Profile

Cover photo
Saritha Rai
Works at Indian Express, Forbes, The New York Times, TechRepublic
Lives in Bangalore, Karnataka, India
198 followers|34,311 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
Forbes: China’s Alibaba Group may buy stake in India’s top phonemaker Micromax
http://onforb.es/1bK4LIz
Micromax, India’s biggest and homegrown maker of mobile devices, is to divest a 25% stake to a consortium of investors including Alibaba Group’s leading online financial services firm, Ant Financial which owns the payment platform Alipay. The deal is to value the Gurgaon-based Micromax at over $4 -$5 billion, [...]
2
Add a comment...

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
Forbes: The biggest roadblock for Modi’s economic reforms agenda for India is land
http://onforb.es/1Ea8Q3e
The Narendra Modi government is trying to push through Parliament a key, new land acquisition bill, on which rides its economic reforms agenda. But the Congress-led opposition is determinedly blockading it and last week Congress’ Rahul Gandhi, heir apparent to the party's president Sonia Gandhi (his mother), told a [...]
1
1
Surya Mohan's profile photo
Add a comment...

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
Forbes: From dabbawallas to kirana stores, five unique ecommerce delivery innovations from India
http://onforb.es/1IKgaFF
Online shoppers in the West contemplate a day when drones will deliver their packages. India’s nascent ecommerce market, estimated to boom to $100 billion in revenues by 2020 as per a Morgan Stanley report, is witnessing an exceptional number of innovations in logistics and delivery. Dabbawallas: India’s largest online [...]
3
Add a comment...

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
Forbes: In India, a demand for net neutrality reaches crescendo
http://onforb.es/1ExmFcl
In an unparalleled, passionate campaign, India’s internet users have sent nearly 400,000 emails in the past three days asking the country’s telecom regulator to safeguard internet neutrality. The number of emails is expected to double in the coming days. The regulator, Telecom Authority of India (TRAI), is currently being bombarded at [...]
5
2
Haritha Bodi's profile photoRamjee Chandran's profile photo
Add a comment...

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
TechRepublic: Women-led startups in India signal progress for gender diversity in tech http://tek.io/1CBlFBy
There is a dearth of women entrepreneurs in India. This is about to change, as funding, incubation, and mentoring support in the tech ecosystem becomes more gender-inclusive.
1
Add a comment...

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
Forbes: Fresh trouble for Uber and its rivals in India as Delhi govt seeks to block their apps http://onforb.es/1EFw65t
The Delhi government has asked the country’s Information Technology ministry to block taxi-summoning apps Uber and its Indian rival, Ola, saying the two failed to comply with the requirements of the new licensing rules, reports said on Wednesday. The IT ministry can easily comply with the government's request by blocking [...]
1
Add a comment...
Have her in circles
198 people
D Singh's profile photo
Amruta Dongray's profile photo
BINNI MOHANDAS's profile photo
Somashekhar Bapu's profile photo
Saurabh Dutta's profile photo
Aditya Kumar's profile photo
Vijay Sharma's profile photo
abdul alim's profile photo
Anil Gupta's profile photo

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
Indian Express: In India’s telecom regulator’s inbox, a million emails for net neutrality  http://bit.ly/1PlMlMh
Save The Internet campaign creates record as people flood TRAI with emails.
1
Add a comment...

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
TechRepublic: Nearly 1 Mn campaign for net neutrality in India by email, will the telecom regulator heed?
http://tek.io/1O243rc
Facebook's Internet.org initiative has come under fire in India, as some Indian businesses are pulling out of the project because of potential abuse of net neutrality.
1
Add a comment...

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
Indian Express: The war of the chief ministers
http://bit.ly/1IKhfgN
Andhra Pradesh’s Chandrababu Naidu is taking on Karnataka’s Siddaramaiah in a bid to woo the IT industry to his state
1
Add a comment...

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
Forbes: In fierce fight for marketshare in India’s cab hailing app space, Uber has two global firsts
http://onforb.es/1Hjr9Em
With competition getting brutal in the cab-summoning space, Uber is thinking up innovative ways to press ahead of its rivals in India. Last week, it launched two new initiatives which it has not attempted in any other country. In New Delhi, India’s capital, Uber launched uberAUTO, a new hailing feature [...]
2
Add a comment...

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
Forbes: India’s ecommerce poised to mint its first two billionaires – Sachin Bansal & Binny Bansal of Flipkart http://onforb.es/1bIBP3r
The two co-founders of India’s largest ecommerce player, Flipkart, are just one step away from turning billionaires. Flipkart is in advanced talks to raise $600-800 million which will value the online retailer at $14-$15 billion, sources told India’s Mint newspaper. At that valuation, co-founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, who [...]
2
Add a comment...

Saritha Rai

Shared publicly  - 
 
Forbes: India’s poor little rich man, Subrata Roy Sahara, struggling to bail out of jail  http://onforb.es/1MEinSm
The jailed chief of India’s Sahara Group, Subrata Roy Sahara, a multi-billionaire by some measures, is laboring to cobble together the funds needed to bail himself out of the infamous Tihar Jail in New Delhi. India’s Supreme Court said it had run out of patience with the group’s repeated [...]
2
1
Ramjee Chandran's profile photo
Add a comment...
People
Have her in circles
198 people
D Singh's profile photo
Amruta Dongray's profile photo
BINNI MOHANDAS's profile photo
Somashekhar Bapu's profile photo
Saurabh Dutta's profile photo
Aditya Kumar's profile photo
Vijay Sharma's profile photo
abdul alim's profile photo
Anil Gupta's profile photo
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Links
Work
Occupation
Journalist, Writer, Columnist based in Bangalore, India
Skills
I write about business, the economy, technology, social change, young India, Bangalore and ...
Employment
  • Indian Express, Forbes, The New York Times, TechRepublic
    present
Basic Information
Gender
Female