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Yashish Dahiya, co-Founder chief executive officer of PolicyBazaar, speaks during a conference in Dublin. Photographer: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile/Bloomberg

Policybazaar set to become first Indian digital start-up to go public as it plans 2021 IPO

Policybazaar plans to secure about $250 million in a round of financing at a $2 billion-plus valuation before a September 2021 initial public offering.
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Sandeep Mathrani, WeWork’s new CEO says he has ‘plenty of luck’. He’ll need it

Sandeep Mathrani is a fixture in the clubby world of commercial real estate, but he also has some experience working with start-ups.

Grofers gets $200 million funding from SoftBank & others

The new investment from SoftBank comes after its other venture Uber Technologies made a $3 billion operating loss last year.
Bhavish Aggarwal

Why Bhavish Aggarwal of Ola turned down a $1.1 billion SoftBank deal

Aggarwal has grown concerned about SoftBank's influence as it took a stake in his archrival Uber and then encouraged the rivals to merge.
Billionaire Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Corp. | Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son explained in his own words. About 3,03,513 of them

Ahead of Q1 results, an analysis of Son's comments from previous briefings to see how his focus has changed and what may lie ahead.

On Camera

Representational photos | Hindu priests perform evening prayers at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi | Kanishka Sonthalia/Bloomberg

Want to preserve secularism in India? Well, preserve the Hindu ethos first

Secularism in the Indian context would mean maintaining equidistance from  all religions. Unfortunately, that equidistance never happened.
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Mukesh Ambani is now world’s fourth richest man, overtakes Europe’s wealthiest

Reliance's shares have more than doubled from a low in March as its digital unit got billions in investments from companies including Facebook Inc. and Google.

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The negative import list for defence systems was unveiled by Rajnath Singh Sunday | File photo: ANI

India’s negative defence import list has some hits, some misses & quite a bit of confusion

A study of the 101 items put in the negative list shows that over one-fourth are already manufactured in India and have not been imported for a long time.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.