Budget 2019: A poll vault

IMG_20190202_224507Critics of Congress’s ‘populism’, the NDA takes a somersault and promises flamboyant spending programmes, keeping an eye on general elections 2019

This is reservation of the wrong kind

Indian_Parliament_Building_Delhi_India_(3)Reservation for the economically weak is an idea whose time hasn’t come in India. For now, it will jeopardize an already emaciated system of social justice

Modi’s war on e-commerce?

n13 amazonThe new diktats, which may cause headache for Amazon and Walmart in India, also expose the hypocrisy in the Centre’s approach to FDI 

Why Meng Wanzhou was arrested

Huawei Meng China

Huawei, the Chinese tech giant, is facing a lot of heat across the globe. Here’s a primer on the latest controversy

Why did Urjit Patel resign?

urjit patel resignedThe RBI Governor’s resignation reflects a revolt against Modi regime’s attempts to tamper with the autonomy of the central bank.  And there’s more

Sharing is caring. Really?

uber problems in India

An investigation into the experience of Uber drivers in Bengaluru exposes the chinks in the gig/sharing economy armour

Why we must love the blockchain

Why we must love the blockchain

Yes, it powers radical digital currencies like the bitcoin, but that’s just one of the many great things blockchain can do. Here’s a preview