The Congress is identified with a tottering, corrupt and incompetent old order.
Reading the tea leaves
It is not clear whether BJP will be able to lift the economy or not
Who is Arvind Kejriwal?: Sheila Dikshit asked
LinkedIn: Path to happy employment
87 pct tablet users prefer Android, Samsung Electronics tops in brand recall
Dec 09, 2013
Reliance Industries get 'hold' rating: Jefferies
Domestic demand down for most petroleum products, except petrol
Cement pricing lacking momentum: Citi
Fund raising via debt placement hits 4-month low in November: Sebi
Tata Motors get 'overweight' rating: HSBC
Nomura rates Punjab National Bank as 'Buy' while SBI and BoB gets 'Neutral'
Dec 09, 2013
Mukesh Ambani hints at venture between Reliance Industries and Bharti Airtel
Mukesh Ambani has announced investment of Rs 2,500 cr for 4G network at Progressive Punjab Summit.
2G spectrum scam: SC issues contempt notice against Sahara chief Subrata Roy
Small steps to Mars are a big leap for Indian companies
Irda moves to break nexus between insurers, dealers
Can spend $4-6 bn a year on acquisitions, says Novartis CEO
Dec 09, 2013
World Trade Organization agreement to boost global growth, cut poverty: Leaders
Barack Obama welcomed the multilateral trade agreement, saying it would eliminate red tape
Mauritius, India agree to ‘limitation of benefit’ clause in revised tax treaty
Automobiles top list of highest VAT generators
‘Free trade pact with EU unlikely in next 3-4 years’
'India's growth strategy holds lessons for developing nations'
Dec 09, 2013
Creating wealth through tax-free bonds
If you have an investment amount that you will not need over the next 10 years or so, it makes good ...
Sebi's guide on effective grievance redressal
Pension fund investment corpus to cross $1 tn by 2025: Report
Planned Retirement vs Panned Retirement: A Perspective
EPFO cannot invest funds in equities: Labour Ministry
Dec 09, 2013
Death of Indian worker in Little India triggers riots in Singapore
Violence erupted after the worker was hit and killed by a private bus driven by a Singaporean.
Can plants replace eggs? A startup backed by Bill Gates believes they can
Path to happy employment, contact by contact on LinkedIn
Indian Manager of UK curry joint dies after row with customers
Bank charted business linked to China hiring
Dec 09, 2013
Editorial: What voters want
AAP adds new chapter to India’s governance story
Column: Reading the tea leaves
Column: Fixing distribution is key
Editorial: Taxing times
Banking & Finance
Health & Pharma
Travel & Tourism
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Edits & Columns
Column : Improving stock futures
Column : Trapped in the wrong equilibrium
In the early 1990s, stock market trading took place through the BSE floor by open outcry. On a good day, BSE members did Rs 400 crore of turnover and earned 2% off buyers and sellers, thus bringing in
Column: The 3rd Plenary and the battle for legacy
Column: Shanghai FTZ is the new Shenzhen
Like it did with Shenzhen, China is opening up its economy to global trade further
Column : Opportunity forgone
Will political uncertainty hurt investments?
Life is full of uncertainty. Any business factors this in, especially if hedging and risk-mitigation instruments exist.
darlington jose hector
Column: Showing signs of rebooting
Selling a new mantra
Mukesh Bansal’s life has started curving back to form a full circle.
Column : Good but not good enough
Column : What’s next for emerging markets?
After last week’s dramatic rout in global markets, investors are now facing a new, and disquieting environment in which long-held verities have been stood on their head.
Column: Inflation-targetting is critical
Trial by taper
We need to prepare for the end of QE. Keeping inflation low is our best bet.
Column : Did the earth move for you?
Not just a military matter
The global balance of power is slowly but surely shifting. America decided, earlier this year, to put its fiscal interests ahead of continuing the war in Afghanistan.
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Column : Grey hair’s back in fashion
Column : The search for an heir
If one leaves out the smooth CEO succession at ICICI a couple of years ago, we notice that family-run businesses are being more proactive in planning CEO successions when compared to the professionall
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Column: The right moves
It’s quite uneasy doing business in India
The country figures below Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan & Bangladesh in the World Bank’s ease of business rankings
Column: It’s the rupee again
Column : Can we work from the revenue side?
Government needs to start with the likely revenues, and then move on to allocate expenditure accordingly
Column: Rates of little interest
Budget aims to re-ignite manufacturing
The finance minister kept his promise to curtail the fiscal deficit in spite of the failure in auctioning 2G spectrum and the ballooning of the subsidy bill from R1.9 trillion to Rs 2.6 trillion.
A more adventurous state
Clients versus hostages
The less than 50% claims ratio of the govt-run but employer-funded health insurance scheme is monopolistic
Column: Troubled times
Column: Shoot the messenger
There is little rationale in banning opinion polls, like the UPA wants to
Abenomics to reflate Japan’s economy
Column : India in Obama’s new Asia pivot
President Barack Obama’s second term is likely to put the US on a somewhat different ideological path, relative to the 20th century American capitalism one is so familiar with.
The great rights debate
Making government work
Decentralisation and competition incentives can effect positive changes in the governmental machinery at the state and local level
Oil over troubled waters
Not a sweet solution
The increase in the floor price of sugarcane by 19% is a bonanza for the Uttar Pradesh farmers.
Unpacking the Bihar story
Now make it work
Pranab Mukherjee’s Budget speech had its share of frank confessions. No I am not referring to the quote from Hamlet.
Decoding the magic of Mani
A tireless hunter of happy endings
Whether it was with lovers or brothers, Bachchan or Shahrukh, in the 1950s or 2000s, Yash Chopra’s films remained ridden with the separation-anxiety of Partition.
Aware of probe, Daiichi added FDA clause
‘Tariffs should have been raised yesterday’
Telcos in India are grappling not just with fierce competition or high customer acquisition costs, but a tough regulatory environment in which the soaring cost of spectrum is pressuring their balance
A mass of jumbled signals
Radical change in policy approach
At the heart of it is the efficient financing of India’s growth potential
The no-frills man
The office of the low-cost carrier IndiGo is located in a swanky building in Gurgaon and, as we wait for the company president Aditya Ghosh at its office, everything screams ‘low cost’—the rickety rec
‘Right things’ by India before Obama meet will help capital: PM
Outplacement clauses in the Bill could hurt Indian IT
'The Bill, in the form in which it has gone through in the Senate, has tough provisions for companies like ours.'
BRICS & the limits of interdependence
How Murdoch worsened Obama’s ordeal
As media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s empire battles its worst crisis ever, after the phone hacking expose in the UK, this once-almighty controller of information in the Anglo-Saxon world finds himself bere
Among the states voting, food prices rise fastest in Rajasthan
For banks, is investing in stocks more risky than lending for NPAs?
With the field loaded so clearly for the borrowers is it any wonder debt is a far more attractive option even if technically equity is cheaper?
Column: Poor maths
Fixing problem STEMs
Since Som Mittal took over as Nasscom’s president, he has seen industry growth wither and the US introduce 40 Bills with some type of protectionism—he may have just weathered the worst, he tells Sunil
Wings of Namakkal
Isle of opportunity
As election nears, political parties again make much of Katchatheevu
Column : Why don’t we invest in equity?
Column : Understand lobbying to regulate it
Political lobbying has been the subject of intense controversy in our country ever since the leaked Radia tapes first hit the headlines.
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Column : Response to the global chill
Gearing up in 2012
I did not write about this new year because of a sense of déjà vu. I had said in my Express column at budget time in 2011 that with a high interest rate coming and with investment and export growth sl
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Grindwell shareholders bring Saint Gobain merger to a halt
McDonald’s, Bakshi wage email war to win employees
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