The RBI seeks a new balance between growth and inflation

New Delhi, Dec. 7 -- The Street's forecasts were mostly on target with the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI's), Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) increasing the benchmark interest rate predictably by 35 bas... Read More

Indian generic makers need to crash drug prices at home too

New Delhi, Dec. 7 -- As another major drug, Azmarda from Novartis, goes off patent, a number of Indian pharma firms are launching versions of it at reduced prices. The cardiac drug, developed as Entre... Read More

Why Myntra's sales announce the quiet rise of small-town India

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- Once upon a time, there were two Indias. There was India, squeezed into ever more crowded but ever more prosperous mega cities - the India of skyscrapers and metros, roads clogged... Read More

The chaos of the Eras presales and ticketing at the World Cup

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- A concert tour sparking off an anti-trust investigation might seem strange but that's what's happening with Taylor Swift's upcoming Eras tour. The ticketing arrangements by Ticket... Read More

Why we should thank Minister Jaishankar for saving India the blushes

New Delhi, Dec. 5 -- Not every external affairs minister gets a chance to demonstrate that he excels at his job by getting his interlocutors abroad to shift their stance, on an Indian position that ma... Read More

Here comes the friendly, neighbourhood Terminator

New Delhi, Dec. 3 -- San Francisco has concluded the first round of voting to let the city's police department deploy lethal robots to subdue assailants in special circumstances. This should not immed... Read More

Two big cyberattacks tell us India needs something more than tech

New Delhi, Dec. 3 -- Two recent incidents show that India has miles to go when it comes to being prepared for cyber emergencies: the systems at Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read More

Why Q2 GDP estimates must be interpreted with care

New Delhi, Dec. 2 -- As a rule of thumb, quarterly estimates of GDP are not taken too seriously. They are rudimentary, preliminary-stage estimates computed from limited sources of information. It take... Read More

Air India and SIA will jell very well, but they can jar too

New Delhi, Dec. 2 -- After almost three decades of Air India being run into the ground by sarkari babus whose writ ran large at the Maharaja, Tuesday's announcement that Singapore Airlines and Tata So... Read More

Vikram Kirloskar's death casts shadow over future of Toyota partnership

New Delhi, Dec. 1 -- The unexpected passing of Vikram Kirlosar has cast a shadow over one of the most successful partnerships in India's booming but turbulent auto sector. Toyota Kirloskar Motors, the... Read More