A fine balance: From justice to cost, the many competing objectives of energy

India’s per capita consumption is only a little over a third of the world average and, hence, as we seek strive to become a developed country by 2047, managing our electricity needs is a key challenge

6 min read17 Jul 2024

Budget 2024: No significant changes likely in policy priorities, says Emkay

Emkay predicts stable tax revenue, minor personal tax rate adjustments, and reduced net market borrowings for FY25. The budget for FY25 aims to balance fiscal discipline with increased capital expenditure and targeted welfare spending in a challenging economic and political environment.

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NEET-UG paper leak: CBI arrests second-year student of RIMS Ranchi

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken into custody a second-year MBBS student of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi in connection with the NEET-UG paper leak case

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Large-cap lenders vs mid-cap banks: Which ones should you pick for long term?

As investors weigh their options in the banking sector, the choice between blue-chip lenders and mid-cap ones has become a pivotal decision.

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Gupshup’s Beerud Sheth: From a ‘deep, dark tunnel’ to building two unicorns

Beerud Sheth has the distinction of scaling two unicorns—Elance and Gupshup—across two geographies. He speaks with Mint on why he took the plunge, how he navigated the trials and tribulations of starting up, and the ‘large spaces’ he has an eye on for the next phase of his entrepreneurial journey.

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Reliance Q1 Results Live: Net profit declines 5.4% to ₹15,138 crore, revenue up

Reliance Q1 Results Live Updates: Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), the energy-to-telecom-to-retail conglomerate, will announce its Q1 results today. Reliance earnings in Q1FY25 is expected to be mixed as better performance in retail and telecom divisions may be offset by weak O2C business.

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AI smartphones to lead Prime Day 2024, reveals Amazon India ahead of bonanza

Amazon India prepares for Prime Day 2024 with offers and new product launches. Director Ranjit Babu discusses the rise of premium purchases in TVs and smartphones, and reveals deals on over 40 latest launches across gadgets.

5 min read07:07 PM IST

Budget 2024 | Here’s What Indian Women Want From The Finance Minister

Budget 2024 | Women Want Finance Minister To Focus On Inflation, Cost Of Living It is expected that the union budget 2024 will focus on women as they form an important vote bank. But what do women in 2024 actually want? Is it subsidies, welfare schemes, education or employment? or something more? #budget2024 #unionbudget2024 #narendramodi #nirmalasitharaman #women #inflation #abhinavtrivedi #employment #education #india #vegetables #fruits #foodinflation #budgetexpectations

17 Jul 2024

Gonda train accident: The disturbing state of train safety in India, in 4 charts

The latest train accident has once again brought into focus the issue of train safety in India. We look into the organisational structure of one of the world’s largest transportation companies to untangle the complex process of inquiries into train accidents.

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Deposit crunch: Worried RBI urges banks to adjust to changes in how people save

An unrelenting deposit crunch has RBI worried that a wide credit-deposit gap could expose India’s banking system to structural liquidity issues.

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Will MK Stalin’s son Udhayanidhi be elevated as deputy CM of Tamil Nadu?

Forty-six-year-old Udhayanidhi’s reported elevation is aimed at gaining ‘larger acceptance’ within the state government, ‘unburden’ his father MK Stalin and ‘facilitate’ smooth governance.

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TS EAMCET 2024 Counselling Result LIVE Updates: Result out on official website

TS EAMCET 2024 Seat Allotment Result LIVE Updates: Telangana Council of Higher Education has announced the counselling results at tgeapcet.nic.in. Stay tuned for LIVE updates with Mint.

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Sunita Williams is testing ways to water space plants, but when will she return?

NASA said Indian-origin Sunita Williams and Butch Wilmore, who skyrocketed to space on Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft on July 5, “continued exploring ways to effectively water plants in the weightless environment”.

4 min read18 Jul 2024

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Microsoft outage: AMFI website did not open for several hours

AMFI website carries data and updates relating to the mutual fund industry in India. The website was down for several hours today reportedly on account of Microsoft outage.

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Lavish weddings are not enough. Indians want bespoke celebrations

No-holds-barred celebrations are no longer enough. It has to be bespoke. Brides and grooms want every aspect of their wedding to stand alone and, hopefully, go viral

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