Devangshu Datta

Devangshu Datta, a journalist based in Delhi, writes on markets and technology

Cover Stories
Growth Is Inevitable

The future according to a professional pessimist

12 July 2019
Where Are You, Genius?
Wealth Issue 2018
Where Are You, Genius?

A pause in India’s information revolution

01 November 2018
The Aadhaar Raj
Openomics 2018
The Aadhaar Raj

What it enables by way of e-commerce must not be overshadowed by the dangers it exposes people to

22 March 2018
Start-Ups Need Bust-Ups
Start-Ups Need Bust-Ups

In praise of risk

02 February 2017
Is There a Plan?

India’s economy is in crisis and there exist ways to address it. But it looks as if little will happen until a new government takes office

05 September 2013
Democracy as a Demographic Puzzle

Political parties that fail to work out the relevance of the economy and its impact on youth aspirations are doomed

13 March 2013
The Law Can’t Win

Every day, the labs find new substances to dodge existing dope tests. Can WADA do any better than playing catch-up?

15 February 2013
Sonia’s Gambit

Will cash transfer under UID be the Congress’ vote-catcher for 2014 as NREGA was in 2009?

07 December 2012
Just Do It

Between his first term as Finance Minister in the early 90s, when Manmohan Singh ushered in economic reforms, and his second term now, India has changed dramatically. But Manmohan Singh in 2012 is a different man, with a different boss and political circumstances. There are powerful reasons though why he must push key reforms

07 July 2012
Rejoice, he has gone

A review of Pranab Mukherjee as finance minister

02 July 2012


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