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MSCI, India’s Singapore ban just handed you a big whip

12. February 2018 - 4:19
By making the passage to India more difficult for asset managers, India is practically daring MSCI to cut the country’s 9% weight in its global emerging markets index

Corporate reforms

11. February 2018 - 19:27
This newspaper has often argued that the bad loans problem is as much a failure of corporate governance as it is of the economic cycle

India’s protectionist folly

11. February 2018 - 19:23
Tariff hikes in the Union Budget 2018-19 reflects an erroneously mercantilist mindset

A pressing need for a national urban policy

11. February 2018 - 19:22
Urbanization in the 21st century is a complex affair with many stakeholders—and it requires a holistic framework

The EU doesn’t want to be more democratic

11. February 2018 - 19:22
There’s no chance of any radical change such as transnational election with the current EU establishment bent on protecting the status quo

Indian bankers set to rewrite corporate history

11. February 2018 - 19:22
The insolvency law is the biggest reform in the banking sector that has changed the body language of both bankers as well as promoters of their borrowers

Small candidates and ‘vote-cutting’ in Indian elections

11. February 2018 - 19:22
One cannot simply dismiss the possibility that the motivations of many of the small candidates—whose vote shares remain below 2% of the total vote—may be problematic

The great artificial intelligence challenge

11. February 2018 - 19:21
Fears of mass unemployment are exaggerated, but the transition to an AI-first world will not necessarily be smooth

Making the same mistakes in mutual funds that we did in insurance

11. February 2018 - 19:18
What should investors do to ensure that they invest correctly in mutual funds and what are the mistakes they should be wary of? 

Is social media corrupting our country’s legacy?

11. February 2018 - 18:31
Shouldn’t we be alarmed when a few computers can be used to create an army of trolls and intelligence agencies deploy this tool to destabilize other nations

Looking for Trump in all the wrong places

11. February 2018 - 14:23
Approaching any aspect of life as a zero-sum game has obvious practical costs: Deals that leave some people better off without making anyone else worse off suddenly don’t get done

Is there happiness in quitting love?

10. February 2018 - 4:11
There is peace in giving up, especially what we once wanted with all our heart. The quitters of love, too, claim such a joy. They look forward to a life where they do not seek love any more

The love issue 2018: Break-up songs

9. February 2018 - 13:01
Melodramatic and plaintive, aggressive and muted, lovelorn songs in Hindi films have covered all registers

The secret to a good biryani lies in the detail

9. February 2018 - 10:12
One hour before cooking the biryani, take the chicken out of the fridge and mix in the yogurt

The Kamasutra in the #MeToo Age

9. February 2018 - 10:07
There is more to the classic manual on love and sex than bedroom antics

Flipkart can bring in muscle to save money, live better

9. February 2018 - 9:54
Flipkart looks set to team up with Walmart Inc., garnering the startup a valuation of as much as $20 billion in return for a stake that could be as large as 20%

Don’t forget this bull hasn’t been correction-proof

9. February 2018 - 8:24
Corrections matter, because they affect the psychology of investors, and how investors feel has a big impact on what stocks do

Writing in the sky: The importance of being Aditi Mittal

9. February 2018 - 6:43
Performing stand-up comedy is like an adventure sport, says Aditi Mittal, one of India’s most popular stand-up comics

If it’s so easy to be a hero, what’s stopping us?

9. February 2018 - 6:01
Here’s one simple criterion for identifying new heroes in an increasingly divided India: Heroes spread love, not hate

Is 2018 China’s big change year?

8. February 2018 - 21:03
China faces daunting challenges in 2018. Yet, Guo Shuqing running the PBOC after Zhou Xiaochuan’s retirement would be reason for optimism