Mayank Jain,

Mayank Jain

Mumbai, MH, India

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Past articles by Mayank:

As India Inc adjusts to remote working, automation can help tackle new challenges

Work roles that have highly repetitive tasks can be delegated to bots. → Read More

‘It will be a dry Diwali’: Exporters yet to receive GST refunds despite government’s reassurances

Government promised payments from October 10. Exporters say none have come, expect manual process to further delay refunds. → Read More

What is the composition scheme that the government claims has brought in an ‘early Diwali’ for firms

The composition scheme allows simpler taxation and compliance for small businesses but it hasn’t found many takers. → Read More

24x7 power in India likely to remain a distant dream until health of distribution companies improves

The Centre has promised uninterrupted supply. But the financial health of electricity distribution companies is a big hurdle to achieving this goal. → Read More

No tax refund, no working capital: How GST is hurting Indian exporters

Exporters claim that delays in refunds under the new tax code has tied up a substantial amount of their money, thus harming their businesses. → Read More

No tax refund, no working capital: How GST is hurting Indian exporters

Exporters claim that delays in refunds under the new tax code has tied up a substantial amount of their money, thus harming their businesses. → Read More

Fact Check: India’s growth did slump to 5.7%, but not due to ‘technical reasons’ as Amit Shah claims

BJP chief’s claim that growth rate declined due to change in the methodology doesn’t hold much water. → Read More

Jan Dhan Yojana: Is the scheme really as successful as the government claims it to be?

Independent research suggests that the financial inclusion scheme may not have had as big an impact. → Read More

High-denomination notes make up two-thirds of currency in circulation even after demonetisation: RBI

The central bank’s annual report put a dent in the claims that the note ban would flush out black money by withdrawing high-value bills. → Read More

Demonetisation hit smaller companies hardest, services sector profits slumped 114.5%: RBI report

However, a few big firms saw higher sales in 2016-2017, bringing up the industry average. → Read More

Will government intervention help home buyers recover money from insolvent real estate firms?

Experts are sceptical about what insolvency proceedings hold for aggrieved citizens. → Read More

Economy yet to recover from the body blow of demonetisation, admits Economic Survey

The Economic Survey stated that long term benefits of the exercise are yet to materialise. → Read More

RBI’s inflation forecasts have been more misses than hits, says chief economic advisor

The Economic Survey pointed out how the central has been overestimating inflation risk for years. → Read More

TRAI claims users don’t know value of their personal data – leaving it open to misuse

The telecom regulator’s consultation paper on data protection covers issues such as data ownership, security of data and the role of a data regulator. → Read More

New industrial index could offer distorted view of India’s factory output at times, says study

Measure adopted this year does not properly reflect reality in times when prices are too high or low in the market, according to a new paper. → Read More

Perception management: Did the RBI cut rates only to boost market sentiments?

The bank’s monetary policy panel had cited the same economic outlook as a reason not to reduce rates in its previous meeting two months ago. → Read More

Private sector's profits in healthcare soar as Indian government investment stagnates

Profits of five biggest hospital chains have increased by 68.75% over the past five years. → Read More

Government sets up committee to address data protection, tasks it with framing a draft law

The 10-member panel will be headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice BN Srikrishna. → Read More

Why the business media is obsessing over RBI cutting rates and how it affects you

Once again there is speculation about what the Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy committee will decide. But what does it actually mean for common people? → Read More

Note ban, GST or steady growth: What’s driving India’s stock markets to record highs?

The stock markets have been touching highs over the past month even as there are reports of challenging times ahead for the economy. → Read More