online gaming industry

A golden goose: Online gaming industry facing sin tax trouble

The pandemic gave a major boost to the online gaming industry along with a youth population, explosion in volumes of mobiles and tablets, inexpensive data and new gaming genres.  Read more »
cryptocurrencIES

Uncertain future: Are cryptocurrencies headed towards a great winter?

While cryptocurrency obsession is real, the government of India has not been that enamoured with the prospect of digital currencies in its financial ecosystem. Read more »
ONDC online shopping ecommerce

ONDC: Can govt’s e-commerce platform emulate UPI success

ONDC looks to connect and empower crores of small retailers in India, but it may fail to repeat the mega success of payment gateway UPI. Read more »
mobile manufacturing unit

Mobile manufacturing: India struggles against Chinese dominance

India's mobile manufacturing industry is struggling despite Narendra Modi government’s make in India push and the PLI scheme. Read more »
telecom industry, BSNL

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 »
NPA

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 »
electric vehicles future

Auto industry stares at disruption as world moves towards electric vehicles

The demand for electric vehicles is expected to grow exponentially as the world nations and businesses race to meet their emission cut targets. Read more »
vpn guidelines violate data privacy norms

VPN guidelines must balance cyber security, privacy needs

The VPN guidelines in the current form go against the spirit of the provisions of the Data Protection Bill which is yet to become law. Read more »
IMF, RBI

PSU bank privatisation: Will the government bite the bullet?

The Union government plans to introduce a bill in monsoon session of Parliament to facilitate stake dilution and privatisation of public sector banks (PSU Banks). Read more »
real estate

India’s real estate continues to bleed; dream house remains fantasy for many

Real estate: With the rates of houses skyrocketing and considering that the pandemic led to a significant fall in incomes, it is not shocking that builders are now verging on the edge... Read more »