Articles by Madhavan Narayanan
Oct 17, 2018
New-age savvy: Digital acceleration at Infosys, TCS shows India's software giants are finding their mojo againA combination of growth in digital segments and a lower attrition would help Infosys retain its image as an admired institution.
Oct 10, 2018
WhatsApp agrees on local data storage, as opportunities are bigger than obstaclesWhatsApp has decided to fall in line with RBI's demand to store data in local storage silos.
Oct 02, 2018
IL&FS crisis shows warts of smart alec financial engineering; govt must treat it as opportunity for reformThe IL&FS crisis is best treated as an opportunity to end a PPP mess so that the role of the state and private sector companies are properly delineated with clarity on accountability at various levels.
Sep 25, 2018
Facebook India's new MD Ajit Mohan might end up focussing more on regulatory challenges than market powerWhat was thought to be one of the coolest jobs in India's corporate world is now a veritable hot seat.
Sep 19, 2018
RSS is changing its tune, but are its lyrics still the same? It needs to clarify, especially on the Muslim questionThe true test of the RSS worldview, in the final analysis, would lie not in the lofty speeches of its leaders but by the banter that we hear among its cadres
Sep 18, 2018
The Great Indian NPA Mess: UPA's sins were of commission while NDA's errors are of omissionthe UPA may be blamed for a combination of political interference and infrastructure adventurism. But NDA also deserves a share of the blame for the NPAs, although an arguably smaller one.
Sep 07, 2018
Rupee in free fall: A weaker currency may be a temporary setback, but can check Chinese importsA weaker rupee can help check reckless import of everything from smartphones to olives and chocolates and can provide a healthy overall macroeconomic protection to local manufacturers
Aug 30, 2018
Losses from demonetisation are huge, gains vague; NDA govt should gracefully accept setback a la Virat Kohli and ISROThe demonetisation exercise cost Rs 8,000 crore while the money that did not come back amounted to Rs 10,720 crore.
Aug 27, 2018
Ravi Shankar Prasad's digital nationalism sends out mixed messages, may inhibit glorious technology revolutionPrasad's latest statement that internet giants should reinvest their profits in India to create jobs, is bound to be seen in a suspicious light for more reasons than one
Aug 16, 2018
Soft poet, hard realist: Atal Bihari Vajpayee steered India's economy to new heights amid tough timesYou could call Vajpayee, who has just passed away aged 93, a soft realist who towered over India during hard times.