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Narendra Modi shouldn’t fall into the Indira Gandhi trap

24. November 2017 - 4:20
Today’s India is still very much the country Indira Gandhi shaped, although the party controlled by her family, the Congress, is no longer in power

Delhi’s air pollution is both a challenge and an opportunity

23. November 2017 - 22:50
Success in tackling Delhi’s air pollution could provide a template for making other cities liveable—an essential requirement for attracting investment and generating quality jobs

Aam Aadmi Party: Five years of inglorious politics

23. November 2017 - 22:21
Aam Aadmi Party will celebrate its five years of existence with an excellent self-report card, but the reality is that AAP seems to be directionless and in a state of political limbo

Asia is way ahead of Ben Bernanke, and not in a good way

23. November 2017 - 22:13
Asia’s experience with overly compliant central banks has already disproved Ben Bernanke’s theory on the ‘new era’ of monetary policy

Restrictions on bidders for bankrupt firms is good optics, but sub-optimal fix

23. November 2017 - 21:33
Keeping out promoters may protect the government from accusations of crony capitalism but it is a body blow to banks seeking to extract the most paise out of every rupee of loans in default

Artificial intelligence may add more jobs than it will eliminate

23. November 2017 - 20:46
Even though the popular perception is that artificial intelligence (AI) is only going to be a job killer, reports say that 2020 onwards, AI will start adding more jobs than it would take away

The internet is for everyone

23. November 2017 - 20:33
Females make up for almost 50% of the world population; yet the proportion of women using the internet is 12% lower than the proportion of men using the internet worldwide

Policy balance

23. November 2017 - 19:45
Financial markets will keenly watch how the US Federal Reserve strikes the right policy balance between inflation and interest rates in the coming months

Inequality comes to Asia

23. November 2017 - 18:43
The first rule of thumb in combating today’s inequality should be that simplistic egalitarian policies are not a permanent solution

India’s changing approach to global governance

23. November 2017 - 18:36
India is increasingly unwilling to tolerate the old boys club with its closed membership

Legacies and limitations

23. November 2017 - 18:31
Legacies are far from being debates with objective conclusions

Indian bankruptcies get a dose of karma, Uncle Sam style

23. November 2017 - 8:38
India’s fledgling bankruptcy regime is turning both karmic and American. Eat, pray, love; applaud the shift

Broadcasting: a case for single-window clearance

22. November 2017 - 20:43
The existing policy framework involves access to multiple clearances at different levels within the same ministry as well as between several ministries within the govt

Socially responsible investing: The next paradigm for businesses

22. November 2017 - 20:07
The need of the hour is to start the process of moving towards sustainable investing practices and being socially responsible, instead of a knee-jerk reaction when regulatory compliance becomes mandatory

Elections and Tripura’s fraught identity politics

22. November 2017 - 19:11
There has been talk for several months that Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura’s active profile is a proxy move by BJP, which has proved itself adept at hyper-local agitprop

A transformation of corporate governance

22. November 2017 - 18:57
Protecting the interests of minority shareholders is a must—and that means fixing accountability

Strengthening the foundation of education

22. November 2017 - 18:56
There will be no house or good education without a sound foundation, and this foundation is a good teacher

The potential of smart contracts in banking

22. November 2017 - 18:54
Based on blockchain technology, smart contracts can make banking more secure and frictionless

The costs of pollution

22. November 2017 - 18:51
City governments need to realize that the failure to tackle air pollution could eventually lead to the loss of human capital that sustains urban economies

Yield determinants of state development loans

22. November 2017 - 18:51
States which are frequently borrowing from the market with higher ticket size are attracting better yields