Jonathan Ananda

Trump's tariff announcement effect: Is a global trade war in the offing?

Trump’s attempt to tame the world through protectionist policies may suppress Indian exports in the short term.

04 Mar 2018

US President Donald Trump stomps on tariff status quo, trade war fears grip markets

Trump's announcement on imposing steep import tariffs on steel (25%) and aluminium (10%) was met by tanking stock markets from Japan to Europe

02 Mar 2018

PM Narendra Modi launches FutureSkills platform; to skill 4 million in new tech capabilities

The launch of the Nasscom-developed platform seeks to address at least one of the factors holding back adoption and exploitation of new tech -- the lack of adequately skilled professionals.

19 Feb 2018

Union Budget plays the waiting game with crude oil

The weeks leading up to the tabling of the Union Budget were rife with speculation as to how the government would deal with the prospect of rising global crude oil prices.

03 Feb 2018

Deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts extended to March 31, 2018

The move comes a day after the ministry's department of revenue withdrew the earlier deadline of December 31 in a notification that came into effect on Tuesday.

13 Dec 2017

Deadline for linking Aadhaar with PAN extended to March 31, 2018

The government is expected to notify extensions in deadlines for Aadhaar linking with bank accounts and other services soon.

08 Dec 2017

TRAI recommends rules in support of net neutrality

TRAI recommended explicit restrictions on any discrimination in internet access as part of its much-awaited recommendations on net neutrality.

28 Nov 2017

BS-6 fuel coming ahead of schedule: Mixed reaction from automobile industry

Industry welcomes the move, but doesn’t intend to bring forward original deadline for BS-6 vehicles

16 Nov 2017

Bridging the investment capacity gap, e-commerce way

Online platform Shareconomy seeks to put idle industry capacity to use by connecting capacity providers with capacity seekers; it also provides data analytics, technical insights, etc.

22 Oct 2017

Yes, you have to link bank accounts with Aadhaar number, RBI clarifies

Rules have statutory force and, as such, banks have to implement them, confirms central bank

22 Oct 2017

Complaints about bank charges on the increase

According to bank officials, these complaints have only risen through the last financial year and especially during the last six months.

23 Jul 2017

Infosys results hint at challenging times ahead for Indian IT

These opinions have only been buttressed by Infosys’ fourth consecutive downward revision of revenue guidance to 6.5-8.5 per cent for the current financial year.

14 Apr 2017

From April 1, dirty Bharat Stage-III vehicles smoked out

Supreme Court bans sale of BS-III vehicles; industry sitting on Rs 12,000 crore stock despite repeated warnings.

31 Mar 2017

Been hacked yet?

India is being forced into a digital payments future where an Internet-naïve population would be vulnerable to phone trickster as well as seasoned hackers.

16 Jan 2017