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Friday, Nov 15, 2019
Sanjoy Narayan

Sanjoy Narayan


Last summer, while a debate over net neutrality was on in the US, in his very funny news satire show, Last Week Tonight, the comedian John Oliver used a typically risqué example to explain what a non-neutral Internet could do to small web-based entrepreneurs and startups.

articles by Sanjoy Narayan (146 results)
Nov 15, 2015 01:43
This Diwali, Nestlé re-launched its instant noodle brand Maggi five months after it was forced to withdraw the popular product from the Indian market when tests by various states found lead in the product beyond permissible limits. read more
Nov 07, 2015 16:34
I can’t get enough of the album Jazz at Massey Hall. The 1953 concert also acquired a mythical dimension because of its back story. read more
Oct 31, 2015 23:04
Depending on what you’re comparing it with, India’s position in the World Bank’s Doing Business rankings has moved up four or 12 places. The variance, because of a tweak in the formula, hasn’t stopped officials from exulting as this is the first time... read more
Oct 24, 2015 22:19
Of India’s workforce, 90% is informal, employed without social security benefits, job contracts or even the simple guarantee of getting paid fairly and on time. But look to the other half to get an idea of how many Indians have informal jobs. read more
Oct 24, 2015 16:57
Jazz guitar maestro John Scofield has the ability to ace it with his guitar work in a variety of genres, from jazz and rock to the blues. read more
Oct 17, 2015 22:15
Cash continues to be the dominant mode of transactions in India. And much of the cash that flows around in such transactions are from incomes that are not disclosed to the government in order to avoid paying taxes. The real loser is, of course, the ... read more
Oct 10, 2015 16:52
If you’ve heard Blak and Blu, you know how gary Clark Jr is able to take the blues, infuse it with his raucous guitar playing and easy, super-smooth style of singing, and elevate it to a level rarely heard. read more
Oct 04, 2015 00:27
Converting dumps near slums into community farms that organically produce vegetables, fruit and even crops can transform the lives of slum-dwellers. read more
Sep 27, 2015 01:40
Every time Rahul Gandhi says something that is perceived as a gaffe or a foot-in-mouth blooper, he unerringly becomes a soft target of his political opponents and on social media sites. read more
Sep 26, 2015 18:02
The docu has a provocative title. And if you’re familiar with the facts (and the fiction) surrounding the Rolling Stones’ 71-year-old guitarist you may think that it may be referring to substances (ingestible in different ways) that are often mentioned... read more
Sep 19, 2015 22:22
While the media hype, which will build up inevitably as the election dates approach, may not be of any special significance, what happens in Bihar’s elections will matter. read more
Sep 05, 2015 22:07
Instead of obsessing over how to catch up with China, India should obsess about how to fix things so that its economy gets back on track. Now that we have China out of the way, Sanjoy Narayan gives four relatively quick fixes that the government could... read more
Aug 29, 2015 22:07
India’s share in world tourist arrivals is a measly 0.68%. To double or treble that would call for out-of-the-box thinking. Re-inventing our urban neighbourhoods could be one such way to unleash India’s tourism potential, writes Sanjoy Narayan. read more
Aug 22, 2015 22:42
The government schemes to make people job-ready such as Modi’s Skill India are slow burn programmes that take much longer than it takes for the population bulge to grow bigger writes Sanjoy Narayan read more
Aug 08, 2015 22:04
Sanjoy Narayan talks of how Gurgaon is an example of how not to urbanise India and that with a bit more resolve, Gurgaon could have become one of India’s smartest cities. read more