Business  /  Published 26.06.19

RBI slightly eases data storage rules

The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday cut some slack for banks and payment system providers such as Mastercard and Visa, permitting them to store data relating to certain transactions on their server...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Education  /  Published 16.03.20

Business is not just about the bottomline

As the dean at the Brandeis International Business School, US, Kathryn Graddy leads a top-ranked, global business school that prepares both graduate and undergraduate students to excel across borders ...
By Chandana Chandra in

Business  /  Published 25.05.19

Data outfits to merge

The Modi government —whose first term was marred by questions raised on economic data credibility — issued orders to merge the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) and the Central Statistics Offic...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.02.19

Govt gears up to count jobs in tea stalls

The Centre is preparing for a sample survey to track job creation in informal establishments that employ less than 10 people each at a time uncertainty looms over the release of data collated by three...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.01.19

Exits from statistics panel over job report

Two independent members of the National Statistical Commission have resigned because of a reported disagreement with the Narendra Modi government over its failure to publish a report on employment tha...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 12.03.19

I spy with my little AI

Space is vast and peppered with galaxies, stars, planets, black holes and other celestial bodies. And while there are telescopes, both on earth and in deep space, taking constant readings of these and...
By Madhura Banerjee in

Opinion  /  Published 07.03.19

Fight for right to privacy must be ceaseless

Snooping is quite noble. Something to this effect seemed to be the underlying message of the Narendra Modi government’s affidavit to the Supreme Court last week. In January, the Supreme Court had gi...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.19

What the NSSO employment report really says

The National Sample Survey Office report on employment in India was not allowed to be made public by the government. However, bits and pieces of the findings of the report have appeared in the public ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 06.04.18

Up to 5.62 lakh Indian data victims: Facebook

By Our Special Correspondent in

Opinion  /  Published 31.10.18

Aadhaar's future rests on data protection law

Much like the ship of Theseus, Aadhaar continues to be made and remade piece by piece over time. What started off as a universal identity programme during the regime of the United Progressive Alliance...
By Arghya Sengupta in


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