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GE2015 [Immersion Journalism]: How did an expected watershed election turned into an unexpected landslide victory?

Unexpected Swing

Lying on my sofa while watching Channel 5, I could hear the commentators sharing their views on the possible voting trends, and opposition parties responding to media queries on their thoughts of the sample voting results. 869 more words


On payment banks: Rajan is right, Bhattacharya is wrong

On August 19, 2015, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) gave an approval to 11 entities to start “payment banks”. These include Vodafone, PayTM, Department of Post, Aditya Birla Nuvo, Reliance Industries, Airtel M Commerce, Vodafone m-pesa etc. 1,265 more words

Raghuram Rajan

Lessons in competition from a taxi driver in Goa

If I were to ask you, what is common between Bangalore and Goa, what would you say? Actually, I could even ask you what is common between Delhi and Goa? 955 more words


Nearly one in five current MPs not running for re-election

No matter who wins, there will be plenty of rookie members of Parliament after October’s election: 18 per cent of current MPs aren’t running.

Most of the exiting incumbents are Conservatives: 32 of them – 20 per cent of the Tory MPs – have decided not to run or been defeated in nomination contests. 485 more words


Why it’s so hard to react to disruption - the VIRUS model

When it comes to Digital Disruption, one of the most vexing and important questions is:

Why do incumbent businesses have such a hard time dealing with digital disruption even when it unfolds right in front of them? 1,102 more words

Digital Disruption

'HOLY LURKING VARIABLES, BATMAN': Even Matt Yglesias knows Eric Boehlert is full of it

.@EricBoehlert Every time you tweet, I wonder…how does this guy have the ability to function each day? Then I remember, you really don't

— Matthew (@Matthops82) …

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