Low Decibel

Demonetisation has led to a Rs 2,000-crore loss for the advertising sector, but it could lead to prudent spends.

Sale of online prescription drugs could be great news for the customer, but monitoring e-pharmacies effectively will be a challenge.
Bypassing BS V emission standards to meet the stringent BS VI by 2020 will make India the best-in-class.

Any change in the drug price control regime purely for ease of doing business can have serious ramifications.

 In a little over two years since its formation, Telangana now has 31 smaller districts from the earlier 10. But it may not add to administrative efficiency.
The growth of India's famed software companies has slowed. It may be a new normal.

India's problem is not jobs but wages. It is time to ignore the noise and focus on three solutions.


In the past seven months, the number of buyback issues has risen to a three-year high, driven by PSUs.

The US President-elect's campaign rhetoric has fathered some queasy questions.

A six-tier GST could not only thwart the government's effort to weaken the black economy, but also derail ease of doing business.

The Centre's policies have made India an attractive FDI destination, but a more liberal environment would give the much-needed boost to the economy.

Draft regulations on insolvency processes seem to be toned down versions of the Act.