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Bootstrapping, another way to build a start-up

12. April 2017 - 20:36
Bootstrapping your company forces you to work hard to hire and grow the right talent

Why deteriorating state finances should worry us

12. April 2017 - 20:19
The increase in deficit will limit the benefits of fiscal consolidation by the central government

Meditation and investing: the power of stillness

12. April 2017 - 13:51
In investing, as in meditating, a lot can be achieved by having faith in the larger forces at play, and just sitting back and watching them give you the fruits of your perseverance

Donald Trump’s H1B visa curbs might boost Indian tech sector

12. April 2017 - 8:49
By leveraging Donald Trump’s H1B visa crackdown, PM Narendra Modi could boost the nation’s tech sector and create more jobs at home

The puzzle of Indian urbanization

12. April 2017 - 7:27
Most schemes for improving rural conditions are justified on the grounds that they will reduce migration to cities. Yet, economic growth is strongly linked to urbanization

Legacy of British rule is still holding India back

12. April 2017 - 6:38
Defenders of British rule cite the construction of the railroads or the spread of the English language, but as time passes the evidence mounts that India would have been much better off on its own

Limerick: On the United Airlines row

11. April 2017 - 21:42
Bibek Debroy’s Mint Metric on the United Airlines row

The end of life

11. April 2017 - 21:23
The line between palliative care of the terminally ill and assisted suicide, is thin and grey

A fiscal reality test for US Republicans

11. April 2017 - 20:46
The Republicans must choose between passing their tax cuts and pursuing a much more modest reform

Those who use sarin, can’t escape justice

11. April 2017 - 20:43
There’s hope that Basher Al-Assad will share the fate of Saddam Hussein and Chemical Ali, perpetrators of the Halabja gas attack, for Ghouta and Khan Shaykhun

Is the investment cycle about to turn?

11. April 2017 - 20:41
Prospect of higher capacity utilization, improvement in corporate savings and availability of funds outside banking system fuel hopes of an investment rebound

The role of states in foreign policy

11. April 2017 - 20:37
While staying firm on core national interests, New Delhi needs to give the states greater freedom to pursue cross-border economic partnerships

United Airlines’s branding disaster

11. April 2017 - 20:20
The speed with which the United Airlines ‘dragged passenger’ incident has turned into a PR disaster is startling—thanks to social media

‘Don’t depend on Apple’ is the tech mantra of the month

11. April 2017 - 19:28
Apple mints riches at its suppliers by buying components en masse, but reduces them to rubble when it leaves them

Is Flipkart’s latest fundraising a game changer?

11. April 2017 - 18:19
Flipkart’s $1.4 billion fundraising, acquisition of eBay India and a likely Snapdeal buyout shows the winner-takes-all nature of e-commerce hasn’t changed at all

Are Irdai’s rules enough for consumers?

11. April 2017 - 15:01
IRDAI had responded to a column in Mint titled “IRDAI vs global standards in consumer protection”. Here are IRDAI’s key arguments and our response

Donald Trump’s foreign policy may be changing. What should India do?

11. April 2017 - 14:37
India should closely keep track of the change in US President Donald Trump’s foreign policy and the revised influence levels of factions within the White House

Reliance Jio is exploiting the gaps left by Airtel

11. April 2017 - 9:13
What Reliance Jio has done, at great cost, is to move into all those spaces that were either left vacant or were just not visible to incumbents like Bharti Airtel

Limerick: On bullet trains

10. April 2017 - 22:16
Bibek Debroy’s Mint Metric on bullet trains

Workplace redesign for millennials

10. April 2017 - 22:05
Today’s technology changes are largely influenced by the millennial generation—a generation that has a completely different mindset from Gen Xers or the baby boomers