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Credit rating agencies: credibility and accountability

8. March 2017 - 12:56
There is a conflict of interest, globally, in the rating process as they are paid by the issuer and consumed by the investor

Volkswagen’s uphill passage to India is worth the drive

8. March 2017 - 10:40
Piyush Goyal wants the country to move to 100% electric vehicles by 2030, perhaps an aspirational target that would in theory put India not far behind Norway

The missing Made-in-India tag on our guns and jets

8. March 2017 - 10:37
A country of India’s size, economy and strategic importance does not deserve to be the world’s largest arms importer

Women have a long way to go in Asia’s bank boardrooms

8. March 2017 - 10:18
Overall, Asia looks like a hard place for women bankers, especially for those in the 50-60 age group, when senior executives typically get a chance to serve on boards

Malaysia has more than one reason to challenge Kim Jong Un

8. March 2017 - 9:56
Malaysia’s aggressive response traces its roots to the flurry of criticism roused by the government’s response to the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight 370

H1B visa squeeze threatens US tech leadership

8. March 2017 - 8:02
If H1B visas are restricted, the US will lose much of its competitive edge in the global tech wars

Whoever wins UP should demolish it

8. March 2017 - 7:36
Splitting Uttar Pradesh up is clearly an idea whose time has come

How ailing state banks are hurting Indian economy

8. March 2017 - 6:29
Stressed assets now make up nearly 17% of all loans in India

Women in the changing world of work

8. March 2017 - 5:29
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to recognize the changing world of work, and the new challenges it throws up for women

Snap and forget: Or ephemera in the age of ephemera

8. March 2017 - 4:28
In many ways Snap is a company that best captures the zeitgeist of the 2010s. It is all about the here and now

Aadhaar may be getting too big for its own good

8. March 2017 - 4:13
Aadhaar’s designers promised a robust privacy legislation, but the current government’s stance is that Indians have no fundamental right to privacy

Limerick: On International Women’s Day

7. March 2017 - 21:00
Bibek Debroy’s Mint Metric on International Women’s Day

Not even grass can grow at WTO without US’s nod

7. March 2017 - 20:54
The US gets the distinction for not adopting the WTO’s rulings and thereby, causing a ‘systemic’ tsunami with ‘chilling’ effects

Barriers for women

7. March 2017 - 19:53
International Women’s Day is a good occasion for considering the structural hurdles that women still face in economic, social, cultural and political spheres

Arun Jaitley’s shades-of-green budget

7. March 2017 - 19:50
All said, a fog currently surrounds finance minister Arun Jaitley’s tax play on carbon credits

Building grass-roots student innovators

7. March 2017 - 19:43
A programme to create tinkering labs is an attempt to augment current systems of education with a vision to nurture a million children to become neoteric innovators

Trade truths for the UK and the US

7. March 2017 - 19:39
Rather than spewing nonsense about China manipulating its currency, Trump should be encouraging market forces to rebalance bilateral trade

Learning from Japan’s ‘womenomics’

7. March 2017 - 19:36
Female participation is crucial for Japan, since its population is declining and also ageing rapidly

Headline versus core CPI inflation in India

7. March 2017 - 19:28
To achieve the medium- to long-term goal of controlling headline inflation, the RBI is trying to look beyond it

Price control is a blunt instrument in healthcare

7. March 2017 - 19:25
There must be a comprehensive regulatory framework that looks beyond price caps to ensure quality healthcare coverage for all citizens

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