Aditya Wig

Dharma Drama

In their retellings of India’s ancient past, these writers fall somewhere between shallow revisionism and ponderous pontification

29 October 2014
Flipside Score: Six up, Half a Dozen Down

A billion ‘hits’ on Flipkart’s website; 1.5 million users who bought at least one item; $100 million worth of goods sold

10 October 2014
Life at the top of India’s wealth pyramid

By 2019, India will have over 300,000 ultra high net worth individuals armed with Rs 408 lakh crore

31 July 2014
Return of the Sage

This stark telling of the swift ascent of a political demagogue is a compelling commentary on modern India, despite a simplistic take on the ancient master of statecraft

30 July 2014
New rules for big banks

If a large bank is unable to repay its creditors then the liquidity crunch could set off a domino chain of collapses all through the banking sector

24 July 2014
The death of an authority symbol

Halting the Ambassador’s assembly line was perhaps an inevitable decision with HM in the throes of a crisis

29 May 2014
The case for open skies and low fares

Any competition in the segment should be welcomed, particularly if it helps passengers and brings down fares

22 May 2014
Will They, Won’t They?

E-commerce in India has grown at an annual rate of over 30 per cent for the last three years

08 May 2014


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