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The one that got away Gaps in the net neutrality concept N Balaji
The one that got away Gaps in the net neutrality concept N Balaji

Rajeev Sunu/Sridhar Samu

Why the zero rate plan is a googly

Rajeev Sunu/Sridhar Samu

The Indian mobile operator’s version of net neutrality is a trap for customers and application developers »

Vaibhav Choukse

Antitrust law for a free and fair internet

Antidote To unfair net practices Swapan Photography/shutterstock

Vaibhav Choukse

The practices of telecom service providers and over the top players need closer scrutiny »

Preeti Mudliar

Strangers offline, friends online

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Preeti Mudliar

Messaging apps may be helping the youth circumvent physical firewalls and build deeper ties online. But there’s more »

Sandeep Gupta

It’s growing, Bitcoin by Bitcoin

Connecting the world To make transactions simpler Shamik Studio/shutterstock.com

Sandeep Gupta

Even if many of India’s misgivings are understandable, it should adapt to Bitcoin as an inevitability »

G PARTHASARATHY

Crime and no punishment

That Pakistan has failed to charge 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi despite the available evidence is outrageous »

Gnanasekaar T

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Buy Comex gold if it dips to $1,180-85/ounce

Stop-loss:$1,170; target:$1,225 »

HARISH BIJOOR

question hour

Textiles sector, think marketing

Textiles sector, think marketing

In the textile industry, how must financial support from the government be utilised? LudhianaRohit, financi... »

Ramesh Narayan

addendum

Flip the cart

Ramesh Narayan

This is about the commercials made for Flipkart by Dentsu Webchutney. They are classic, for different reasons. First, it’s a déjà vu classic. Ask any agency person. We’ve all gone t... »

SIDHARTH BIRLA

Needlessly maligning business

Hand in hand Pro-business is not anti-people Arthimedes/shutterstock.com

SIDHARTH BIRLA

Our discourse is once again turning populist, with businessmen and the poor pitted against each other. This is unfortunate »

NK Arora

A shot in the arm for our children

Every drop counts In protecting an infant's health V Sreenivasa Murthy

NK Arora

April 24-30 is World Immunisation Week. Vaccination is a lifesaver in the absence of adequate health infrastructure »

Gnanasekaar T

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Palm oil to test resistance, dip

Crude palm oil futures on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives ended marginally higher on Monday defying a strong ringgit, which normally caps demand. CPO futures were supported by a pick-up in exports.... »

A Srinivas

BOOK REVIEW

No forest standing

Book: Green Signals:
Ecology, Growth, and
Democracy in India
Author: Jairam Ramesh
Publisher: Oxford
University Press India
Price: ₹850

A Srinivas

The ‘Green Signals’ emanating from this government are disquieting »

AARATI KRISHNAN

CIRCUIT BREAKER

The tangled web of NSEL

jorgen mcleman/shutterstock.com As the investigation into the scam gets labyrinthine and tedious, affected investors are left in the lurch »

Gnanasekaar T

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Buy Comex gold if it dips to $1,197-98/oz

Comex gold futures ended higher on Thursday as stock markets fell and weak US data added to uncertainty over the timing of a rate rise by the Federal Reserve. Delay in an expected hike in US r... »


PRADEEP S MEHTA

PLUSES & MINUSES

Do state-led interventions work?

liravega/shutterstock.com The NITI Aayog must develop a credible way of assessing government actions. There is no clarity now »

Policy in the age of secular stagnation

Human rights and monkey business

Return of the prodigal

Storm in a teacup

Palm oil to test resistance, slide

All you wanted to know about: Monetary Transmission

As pension talks fail, Tata Steel faces strike in UK

India lacks a messiah for microcredit

C GOPINATH

AMERICAN PERISCOPE

Money matters

C GOPINATH

The announcement that Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, received $84 million (over ₹520 crore) as compensation during fiscal 2014 must have attracted wide attention. This is the highest compensation... »

HARISH BHAT

club catalyst

Leading the pack

Big designs From form and function comes fame SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

HARISH BHAT

Iconic packaging formats can win consumers and transform brands »

Raghuvir Srinivasan

FROM THE VIEWSROOM

Rahul nets a poor catch

Raghuvir Srinivasan

Post his speech in Parliament on Monday on the land Bill and the encomiums he got from his acolytes, who also include media worthies, Rahul Gandhi seems to believe he’s conquered land and has now s... »

D SAMPATH KUMAR

Tax by means fair or foul

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D SAMPATH KUMAR

“We are reasonable, so for the future I have waived it. But the tax demand after winning the case, if I waive off, we will be like a tax haven… how would I be answerable to Parliament that after th... »

MANJEET S PARDESI

INDIA IN TRANSITION

India: the emerging Asian super power

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MANJEET S PARDESI

Thanks to geopolitics and the changing world order, New Delhi is now ideally placed to shape the continent's future »

A Srinivas

FROM THE VIEWSROOM

Look who’s talking

Sitaram Yechury

A Srinivas

Why is Sitaram Yechury opposing the BJP’s land ordinance? »

Guru Ramakrishnan

Fed rate hike will hurt US economy

Protect the green shoots The Fed needs to work on other methods isak55/shutterstock.com

Guru Ramakrishnan

It will dent the recovery by raising debt servicing costs and strengthening the dollar, impacting jobs and competitiveness »

Meera Siva

FROM THE VIEWSROOM

Home truths

Lisa S/shutterstock.com The state can’t leave property buyers at the mercy of developers »

BusinessLine Twenty Years Ago Today

Tata-SIA proposal hanging fire The lack of transparency and the official suspense over the Tata-Singapore Airlines proposal to start a new domestic airline in India have raised a q... »

Radhika Merwin

Statistalk


Business Line Twenty Years Ago Today

A tax holiday that’s hard to justify

Business Line Twenty Years Ago Today

Why cast the net?

Business Line Twenty Years Ago Today

What Moody’s failed to notice

Labour has changed


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