damaging, they haven’t been a universal triumph for the cyber security industry

How India Eats: The class structure of food consumption in India

16. May 2017 - 4:20
A look at food consumption trends and food expenditure in Rural and Urban India shows nutrition levels are still low in large swathes of the country

Reading beyond the inflation euphoria

16. May 2017 - 0:19
Benign headline figures notwithstanding, the inflation outlook has many pressure points in the near term

The case against triple talaq

16. May 2017 - 0:10
Personal law must be subordinate to fundamental rights and subjected to the test of constitutional validity

IT services industry: We need to change the warning signs

15. May 2017 - 21:27
The IT services industry in India is not in imminent danger of drowning, though there is no doubt that some will win and others lose in the race to adjust business models

Limerick: On the WannaCry ransomware attack

15. May 2017 - 21:20
Bibek Debroy’s Mint Metric on the WannaCry ransomware attack

An evolving risk paradigm in the power sector

15. May 2017 - 20:48
The growing risk profile for thermal power plants is likely to result in increasing cost of capital for them

Indo-Iranian stalemate over Farzad B

15. May 2017 - 20:47
Iran is not an easy customer, and this has been proven time and again with India’s projects in the country

France’s young president has a youth problem

15. May 2017 - 20:43
Emmanuel Macron’s youth vote was disappointingly low for a figure who styled himself as a usurper and who will be France’s youngest president ever

Fashionably wrong on technology

15. May 2017 - 20:42
Technology is deployed and advanced by leaders—political, commercial and scientific—making choices. It does not advance by itself.

Inflation surprise

15. May 2017 - 19:58
The sharp slowdown in retail inflation in April has put RBI, and its monetary policy committee, under pressure to go for an interest rate cut later this month

Early noises to clean up endowment insurance plans

15. May 2017 - 13:43
There are reasons why we recommend that our readers avoid traditional insurance cum investment plans

Price-to-truth ratio shows India’s banks are turning Chinese

15. May 2017 - 12:13
Investors were reasonably certain that Indian lenders are more honest than the Chinese until Yes Bank, ICICI Bank and Axis Bank announced more NPAs than what was reported earlier

Select thoughts on the FRBM report

15. May 2017 - 11:15
The intense debate around the recommendations of the FRBM Committee is proof enough that India takes it more seriously than many other governments do

Global ransomware attacks ought to make Xi Jinping WannaSmile

15. May 2017 - 8:01
The WannaCry ransomware attacks offer China’s Xi Jinping the perfect opportunity to make the case for an alternative to Microsoft and its Windows operating system

Don’t expect the next generation to save liberalism

15. May 2017 - 4:45
Liberals worldwide seem to have concluded that Emmanuel Macron’s victory is a sign that the populist wave has peaked. Such optimism is premature