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India’s economy surpassing that of its former imperial rulers will no doubt give bragging rights for the party or alliance that takes power in May. Photo: HT

Eclipsing the empire

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Outgoing CBI director Alok Verma.

Now you see him...

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
The Google ‘right to be forgotten’ was codified in European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), some of the world’s most stringent rules on privacy. Photo: Reuters

Forget it, Google

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Apple’s woes will be particularly hard to stomach for US president Donald Trump as it is the latest evidence that the US-China trade war is backfiring on American firms. Photo: AFP

Apple iPhone sales | Chinese whispers

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
The entry of the two women—Bindu Ammini (42) and Kanaka Durga (44)—into Sabarimala has put the Kerala units of the BJP and Congress on the backfoot. Photo: PTI

Sabarimala | Temple tantrum

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
At the core of Humu’s AI algorithm is the ‘nudge engine’, based on Richard Thaler’s Nobel Prize-winning research.

Happy go lucky

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Science of delusion?

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Fireworks explode over the Lagoon Beach Ancol during new year’s eve celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters

2019: New year, new hopes

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Karnataka CM H.D. Kumaraswamy. Photo: Mint

Shoot at sight

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Photo: Reuters

Holiday spirit

1 min read . 25 Dec 2018
Tesla CEO Elon Musk believes ‘nobody changed the world on 40 hours a week’. Photo:

Elon Musk and the four-day work week

1 min read . 18 Dec 2018
Our time on earth will be marked by leftover chicken bones, says a new study. It’s easy to see why: 65 billion chickens are consumed every year.

Chicken people

1 min read . 17 Dec 2018
Pakistan PM Imran Khan has implicitly suggested that Congress MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu would be a better choice as the prime minister of India. Photo: AP

Imran Khan’s blunder

1 min read . 29 Nov 2018
PM Narendra Modi is in Singapore from today to participate in the RCEP summit. Photo: Twitter/@NarendraModi

Narendra Modi’s RCEP dilemma

1 min read . 14 Nov 2018
This week will see the third round of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, comprising India, Japan, the US and Australia. Photo: PTI

India and the Quad countries

1 min read . 13 Nov 2018
Saudi Arabia favours a oil production cut of half a million barrels per day in December. Photo: Reuters

Oil bears in charge

1 min read . 12 Nov 2018
US President Donald Trump seese the generalized system of preferences (GSP) as a means for other countries to rip off the US. Photo: AP

India-US GSP issue: Exports trouble

1 min read . 02 Nov 2018
Finance minister Arun Jaitley (left) and RBI governor Urjit Patel. Photo: HT

RBI vs Government: Not the last word

1 min read . 01 Nov 2018
So far, 60 people have died in the Amritsar train accident, making it the worst accident caused by ‘trespassing’ in Indian Railways’ history. Photo: PTI
Pharma companies are currently allowed to raise the prices of non-scheduled drugs by 10% annually. Photo: Bloomberg

Pharma sector problems

1 min read . 31 May 2018
National Stock Exchange (NSE) has moved the courts to prevent Singapore Exchange from offering products based on Indian stock prices to replace the popular SGX Nifty. Photo: Reuters

Battle of The Exchanges

1 min read . 23 May 2018
Drug-resistant tuberculosis is a growing problem facing the country as affected patients increased by 13% in 2016, even as total deaths from tuberculosis fell. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

Getting rid of tuberculosis

1 min read . 04 Apr 2018