Business

Collective Consciousness

According to eMarketer, India is set to become Twitter’s largest market after the U.S. with a projected 40 million users by 2018, up from 17 million this year.

Indian Budget Yesterday and Tomorrow

At the customary post-Budget press conference address by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, he was asked why his Budget lacked a single big-bang idea.

Virtual Reality: Real At Last?

Virtual reality has a way to go to be an integral part of daily life.

Leadership in the Digital Age

Technological advancement has created a ripple effect that is transforming the market.

The Indian Economy Finds its Footing

Indian industrialists may carp at the pace of reforms, but the overall opinion is that Modi has hit the ground running.

Assessing Employability is Disrupting India's Higher Education

More than 20% of Indian youth between the ages of 15 and 24 years are “seeking or available for work,” according to 2011 census data.

Khadi Goes Chic

Khadi, once the dowdy sartorial symbol of India’s independence movement, is now trendy and makes the cash registers ring.

Can The Make In India Promise Work

The campaign, which focuses on the manufacturing sector, is not going to be easy to deliver, despite the enthusiasm that accompanied the launch of the effort’s new logo and website.

Financial Inclusion in India

The all-India Inclusix score is 40.1 which mean that about 40% of the country has access to formal banking services.

Using Pop Culture to Challenge Gender Inequality

Violence against women and girls is “the single largest human rights pandemic on this planet.”

Can Creativity Be Taught

If you train yourself, and there are different methods for doing this, you can become more creative.

India Bulids Towards Reforms

The budget has done “a reasonable job” and provided “a good starting point for bolder steps” that may follow. “Critics, some of whom are quite vocal, need to take a step back and view matters with the appropriate perspective

End of the Line for India’s Ambassdor

Impervious to history or nostalgia, waits for no one and marches relentlessly on.

Rebooting Infosys

It is unlikely that a non-founder CEO would have agreed to join if Mur thy had continued for an indefinite period,”

Amazon Revs Up in India

While Amazon has been compelled to adopt differen a business model in India to comply with foreign direct investment (FDI) regulations the ramp-up of its operations in the country has been the fastest globally.

Modi's Business Agenda

The economy will be at the top of the prime minister’s new agenda. Modi inherits a nation where GDP growth has slowed to 4.5% (2012-2013).

Internet of Things

Whether the concept excites you or scares you, the Internet of Things has the potential to change the way people make choices and go about their daily lives.

Founding Fathers of India’s IT Industry

To find the largest collection of rags-to-riches stories anywhere, turn to the Indian software industry.

Private Equity Investments Heat Up In India

We will continue to pursue investment opportunities in the country, although there is no set allocation or timeline involved.

Scaling the Sharing Economy: New York to Topeka & Beyond

The shared economy, perhaps best known for crowdpowered marketplaces such as travel accommodation site Airbnb and transportation-focused Lyft, blossomed as the recession set in.

CEO Nation

The total size of businesses managed by just 10 Indian-origin CEOs globally exceeded the total exports from India, which stood at $300 billion last year.

Opportunities and Pitfalls for NRI Entrepreneurs

India has been “very accepting” of non-Indians arriving from the U.S. or elsewhere, armed with skills and good ideas for doing business.

Bawarchis of the Old City

The only thing in the world that these bawarchis care about is their recipes and spices.

Cheaters Win

Why Systems to prevent deception don’t work

Peer To Peer Lending Ready For TakeOff

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending bypasses banks by connecting borrowers with lenders through online platforms for mostly small loans.

The Bharti Walmart Breakup

Even though the split was no big surprise, it didn’t make much sense to many observers.

From Martians to Japanese Eye-lickers: Media Mania Is Nothing New

This confusion over new media is not a recent phenomenon.

The Tea Tribes of Assam

The tribals have assimilated with the existing culture and traditions of the Brahmaputra valley, creating many new traditions, cultures, handicrafts, dance forms and a new way of living.

The Redbus Acquisition: A Boost For India's Startup Economy

I hope [the deal] spurs many more entrepreneurs to start companies with unique and differentiated models that solve real problems of real India.

Can Raghuram Rajan Reverse the Indian Economy’s Decline

People look at India as a large and diverse place with enormous potential. And it is. But it’s one thing to be the most populous economy and another to realize that potential.

Revolution on a Bullock Cart

A country that remained very poor and isolated from the international economy until the 1990s, suddenly became a global center for leading edge, information technology industries.

Entrepreneurs Redefining India’s Taxi Service

More than 98% of this industry is estimated to be unorganized with many players having as few as one, two or three cars.

Training India’s Informal Workers

“Imparting skills goes a long way in formalizing the labor economy. It leads to a change in the workers’ demographic profile and helps them settle into a long-term occupation, thus reducing frictional unemployment,”

Indian Entrepreneurs Challenges & Niches

India has experienced a steady rise in funding sources for nascent companies.

Mobile’s Dramatic Growth in India Spurs a New Era of E-Commerce

But even as e-commerce is gaining traction in India the buzz is growing around mobile transactions.

Investing in Gold

Does It Stack Up

Indian Consumer Goods Firms Go Shopping

“It is very early days to tell whether these acquisitions are a success or not,”

Global Gastronomical Delights Entice Foodies

We foresee India as a market with huge potential which is re-enforced by Indians’ traditional love for spices.

Why Indian Business Books Bomb

Indian business books about Indian businesses typically describe idiosyncratic conditions that apply only to India, which is not very useful as learning material for conducting business in developed economies.

Luxury Resurfaces in India

India has been no stranger to branded luxury. The shopping lists of Indian royalty are still remembered long after princely titles have been

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