Epicentre of tech disruption moves East

19 MAY 2017

Almost every start-up, every CEO and every investor wants to be a disruptor... read more

Motown didn’t slow down BS-III production?

31 MAR 2017

India’s auto industry has a place of pride in the manufacturing sector. Even though it was shackled by... read more

The style of doing business may change fundamentally this year


A key part of responsive and responsible leadership involves making business, government and civil society collaborate at global and national level... read more

5 reasons why I keep returning to Davos


The writer, a senior journalist having made six visits to Davos, writes on what makes the annual World Economic Forum a must-attend event... read more

TOSB Tweet Chat with Pranjal Sharma & Jagdish Mitra


TOSB Tweet Chat with Pranjal Sharma & Jagdish Mitra on India in Focus: Is corruption blocking economic growth 16th Jan 2015 at 3pm... read more

Govt needs to bet on the start-ups that will work


It is a simple equation: Create employers and jobs will be created automatically. The Narendra Modi government has focused on making life easier for large businesses... read more

Brussels to Belfast: A Travelogue in Tweets


Sights, insights and comments while travelling through 5 European cities in May 2015 -- Brussels, London, Ediburgh, Dublin and Belfast... read more

The wonderful bouquet of French investment in India


Amid the gloom of India's falling economic stature and rising disappointment among foreign investors, there is the unlikely success story... read more

India skates on thin ice


Amid the gloom of India's falling economic stature and rising disappointment among foreign investors, there is the unlikely success story... read more

Indian, Chinese delegates skip anti-corruption session at Davos summit


Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan was the star of the India delegation... read more

A tough battle to improve India's image at Davos


At a private session with global business leaders P. Chidambaram took notes on the problems raised by investors. He then asked economic affairs... read more

How the world is giving in to the giving attitude


How generous are we? While most of us think we are generous, there is a wide variance in our giving habits...read more

Do we have the courage to fight a thriving slavery?


Have you looked closely at your neighbours recently? Under the veneer of education, sophistication and wealth, many people remain committed...read more

Why is South Asia crumbling while other regions bond?


My first visit to Europe was in 1995. This was the year when the Schengen Agreement was implemented. Under this agreement, Belgium, France, Germany... read more

How to win the fight in an unfair international market


The once influential global institution World Trade Organization (WTO) continues to be afflicted with the same problems that diminished its clout... read more

Mongolia: India's friend and future in North East Asia


As my flight began descent to Ulaanbaatar, a fellow passenger remarked about the irony of landing at the Chinggis Khaan airport... read more

India-Africa ties energised with oil and other products


India and Africa are coming closer to each other faster than most realize. In the last few years India has diversified its energy procurement to African countries... read more

Of corporate cronies and kids


It was an interesting week for corporate India. The long pending companies bill was passed by parliament. It's enactment into law is only a presidential... read more

The rise of digitally influenced consumers


The wonderful aspect of change is that no one actually controls it. Even as leaders across the political spectrum are busy hurling churlish abuses at each other... read more

Sharif's government gives boost to Indo-Pak business relations


Usually when governments change, so do the economic policies of the country. In a remarkable show of maturity the recently elected government in Pakistan... read more

Why only blame government for a disaster when people too are responsible?


Society and government react to sudden disasters but not to slow disasters. A flash flood or a an earthquake is a sudden disaster... read more

Where is the economics in politics?


If the countdown to the 2014 general elections has begun with the exit of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar from National Democratic Alliance (NDA), then the auspicious... read more

The land of rising partnerships. India has reasons to cheer


The country that had been written off by many is now readying to take centre stage. Under a new leadership, Japan is already cresting ripples by stepping engagement... read more

The surprising silence on corporate corruption


When will corporate India begin to talk about corruption within? When will it begin to address the fraud that business leaders commit against investors... read more

Financial inclusion is the key to a robust Indian economy


There is tremendous anticipation and excitement about Reserve Bank of India's policy review...read more

Long-term mutual benefits will make land acquisitions fruitful


About 120 years ago when India enacted the land acquisition law, it was under British contro. Civil rights were limited...read more

Davos diary: Media at the cutting edge of radical change


Debates on new trends, emerging ideas and solutions for the future seems to be deeply embedded in the DNA of the annual summit of the World Economic Forum in Davos... read more

Dynamics that'll shape media


Debates on new trends, emerging ideas and solutions for the future are deeply embedded in the DNA of the annual summit of the World Economic Forum in Davos... read more

At Davos, klieg light's on social concerns


The annual gathering at Davos has always maintained an element of concern for society even as heads of state and CEOs share ideas and plan projects... read more

At Davos 'Kumbh', time for corporates to cleanse the past


One thing that has not changed about the annual summit of the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland is the snow...read more

J.S. Sharma | Telecom will emerge from turbulence

| Interview with TRAI Chairman

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) chairman J.S. Sarma has been seeking to rein in nuisance calls and messages on mobile phones... read more

Pranab Mukherjee | Can't implement GST without cooperation of other parties

| Interview with Pranab Mukherjee

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) chairman J.S. Sarma has been seeking to rein in nuisance calls and messages on mobile phones... read more