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Chanakya’s War Cry: Congress-free Northeast

Main man Himanta Biswa Sarma has two aims – 1) Majority Victory for BJP; 2) Uproot Congress from Northeast HEAD SHOT Northeast’s political kingpin Himanta Biswa Sarma proclaimed that BJP and allies will have a runaway victory in the region…

Co-living startups: New rockstars of the shared economy

House hunting across cities is mostly a nightmare for paying guests (PGs) in India. But with the rise of co-living startups, help is round the corner. HEAD SHOT Co-living startups are coming up at a fast pace to disrupt the…

Indo-US Trade: Trump demands a new normal

As Trump talks tough on US-India trade terms, India needs to now look at ways to improve its leverage and reduce its dependence on the American market. HEAD SHOT Donald Trump has called India a ‘high tariff nation’ and the…

Paytm Mall: No ‘cashback’ for investors?

One97 Communication’s Paytm Mall was expected to script an inspiring success story. However, it has only burnt investor time, money and patience. Head Shot: One97 Communications launched Paytm E-commerce Pvt Ltd in 2016 to invest in India’s growing e-commerce space.…

Fortis Fraud: When bad blood meets bad faith

Warring brothers Malvinder Singh & Shivinder Singh face prison time for fund diversion from Fortis. This marks another low in the history of a once iconic Indian business family. HEAD SHOT Fortis management has asked SEBI to initiate proceedings against…

Amazon & Walmart: Rebuilding bridges in Indian e-commerce

The changes in e-commerce rules in India are giving much pain to Amazon and Walmart. But they are slowly and surely navigating their way ahead. HEAD SHOT: Amazon and Walmart (through Flipkart) are facing major short-term disruption after the implementation…

Angel tax: Devil gone, tail remains

The changes announced by the government have considerably addressed the angel tax problem for startups, but procedural issues still need to be sorted out. HEAD SHOT The Minister for Commerce & Industry has announced major changes in the rules governing…

What made Bansal invest in Bhavish’s Ola? | other side of the story DKODED

Is Sachin Bansal pretty late to the party ?  Has Sachin Bansal made an illogical decision by investing in loss making Ola? DKODING Newsline | Feb 26, 2019  HEAD SHOT Sachin Bansal has invested US$ 92 million in Ola through…

‘Make In India’ – Modi’s ‘Lion’ that refused to fly

Over four years since its grand launch, the Make in India programme has failed to live up to its grand promises. Does it need a re-think? HEADS UP: Make in India was launched as a path-breaking initiative under the Modi…