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    January 24, 2019, Thursday

    How to reform Indian public research

    Freeze budgetary allocation to national laboratories in nominal terms and allocate the annual increase to the higher education ...

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    January 23, 2019, Wednesday

    Cyber security at Davos

    WEF's C4C plans to trigger cooperation and collaboration across the world in a way that hasn't happened in history

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    January 23, 2019, Wednesday

    2003 redux

    Trai's latest intervention in the cable and DTH market has created more confusion than it has solved

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    January 22, 2019, Tuesday

    Restoring rural cash flows

    Low food prices hurt cash availability in the rural economy, and loan waivers make that worse

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    January 22, 2019, Tuesday

    The 'blue flame' revolution

    Why the government can unambiguously take credit for the scheme to distribute cooking gas to poor rural households

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    January 22, 2019, Tuesday

    The revolution will not be subsidised

    Solid fuels in manufacturing, liquid fuels for transport, and gaseous fuels for cooking and heating buildings all rely (to the ...

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    January 21, 2019, Monday

    Can Kumbh mela help alleviate Uttar Pradesh's unemployment problems?

    Less than six months ago we witnessed 30 million Kanwariyas trek the Himalayas to fetch Ganga water for their local Shiv temples

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    January 21, 2019, Monday

    Big is target

    Scale, supposed to be a competitive advantage, is not an unalloyed gift as voices against dominance rise across industries

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    January 21, 2019, Monday

    Lobbying against external benchmark begins

    The RBI claims to strike a balance between banks and consumers, but usually bats for banks

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    January 20, 2019, Sunday

    Coming to sense with absurdities

    When the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced in July 2017, the government withheld any exemption from IGST on import ...