Editors Column
In his exit interview, Sebi chairman UK Sinha has stated that the regulator has been justly “harsh” with those threatening the integrity of the capital market and he doesn’t feel shy about saying that.
Racial slurs, hate crimes and the daylight murder of an Indian technology professional in the US have just moved up the number of serious issues confronting the Indian IT industry.
Are you going through a bout of depression? Chances are that at any given point of time, 5.66 crore Indians are with you, inflicted by various types and stages of depression as well as mental disorders. While depression is not considered a major disorder or health condition in low and middle-income countries like India, it is a serious issue for populace living across Europe and the US.
The billion-rupee question now doing the rounds is how to deal with Rs 700,000 crore non-performing assets (NPA) with 42 scheduled Indian banks. Owing to policy paralysis and ‘sweet heart deals’ swung during 10 years of the previous UPA government, the build up in the NPAs has been exponential, becoming a major drag in implementing Narendra Modi’s development agenda.
Narendra Modi government’s decision on Wednesday to set up 50 solar parks with 500mw each and double the targeted solar power capacity to 40,000mw in less than three years is a tall order. No matter what the Modi government does, unless all the stakeholders — both domestic and foreign — come along, this may not happen.
Reform, perform and transform’ was the motto with which prime minister Narendra Modi approached governance. In the last two and a half years, change in the way union government works has been palpable. Modi government’s move to open up media, retail and banking space wider to foreign investors is a logical extension of what has been initiated after it was elected to power in May 2014.
As reported by this paper, despite international crude oil prices ruling in a range of $50 to $60, Indian consumers are paying the same prices as they used to pay when crude oil was quoting above $100 in early 2014.
At a time when e-wallets have come to be accepted as the new normal, HDFC chairman Aditya Puri’s contention that digital payment companies have no future is rather interesting. Hefty discounts and unsustainable revenue models adopted by the e-wallet companies have come under scrutiny from Puri and other hard nosed bankers like him.
At a time when e-wallets have come to be accepted as the new normal, HDFC chairman Aditya Puri’s contention that digital payment companies have no future is rather interesting. Hefty discounts and unsustainable revenue models adopted by the e-wallet companies have come under scrutiny from Puri and other hard nosed bankers like him.
Trump or no Trump, budding Indian technology talent is bound to find suitors globally. From taxi aggregator Uber Technologies to Google, top notch US companies have not shied away from offering lucrative placements to raw Indian talent that they propose to hone.

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