ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Transition to Big Data in India

Lives of Data: Essays on Computational Cultures from India edited by Sandeep Mertia and foreword by Ravi Sundaram, Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, 2020; pp 160, price not indicated.

Is Kirana the Answer to India’s Retail Dominance?

This article explores the efficacies of the kirana —alliance with the organised retail sector in both brick and mortar and online formats. Kiranas present a sea of opportunities in terms of reach and revenues, but there is a need to exercise caution.

FDI Guidelines for e-Commerce

While the e-commerce market has been liberalised progressively over the years, foreign direct investment in business to consumer e-commerce is permitted only under certain circumstances. This has resulted in innovative and convoluted e-marketplace models to overcome the restrictions. In this context, recent changes in the FDI policy in e-commerce are analysed with special focus on the marketplace segment and the possible impact of such changes on the existing players.

WTO Work Programme on E-Commerce

A possible negotiating strategy on e-commerce at the Doha Ministerial for developing countries such as India which, despite typical infrastructural weaknesses, have demonstrated a strong growth potential in e-exports.
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