Probir Roy

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

The writer is a serial tech entrepreneur, trustee, commentator on public policy and FinTech. He is an independent director on the board of Nazara Technologies.

MONEY

 |   4-minute read

Is the RBI hoarding too much money in its reserves?

It would be prudent to remember that the capital reserves of the RBI are public funds.

VARIETY

 |   3-minute read

Why redeveloping Mumbai port lands will create disparities

Low-cost housing and related public amenities will compete for space with upmarket and high-end facilities.

MONEY

 |   4-minute read

Why India is in the grip of a cash crunch

ATMs running dry have served as an unnecessary and avoidable shock that is delaying the economy's recovery.

MONEY

 |   4-minute read

How to avoid another loot like Punjab National Bank fraud

SWIFT must be linked to the core banking system so that scam don't go undetected for long.

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

What a walk around the gutted Kamala Mills compound revealed to me

For a country looking for the patli gali no set of rules made and passed (and badly enforced) are going to fit all.

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

This smog shows why Delhi shouldn’t wait for 2020 to switch to BS VI fuel

There are two major causes — stubble burning and vehicular pollution.

SCI-TECH

 |   3-minute read

SCI-TECH

 |   3-minute read

Don't WannaCry: How India can ward off Ransomware attacks - real and imagined

A 'data breach reporting and learning classification framework' ought to be operationalised.

VOICES

 |   3-minute read

How United Airlines could have avoided brutal takedown of passenger

Could simple economics or plain soft skills have helped it smooth out the kerfuffle?

MONEY

 |   4-minute read

6 ways India can jump to online wallets overnight

Any transaction that can be safely executed with a cash alternative must be permitted.