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Demonetisation: Cash is back, punching holes in Modi’s 'cashless' plan, and it's not a surprise
Business

Demonetisation: Cash is back, punching holes in Modi’s 'cashless' plan, and it's not a surprise

After note ban spike in digital transactions was mostly due to lack of an alternative option. When cash returned, people went back to their old ways

ICICI, Axis, HDFC Bank limiting cash transactions at branches is really no big deal; here's why
Business

ICICI, Axis, HDFC Bank limiting cash transactions at branches is really no big deal; here's why

Most of us have moved online already and those who haven’t will eventually do. Just like the way you had to gulp down that bitter cough syrup, whether you liked it or not

Budget 2017: Technology industry praises cybersecurity measures and digital economy initiatives
News & Analysis

Budget 2017: Technology industry praises cybersecurity measures and digital economy initiatives

Technology based companies have appreciated government's push for digital economy and cyber security measures announced in the Union budget today.

Union Budget 2017: Five things to look out for in Arun Jaitley’s blueprint
Business

Union Budget 2017: Five things to look out for in Arun Jaitley’s blueprint

The recently released advanced GDP estimates, which forms the basis of FM’s budget estimates and growth projections, has been arrived at with just nine month data and without reflecting on the impact of demonetisation.

After demonetisation, MSMEs look forward to corporate tax sops; hope FM is listening
Business

After demonetisation, MSMEs look forward to corporate tax sops; hope FM is listening

Relaxations in the form of corporate tax concessions could result in companies with reduced corporate tax to be able to expand faster. Reduction in corporate tax would also mean that the prices of products will ultimately come down.

Black money: Rs 7,833 cr of political funding untraceable, so why target common man?
Business

Black money: Rs 7,833 cr of political funding untraceable, so why target common man?

The Modi government can’t blame an old law to continue protecting dubious political funding.

We have all the technology ingredients to accelerate our drive towards a cashless economy
News & Analysis

We have all the technology ingredients to accelerate our drive towards a cashless economy

The world is slowly warming up to the digital revolution being unleashed in India. Even trenchant critics of globalisation feel that India is doing the right thing by trying to reduce cash in daily transactions. The country is at the cusp of a breakthrough orchestrated by several initiatives all anchored to digital technology and Aadhaar.

India may have leapfrogged USA tech industry to become a cashless economy, says Vivek Wadhwa
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India may have leapfrogged USA tech industry to become a cashless economy, says Vivek Wadhwa

The US can learn many lessons from India's move towards a cashless economy, a top Silicon Valley expert has said while underlining that India "may have leapfrogged" American technology industry with simple and practical innovations.

Going digital: How it evolved over last 2 years, what the Budget should do
Business

Going digital: How it evolved over last 2 years, what the Budget should do

Three things Union Budget should look at in context of digitisation: faster implementation, quality of basic digital infra, and impact of technology on jobs

Exclusive: Talk of cashless economy ‘unreal’, agenda of MNCs, says former RBI dy gov KC Chakrabarty
Business

Exclusive: Talk of cashless economy ‘unreal’, agenda of MNCs, says former RBI dy gov KC Chakrabarty

Even if RBI opposed demonetisation, the government would have gone ahead with it.

A big push towards increasing digitisation likely in Budget, says Anil Talreja of Deloitte
Business

A big push towards increasing digitisation likely in Budget, says Anil Talreja of Deloitte

The finance minister has given an indication that there will be steps in Budget to push digitisation

Cyber Security incidents have increased in 2016; 39,730 incidents till October 2016
News & Analysis

Cyber Security incidents have increased in 2016; 39,730 incidents till October 2016

There has been a surge in the number of cyber security incidents in the country with 39,730 such incidents till October 2016, a study by an industry chamber said on Wednesday.

Niti Aayog to rank states on digital transactions and initiatives taken to promote a less-cash economy
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Niti Aayog to rank states on digital transactions and initiatives taken to promote a less-cash economy

To foster competition among states, Niti Aayog has sought data on digital transactions from them within 10 days so that they can be ranked on the basis of initiatives taken to promote less-cash economy.

India's first payments bank, operated by Airtel, commences nationwide operations today
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India's first payments bank, operated by Airtel, commences nationwide operations today

Airtel has announced the launch of India’s first payments bank, which has commenced operations pan India today.

Petrol pumps versus banks: The mess shows it is utopian to force a cashless life
Business

Petrol pumps versus banks: The mess shows it is utopian to force a cashless life

With a sharp surge in card payments, either the government will have to bear the burden or let those consumers who would want to use cards for transactions pay the extra charge

Demonetisation: While fintech startups gain, some sectors will face temporary downfall, says report
Business

Demonetisation: While fintech startups gain, some sectors will face temporary downfall, says report

Food tech sector, which has been on shaky grounds for sometime, is expected to be affected, at least in the short term

Demonetisation: Two Nobel laureates come out in support, say cashless is boon
Business

Demonetisation: Two Nobel laureates come out in support, say cashless is boon

Muhammad Yunus has said that demonetisation has brought the rural and unorganised sectors into the banking fold

Demonetisation is not a tonic, but a remedy, says Anil Bokil who envisioned the scheme
India

Demonetisation is not a tonic, but a remedy, says Anil Bokil who envisioned the scheme

Anil Bokil is an engineer by profession and the founder of Arthkranti NGO. He has been working for and propagating cashless transactions for the last 20 years. Bokil had met Narendra Modi when he was the chief minister of Gujarat in August 2013 and had spoken to him on demonetisation.

Insight 2017: Post-demonetisation, the spotlight's on Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Paytm
Business

Insight 2017: Post-demonetisation, the spotlight's on Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Paytm

Both Paytm and the demonetisation drive are products of grand ambitions, they’ve both suffered from shaky execution, and they will, undoubtedly, play an outsized role in shaping the future of the Indian economy in the time to come.

Insight 2017: From fake news to cashless economy, problems designers should be trying to fix
Life

Insight 2017: From fake news to cashless economy, problems designers should be trying to fix

Design will need to tackle several important issues in 2017, including helping people distinguish between real and fake news, making the 'cashless' experience in post-demonetisation India simpler, and creating homes that are safe for a growing population of the elderly