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Hypnotherapy for business performance

14. April 2017 - 19:36
Hypnotherapy is not to find out why a person behaves the way he/she does, but rather what keeps them stuck in that situation

Nanny state

13. April 2017 - 22:58
Prohibition. Cow slaughter ban. Defining food portions. Are there truly no governance issues that would be a better use of the state’s time and energies?

Transition to Indian Accounting Standards: The final lap begins

13. April 2017 - 21:12
Now with the stage being set for the grand finale—the annual results—here are a few things for companies and their stakeholders to watch out for

Effective philanthropy: Working with grantees

13. April 2017 - 21:08
In philanthropy, the organizations you decide to fund are doing most of the heaviest lifting. So it’s no stretch to say that your most important job is choosing grantees wisely

Indian television’s second golden age

13. April 2017 - 20:47
The entry of Netflix and Amazon Prime in the Indian market has the potential to catalyse a TV-content renaissance

Delhi’s inefficient electricity subsidies

13. April 2017 - 20:46
Instead of a fixed threshold, a progressive system with phase-out would encourage more energy saving and benefit the poor

Hack that EVM, the republic demands it

13. April 2017 - 20:46
Indeed the Indian election is not flawless but it is no doubt the least compromised, and least compromising, of all its institutions

Executive decisions are not for judges

13. April 2017 - 20:45
The Supreme Court ban on the sale of liquor is an example of judicial overreach. Such policies are unambiguously in the domain of the executive

Limerick: On petrol and diesel prices

13. April 2017 - 20:40
Bibek Debroy’s Mint Metric on petrol and diesel prices

Naxalbari mark I: of misdirected class struggles

13. April 2017 - 18:55
Maybe Charu Mazumdar, an inspiration behind Mark I, knew a thing or two about the faltering execution of the idea of India which births and sustains rebellions

Infosys’s Rs13,000 crore payout falls short of what investors need

13. April 2017 - 11:20
Infosys has been so stingy over the past decade that it’s accumulated more than Rs65,000 crore in retained earnings, equal to 4.5 times last year’s net income

Is Narendra Modi abandoning his promise of good governance?

13. April 2017 - 8:00
Narendra Modi’s central govt and BJP govts in some of the states are starting to slip back into the old command and control mode, away from the good governance promise

In Google’s fight with Uber, everyone is a loser

13. April 2017 - 4:49
Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc, claims Uber acquired trade secrets stolen from Waymo

Is Trai a competent authority to rule on Reliance Jio’s alleged predatory pricing?

13. April 2017 - 4:22
It has become amply evident, even to Trai itself, that its regulations are woefully inadequate to address issues related to anti-competitive behaviour

Is DTH feeling the heat?

12. April 2017 - 22:41
Direct to home (DTH) operators are probably feeling the heat at the top end from Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, and cable operators at the bottom

Markets cannot deliver healthcare, education

12. April 2017 - 21:52
Good healthcare needs other social institutions and structures such as public trust, enforceable professional ethical codes, public delivery systems and tight regulations

Rich Keralite, poor Kerala conundrum

12. April 2017 - 21:41
Despite an inflow of Rs1 trillion, Kerala is one of the least industrialized states in India and has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. Why?

A rising tide

12. April 2017 - 21:12
IMF head Christine Lagarde has done well to send out a clear warning that global economic recovery could be hindered by a rising tide of protectionism

A brief history of time

12. April 2017 - 21:03
The sun will eventually run out of fuel, ending time and space as we know it, but hopefully not for extraterrestrial émigrés

The insecurity of inequality

12. April 2017 - 20:41
In our globalized world, inequality cannot be left to markets and local communities to solve any more than climate change can