When kids in Wayanad’s Government Primary School Chithragiri in north Kerala go to wash their hands, Pepe watches from above. At the school, with 100-odd students aged between five and 10, the hand-shaped
When Indian prime minister Narendra Modi was holding an “informal summit” with Chinese president Xi Jinping in Chennai on Oct. 11, over 12,000 tweets under the #GobackModi hashtag originated from Pakistan,
This week, two high-profile women who don’t know each other—in fact, one is a critic of the other—discovered they have something in common: casual sexism. Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s first full-time female
Saddled with multiple responsibilities, Indian business leaders are hard-pressed to focus on cybersecurity. Data breaches are hitting Indian businesses hard. About 35,636 records were compromised in various
• The massive aggregate fiscal deficit of the states and the Centre combined leaves fewer, costlier, resources for private investment. We should aim to hit the FRBM suggested 5% of GDP by 2023—but not
A few people earn a monumental amount of money in India. Nearly 5.6 million people in the country reportedly earn over Rs10 lakh ($14,043) annually, according to 2018-19 income tax data from the ministry
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 (commonly known as the Nobel prize for economics) has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer their
The Indian-American who just won the world’s highest honour in economics is simply the antithesis of much that the current Indian government stands for. Abhijit Banerjee won this year’s Sveriges Riksbank
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has beaten yet another social media record. With over 30 million followers, the 64-year-old has become the world’s most followed political leader on photosharing app
Move over Bollywood stars, social media celebrities are taking the advertising world by storm. By 2020, global influencer marketing is poised to be a $20 billion industry. Of this, India accounts for fledgling
India’s startup star wants men to “learn” from a Twitter account that says sex dolls will replace feminist women
The man behind one of India’s greatest startup stories just made a tone-deaf endorsement on Twitter. On Oct. 9, Sachin Bansal, the co-founder of Flipkart, India’s biggest homegrown e-commerce sites (now
Over the years, the one thing I’ve learnt is that content marketing is the exact opposite of advertising. When we’re brainstorming ideas for a video, I’m always cautious not to make it seem like an ad.
Festivals are a massive business opportunity in India, and like every year, e-commerce companies went all out to milk it this time, too. During the six-day festive sales event between Sept. 29 and Oct.
India’s business leaders have little faith in their many regulators’ understanding of the fast-evolving technology landscape. Most (70%) believe that authorities, which regulate various industries in country,