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Nandan Nilekani | Aadhaar an evolving endeavour, UIDAI responsive to public concerns

7 hours 46 min ago
The UIDAI doesn’t know where you’ve linked your Aadhaar, and why, says UIDAI’s former chairman Nandan Nilekani

Smart philanthropy: six strategic questions

17. January 2018 - 19:36
Strategic philanthropy is about maximizing the impact of every rupee given away

Dollar decline

17. January 2018 - 19:20
Capital is moving out of the US to take advantage of broadening global growth and the expectation that other large central banks will also start tightening monetary policy

Every public schoolteacher’s wish list for 2018

17. January 2018 - 19:15
The wish list that follows is written in the voice of a teacher, as I have heard it often

Ills of too much transparency

17. January 2018 - 19:09
In as much as we gain as we improve the transparency of decisions in organizations and society, we should be cognizant of the losses the pursuit for transparency entails.

Serving justice, Sebi style

17. January 2018 - 19:07
While clearing old files is all well and good, it’s high time policymakers woke up to the reality that a lack of accountability at Sebi has done the institution much harm

India in 2018: more discretion, less valour

17. January 2018 - 19:05
Oil at $70 will simultaneously pressure growth, erode macroeconomic buffers and constrain policy space; policymakers must tread very carefully

The Aadhaar ecosystem leaks too much data

17. January 2018 - 19:04
The ecosystem treats a breach as a simple accident, without regard for consequences to the victims

The march of influencer marketing

17. January 2018 - 18:54
According to a survey, top marketers are of the opinion that consumers are more likely to make a purchase decision based on influencers because of authenticity and affinity

Building on India’s family planning success

17. January 2018 - 18:50
Empowering women to make reproductive choices is the best way to address fertility, and its associated health challenges in India

What the upcoming data protection law means

17. January 2018 - 12:35
The IT Act is silent on issues such as the definitions of data controller or data processor, and their obligations. A recent white paper attempts to bridge this gap

Aggression is marked by intent, not by expletives

17. January 2018 - 11:55
Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri will do well to realize that aggression doesn’t just lie in boundaries and sixes and full-throated expletives

Succour or slap? India’s bond market needs a bit of both

17. January 2018 - 9:21
The yield on the new benchmark 10-year government bond jumped 11 basis points on Tuesday, to 7.38%

Apple needs to admit it still has a labour problem

17. January 2018 - 7:57
More, and deeper, due diligence could help Apple keep its finger on the pulse of worker conditions and understand the gripes that labour groups and journalists have uncovered

Dear bitcoin fans, digital currency is still a dream

17. January 2018 - 4:26
Whatever the original intention, bitcoin has morphed into an asset whose only purpose is speculation

Why India’s corporate tax rate should be cut

17. January 2018 - 3:06
Rationalizing the corporate tax rate is not just a long-standing need, it is now imperative in light of the US tax overhaul

Change in the European Union

16. January 2018 - 19:27
With France and Germany, the European Union’s leaders, showing shared intent, this is the best opportunity yet for structural change

The circular economy

16. January 2018 - 19:23
We have the opportunity to incorporate principles of the circular economy into our social fabric—and the time to do that is now

Remembering Peter Sutherland, the ‘father of globalization’

16. January 2018 - 19:09
Peter Sutherland’s dreams of creating a manageable globalization with a human face are evaporating rapidly as nations now race towards free trade and plurilateral (more than two countries) deals

Opec needs a long-term plan

16. January 2018 - 19:08
Opec and its allies cannot afford another slump in crude oil prices. Neither should they risk another price spike