Rajiv Rao

Rajiv is a journalist and filmmaker based out of New Delhi who is interested in how new technologies, innovation, and disruptive business forces are shaking things up in India. He was most recently a features editor at Business Standard newspaper, and started his career as a reporter with Fortune Magazine in New York in the '90s. He also has worked for UNICEF in southern Sudan. Rajiv is a graduate of the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University, New York, and also studied at Columbia's Graduate School of Film where he focused on Directing and Screenwriting.

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Cisco renews its commitment to India

Cisco renews its commitment to India

Spending US$1.7 billion on things like R&D and training and establishing a US$40 million seed fund are just a few of the things the networking giant is doing to cement its future in the country

November 24, 2014 by in Cisco

Uber faces the axe in India

Uber faces the axe in India

Despite a promising start, India's radio cabs have rallied against Uber and convinced the country's central bank to put it on notice. Now, the tax authorities are questioning it. If Uber doesn't tweak its business model by the end of the month, it could be curtains for this ride-share service.

October 15, 2014 by in E-Commerce

Indian state brings Amazon to its knees

Indian state brings Amazon to its knees

Since foreigners can't be majority-owned retailers in India, the state of Karnataka has heavily taxed Amazon, pointing to a warehouse as proof of its operations. The company says it is merely providing a storage service. Either way, the whole affair has put a stain on India's booming e-commerce landscape.

October 7, 2014 by in E-Commerce

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