Sunny Sen was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. He no longer works with the Hindustan Times.
Articles by Sunny Sen
Malika Sadani returned from the UK when she was pregnant with her second child. Soon after the baby was born Sadani realised that the diapers were giving the newly born some rashes and causing dryness.
Karma Spark is a “yoga-gym” to teach yoga to the mobile generation is in DLF CyberCity, between the corporate towers housing dozens of companies. Behind this yoga-gym is Srinivas Murthy.
Several women feel a six-month maternity break, mandated by the amended law, will prove to be a setback to bridging the gender gap in the workforce as companies.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySunny Sen and Suchetana Ray
Paytm users can now purchase gold online and store it in MMTC-PAMP’s highly secure vaults free of charge. They can also request for their gold to be delivered at their home in the form of minted coins or sell it back online instantly.
According to a transcript on the White House website, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys and Cognizant are the top recipients of the H-1B visa.
India is the only silver lining in internet growth. The country grew by almost 30% to nearly 400 million internet users, only second to China. Data usage has tripled since Reliance Jio launched it services.
Uber drivers in New York might soon be tipped, as falling incomes continue to be a matter of concern. India can lend some thoughts and implement similar features in India.
Patanjali is considering to enter the restaurant business to counter rise of foreign firms such as McDonald’s and KFC. The decision has not yet been taken.
On Thursday morning Infosys’ share price fell by 2.88%, but had barely recovered while this story was published. Since the beginning of the month, the fall has been more drastic -- of 7.4%.
Mukesh Ambani-led Relaince Jio changed its tariff plan on Tuesday after the telecom regulator asked it to discontinue its Summer Surprise offer, which was extending the free services for three more months, ending in June.
Flipkart raises the biggest startup funding of $1.4 billion from Tencent, Microsoft and eBay, to take on rival Amazon, and it might also use the money to buy Snapdeal.
After many e-grocery firms shuttered down, Flipkart and Amazon want to bet it big on online grocery buying. They will face stiff competition from BigBasket and Grofers.
India’s internet economy to double to $250 billion with 690 million users by 2020.
If Reliance Jio has started a telecom war in wireless data by offering free services, Bharti Airtel wants to win it by offering high quality services.
As reports suggest Whatsapp will launch UPI-linked payments in the next six months that will allow merchant-consumer transactions. That will make things difficult for Paytm.
Alibaba can become the biggest beneficiary of Snapdeal’s troubles. Snapdeal’s largest investor is in talks with Flipkart and Paytm for a possible merger with either of them, but there are problems.
According to Morgan Stanely, Reliance Jio can become profitable by 2020, if average revenue per user (ARPU) is increased to Rs 218 in 2018, Rs 209 in 2019, and Rs 233 in 2020. At its current ARPU, it will still make some losses (of about $854 million in 2020).
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | BySunny Sen
Reliance Jio, Mukesh Ambani’s telecom venture, which has created a storm in India’s telecom industry with its free internet services, will stop giving out Prime memberships to its users and start charging customers from April 1, to its competitors’ relief.
After the Supreme Court banned BS III vehicles on Wednesday, automakers are offering heavy discounts to clear stock.
There has been a sudden rise in buyers at automobile showrooms after the Supreme Court banned the sale of BS III vehicles from April 1 in an attempt to reduce vehicular emissions.
Hit by Chinese handset makers, Micromax plans a come back with a range of premium phones, an IPO in mind and aggression in its heart.
Companies, however, said they will not provide significant discounts of BS-III vehicles in the next few days.
Hindustan Times, Times | BySunny Sen
The parliament on Wednesday has entered into a seven-hour long discussion where parties raised concerns on the unified tax regime aimed at making “One nation, one tax”.
Using technology and a network of vendors, Nitin and Sana Sood want to make the wedding experience cost efficient and happier for Indians.
For those who have not made investments yet, here’s how to make a quick saving on your tax return filing
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRaj Kumar Ray and Sunny Sen
Durex, the world’s largest makers of condoms has launched Jeans, a new condom brand in a new packet, priced at Rs 25 for two.
As Airtel buys Tikona and Telenor, Idea Cellular merges with Vodafone, and Reliance Communication does it with MTS, Aircel and Tata Teleservice, the battle over 4G started by Reliance Jio is here to stay.
Even though Vodafone-Idea Cellular merger will make the largest telecom operator, regulatory hurdles, and incomplete 4G infrastructure might result in Airtel gaining ground.