A Sovereign Guarantee For Jobseekers
The jobs situation in the country is grim. If the Modi government needed a reminder, India’s youth has given it in the form of Agniveer-related protests. Modi’s advisors want him to emulate the much-criticised MGNREGA scheme in urban areas along with universal basic income, an idea that Rahul Gandhi proposed in 2019. Can a job guarantee scheme hit the bull’s eye in towns and cities?
Kamalika Ghosh - June 29, 2022
Waiting For Green Transition
While climate technologies are in place to help India achieve its 2030 decarbonisation targets, the country needs to invest in innovation and create green infrastructure to stay ahead
Rajiv Tikoo - June 29, 2022
Turkish Airlines And IndiGo Resumed Their Existing Codeshare Partnership
Turkish Airlines, the national flag carrier airline of Türkiye and IndiGo, India’s largest airline have resumed their codeshare flights and partnership by opening the sale earlier this month.
July 01, 2022
Inside India’s Edtech Bust
Once an investor favourite, the edtech space has suddenly become the unwanted child left to fend for itself. Is it the end of India’s edtech boom?
Pallavi Chakravorty - June 29, 2022
Global events have led to a funding slowdown, but will India be an outlier? Are cautious investors still eyeing India as a sweet spot? The answers lie in how Indian start-ups restrategise for the months ahead
Suchetana Ray - June 29, 2022
India’s Maharatnas On ESG Path
A sound environment, social and governance performance of public sector undertakings is not only necessary for business reasons but also for India to achieve its national climate targets
Rajiv Tikoo - June 29, 2022
The Poverty & Politics Of Data In India
Before India can eradicate poverty, it needs to count the poor. But, its data collection machine is old, gives inconsistent results and sometimes disagrees with the government
Neeraj Thakur - June 29, 2022
PM Modi Meets NEC Chairman In Tokyo: Lauds NEC's Accomplishments In Building A Connected & Smarter India
On 24th May, PM Narendra Modi met the Chairman of NEC Corp. Nobuhiro Endo, in Tokyo. The PM was in Tokyo at the invitation of Japanese PM Fumio Kishida to participate in the third Quad Leaders' Summit.
June 06, 2022
Facebook In A Virtual Avatar
In one of the biggest rebranding exercises in the world, the mighty Facebook is looking to create a new business model. A stagnating user base and youth apathy globally combined with the potential of metaverse have taken the social media giant to bet big on an unknown sector. As Facebook becomes Meta Platforms, what happens to its India strategy?
Pallavi Chakravorty - May 31, 2022
‘We Do Not Want A Meta Metaverse. It Should Be Interoperable’
Ajit Mohan, vice president and managing director of Meta India, talks about Facebook's transition to Meta, the role India will play in this journey and whether hardware is going to take centre stage in the new world
Suchetana Ray - May 31, 2022