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Break Free From Data Colonialism

Apr 01, 2019

A new form of colonialism is spreading fast in the age of Big Data, and the government must take strong measures to counter it.

Recipe For Make In India

Apr 01, 2019

Steps India must take to meet a major chunk of its defence requirements from local production.

Why Domestic Defence Industry Matters

Apr 01, 2019

The government is keen to shed its overdependence on defence imports and private players can helppush this strategic shift.

The Nemmeli desalination plant, located 50 km from Chennai, supplies 100 million litres of potable water to the city in a day.

Sea Of Change

May 13, 2019

Desalination plants are expensive and environmentally risky, but emerging technologies and economies of scale can make them a sustainable solution.

Parag Agarwal, Founder and MD, JanaJal (Photograph by Shekhar Ghosh)

Swipe To Drink

May 13, 2019

A handful of social enterprises are bridging the gap between people and potable water through water ATMs.

Illustration by Ajay Thakuri

Ticking Water Bomb

May 13, 2019

As India's water table falls, it's important to opt for conservation measures.

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The Insidious Enemy

Jun 10, 2019

If not addressed soon, the growing burden of non-communicable diseases will take a heavy toll on people, productivity & growth

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Budget 2019: Sweet Spot For States

Jun 24, 2019

The fiscal deficit of states is lower than estimated, while their share in central taxes and GST compensation has increased.

At a Plateau

Apr 03, 2019

India's defence budget has increased over the past few years but its share in GDP has remained the same.

Photograph by Bandeep Singh

A New Start

Apr 15, 2019

A national logistics policy, an integrated IT backbone, dedicated freight corridors, multimodal transport systems and a string of ports are poised to transform India's logistics sector.

Value Chain

Apr 16, 2019

The logistics industry in India is likely to grow 9-10 per cent a year, but investments are not keeping pace.