ET View: It’s not so much Peter Handke, but the Nobel Prize that should...

It’s the oldest question among those who judge art and measure men: Can a bad man produce good art? The Nobel committee that has awarded Austrian playwright Peter Handke the Literature Nobel this...

ET View: Nobel Prize catches up with discovery that has fuelled the smartphone revolution

The Nobel prize for chemistry has gone to three scientists, whose joint efforts have resulted in the lithium ion battery that powers phones, laptops, other microelectronic devices and even electric cars. The scientists...

Fiscal slippage, if it propels growth, is good: SBI Chairman

The Indian economy needs a boost and a slip in the fiscal deficit by 40 to 50 basis points will be a good trade-off if it propels demand, says Rajnish Kumar, chairman, SBI....

United Bank to stay profitable ahead of merger: CEO Ashok Pradhan

United Bank of India chief executive Ashok Pradhan said that the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (IBC) is turning out to be a damp squib forcing the government to pump in more capital into...

View: Growth not a monetary policy problem, says RBI

By lowering the policy rate by another 25 basis points to 5.1% and lowering the growth forecast for the current fiscal to 6.1%, the RBI sends two signals. One, the RBI stands committed...

Once the revenue starts kicking in again, everything starts humming: Cognizant CEO

Cognizant’s new CEO Brian Humphries says the company’s ambition is to regain its growth bellwether status, which it lost as it struggled over the past few years. In an interview with Jochelle Mendonca...

Onus is on employees to align themselves to emerging technologies, says IBM India’s HR...

There is an ongoing transformation of the recruitment process at IBM, right from sourcing candidates to aligning them for jobs, says Chaitanya Sreenivas, HR head, IBM India. In an interview with ET, Sreenivas...

Under the new consumer protection law, class action suit can be filed against companies,...

Ram Vilas Paswan, Union minister for food, public distribution and consumer affairs, speaks to ET on his ministry’s achievements in the first hundred days of the government, the new Consumer Protection Act and...

Digital fraud is via Internet or OS, we avoid those: Karl P Kilb III,...

There’s a push towards a less cash, digital economy. While that’s great to make transactions faster, security remains a big concern. Fraudsters are coming in through malware, SIM swap, exploiting loopholes in the...

Balance benefits of internet, data security: Sundar Pichai

NEW DELHI: The Indian government’s move to introduce data localisation across its policies has pitted global technology giants like Google and Facebook against local companies. But the flow of cross-border data is as...