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Donald Trump has lost the confidence of investors

9. April 2018 - 22:17
The cost to borrow for the US has soared relative to other governments, a sign that investors are worried about America’s creditworthiness

The math of military modernization

9. April 2018 - 22:14
India’s economy can grow at a phenomenal rate, but this will be of limited geopolitical consequence if India’s military capabilities are declining

Are we prepared for the driverless future yet?

9. April 2018 - 22:10
In the wake of the Tempe car crash, road-safety advocates have now called for rules around autonomous vehicles to be tightened rather than loosened

Urban India needs a bigger say in politics

9. April 2018 - 22:07
Local governments and urban dwellers don’t have much say in urban planning, and this underrepresentation is leading to political neglect

The US should tame finance to tame China

9. April 2018 - 22:06
Taming finance and winning the trade war are two sides of the same challenge

The return of identity politics and its hefty cost

9. April 2018 - 22:04
The government may end up committing greater funds for the welfare of select communities at the expense of development projects and public goods meant for all

15th Finance Commission: Is it just a South India vs North India debate?

9. April 2018 - 21:58
The use of 2011 population figures for tax revenue sharing by the 15th Finance Commission would affect economically less prosperous states like Assam, Odisha and West Bengal

Why are Dalits angry at the Narendra Modi government?

9. April 2018 - 21:51
While dilution of the SC/ST Act by the Supreme Court may have been the trigger, the Dalit protests during the Bharat Bandh was not for a specific demand but to express general anger against the government

What’s wrong with Indian real estate?

9. April 2018 - 15:49
Is the end of the biblical drought of capital for real estate in India anywhere near? Will real estate again become a favoured asset class for international investors? Sadly, the answers is no

Handle Panasonic with care after Tesla electric shock

9. April 2018 - 6:14
Panasonic, along with other foreign battery makers, risks being shut out by new-energy policies aimed at cornering the global market

The frightening trend of violent revolutions

8. April 2018 - 20:26
Social fabric of the Indian nation state is endangered after every such violent outbreak

Girl power

8. April 2018 - 19:38
Indian sportswomen’s recent successes will hopefully bring hope to millions of other women across India

An economic analysis of justice in corruption cases

8. April 2018 - 19:20
It is not the wisest course of action for a court of law, suspecting corruption, to declare award of licences and grants by the government as unconstitutional on the basis of arbitrariness

What ails (some of) India’s private banks?

8. April 2018 - 19:18
The public sector banks’ bad assets have been zooming for quite some time and the growing incidents of fraud added to their woes

US and India must work on economic ties

8. April 2018 - 19:14
Without jobs that benefit all segments of society, neither country will be able to support sustainable growth

Data as an asset class: earning from and taxing data

8. April 2018 - 19:11
We need to reset the tax regime and also find creative solutions for individuals to control and extract value from their data

The role of competition policy for development

8. April 2018 - 19:08
A competition policy will help in improving the competitiveness of enterprises and act as a bridge between industrial and trade policies

Addressing the insolvency code’s many dilemmas

8. April 2018 - 19:06
The early successes of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code need to be built on if India is to avoid its next great wave of corporate over-borrowing and bank mislending

Would Chandrababu Naidu have quit NDA had there been no GST?

8. April 2018 - 19:01
Had there been no GST regime, could Chandrababu Naidu possibly have resorted to other sources of revenue through state-specific taxes and not severed ties with the NDA?

Pain of discipline rather than pain of regret

8. April 2018 - 18:56
Generally, people do not tolerate free advice from anybody including parents when it comes to personal or professional matters, but are willing to take free advice in their financial life