Didi Chuxing’s move to court SoftBank means current shareholders may be forced to decide whether to double down on their existing investment
The battle for real dominance of a corner of IT takes at least 15 years, after which the ruptures begin. A look at four of the fissures that cause the eventual rupture
There’s a pattern to why e-commerce start-ups like Snapdeal and ShopClues, or even Flipkart, are suffering
Running away to live in a slum forced me to develop new ways of thinking that have shaped my decisions as a founder, CEO, investor and mentor
With the finance bill, the expansion of his government’s power suggests Narendra Modi’s chosen path for India is far less liberal than earlier hoped
Could low levels of trust in governments be a reason for the rise of anti-establishment parties in the developed nations? Where does India stand in all this?
An IMF working paper says greater fiscal decentralization is usually associated with a stronger fiscal balance but can lead to more pro-cyclical fiscal policy
Removing the limits on donations to political parties also opens up the only visible chance for a wild card new entry into Indian state or national politics
Apart from studying the linkages between immigration, extremism and terrorism, look into how penal systems operate
To tackle the little bully, North Korea, US President Donald Trump (like Barack Obama) is seeking the help of the big bully, China
In the case of repeated farm loan waivers, it makes sense for borrowers to default strategically
On balance, actions after demonetisation are enabling concentration of information and discretionary power in the hands of the government
Stringent land-use regulations have been a major source of housing market distortions in Indian cities
While the government has shown urgency in expanding the coverage of Aadhaar, it is yet to take concrete steps to allay the fears of those who are going to use it
Education is not only a basic right, but a fundamental part of society, so the quality of educational providers is everyone’s concern. While they can’t necessarily guarantee outcomes, there is a lot that...
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