Ageing Indian society

Ageing India must build a foolproof social security net

Ageing India will a need strong social security net, knitted around better healthcare facilities and welfare schemes for the future. Read more »
tourism industry

Tourism industry: India pins hopes on domestic tourists

Indian tourism industry: While the international tourist arrivals are showing an uptick, India’s tourism industry will depend heavily on the flow of domestic tourists to script a post-Covid revival. Read more »
Atmanirbhar Bharat is a programme of enormous magnitude and scope, however, most of the benefits will accrue only in the long run

Textile industry: India bid to fill in for China faces hurdles

India’s textile industry will need to build capacity to meet the global demand gap left by Chinese exports. Read more »
Women in science, covid-19

New drugs Bill: Govt must balance needs of pharma business with public interest

The new drugs bill has done away with some tough penal provisions covering quality of drugs and clinical trials. Read more »
ONDC, ecommerce

Can BSNL revival package help telco break Jio-Airtel duopoly

The Rs 1,64,000 crore revival package will help BSNL launch 4G services -- at a time when its rivals are gearing up to set up their 5G networks. Read more »
Repo rate

Indian economy’s resilience offer hope amid worries of a global recession

Indian economy has more reasons to worry other than a looming global recession – a free-falling rupee, runaway inflation, ballooning trade deficit and sagging consumer demand are signs of trouble. Read more »
ONDC, ecommerce

Telecom Industry: Adani foray may trigger a shakeup

Adani Data Networks joining 5G auctions may be a precursor to the group’s entry into the consumer mobility space and may lead to another round of consolidation of telecom industry. Read more »

Explained: Will government’s free Covid vaccine booster drive do the trick?

The educated crowd is hesitant and is waiting for a better Covid vaccine which is more effective and targets the whole virus of evolving strains. Read more »
India-UK FTA

Can rupee on steroids challenge dollar-euro duopoly

RBI’s move to allow trade settlement in rupees comes in the wake of India’s shrinking forex reserves and roadblocks to its trade ties with important partners. Read more »

NPAs at 6-year low; but can banks withstand a global crisis?

One cannot ignore the fact that even at the lowest levels in six years, the NPA level of the Indian banking system is much higher than other large economies. Read more »