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Electricity use needs transformation

From: Buisness-standard By Sunita Narain Recommended by: business-standard The question we must ask as the environmental crisis — pollution in cities or land degradation and water pollution — reaches a dangerous peak is: “Can
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Why are multinational corporations unable to crack the Indian market?

From: Buisness-standard By Shailesh Dobhal Recommended by: business-standard Last week, two seemingly unrelated reports on the same page of a pink daily got me thinking on the journey of multinational corporations in India.After
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New World Development Indicators reveal Indian economy is improving

From: Buisness-standard By Parthasarathi Shome Recommended by: business-standard New World Development Indicators, 2017, have been released by the World Bank and it is time to take stock. I have compared India with Brazil and
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No takers for your used clothes as changing fashion trends take over

From: Buisness-standard By Adam Minter Recommended by: business-standard For decades, the donation bin has offered consumers in rich countries a guilt-free way to unload their old clothing. In a virtuous and profitable cycle, a
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Govt's electoral bonds for political funding: A cloak to hide the daggers?

From: Buisness-standard By Somasekhar Sundaresan Recommended by: business-standard While the nation’s attention stands rivetted to divisions in the Supreme Court with political parties jumping in to seek mileage over recent events
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Why 'inclusive growth' means little without social security for unorganised

From: Buisness-standard By Santosh Mehrotra Recommended by: business-standard The Union government — the Ministry of Labour specifically — has been working on a code for social security for all workers for the last couple of years
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Twin existential crisis: Ways in which Aadhaar violates right to privacy

From: Buisness-standard By Reetika Khera Recommended by: business-standard It was deeply disappointing when the government of a democratic country argued before a nine-judge Supreme Court Bench against the right to privacy as a
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Three rates better than one flat rate in the goods and services tax

From: Buisness-standard By Sukumar Mukhopadhyay Recommended by: business-standard After the Prime Minister (PM) made a strong case against a flat rate in the goods and services tax (GST), the debate has assumed more importance. A
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Essential books to read for understanding inner world of court judges

From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard Judges have been making news for centuries, for good, bad, right and wrong reasons. They wield enormous power because they decide what is ok and what is not in what governments
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Corporate governance: Looking back @2017

From: Buisness-standard By Asish K Bhattacharyya Recommended by: business-standard The focus of 2017 was on independent directors (IDs) and independence of the board of directors.The ministry of corporate affairs (MCA)