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Cash diets create unhealthy portfolios

8 hours 7 min ago
Cash is king now but many experts say that it is past its glory days. Here’s a look at why many cling to cash, and why they should not

Does India deserve latest bout of hype? Yes and no

14 hours 29 min ago
At a time when India’s fiscal outlook is uncertain and growth is stuttering; and when its politics looks like trumping good economics, a responsible agency doesn’t send out a signal that things are improving

Let’s hope no NPA iceberg hits any Titanic in Indian banking

17 hours 6 min ago
Indian banks, both in the public sector and private, need to track the bad loans with meticulous care and resolve them if they want to survive

Indira Gandhi: A life of courageous conviction

19. November 2017 - 23:42
Throughout her political life, Indira Gandhi made the tough choices that were necessary for guaranteeing a strong, secular nation that lived up to its socialist ideals

India’s first health atlas mirror’s a health emergency

19. November 2017 - 20:26
India’s disease burden, if unaddressed on a war footing, could nix the country’s enormous growth potential

Bank recap bonds: the positive impact on NBFCs and loan shopping

19. November 2017 - 19:32
Recapitalized banks will shift their focus to lending, and the resultant competition between different segments of lenders could mean cheaper loans for consumers

The emerging Indo-Pacific architecture

19. November 2017 - 19:13
While the ‘Quad’ is a crucial pillar of the peace and security architecture in the Indo-Pacific region, it needs to be buttressed by at least two other pillars—EAS and Apec

Catalonia’s lessons for India

19. November 2017 - 19:12
The ongoing crisis in Catalonia region is a salutary reminder to India of what can go wrong when regional grievances are allowed to fester

The roots of the crisis in the seed industry

19. November 2017 - 19:11
The regulatory system for the seed and biotech industry should be transparent, science-based, predictable and fair

Do we live in gas chambers?

19. November 2017 - 19:03
Hitler had built gas chambers for the Jews, whom he hated the most. But our rulers have turned our cities and villages, where their voters live, into gas chambers

When billionaires want to save the world

19. November 2017 - 18:53
Philanthropy can be a force for good, but it must be accompanied by state support and local stakeholder buy-in

It’s never wise to bet against a Saudi oil minister

19. November 2017 - 10:59
Saudi Arabia oil minister Khalid Al-Falih said he wants a clear decision on oil output restraint at the next OPEC meeting on 30 November

Asia’s cities could save the planet

18. November 2017 - 9:08
Asian cities will add over 1.25 billion more residents by 2050 . The effect of this great migration on climate change will depend in part on what kind of homes, factories and office buildings they live and work in

Moody’s upgrade is Christmas come early for Narendra Modi

17. November 2017 - 9:26
For Narendra Modi, the one-notch rating bump to Baa2 by Moody’s Investors Service is an early Christmas present

Mukesh Ambani’s online approach may outsmart Amazon

17. November 2017 - 4:48
Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries wants to leverage its Jio wireless service and hand out digital coupons, which customers can then use to get discounts at their neighbourhood stores

Asian cities should be focal points for climate action

17. November 2017 - 3:27
Asian cities offer huge opportunities for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change

How air pollution increases India’s burden of disease

17. November 2017 - 0:22
Indoor and outdoor air pollution made up more than 10% of the total burden of disease in 2016, second only to child and maternal malnutrition

Reflections from inside a toxic city

16. November 2017 - 23:50
A programme to reduce crop stubble burning would have far greater positive impact on curbing Delhi pollution than many schemes ongoing today

Narrow banking is an idea whose time has come

16. November 2017 - 23:00
Narrow banks should be considered seriously as they will ring-fence a good part of India’s banking system from repeated failure that necessitate grand bailouts

Proxy routes to connectivity

16. November 2017 - 20:52
Blocking communication channels as part of shutdowns will only push people to find alternative ways of resistance, dissent and communication: the crux of a democracy