The Power of Numbers

Hans Rosling uses data to demolish many myths in his last book. As he writes, “The world cannot be understood without numbers, nor through numbers alone.”

Stop Fighting, Mr Taxman

The latest Economic Survey shows that our tax authorities spent too much time fighting cases that they lose. 

Why India has a Jobs Crisis

A new report by Niti Aayog and the IDFC Institute confirms what experts have been saying for years. But will the government take heed?

Is Maternity Benefit Really A Benefit?

Small and big establishments will have to pay an employee half a year’s worth of salary when she is not available at work. While the big establishments will be able to manage this, the small ones won’t. Hence, the likely unseen impact of this is going to lead to managers not hiring women of child-bearing age.