MG Arun

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is Deputy Editor, India Today.

POLITICS

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Aadhaar is not foolproof. India needs to rethink its strategy

Recent events have proven UIDAI database faces the mammoth threat of data leakage.

MONEY

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Can FDI save Air India?

The new norms open up avenues for more airlines to bid for AI, but they would need greater clarity on who will bear its debt burden.

MONEY

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Indian economy will be a big test for government in 2018

The government is walking a financial tightrope, thanks to its fiscal deficit targets on the one side, and rising crude oil prices on the other.

POLITICS

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Does development matter if Gujarat lags behind in health, welfare and education?

The state has only 28 colleges for every lakh people, compared to 50 for Karnataka and 43 for Kerala.

MONEY

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5 things Infosys' new CEO Salil Parekh would want to focus on

Its image had been dented by the squabble between former chairman NR Narayana Murthy and the board led by R Seshasayee as chairman and Vishal Sikka as CEO.

MONEY

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Not just 6.3 per cent: Why sustained growth over next two quarters is better sign of GDP revival

The industrial segment is not out of the woods yet, and improvement in manufacturing growth was largely the result of a re-stocking exercise.

MONEY

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S&P ratings prove India can't get carried away by Moody's view of the economy

The latest rating agency to assess India would like to see results of the reforms coming in before a rating revision.

MONEY

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Why rise of crude oil prices is bad news for India

With India importing 157.5 crore barrels of crude annually, a dollar increase in prices on a permanent basis would increase the yearly bill by roughly Rs 10,000 crore.

MONEY

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Will bank recapitalisation help Indian economy rebound?

It is not feasible that an entire economy can be revived only through public expenditure.

MONEY

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