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Kanika Datta: Raahgiri's 'people'

With India's articulate urban rich and middle class increasingly dominating the public discourse, long-term planning for serious problems like urban pollution and overcrowding is increasingly being subsumed by self-serving agendas

Kanika Datta: Modi's honeymoon gets shorter

Most governments, including the United Front of the mid-1990s, enjoy a one-year honeymoon of goodwill from the intelligentsia and the chatterati before the sheer ungovernability of India causes disenchantment and the urge for change. In that sense, ...

Kanika Datta: Hares and tortoises

Elia from Haotian IndustrialGroupCo Ltd, Dalian, China, offers Business Standard an awesome variety of "used cooking oil". He or she writes that the company can supply "used Soybean oil Sunflower oil and so on with good quality and pretty ...

Kanika Datta: Modi needs to launch a Swachh Business Abhiyan

SBI's recent $1 bn loan to Adani group has strengthened perceptions of cronyism and poor corporate governance

Kanika Datta: India Inc needs to speak up for gender equality and gay rights

Corporate India prides itself on being forward-looking, a valid self-assessment as far as the specifics of business are concerned - that is, in terms of adopting technology and other best practices. Indian corporations have indubitably led India's ...

Kanika Datta: Cranking it up

Few denizens of Gurgaon will view the departure of Bhupinder Singh Hooda of the Congress with regret. It is worth wondering, however, whether those who work and/or live in that city should welcome his replacement, Manohar Lal Khattar of the ...

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