Soumya Gupta

Soumya Gupta

I write on the business of media and entertainment in India. I also report on consumer and retail companies.

Indians make a beeline for Ozempic

Indians make a beeline for Ozempic

Also in today’s edition: Sony wants Disney India; Govt vs. WhatsApp, again; Saudi Arabia fights for MMA supremacy; War spillover on US campuses

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Your memory won’t serve you well

Your memory won’t serve you well

Also in today’s edition: Luxe is out; So is budget revenge travel; A formal jobs crisis brews in India; Adani’s power grab

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RIP passwords?

RIP passwords?

Also in today’s edition: Spoonful of sugar for Indian medicine; Farm to fable; Banking for the Global South; (Not so) squeaky clean Singapore

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Summer of discontent

Summer of discontent

Also in today’s edition: Hello darkness, my foe; Gaza under siege; ‘Tis election season; Bloodsuckers are having a ball

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Disney’s Indian yard sale

Disney’s Indian yard sale

Also in today’s edition: Pedal to the medal; Inferno in Israel; ‘Made in China’ is here to stay; OpenAI chips in

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Hindi hindrance

Hindi hindrance

Also in today’s edition: The upcoming fat and sugar crunch; Vedanta’s split-and-survive strategy; Faux feeds; The US strikes back

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Walking on gourmet eggshells

Walking on gourmet eggshells

Also in today’s edition: Pennies for gold; Conundrum in coal country; Hollywood strikes a balance; Life is ebbing out of Evergrande

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Property baron turns gym bro

Property baron turns gym bro

Also in today’s edition: Cablewalas vs. Disney; India has a zombie problem; America’s ‘UPI’; China's way or the highway

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Auto correct

Auto correct

Also in today’s edition: Conglomerate mayhem; OTT Bill incoming; Akasa vs. pilots; No one is taking the UN seriously

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BYJU’S drowns in pancake mix

BYJU’S drowns in pancake mix

Also in today’s edition: Avengers: Wall Street; Death to diesel; Old guard, new hope in Bollywood; Tour of duty

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