Today's Paper - 21/01/2019+ Print Archive

Demonetisation report card: Tax notices after note ban yielded little

Deposits worth a few lakh crore in the banks post-demonetisation are reckoned to be cash that had remained out of the banking system for long, with a sizeable chunk of this being presumably untaxed cash (SBI had estimated the unaccounted cash that could c

Economy News

Good news on salary front: India Inc pay packages seen rising 10% this year

HR professionals estimate there was a marginal drop in median pay increases from 10.5% in 2017 to 10% in 2018.

Industry News

Year of small films: Low-budget movies make it big in 2018

With audiences less enthralled by big stars and looking instead for better storylines, it was the mid-budget movies that boosted the box office in 2018.

Entertainment News

No relief for Amazon, Flipkart: Feb 1 deadline for complying with e-commerce rules may stay

The government is unlikely to extend the February 1 deadline for e-tailers like Amazon and Flipkart to comply with latest changes to the foreign direct investment (FDI) guidelines announced in late December.

Industry News

FE Best Banks Awards saw a stimulating debate on digital banking vs traditional banking

The evening kicked off with a stimulating debate on whether the digital banking system will destroy traditional banking models, moderated by FE managing editor Sunil Jain.

FE Best Banks News

Decentralise policy implementation, says Bimal Jalan

Jalan, who is heading a panel tasked with framing guidelines to decide on an appropriate size of reserves that the RBI should maintain and the dividend it should give to the government.

Economy News

Kerala HC stays GST provisions on TCS

The GST provision has hit car dealers particularly hard as they collect 1% TCS from buyers purchasing cars worth over Rs 10 lakh.

Economy News

Vibrant Gujarat Summit: Over 28,000 MoUs signed

The Gujarat government on Sunday said over 28,000 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) were inked during the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 and they are expected to generate 21 lakh jobs in the state in coming years.

India News

Grofers eyes Rs 200-cr GMV during Grand Orange Bag Days Sale

GMV is a term used in online retailing to indicate the gross merchandise value of the products sold through the platform over a certain period of time.

Industry News

Reliance asks partner Niko to exit KG-D6 over payment default

Niko Resources has been unsuccessful in seeking a possible buyer for its 10% stake in the block.

Industry News

Q3 earnings: Profits shrink as high costs nullify sales growth

Sales rose sharply but so did costs and competition, hurting India Inc net profits.

Industry News

MSME and Mudra NPAs are rising, but a slew of fintechs promise safe lending by using data

India is a global leader in digital banking thanks to the push given by, not just IndiaStack, but also UPI, DBT, Jan Dhan Yojana, DigiLocker, etc.

Opinion News

From plate to plough: Over Rs 45 lakh crore plundered from farmers

Until India structurally reforms its agri-economy, a stable income policy for farmers is required, for at least the next five years

Opinion News

Brexit is a lesson in democracy

Theresa May could establish a majority if she can attract the support of the Remainers with a compromise solution, isolating the hard Brexiteers.

Opinion News

India’s new assertiveness against foreign MNCs a fallout of the reforms undertaken

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) last week slammed auto major Volkswagen (VW) for not depositing `100 crore that the tribunal had ordered it to pay for causing “serious environmental damage” by using its engineering genius to fake emission reporting.

Opinion News

There could be many changes to the very structure of GST in the run up to general elections

The 32nd meeting of the GST Council held recently will go down in history for paving the way for the GST to transition back to the chaotic state VAT era. The very purpose of having GST in the first place was to remove the non-uniformity in tax rates, regu

Opinion News

Powering the economy

Under the Saubhagya scheme, power to all rural households and poor urban households is envisaged, with just 6.5 lakh targeted households remaining to be electrified.

Opinion News

Rhetoric no salve for farm distress

Farmers’ distress over the past few years has taken a new dimension so much so that political parties, without exception, are now using it as an opportunity to win elections by promising farm loan waivers if they come to power.

Opinion News

Microsoft AI powers India’s digital journey

The American tech major demonstrates innovative use of its AI technologies to address pressing societal challenges in some of the key sectors, such as healthcare, education, environment & agriculture.

Industry News

Coal India rides the digital wave

Digital technologies are transforming our world. Enterprises are adopting data-driven decision making models, while customers are communicating via mobile and social media platforms.

Industry News

SME 2.0: How digital support can help SMEs overcome their challenges?

SMEs form the backbone of Indian economy with an estimated 43 million registered and unregistered entities across the country providing employment to around 100 million people which accounts for 40% of India’s workforce, second only to the agriculture s

Industry News

Oppo R17 Pro: A stylish phone with slick camera

Oppo R17 Pro has established a new direction for the gradient design, which is the Radiant Mist. The back of the R17 Pro is made of matte glass. The texture of the glass surface not only provides an excellent feeling but also prevents the fingerprint cont

Industry News

Toshiba wireless headphone RZE-BT180H: Listen music anytime, anywhere

This headphone fits securely and directs music into your ears for full, uninterrupted audio.

Industry News

Reliance Industries Rating ‘SELL’: Results in line, downstream margins a concern

RIL’s Q3FY19 Ebitda was in line with our estimate as a surprisingly wide refining margin was offset by lower contribution from petchem and Jio; higher other income boosted net income.

Markets News

Avenue Supermarts Rating ‘HOLD’: Disappointment on margins an omen of slower earnings growth

DMART's revenue growth at 33.1% y-o-y was slightly below while Ebitda and PAT growth at 7.5% y-o-y and 2.1% y-o-y respectively came in much below our expectations.

Markets News

Dilip Buildcon Rating ‘Buy’: Story intact despite pain in the near term

FY20/FY21e EPS cut 9/10%; ‘Buy’ maintained with TP revised to Rs 566 from Rs 620.

Markets News

Stock markets: Are we headed for a bubble-burst?

Every time the stock market falls, experts start talking about stock market bubble and bubble bursting. We saw it twice in 2018. It was the beginning of February 2018 and market started falling from all-time highs. Nifty was trading at PE (price-earnings)

Markets News

Here’s how non-monetary perks are taxed

Total tax paid by the employer on behalf of the employee will constitute TDS and credit shall be available to the employee from his taxes.

Money News

F&B: ‘Chai biskoot’ gets a makeover

Brands are adding more zing to the plain biscuits category, in the face of premium biscuit offerings becoming popular.

Industry News

OTT: War of originals

Most major OTT players have launched original shows over the last year. Voot produced 18 original shows, SonyLiv launched more than 20 since 2015, while Zee5 plans to launch 90 originals by FY19.

Industry News

Airport modernisation: New model raises hopes of a take-off

More than 12 years after the Delhi and Mumbai airports were privatised, the facilities at Lucknow, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Mangaluru, Trivandrum and Guwahati would be going under the hammer in the coming weeks, a move that has been welcomed by experts.

Infrastructure News

Kite: Nudging small businesses towards digitalisation

Kite Tab is an expense tracking and reimburse-ments solution featuring fully-customisable corporate credit and prepaid cards, powered by Mastercard and RuPay.

Industry News

T9L: Turning a great idea into a viable business

A startup studio, T9L has helped over 18 startups taste success.

Industry News

We’ve done away with Bell Curve system for appraisals, says Priyanka Anand, VP & Head HR, Ericsson

A ‘bell curve’ typically segregates employees as non-performers, average and top performers—with majority treated as average—and hikes, if any, are usually based on the rating given. Ericsson, the telecom MNC, is one of the latest to drop this sys

Education News

The MBA Tour is now part of GMAC

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global B-school association, has acquired The MBA Tour, which supports B-schools’ recruiting efforts by organising business education events around the world.

Education News

Indian Management Education: Resurrection on the global map

The Indian higher education fraternity is abuzz with the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019, where 49 universities from India have found place in top-450, up from 42 last year.

Education News

One-year MBA: Should you consider it

Top one-year MBA programmes have curriculum in the areas of analytics, blockchain, AI, ML, IoT, in addition to core management areas of finance, HR, marketing, operations, etc.

Education News

Indian jobseekers are now preferring Canada, the UK

In fact, the report indicated that Indians are exploring opportunities in Canada nearly twice as much as they did two years ago, with a substantial shift in cross-border searches from the US to Canada.

Jobs and Education News

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