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Paying the price of oil

From: Buisness-standard By Mihir S Sharma Recommended by: business-standard There was a time when the Indian economy — and, in fact, its political climate — was dependent completely upon the monsoon. If you had a bad monsoon, you
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Movement for village republics

From: Buisness-standard By Sunita Narain Recommended by: business-standard It’s eerily calm in this village, located some 40 km from Jharkhand’s capital, Ranchi. Outside the village there is a massive stone, where there is a
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Social proof can be an effective tool to motivate customers to move online

From: Buisness-standard By Gary Peacock Recommended by: business-standard Can online and e-commerce companies compete on anything except price? Yes, they can because not everyone buys on price. Remember the words of Warren Buffet
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Can open banking empower customers?

From: Buisness-standard By Debashis Basu Recommended by: business-standard One of the most pervasive services in our lives is banking. Opening bank accounts for the poor was the very first mission of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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Concerns about high-tech companies

From: Buisness-standard By Ajay Shah Recommended by: business-standard Technologists were imbued with the notion that they are building a wholly new world, that the laws of today are a pesky problem that must be brushed away. This
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Poll results will pivot market sentiment

From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard The short-term market sentiment could pivot one way or another, depending upon the results in the Karnataka Assembly election results today. If the BJP
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Corporate debt markets: The Achilles heel

From: Buisness-standard By Akash Prakash Recommended by: business-standard As mentioned previously, this business cycle in the US is very long in the tooth. We are now in the second-longest economic expansion ever, and by March
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Goodbye to all this

From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard After four and half years of this column I have decided to cry off now. Enough said, at least by me. To round it all off I have been asked to write, as a farewell to this column
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The Judges (removal) Case

From: Buisness-standard By Shreekant Sambrani Recommended by: business-standard Here is a sitter of a question in the times of the Indian Premier League: Should the on-field umpires necessarily have to refer every appeal from the
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As US aims at Russia, India's defence preparedness caught in the crossfire

From: Buisness-standard By Ajai Shukla Recommended by: business-standard The United States of America (US) has leapt ahead of Russia as India’s biggest supplier of new weaponry. A recent report from Parliament’s Standing Committee