A model where small producers engage in a large-scale economic activity is important in the development laboratory of India
Udta piracy, but rising popularity
Need ‘Sin’ tax within GST to prevent more sins
When sharing is so hard
A pact to choke
To join the RCEP, a major regional trade bloc, India is making huge concessions without getting anything significant in ...
Surgical strikes for fetching jobs
Like terrorism, jobless growth continues in India irrespective of who is in power. To tackle it, we need not ...
Reworking informal businesses
In countries like India, informal business is the existing order of the day
BJP's curious China syndrome
BJP leaders' call to boycott Chinese goods is as phoney as it is to believe that Indian-made products can ...
TPP has been trumped
Donald Trump's first priority is to withdraw the US from the Pacific Rim mega trade pact—and that's good news
Farmers need maximum government
In 2017, farmers will need more credit support than ever. Will the government come to their rescue?
Me-too ideas fail to start up India
A majority of the start-ups in India are failing the innovation test because of their copycat mentality
Poor farmers cannot move WTO
As India seeks a lasting solution to the public stockholding issue, it is clear the agenda of rich nations ...
The murder of workers' unions
The case of Maruti workers reflects the anti-labour stance of companies, governments and media
Half of India's children are poor
It raises a question: will they ever be out of poverty?
Glimpses of Ghana: a changing profile?
In spite of declining poverty, residents of Ghana still struggle for subsistence
How the GST has affected traditional weavers in West Bengal
Orders from wholesalers have dried up, affecting the weavers' income
Is climate change taking a backseat in the agenda of global alliances?
It seems at the end alliances are made for trade and business expansion while climate change takes a backseat
Agriculture key to creating jobs in India's largely informal economy
The NDA government is repeating the mistake of the Vajpayee regime by relying on the formal sector for job ...
Poverty remains conditional to one's social status
No sharing or you'll be sued
For distributing a subscription trade newsletter among its staff, a US firm is fined heavily for copyright violations
The sheer folly of Indian GIs
States are competing to pile up Geographical Indication tags without studying the benefit to producers
The Maasai are protecting their intellectual property rights, what of others like India's Warlis?
An abridged selection of his memorable statements on the environment
Evergreening rampant in India
India's patent office has ignored the strict safeguards against evergreening and allowed a flood of secondary drug patents
Outsourcing patent functions
WIPO begins talks on controversial proposal to allow countries to outsource their patent examination processes to another country