Editorial: Losing the pulse

Poor crop and bad policy the culprit, not hoarders

Editorial: Fixing MNC tax issues

New transfer pricing rules tell taxman to be careful

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Professional hazard

Medical researchers, legal eagles—all kinds of professionals are being outperformed by machines

Column: Lacking the power of reforms

The new bailout plan is unlikely to change the incentive structure and ensure healthy functioning of discoms

Column: Make judges’ selection transparent

The collegium system, that has prevailed over two decades, could work well with some modifications

Record caFe: ‘We can make the current digital scenario work for us’

In India, people are used to getting very low-cost or no-cost content, so it is harder to see pay-for-content model succeeding here in the near future … Subscription works best when there is a speci

Planning to buy a cheap Apple iPhone or high-end Samsung phone? Recommerce market can help

You can now buy and sell old devices, and they look and work like new

Making Indian Railways safer

Accidents signify a breakdown in efficiency; railways needs a managerial transformation

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Losing the pulse: Poor crop and bad policy the culprit, not hoarders

That the government should be nervous with prices of tur dal touching Rs 200 a kilo is not surprising since elections have been lost on onions.

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Changes to ECB guidelines

Indian borrowers availing foreign funds via offshore borrowings are usually required to hedge their currency risks in such borrowings, unless they have a natural hedge.

Age controversy: Rahul Gandhi needs reformist leaders to guide him, 60-plus is just a number

Rahul Gandhi's Congress needs a complete change in its economic policy outlook, just retiring 60-plus leaders will hardly help.

Editorial: Relooking telco models

Telcos will now hesitate to woo low-end customers

Editorial: Voluntary Aadhaar OK

Now reap its benefits by seeding accounts fast

Return Visit

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is set to visit India, could make a renewed pitch for Free Basics

Column: Govts’ self-disruption challenge

Political and economic structures are, in some ways, specifically designed to resist deep and rapid change

Column: The Angus Deaton phenomenon

His work illustrates how data-set-rich India benefits from microeconomics meeting econometrics

Tax caFe: Is India ready for BEPS?

Now is the time to prepare for significant potential changes in the international tax environment

India-Africa Forum Summit: A new twist to Modi’s foreign policy?

India’s trade with Africa has increased from $39 billion in 2009-10 to $71.4 billion in 2014-15, with the surge in exports. On the other hand, China’s trade with Africa stands at over $200 billion

A call to the collective conscience

After many years, ‘protest’ has found its voice and a new legitimacy. In the last two weeks, about 25 writers have returned their Sahitya Akademi awards and some have resigned from the Akademi.

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Inside track

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar appears to be so confident of getting re-elected that after the poll dates were announced, he gave orders to the PWD to renovate 1, Anne Marg, the CM’s residence. He has also a

Saurav Ganguly: Right choice, but challenges aplenty

It was a paradigm shift. Forgive me for drawing a musical analogy, but it was like changing the tenor from Rabindrasangeet to Rolling Stones’ Start Me Up.

No proof required: Confessions of a self-styled liberal

Modi knows that the liberal media is gunning for him; then why give them a beefy opportunity?

Column: A half-leap

Sebi liberalised overseas investment norms for VCFs and AIFs, but left the overall cap for the ecosystem untouched

India’s PPP story: A glass half-full

Balanced risk-sharing, robust dispute mechanisms and adequate exit norms needed to foster PPP success in India

Data drive: Aadhaar gains

The Supreme Court this week finally allowed the government to use Aadhaar cards for MGNREGA, Jan Dhan Yojana, pension and provident fund schemes.

Judicial balance: Unfortunate that Supreme Court struck down NJAC Act 

Given how the separation of powers between the three wings of the state – the legislature, the executive and the judiciary – is such an integral part of India’s Constitutional framework, it is c

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Column: Move carefully on white space tech

Existing spectrum rules pose a problem for allocation of unused spectrum for white space technologies

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