Lack of investments fuels growing energy crisis

The world seems to have sleep-walked its way into an energy crisis not seen since the 1970s.

05 Jun 2022

Public sector sell-offs flounder on scams, lack of will 

The Union government has called off its privatisation process for high-profile Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) following 2 of the 3 bidders backing out.

29 May 2022

Will IPL survive high ‘rights’ costs, growing fatigue?

The base prices for digital rights is pegged at Rs 12,200 cr, a gamble considering online ad rates are still low.

22 May 2022

Inflation rides high on war, food and fuel

The Ukraine war is a lesson on how an unexpected geopolitical upheaval can lay to waste months and years of reconstruction.

21 May 2022

Scorching April heat flags climate ABYSS

Global warming seems to have jumped out of academic conference rooms and doomsday predictions of climate activists to bite much of north and central India and Pakistan.

08 May 2022

New phase in Ukraine war as EU fuels Russian ambitions

The latter two are now pitching for NATO membership, thus creating a 1,300-km Russia-NATO border via Finland.

01 May 2022

Revolutionizing the heart of the electric vehicle 

However, buyers are also learning there are serious downside issues, mainly the lack of charging and maintenance infrastructure.

24 Apr 2022

Corporates get real on climate change targets

Climate change used to be the stuff of placards and protests outside company headquarters.

17 Apr 2022

Food subsidies need deeper and wider reach

The food programme has also reduced ‘extreme poverty’ to negligible levels.

10 Apr 2022

Politics of hate is not good for business

It was, therefore, surprising that in recent days, Biocon’s articulate executive chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw courted controversy.

03 Apr 2022

‘Abstention’ is not an option on the world stage; US President comments on India's shaky stand

As a leader among the world’s nations, a weak-kneed stance aimed at not irritating Russia amounts to surrendering moral high ground.

27 Mar 2022

Reliance’s ‘Capture’ of Big Bazaar stores raises questions  

Amazon has been in a see-saw litigation with the Future Group and Reliance since 2020, and has so far blocked the R24,500 crore sale of Future’s retail chain to Reliance.

20 Mar 2022

Sanctions are not an alternative to a battlefield victory

The fear of triggering a world war is real, and the learning from the disastrous war in Afghanistan is too fresh to make the same mistake again.

06 Mar 2022

ICICI-Videocon loan case: Adopt ‘best practices’ Chanda Kochhar, and quit

Allahabad Bank CEO & MD Usha Ananthasubramanian has been shorn off her executive powers but the big question is why has Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO of ICICI Bank, being left off the hook?

20 May 2018

Questions Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn’t answer in US hearing

Last week, over two days and 10 hours, Zuckerberg, with a dead-pan face, fielded over 600 questions from nearly 100 US Congressmen.

15 Apr 2018