Gurbir Singh

News channel investigators are now the accused

BARC tried to make the system more robust by boosting the number of sample homes from the old, narrow base of just 12,000 to currently 44,000 homes.

18 Oct 2020

Big tech monopoly in the US faces heat

Big Tech is under fire. Two important reports, on divergent issues but underlying the monopoly power of the technology giants, hit us last week.

11 Oct 2020

Choking NGO sector with the FCRA amendment

Elsewhere, other NGOs have reached out with medical aid, and provided PPE suits to struggling government doctors.

04 Oct 2020

Farm Bills set off a new winter of discontent

Heavy-handed process Steam-rolling the three bills through Parliament was easy, but it has offended many, even its long-standing ally, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).

27 Sep 2020

When Nationalism and Security precede Roti, Kapda aur Makaan

The ‘Scientific American’ magazine, in its distinguished 175-year career, has never done this before.

20 Sep 2020

IPL is back, much to the dismay of news Channels!

It’s heartening to know that our annual cricket extravaganza, IPL 2020, is finally set to take off in the UAE from September 19.

13 Sep 2020

How the ‘clean-cars’ man raced past USD 100 billion

Tesla’s market capitalization is currently around USD 440 billion, rising six-fold since the end of 2019; and 16 times its expected revenue this year.

06 Sep 2020

Reliance’s new bets in the e-tailing game

There’s been a rash of e-commerce acquisitions by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).

25 Aug 2020

‘Atmanirbharta’ in defense, old wine in new bottle?

Rs 3.5 lakh cr worth defence projects were signed as part of the ‘Make in India’ mission; but none of the major ones ever took off in the last 6 years.

16 Aug 2020

Digital evolution gets a 'viral' push

Seeing this niche, most textile big brands have announced ‘anti-virus’ clothing and luxury wear.

27 Jul 2020

Reviving the economy: one step forward, two steps back

Some European nations, and even those in the East, have been remarkably successful in flattening the corona curve, and have clawed their way back to some degree of economic normalcy.

19 Jul 2020

Tiktok and finding the real digital imperialists

The Indian government has different concerns.

12 Jul 2020

COVID has exposed our underfunded healthcare system

Vinayak Jadhav, an 80-year old retired banker, living in Chembur, Mumbai, began feeling breathless and ill on May 12.

05 Jul 2020

Hinduja row highlights need for succession plans

Every one  knows business families feud amongst themselves more than others. Of course it is all about property.

28 Jun 2020

Hopefully it will soon be business as usual with China

The gear for use in the Kanpur region of the railway system had a contracted cost of Rs 471 crore.

21 Jun 2020