Edits & Columns

How can BRICS survive amidst TTIP?

BRICS can either pursue a BRICS FTA as a way to balance the TTIP and further increase their political and economic influence—such a move would enable them to counter this attempt to marginalise them

Powering up Make-in-India

Districts along the planned industrial corridors carry immense potential for growth and urbanisation. Unlocking it would need structural reforms and fixing governance

Over the barrel: Oil-politik

Why Opec is allowing oil prices to fall

Challenge paralysed by society

States should police corporate cyber-security more toughly—but react to breaches cautiously

Attaboy Atwal!

Of all the headlines Indian golf made in 2014, Arjun Atwal’s re-entry into the winner’s circle was the most heart-warming

Editorial: Clean up tax sops

As in auto sector, they’re probably not helping either

Editorial: New-look PlanCom

Good place to discuss tricky Centre-state issues

Censoring banners

The Maharashtra CM sets the template for govt response to unreasonable calls for bans

Column: Net neutrality’s regulatory tightrope

Much of telecom pricing is based on price discrimination. So, the grounds to discourage it have to be compelling

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

How India must deal with cyberwar

A scenario-based mapping of a national strategy to deal with the emerging knowledge- and information-driven war-form

Data drive: A frosty trade atmosphere

Even as US President Barack Obama visits India later this month, as the chief guest for the Republic Day celebrations, a recent US International...

Editorial: Junk the deficit

Jaitley budget going the Chidambaram way

Editorial: Killing with kindness

Raising minimum wages will only hurt employment

Toilet Truth

While ‘more girls toilets in schools’ is a legitimate demand, the boys’ need seems as dire

Column: Govt must fast-track agri reforms

Doing so would benefit millions of small farmers, but so far that govt vision or initiative has not been seen...

Column: Fix corporate borrowing norms to fix banks

Banks would benefit from more shareholder scrutiny on borrowing limits and clarity on outstanding debt

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Should mobile VoIP services be charged extra?

While the rising usage of Voice over Internet Protocol services erodes telcos’ revenue from voice services, their popularity means increased revenue from data services

Generation project delays affect PowerGrid’s pace

The company is slowing down execution in some projects to avoid NPAs and burdening consumers

The landmark rulings of 2014

From cancelling coal block allocations to jailing Jayalalithaa for corruption, judiciary had a roller-coaster year

Will the real Narendra Modi surface again?

For the dark clouds to lift, the few good decisions taken by Modi are not enough. Here's to a lot more

Not enough of a market, but plenty of market cap

Though top line didn’t rise by much, India Inc soldiered on, paring debt where it could by selling assets, But Not by much. some used the opportunity to buy

The return of optimism

Despite the misses, 2014 saw a tremendous build-up of expectations from the Modi government. Now, it should initiate its reforms agenda, via Budget 2015

Strong administrative structure must precede GST implementation

The increasing use of Aadhaar-based direct benefit transfer and the proposed GST are the key reforms that presage good growth. However, the kinks in GST must be removed

A year to do the hard yards

Most major economies, except the US, are struggling. we must rely on domestic demand to lift growth

Will the real Narendra Modi surface again?

For the dark clouds to lift, the few good decisions taken by Modi are not enough. Here's to a lot more...

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