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  • Month in a wheelchair, will direct attacks on Modi work for Mamata? Apr 10, 2021 09:40 AM IST

    Month in a wheelchair, will direct attacks on Modi work for Mamata?

    Politicians like Arvind Kejriwal have learnt it the hard way that attacking PM Narendra Modi personally, or making it a showdown with the prime minister, is counter-productive.

  • Test cricket needs to keep the draw in play Feb 28, 2021 09:46 AM IST

    Test cricket needs to keep the draw in play

    Test cricket is one of the few sporting arenas where the draw is still a possible result. Let’s not kill the option or debase it

  • PM Modi's vaccine diplomacy is an astute move helping India take leadership in the developing world Jan 25, 2021 02:36 PM IST

    PM Modi's vaccine diplomacy is an astute move helping India take leadership in the developing world

    This also helps us in balancing what China is doing quite effectively, in terms of supplying vaccines and medicines to some countries.

  • Why the Northern farmers are the last bastion of central planning Jan 05, 2021 09:09 AM IST

    Why the Northern farmers are the last bastion of central planning

    The Economic Survey of 2016-17 called Indian agriculture ‘a living legacy of the era of socialism’.

  • China’s richest man Zhong Shanshan is an oddball in the world’s richest club Jan 03, 2021 10:45 AM IST

    China’s richest man Zhong Shanshan is an oddball in the world’s richest club

    Many billionaires certainly don’t believe in sticking to their core competence but have been happy to take advantage of any and every business opportunity that has come along.

  • Govt should help industry in reducing cost of doing business, says Siemens MD & CEO Dec 21, 2020 09:18 AM IST

    Govt should help industry in reducing cost of doing business, says Siemens MD & CEO

    The MD & CEO of Siemens Ltd feels that the biggest challenge for global supply chains is to manage costs and stay competitive.

  • Farmers' protest | Time for reforms, give procurement and redistribution to states Dec 18, 2020 12:18 PM IST

    Farmers' protest | Time for reforms, give procurement and redistribution to states

    If the situation of blockade continues, the central government may need to amend the law to delegate not just the MSP but also the process of procurement to the states.

  • Amidst the pandemic pets are our friends with all benefits Nov 22, 2020 09:57 AM IST

    Amidst the pandemic pets are our friends with all benefits

    A recent survey by the University of York and the University of Lincoln stated that sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against psychological stress during lockdown.

  • Why Pidilite glued Araldite to its portfolio Oct 30, 2020 09:07 AM IST

    Why Pidilite glued Araldite to its portfolio

    Pidilite's acquisition of Huntsman’s consumer adhesives business does not come cheap but that has not stopped the company

  • Tata Motors and the active inertia of corporate leaders Oct 30, 2020 08:34 AM IST

    Tata Motors and the active inertia of corporate leaders

    A third successive quarterly loss for Tata Motors should have firmed the company's resolve to get rid of the passenger vehicles business that has soaked up cash with meagre returns.

  • Has Kerala gone bananas? Maybe not Oct 30, 2020 08:21 AM IST

    Has Kerala gone bananas? Maybe not

    Kerala's MSP: The initiative is fraught with challenges, but there is a fighting chance of success

  • What Xerxes Desai would have made of Tanishq’s ekatvam advertisement Oct 18, 2020 08:17 AM IST

    What Xerxes Desai would have made of Tanishq’s ekatvam advertisement

    The ekatvam advertisement for Tanishq jewellery, which is now in the eye of the storm, carries forward one of the features that formed the outline for Titan’s advertising in the 1990s — that of capturing the moment of gifting with the attendant emotion of being gifted something so special

  • Sports and entertainment are holding back the surge of deglobalisation Sep 27, 2020 09:18 AM IST

    Sports and entertainment are holding back the surge of deglobalisation

    The notion of a flat world in which goods and services move seamlessly faces daily assaults from potentially destructive conflicts. In the face of such gloom, it is heartening to see that sports and entertainment remains steadfastly global, and may even have extended their reach during this pandemic

  • Who killed journalism? Sep 14, 2020 09:11 AM IST

    Who killed journalism?

    Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson and a couple of Indian cops get together to solve the case

  • Leadership lessons from the Dhoni playbook Aug 23, 2020 09:58 AM IST

    Leadership lessons from the Dhoni playbook

    There is nothing complex about the MS Dhoni way of doing things. At his best he kept it simple with his decision-making always unconventional but firm

  • Kamala Harris is the future, so Mike Pence may well be history Aug 12, 2020 07:53 AM IST

    Kamala Harris is the future, so Mike Pence may well be history

    Kamala Harris is only the fourth woman on the presidential ticket of one of the country’s two major political parties and she’s the first woman of color.

  • New Education Policy: Why breakfast and Banabhatta could be game-changers Aug 05, 2020 09:52 AM IST

    New Education Policy: Why breakfast and Banabhatta could be game-changers

    Kids will be enticed into this holistic, integrated, well-rounded, organic, multi-disciplinary hell by idlis and aloo parathas

  • Process more critical than technology Jul 29, 2020 05:27 PM IST

    Process more critical than technology

    It is more important to look at processes and see how one can transform the same to create substantial value. Technology is just an enabler

  • Corporatization of Ordnance Factories Board: Its time should have long come Jul 23, 2020 04:55 PM IST

    Corporatization of Ordnance Factories Board: Its time should have long come

    Efforts to transform OFB into a globally competitive entity have yet again started on a previous note with same disastrous consequences as a corollary.

  • How to create value with healthcare Jul 22, 2020 01:12 PM IST

    How to create value with healthcare

    Perhaps it is time for healthcare insurance providers to package new products to help companies find new business models and new solutions.

  • Why Akhil Gogoi always invites the wrath of Assam’s ruling class Jul 21, 2020 12:31 PM IST

    Why Akhil Gogoi always invites the wrath of Assam’s ruling class

    Akhil Gogoi, who tested positive COVID-19 along with 54 other inmates of Guwahati Central Jail earlier this month, has been shifted to the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital following a massive public outcry.

  • Telecom Policy | The moral hazard in waiving dues for incumbents Oct 31, 2019 12:30 PM IST

    Telecom Policy | The moral hazard in waiving dues for incumbents

    Relief to Bharti and Vodafone will also open up the government to charges of favouritism. In the Darwinian world of telecom services in India, many companies have fallen by the wayside, including biggies such as Telenor and Etisalat. They faced the same problems and failed, but the government didn’t step up to bail them out at that time

  • Haryana Elections | BJP poised for a landslide Oct 16, 2019 02:16 PM IST

    Haryana Elections | BJP poised for a landslide

    In the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP raised its vote share to 58 percent from 33 percent in 2014. This kind of jump is nothing short of phenomenal, and could mean a landslide in its favour in this assembly election

  • Maharashtra Elections | It’s make or break for Raj Thackeray Oct 16, 2019 01:05 PM IST

    Maharashtra Elections | It’s make or break for Raj Thackeray

    The MNS is contesting from 104 seats and will have to win in double digits to dent the BJP substantially for it to remain in the reckoning even after the elections.

  • Politics | A free-for-all in Maharashtra Congress Sep 12, 2019 01:55 PM IST

    Politics | A free-for-all in Maharashtra Congress

    For the leaders it is a battle of egos and for potential candidates it is a matter of tickets. For committed party workers it is an existential battle with nowhere else to go and no one to look up to.

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