Abhjit Roy

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Reality-check for the pandemic business models as countries reopen

The exuberance of a pandemic induced growth of tech companies and startups is facing a harsh reality check. Netflix is losing subscribers in hundreds and thousands, Zoom’s stock price is down over 80% from the...

A Weakened Economy Is The Disease; Falling Rupee Is Just A Symptom

The chart above is a graphic story of the Indian Rupee vs the United States Dollar over the last five years. It, therefore, shouldn’t surprise anyone that the INR fell to an all-time low of...

The Great Back-To-Office Confusion

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, recently announced employees can work from home forever. He calls the office an 'anachronistic form' that is 'from a pre-digital age.' Apple's director of machine learning, Ian Goodfellow, has departed in...

The ‘Swoosh’ That Sweeps Away Competition

Earlier this week, Nike shared a letter from its founder Phil Knight on its social media channels. In the letter, Knight celebrated the 50th anniversary of a make-or-break moment in his company’s history. On May...

World War-1 In Cyberspace – It Could Drag NATO Into The Ukraine War

As Europe plunges into a conventional war, the world is bracing for the First World War in Cyberspace. On 23 February 2022, as of 16:30 Kyiv time, the websites of the Ukrainian parliament, Ministry of...

War Mauls The Russian Economy

As Russia threatens the world with its nuclear weapons and proposes talks at the same time, western economic sanctions have come to bite. Its financial resources to fight the war are running out faster than...

The Djokovic Dilemma and The Kohli Crisis

Novak Djokovic, the world’s number one tennis player has created what is being called a ‘Djokovic Dilemma’ in the world of sports celebrity sponsorships by super-brands. With assets of over US$220 million, Djokovic’s earnings from...

India Overlooks Business, Shopping Apps But Bans Chinese Games And Beauty Filter

While the Indian government is making a big show about banning Chinese apps, investors from the communist country are routing their funds into Indian IPOs and companies via neutral countries and Hong Kong. The current...

Erosion Of Trust Is Modi’s Biggest Failure; Farm Law Protest Is The Beginning Of The End

If one takes a dispassionate view of the three farm laws, that Narendra Modi has promised to roll back, then a few nagging questions remain. The idea that the laws will introduce free market forces...

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Jharkhand youth up in arms against Raghubar government over one state, two employment policies

Ranchi: At a time when, Narendra Modi led Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) government in center has tried to coin most of the important issues...

If you believe Mamata Banerjee does Muslim appeasement, visit Jangipur– Dr SQR Ilyas of WPI

Kolkata: Jangipur or Jahangirpur has been a bone of contention for political parties this election. Given the fact that the people of this constituency...

National Education Policy 2020: Misplaced Priority

The new National Education Policy (NEP) was long overdue. The last time the education policy was overhauled was in 1992. The NEP is new,...

Jai Hind and Jai Shri Ram: Can the two go together as BJP-RSS appropriates Netaji, Tagore and other Bengal icons before assembly polls?

Kolkata: Jai Hind! Jai Shri Ram! Can the two salutations go together? It depends on which side of the great indian political ring you are...

Police’s bullet killed Umar, the latest victim of cow vigilantism, alleges PUCL

Alwar/Jaipur: Umar Mohammed, the most recent victim of cow vigilants in India  was not killed by the gau rakshaks alone. He died from the...