Don’t kill the golden goose

Don’t kill the golden goose

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 | Bindu Dalmia

Instead of adopting a reactive stance to economic challenges, Modi 2.0 should get more proactive to attain the dream of a $5 trillion economy. The first step is to enthuse India Inc In this article, I have divided my view into two parts. In the first, I have asked why the...

Time to divorce instant talaq

Friday, 02 August 2019 | Faisal Mushtaq

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Indian Muslims could not convey the sacred message of Islam. Both the clerics and the people are at fault According to the Oxford dictionary of Islam, “Men and women are moral equals in God’s sight and are expected to fulfil the same duties of...

Between aspiration and reality

Between aspiration and reality

Friday, 02 August 2019 | Kapil patil

It’s time for the Government to review its LCR policy to leverage innovation opportunities instead of forcing the citizens to buy lower quality, locally produced and costly industrial products One of the distinct features of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious “Make in India” initiative, which seeks to transform India into a...

Climate change hits the oceans

Thursday, 01 August 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Failure to mitigate and adapt to climate change will lead to dramatic falls in fishery productivity, with negative consequences for both people and the environment. Societies must be able to better cope with the impacts of a warming ocean Oceans of the world have so far withstood the onslaught of climate...

Bug-eyed monster issue

Thursday, 01 August 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

We need to have an international discussion about whether we should make our existence known should the SETI research yield a positive result There is absolutely no procedure enshrined in international law to respond to a signal from an alien civilisation,” said Martin Dominik, an astronomer at the University of St...

The sociology of banking

The sociology of banking

Thursday, 01 August 2019 | Moin Qazi

With a few simple tweaks, rural banking can be made both viable and result-oriented. But for this, political will is needed The Government is planning a mega revamp of the regional rural banks (RRBs) and that includes consolidation for better operational efficiencies. In the budget 2019-20, it allocated Rs 236 crore...

A battle for survival looms large

A battle for survival looms large

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 | Kalyani Shankar

Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls, both the Congress and the NCP have to set their houses in order. Pawar may accuse the BJP of misusing probe agencies to coerce NCP leaders but what can he offer to keep them invested? Going by the erosion taking place in the Nationalist Congress...

The theory of loss aversion

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 | Hima Kota

If an investor has a diversified portfolio, an emergency fund and an investment strategy, the best move he/she can make in a choppy market is to make none at all As an investor, would you rather not lose Rs 100 than gain Rs  100? Sounds familiar? According to behavioural finance, an...

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Art for the soul

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