Oindrila Sarkar

States behind on rural job scheme wages, plagued by unfair practices

West Bengal leads the pack with un-paid payments worth a whopping Rs 15,783.38 lakh, pending since July 2016.

18 Jan 2017

Selling in silent mode

Mutual fund agents are up against Sebi’s proposed move to bar them from giving recommendation to clients about what financial products to invest in; experts say the regulator’s idea is good but diffic

16 Jan 2017

Incentive cut angers uber drivers

As the strike in Hyderabad intensifies against the mobile-app based cab operators Ola and Uber, drivers in Bengaluru are voicing similar complaints.

09 Jan 2017

Hiring to see more use of artificial intelligence this year

The coming year will see companies modeled around freelancing and task based jobs, rise majorly.

02 Jan 2017

Traders in Bengaluru’s gadget hub made merry after note ban

Bengaluru’s biggest electronics goods hub, S P Road has been one of the biggest crowd-pullers ever since demonetisation.

01 Jan 2017

Capital markets still jittery, fear more taxes on market participants

PM’s speech on taxing capital markets, despite being negated by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has not gone down well with them.

28 Dec 2016

Bharat net stuck as govt pushes e-cash

Demonetisation is believed to be pushing the boundaries of digitisation, making the economy paperless and dependant on the Internet. But what about the status of the government’s pet project under the Digital India Initiative – The National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) or Bharat Net, estimated to cost `70,000 crores approximately.

20 Dec 2016

Cash crunch: No turn for the better

With large amounts of cash withdrawals being restricted, it is natural that rent payments amounting to thousands of rupees is getting difficult to physically hand over.

19 Dec 2016

ShopX gives human face to digital shopping

Bengaluru-based e-commerce company ShopX is trying to disrupt the traditional retail ecosystem with its differentiated approach.

15 Dec 2016

Give a human face to digital shopping

ShopX app looks at retailers and customers across India, and how it can provide an e-commerce touch to the traditional retail ecosystem

15 Dec 2016

Cash ban woes a gift to fintech cos

With banks and bankers struggling to get currency circulation back on track, the aftermath of demonetisation is already lining up a challenge — how do they compete with fintech firms

11 Dec 2016

‘Robotics is creating artificial  humans’

Bots have arrived and in a big way and to all of you who will be taken unawares by this amazing piece of software, they will very soon shape the future of how people decide, access information and com

08 Dec 2016

Bonds halt demonetisation rally after RBI decision

Bond prices slumped by around Rs 1.5-2  after the repo rate was left unchanged.

08 Dec 2016

This app will reward you for window shopping

Retailers have a reason to smile. A Bengaluru-based startup ShopsUp will let shopaholics bridges the online and offline worlds of shopping. It is a location based shopping app.

01 Dec 2016