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Thu, Nov 15 2018. 08 18 AM IST

Is Reserve Bank of India hoarding too much capital?

The increase in RBI’s capital base is largely driven by the increased accumulation of forex reserves in the post-crisis era

Wed, Nov 14 2018. 07 21 AM IST

How millennials in India invest their money

Affluence rather than age explains the differences in investing habits among young, urban Indians, shows the YouGov-Mint Millennial Survey

Tue, Nov 13 2018. 08 31 AM IST

Indian girls’ aspirations brush up against reality

Most teenage girls want to study further and work, but their dreams are likely to collide with an economy that’s unable to give them salaried jobs they desire.

Mon, Nov 12 2018. 06 22 AM IST

The Moody’s curse on the Indian economy

Risks highlighted by Moody’s a year ago—rise in external vulnerability, deterioration in fiscal metrics and banking health — seem to have materialized in the Indian economy

Fri, Nov 09 2018. 08 47 AM IST

Virat Kohli and the challenge of the tricky 30s

In order to reach the summit in both ODI and Test runs, Virat Kohli will have to emulate the best in their 30s—a mid-point of sorts in cricketing careers.

Wed, Nov 07 2018. 08 04 AM IST

Can the Congress retain its hold on Mizoram?

Mizoram’s development indicators have improved under Congress rule; but concerns over economy and immigration threaten the party’s prospects

Tue, Nov 06 2018. 10 28 AM IST

How do you solve India’s air pollution problem?

Policy interventions can help improve air quality, but only when they attack the roots of the crisis, tackle the right problems and are implemented well

Mon, Nov 05 2018. 06 11 AM IST

How GST and demonetisation impacted govt finances

Tax collections from goods and services tax (GST) have been underwhelming, and the government is set to miss this year’s fiscal deficit target

Fri, Nov 02 2018. 02 51 AM IST

The revolving-door syndrome afflicting European football

The performance threshold that triggers a managerial change in the world’s leading football clubs is inching lower, and more so outside England

Thu, Nov 01 2018. 03 10 AM IST

Can BJP retain its foothold in Chhattisgarh?

The BJP has dominated Chhattisgarh politics for the last 15 years, but now it faces threats from ST discontent, farmer distress and anti-incumbency

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