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Thu, Nov 15 2018. 08 41 AM IST

The movement to make your data earn money

The coming data revolution could lead to massive job losses and possible social unrest unless we start putting a price on user data.

Wed, Nov 14 2018. 04 12 AM IST

I know old demons are now resurfacing: Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron’s speech on Armistice Day warns of global chaos and death due to rising nationalism and isolationism

Tue, Nov 13 2018. 08 52 AM IST

The troubling rise of Indo-Pak border tensions

Why ceasefire violations along the LoC and the international border intensified since 2013, with higher fatalities on both sides.

Mon, Nov 12 2018. 09 03 AM IST

Fraudulence framed: What’s with this picture?

Fugitive diamond trader Nirav Modi’s fake Souza paintings highlight the widespread extent of forgery in the Indian art market

Fri, Nov 09 2018. 09 39 AM IST

What’s good for America is also good for Trump

Trump could emerge from two years of gridlock stronger, meaner and even harder to defeat in a presidential election.

Wed, Nov 07 2018. 08 16 AM IST

Indian sepoys who bore the white man’s burden

In the run-up to the centenary of Armistice Day, three books throw new light on the lives of Indians who fought at the fronts

Tue, Nov 06 2018. 09 13 AM IST

Black hole of silence on demonetization

Two years on, why do we still not ask about the people and economic activities that were severely disrupted by this ‘surgical strike’?

Mon, Nov 05 2018. 09 27 AM IST

Pakistan: The rumble in India’s neighbouring jungle

India should insist that there can be no meaningful talks on what Pakistan wants till its concerns on terrorism are fully addressed

Fri, Nov 02 2018. 08 47 AM IST

How Chinese mobile phones took over the Indian market

Home-grown smartphone brands like Micromax and Intex once cornered 54% of market share. That is down to less than 10% today

Thu, Nov 01 2018. 07 55 AM IST

Why #RBIvsGovt is a viral storm in a tea cup

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) remains one of the most unreformed central banks in the world. The present rift with the government over India’s liquidity crisis could be a turning point

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