July 29, 2011From Jaipur to Berlin: Journey of Anshuman Jain
Jain, 48, currently the head of Deutsche Bank AG's investment banking division in London was named co-chief executive of Germany's largest lender.
July 27, 2011UPA on overdrive after season of policy paralysis
It is assumed that the growing worry over slowing down of economic growth had prompted the government to act.
July 25, 2011Oil ministry: Always in middle of controversy
In 49 years since the ministry was set up in 1962, there have been 41 ministers.
July 18, 2011SPECIAL: Crazy traffic jams? Mumbai has an answer
The Rs 72-crore World Bank-supported Area Traffic Control system is helping Mumbai cut down on commuting time.
July 15, 2011SPECIAL: Why Nilekanis donated Rs 50 crore to IIHS
Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini donated Rs 50 crroe to the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, which plans to transform hordes into urban practitioners and may save our cities by doing so.
Blasts: Diamond merchants want special security
Surat Diamond Association, the apex body of diamond industry in Ahmedabad, has said there should be a special force for the security of diamond industry in the wake of serial blasts in Mumbai.
July 08, 2011SPECIAL: Can the Dreamliner save Air India?
This new plane has become AI's javelin with which it hopes to outfly competition and repair its financial mess.
Should India explore hydro-power for energy needs?
Jairam Ramesh has set off a growth-versus-sustainability debate.
July 06, 2011SPECIAL: Meet India's first television moghul
Subhash Chandra is not happy with the way television, a business he pioneered in India, looks today. He thinks an independent regulator would do the business a lot of good.
July 04, 2011Black money: SC appoints special probe team
Former apex court judge M B Shah will also be member of the SIT.
How India's oil sector is mired in controversies
GX Technology case led to police cases against Sibal.
June 29, 2011SPECIAL: Who tilled my land and ate my pie?
States' land acquisition policies need rethinking.
June 28, 2011Why demand for home loans is set to dip
The growth in housing loans had fallen from a high of 31.2 per cent in December 2006 to 4.1 per cent in March 2009.
June 27, 2011How to get back Indian black money in Swiss banks
For starters, as Subramanian Swamy suggested, how about putting pressure on Parliament to pass a resolution concerning all PEPs to retrieve our wealth through the RIAA?
June 22, 2011Special: Leaning towers of GTL Infrastructure
It is a tale of two deals: One completed and the other, announced and later aborted.
June 16, 2011Special: The politics behind the strike at Maruti
The clout of Aituc and other unions in Haryana's automobile heartland will depend crucially on whether they manage to get a foothold in the country's largest car company.
June 13, 2011Can the new IMF chief change its policies?
The US' influence on a European CEO-headed multilateral institution is out of sync.
June 08, 2011Regulators are at peace with the govt
RBI unveiled a few weeks ago its discussion paper on the proposed holding company structure for financial conglomerates, there were no murmurs of protest from any of the other regulators.
June 07, 2011Adani becomes largest pvt thermal power producer
Adani says the company would have a generation capacity of 6,000 Mw by 2011-12.
How India Inc funds primary education in India
Corporate leaders are making large philanthropic investments in the area of primary education.
June 03, 2011Did India derail WTO talks or US?
No one expects the US to sign up on any real deal till the next presidential elections are over.
June 02, 2011SPECIAL: The true story behind the GM mess
Not only is illegal herbicide-tolerant cotton spreading across the country, biosafety regulations are being openly flouted by private crop developers acting in collusion with public research institutions.
June 01, 2011Rao set to make Lenovo big player in SMB segment
Lenovo had just 3.8 per cent share in the SMB segment.
May 27, 2011Why business houses left Bengal
Industry was the most obvious casualty of the Left's excesses. Now what lies ahead for the state?
What 'didn't' Ratan Tata say?
When his comments on the work ethic of British workers and their unwillingness to work out of hours were widely reported, Ratan Tata quickly distanced himself from the row caused by his remarks.
May 26, 2011Why Speak Asia seems to be like a Ponzi scheme
Of late Speak Asia (www.speakasiaonline.com) has been in the news and is being investigated by various regulatory agencies of the government, including the ministry of corporate affairs.
May 24, 2011Special: Here's what is wrong with most B-schools!
Apart from the top few, most business schools are struggling to survive.
May 11, 2011Should the savings bank rate be deregulated?
The initiative will neither help banks nor borrowers since the cost of funds will rise, but it will provide greater scope for product innovation and service excellence.
May 10, 2011After Sai Baba, can Puttaparthi's economy survive?
travels to Puttaparthi to find out the fate of an economy now bereft of the man it was centered on.
May 05, 2011IMAGES: How Samsung is making it big in India
"We have the potential to reach the No.1 position in numerous categories in a country like India where markets are maturing and the potential for growth is unlimited," said JS Shin, president of Samsung Electronics Southwest Asia, while unveiling its new mobile devices at the company's recent Southwest Asia regional forum.
April 25, 2011REVEALED: India's 15 most customer friendly banks
A first-ever study conducted jointly by Outlook Money and TNS.
SPECIAL: Will Indo-Pak trade ties normalise?
First meeting in 3 years, with agenda of stalled items needing political push.
April 13, 2011Want to buy a fort? Hundreds on sale in India!
Hundreds of forts and havelis across the country are up for sale, but there are few takers.
April 12, 2011SPECIAL: 'We want peace. We want Posco'
Sayantan Bera travels to Jagatsinghpur in Odisha to find that villagers labeled 'pro' POSCO do not have a choice otherwise.
March 31, 2011Is it time to close down Competition Commission?
The cost of continuing with an ineffective the CCI is much more than giving it a decent burial.
March 25, 2011No need to subsidise urban healthcare
But every sector has its own complexity and the nuancing that the health ministry has sought for such subsidy to healthcare infrastructure needs serious attention.
March 22, 2011ELECTION: What Mamata has in store for Bengal
Mamata Banerjee led TMC has released its election manifesto on Monday promising to bring all round development in West Bengal with special emphasis on industry and agriculture.
March 17, 2011Govt should not let pvt sector hijack healthcare
The key idea seems to be to move away from the discredited US model of private insurance based healthcare, and focus more on publicly-funded preventive, primary and secondary healthcare.
March 08, 2011Meet the man behind Lavasa and Mumbai sea link
The man behind the Bandra-Worli sea link and Lavasa is far from triumphant despite the brightening prospects for the controversial hill city.
How Steve Jobs changed the world
How he made the brand a modern day cult.
February 21, 2011India's trade pact with Japan: What it means
The far-reaching Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement serves a number of national interests on both sides.
February 18, 2011'Anil Ambani left CBI HQ in a huff'
The entire CBI investigation is veering around how, when, why and under which terms and conditions Shahid Balwa became a frontman for A Raja!
February 10, 2011Set up special court on 2G scam, SC tells govt
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the government to constitute a special court to exclusively deal with the 2G spectrum scam that has caused a loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore (Rs 1.76 trillion) to the exchequer.
January 24, 2011Why people from N-E excel in the services sector
Ronald Laloo, 51, who is from Meghalaya but whose work history runs from accounting in Pune to piano teaching in Delhi, explains that "There's no man's job or woman's job in our culture."
January 21, 2011The story of Satyam's stunning turnaround
Two years after the scam broke, Satyam is almost back on track. Here is the story of the impressive turnaround.
Number portability: Telcos offer special plans!
The new policy would force the operators to shift focus from acquiring new subscribers to retaining the existing ones.
January 14, 2011Can Phaneesh Murthy break into the big league?
For iGate CEO Phaneesh Murthy, slipping into Patni's shoes as promoter of the company that bears the latter's name could prove one of the biggest challenges of his career.
January 06, 2011Bypassing you, products to reach your brain
Market research based on interviews or questionnaires to understand the consumer mind will soon become passť.
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