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‘Things Will Change So Fast, It’ll Be Beyond Your Imagination’

‘Things Will Change So Fast, It’ll Be Beyond Your Imagination’

Nov 17, 2017

Union Minister for road transport and highways, shipping and water resources, Nitin Gadkari talks about renewable energy, electric cars and waterway mobility.

A Sunny Electric Dream

A Sunny Electric Dream

Nov 16, 2017

As technologies to tap the sun and store its energy become more efficient, we are already on our way to an ­incredibly ­energy-affluent world. And chances are we might arrive there before ­development driven by fossil fuels brings on a ­c­limate-change apocalypse.

Modinomics 2.0

Modinomics 2.0

Nov 02, 2017

The government looks set to change tack and spend more to boost growth

Populism To Kill The Best

Populism To Kill The Best

Oct 18, 2017

The fuss over Delhi Metro’s fare hike is a test case of how to run such fast-spreading networks

Depressing Window To Middle Class

Depressing Window To Middle Class

Oct 12, 2017

Weak private investment, automation and redundant skills are gnawing at white-collar jobs. A political hot potato is in the moulding.

The Jury Is Still Out

The Jury Is Still Out

Sep 28, 2017

Do private schools outdo government schools? No proof exists for that.

Only-For-Profit Schools

Only-For-Profit Schools

Sep 28, 2017

How private schools work around the bar on profiteering and rake in the moolah

MBA: A School For Scions

MBA: A School For Scions

Sep 19, 2017

Research favours the specialised MBA for family businesses

‘Cancer Can Be Prevented’

‘Cancer Can Be Prevented’

Sep 08, 2017

Most of the times, diseases are a result of interaction between the environment and our genes, says bio-scientist Dr Dwaipayan Bharadwaj.

Cancer

Cancer

Sep 08, 2017

Your genes will foretell your ­vulnerabilities and Indian labs have begun to see the future. Thus forewarned, new ­therapies are the closest ever to a cure.

Analytical Calm

Analytical Calm

Aug 24, 2017

India’s uproarious Parliament still delivers, says Union minister for finance and defence Arun Jaitley, in his keynote address at the Outlook SpeakOut Awards

Right Tied In Tangles

Right Tied In Tangles

Aug 04, 2017

It’s not whether there’s such a thing as privacy, but its limits are what Supreme Court is set to spell out

‘Income Data Hides Much’

‘Income Data Hides Much’

Jul 27, 2017

How essential is industrialisation for raising a state's income? Kerala and Bihar are two important case studies, says former finance secretary EAS Sarma...

The Black Hole In The Heart

The Black Hole In The Heart

Jul 27, 2017

West Bengal is the new Orissa, while UP, Bihar and MP remain poor, distorting the India growth story

Hail This Low Inflation, But Stay Worried

Hail This Low Inflation, But Stay Worried

Jul 13, 2017

Core inflation or prices excluding food, beverage and fuel has also moderated to 4% from 4.2%. All this points to a slowing economy.

The Taxmen Strike At 12

The Taxmen Strike At 12

Jun 29, 2017

Ahead of the GST launch, businesses scramble to get their tax math right. How will life change from July 1?

Crash Boom Bang

Crash Boom Bang

Jun 23, 2017

Farmer protests have been loudest in states with high agricultural growth. What explains the paradox?

An Eagle Eye Over The Farm

An Eagle Eye Over The Farm

Jun 16, 2017

How technology will aid crisis-ridden agriculture

Popping The Right Pill?

Popping The Right Pill?

Jun 08, 2017

After controlling stent prices, the Modi government is preparing to take on expensive branded drugs with generic medicine stores across India

Narendra Modi Government Gears Up To Counter China's One Belt One Road

Narendra Modi Government Gears Up To Counter China's One Belt One Road

May 26, 2017

A string of airports, road and river links are expected to come up in the Northeast by the end of 2017-18

An ‘Alien’ Flashpoint

An ‘Alien’ Flashpoint

May 11, 2017

Opposition to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill becomes the first major hiccup for the BJP government in Assam

Taxing Farm-Income: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Taxing Farm-Income: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

May 08, 2017

Two top economists with the government have suggested taxing farmers’ income. Five reasons why that shouldn't scare our politicians

Ugly Fraud In Fairness Tube

Ugly Fraud In Fairness Tube

Apr 20, 2017

In a country not comfortable with its own genes, fairness creams sell a lie to pander to a deep-seated self-loathing

Thunder From A Distant Past

Thunder From A Distant Past

Apr 14, 2017

Three men fired up by Naxalism in the 1970s are just detached watchers now

Up For Grabs Mahatma

Up For Grabs Mahatma

Apr 07, 2017

The PM’s appropriation of Gandhi is helping the BJP shape a new political persona

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