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The two startups have filed cases against each other | Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur

Two real estate startups in Bengaluru accuse each other of data theft, file counter FIRs

Startups MyGate and NoBroker have accused each other of planting employees to steal data and leak confidential information.
A scientist at work in a research lab in Bengaluru | Samyukta Lakshmi/Bloomberg

Covid crisis lit a spark between market and sci-tech. India must not let it die now

India’s systems to bring science and technology to market have been historically weak, reflected in a comparatively low rank in the Global Innovation Index.
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Why Indian space start-ups are feeling forced to set up base abroad

India makes a great place for building a space business as a startup. But several local startups are still searching for foreign shores.  
A photo showing video conferencing facilities in an Indian courtroom

Start-ups and AI can rescue choked Indian courts

Reform to reduce the burden on Indian courts has been long overdue. The coronavirus pandemic has merely exacerbated the urgency to use technology.
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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.

Modi’s Budget 2020 is less taxing for startups, salaried class. Not so for e-commerce giants

To boost the startup ecosystem, Budget 2020 proposes to ease the burden of taxation on the employees by deferring the tax payment on ESOPs of startups.
A 3D printed model of Taj Mahal at the exhibition in Delhi

Virtual tour of Taj Mahal, digital puja at Kashi — when historians and techies join hands

An IIT-incubated start-up has created detailed 3D digital models of Indian heritage sites, transforming how one can experience them.
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Fintech startups to make a bigger move in 2020, experts suggest

Sweeping mergers, acquisitions have transformed some of the industry’s largest incumbents in payments, who are gearing up for a bigger fight with newcomers.

In India’s quest for jobs, here’s what Modi government’s policy agenda should be

In a new Carnegie India paper, an IAS officer and a scholar from Chennai lay out policy prescriptions for the government to create conditions and generate employment for India’s youth.
Udaan

Bengaluru-based startup Udaan raises $585 million from Tencent, others

Udaan, an e-commerce marketplace for businesses, has now raised a total of $870 million since its inception in 2016.

On Camera

20 days since soldiers’ death in Galwan, ‘patriot’ Ajay Devgn decides it’s movie material

India’s stand against Chinese aggression is at best foggy, with military talks still underway. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn couldn't wait lest Akshay Kumar claimed the subject.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India can’t replace China at manufacturing, not without paying more: Economics commentator Martin Wolf

In conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times, Martin Wolf discussed India's fiscal deficit, banking sector and its potential in the global market.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.