Quick Edit

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
The GST muddle

The GST muddle

1 min read . 20 Mar 2019
#MainBhiChowkidar: Hashtag heft

#MainBhiChowkidar: Hashtag heft

1 min read . 19 Mar 2019
The Labour Bureau’s survey on the number of jobs created under the Mudra loan scheme won’t be made public until the national elections are over. (HT)

May truth prevail

1 min read . 15 Mar 2019
SpiceJet has 13 Boeing 737 Max 8 planes and Jet Airways has five, and the two have together ordered hundreds more of them. (Reuters)

The 737 scare

1 min read . 12 Mar 2019
India’s business elite has begun to hedge its wealth against the possibility of an inheritance tax staging a comeback. (iStock)

Estate tax in India is not the answer

1 min read . 06 Mar 2019
One can only hope that the release of IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman will ratchet down the hatespeak. (AP)

Cooling off period

1 min read . 04 Mar 2019
Banks may need another $3.5 billion or so next year to maintain their capital ratios, according to Moody’s. (Bloomberg)

Banking on capital

1 min read . 22 Feb 2019
In many ways, Delhi is at the vanguard of what’s in store for all of urban India. (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

Crime and the city

1 min read . 21 Feb 2019
Threats, abuse and calls for violence against those who are not connected to the Pulwama terror attack are deplorable. (Reuters)

Say no to bigotry

1 min read . 20 Feb 2019
A candle light vigil for CRPF rersonnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack, at India Gate in New Delhi. (Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters)

Cease and desist

1 min read . 19 Feb 2019
rother and Congress president Rahul Gandhi was in tow, but only Priyanka seemed to be carrying the enviable lineage for the sea of people in Lucknow. (PTI)
Karnataka CM H.D. Kumaraswamy. Photo: Mint

Shoot at sight

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019