For Narendra Modi, road to 2019 election will be steeper

Feb 17 2018

The new scenario has now led to conjectures about a fall in the BJP's number of Lok Sabha seats to 200/220 from the present 282 in a House of 545.

The emerging India-U.S. role reversal in world leadership

Feb 15 2018

India is becoming a beacon and the US is becoming a flashlight. In large part, this is a consequence of leadership.

Sky and BT impose unusual austerity on UK Premier League soccer

Feb 14 2018

Sky and BT are imposing unfamiliar austerity on British soccer. That suggests self-destructive bidding war is over, and will force BPL to look to make up the difference.

For India's banks,worst of their bad-loan woes may be yet to come

Feb 14 2018

Analysts say the actual level of bad loans is higher than official figures suggest, pointing to central bank audits of banks that showed NPAs were higher than reported.

SBI picks right time to pivot, is well-positioned for growth

Feb 12 2018

Recently, SBI reported an unexpected dip into the red. It’s a poor start to the tenure of new Chairman Rajnish Kumar, but he has a good idea of where the bank is headed.

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