Congress-led United Progressive Alliance’s spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha has expectations and sentiments riding high. Bold actions must follow—soon.
Resolve, right men and revenue are the three Rs that can set the economy on fast track. Here's how fixing the three Rs can help the UPA redeem itself as an economic administrator of excellence. Puja Mehra writes.
The high-profile scheme has delivered on its promise—both politically and economically— but with huge costs and inefficiencies. Fixing these is both desirable and feasible. Puja Mehra reports.
Inefficiency in public spending is one of the biggest and most persistent problems plaguing governance in the country. Arvind Virmani offers a way out: creation of a numeric ID and a web-based database that can be accessed by all and hence easily verifiable.
Rahul Gandhi’s influence on economic policies will grow in UPA’s second term. Here’s what it means to the economy and business. Puja Mehra goes into the details.
The initial relief of electing a stable government rapidly converts into great expectations from the UPA government. Can the two—the market rally and big-bang reform—move in tandem in the days ahead?
The fortnight’s burning question. Will the FII buying spree continue in stock markets?
The number of Internet users in India will jump to 140 million in 2011. But, as Gene Hodges, CEO of Websense, a web security firm, tells Rahul Sachitanand, there are plenty of pitfalls awaiting these newbie browsers. Excerpts:
When millions of Indians across the world Googled to find out updated news on the 2009 Lok Sabha elections on May 16, most of them went to one site for the latest news—Aaj Tak, which belongs to India Today Group, which is also the publisher of Business Today.
Simon Webb, global head for IT Strategy Practice of TCS, spoke to Anusha Subramanian on the concept of Optimise IT and how TCS is using it in recessionary times.
Tough economic conditions take a toll on employee engagement, according to a study.