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Uddalok Bhattacharya 

Realty, steel, and power are sectors already recipients of support measures

Securitisation will now pervade areas of finance, law, environment infrastructure, and financial technology. Uddalok Bhattacharya sums up.

Despite the obvious benefits of securitisation, its progress in India has been slow. Ajay Shah explains how to make it work.

The world we build now will be the future, says Sunita Narain. The pandemic was not just an oversight.

What is hidden in Facebook’s 9.99 per cent acquisition of Jio Platforms (JPL) is the former’s indirect acquisition of at least 9.99 per cent economic interest in Jio Infocomm (Jio), says Vivek Agarwal. Such combinations can lead to competition law concerns.

The RBI needs to handle the fintechs with care so that the innovation that is necessary for inclusion and cost-effective, fast transactions is not stymied. Tamal Bandyopadhyay looks at the grey area

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The mere retreat by some multinationals cannot change our attitudes towards racism.

Only education can do it. Read here


India has always contributed to global health and wellness. It continues to do so. Yoga today globally has become an integral part of one's lifestyle. Similarly, the world is fast adopting Ayurveda.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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First Published: Mon, June 29 2020. 05:26 IST