Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: finance

Representational image | Karen Dias/Bloomberg

Happiness really can be found in a steady paycheck

The more you live from paycheck to paycheck, the more you need to be sure that the paychecks won’t stop coming.
A pile of coins representing Bitcoin cryptocurrency | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Don’t panic over Bitcoin fall, Apples and Googles of crypto economy are coming

Bitcoin has been on a nose dive since early 2018. But the market sentiment cannot affect crypto’s potential to change the world.

Reliance touches $100 billion market cap mark again after 11 years

RIL first crossed the mark in October 2007 when the rupee was at 39.5 to a dollar.
Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis on US & Canada visit looking for investors to make Mumbai a ‘fintech’ hub

Fintech stands for the financial technology sector, which is one of the fastest growing in India.
State bank of India | Commons

India’s bad bank backers are badly wrong

With general elections due next year, the bad bank idea looks like a politically expedient proposal of dubious economic merit. Bad ideas keep retur...
Modi's middle path Budget 2018

Talk Point: Has Modi just delivered a safe, middle path budget in an election year?

Experts weigh in on whether Budget 2018 appears to be reluctant to take big risks in the run-up to the looming national elections.
Arun Jaitley and Amit Shah

The perfect word to describe Arun Jaitley’s budget: Restless

The budget has the fingerprints of a worried, impatient government not as sure of a second term with a clear majority. Thankfully, it isn’t irresponsible.
Indian women and Budget 2018

Gender Budget Statement 2018: Small step for fund allocation, giant leap for lip service

While ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ will get more money than last year, the budget for all other major schemes including Ujjwala has been reduced.
Arun Jaitley

Budget announces Rs 1 lakh crore new funding mechanism for higher education institutes

Scraps grants-in-aid, asks higher education institutes like IITs, IIMs NITs to take soft loans and pay 25 per cent principal.

Off The Cuff with Vijay Shekhar Sharma

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Founder, PayTm Vijay Shekhar Sharma in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and ...
A laptop computer screen displaying the Netflix homepage | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Netflix is to blame for spoiling viewers rotten

Netflix has accustomed viewers to the idea of an unlimited assortment of TV shows and movies at lesser prices and no ads.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...