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Why Dr Reddy's expects FY19 to be stronger and richer

Why Dr Reddy's expects FY19 to be stronger and richer

Rediff.com6 Mar 2018

The US drug regulator raised the issue of significant deviations from the current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) in three of DRRD's plants in a letter issued in November 2015

Aurbindo Pharma ranks 2nd among Indian's pharma cos

Aurbindo Pharma ranks 2nd among Indian's pharma cos

Rediff.com20 Feb 2018

With sales of over Rs 12,240 crore in nine months of the current financial year, it is ahead of Rs 11,580 crore recorded by Lupin but behind Sun Pharma, which reported Rs 19,350 crore sales.

Taj takes another U-turn on branding

Taj takes another U-turn on branding

Rediff.com20 Feb 2018

The multi-brand strategy could drive profitability to a 25% profit margin in the next five years from 17% now.

Can Reliance be among the world's top 20 companies?

Can Reliance be among the world's top 20 companies?

Rediff.com11 Jan 2018

The firm would require it to more than triple its CAGR of revenue to 18.5% for the next decade from 6%

Bankruptcy will influence M&A trend in 2018

Bankruptcy will influence M&A trend in 2018

Rediff.com2 Jan 2018

Banks have Rs 10 trillion in stressed assets - Rs 7.8 trillion of bad loans and Rs 2.2 trillion of restructured ones.

Mental health disorders: India's invisible epidemic

Mental health disorders: India's invisible epidemic

Rediff.com16 Dec 2017

And the way to a cure begins with conversation.

Why retailers are betting big on small towns

Why retailers are betting big on small towns

Rediff.com5 Dec 2017

The expansion into smaller towns is coming at a time when the online retail space has not only seen consolidation but is actually looking to collaborate with physical stores. Abhineet Kumar reports.

How Kishore Biyani got back his magic touch

How Kishore Biyani got back his magic touch

Rediff.com14 Sep 2017

From the stock perspective, though, even as all the 10 analysts polled by Bloomberg have a 'buy' recommendation on FRL, their target price of Rs 535 suggest most of the positives are already priced in.

Bombay House to be shut for about a year

Bombay House to be shut for about a year

Rediff.com7 Aug 2017

Bombay House will be closed for renovation - its first such closure in 93 years

A whiff of jasmine. A sip of chai. The tabla..

A whiff of jasmine. A sip of chai. The tabla..

Rediff.com3 Aug 2017

Indian Hotels rolls back its multi-brand strategy to focus solely on luxury, looks to paint all its properties with the Tajness brush.

Why Tata Motors turned to its 'go-to man'

Why Tata Motors turned to its 'go-to man'

Rediff.com3 Jul 2017

The commercial vehicle business is one of the mainstays for the Tata group, highlighting the importance of Girish Wagh's appointment.

Warburg Pincus ups India play

Warburg Pincus ups India play

Rediff.com28 Jun 2017

Invests $1.1 billion in 6 months, against $3.7 billion in 20 years

'80-90% of real estate developers will shut down'

'80-90% of real estate developers will shut down'

Rediff.com1 Jun 2017

'And the top 10 per cent will grow because they have to serve the market.'

Meet Renuka Ramnath, 1st woman and 'outsider' to head a Tata co

Meet Renuka Ramnath, 1st woman and 'outsider' to head a Tata co

Rediff.com28 Apr 2017

Tata Communications has elected the private equity (PE) veteran as a successor to Subodh Bhargava.

How a 4-year-old boutique firm clinched a $12.9-billion deal

How a 4-year-old boutique firm clinched a $12.9-billion deal

Rediff.com20 Feb 2017

The Essar Oil, Rosneft deal also helped Arpwood Capital, boutique investment bank, co-founded by Rajeev Gupta and Raj Kataria, to grab the second spot in the mergers and acquisitions league table.

Big pharmas' mega plan to beat competition in US

Big pharmas' mega plan to beat competition in US

Rediff.com20 Feb 2017

Sun Pharmaceutical, which is growing its dermatology and ophthalmic specialty business in the US will spend $460 million on R&D.

2017 begins with a bang for outbound M&A deals

2017 begins with a bang for outbound M&A deals

Rediff.com31 Jan 2017

Indian companies have made acquisitions of $1 billion so far in January

NSE offering will see record private equity exit through IPO

NSE offering will see record private equity exit through IPO

Rediff.com10 Jan 2017

The National Stock Exchange's proposed IPO to raise Rs 10,000 crore this year is expected to see the largest ever PE exit, of around Rs 5,000 crore.

Deal Street sets $81 billion record as promoters shed taboo

Deal Street sets $81 billion record as promoters shed taboo

Rediff.com2 Jan 2017

Cross previous high of $72 billion in 2007 as Indian promoters overcome the selling taboo. Abhineet Kumar reports from Mumbai.

Tata, Nilekani, Kelkar join hands to help the poor

Tata, Nilekani, Kelkar join hands to help the poor

Rediff.com30 Aug 2016

The venture is applying to the Reserve Bank of India for approvals.

Tata group revenue falls 4.6% to $103 bn

Tata group revenue falls 4.6% to $103 bn

Rediff.com30 Jul 2016

Sixteen companies in the group registered a turnover of over $500 million, with ten of these registering a turnover of over $1 billion

Docomo ups the ante against Tata Sons

Docomo ups the ante against Tata Sons

Rediff.com30 Jul 2016

Tata Sons deposits $1.17 bn with court

Shanghai Fosun to buy Gland Pharma for $1.4 billion

Shanghai Fosun to buy Gland Pharma for $1.4 billion

Rediff.com27 Jul 2016

The founders of Gland Pharma, led by Ravi Penmetsa, and KKR, together own 96 per cent of the company.

Nirma cements $1.4-bn Lafarge India buyout

Nirma cements $1.4-bn Lafarge India buyout

Rediff.com12 Jul 2016

Ahmedabad-based firm to fund deal through equal amount of equity and debt.

PE investments fall 50% in first 6 months

PE investments fall 50% in first 6 months

Rediff.com30 Jun 2016

Unlike last year, investors turn cautious on e-commerce sector.

How retailers plan to woo shoppers

How retailers plan to woo shoppers

Rediff.com14 Jun 2016

The numbers in India may not be as big but the opportunity for serious growth is all there.

Sebi's sell-off of Sahara's property to fetch only a fraction of dues

Sebi's sell-off of Sahara's property to fetch only a fraction of dues

Rediff.com25 May 2016

The sale is to generate the bail money for the release of Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy.

Tata group to launch e-commerce venture

Tata group to launch e-commerce venture

Rediff.com18 May 2016

The e-tail venture plans to initially offer apparel, electronics and footwear products.

Vodafone gears up for Rs 16,500-cr IPO, names bankers

Vodafone gears up for Rs 16,500-cr IPO, names bankers

Rediff.com1 May 2016

The IPO is expected to bring handsome fees for the selected banks at a time when billion-dollar listings have become scarce

The investor who took a $1.1billion bet on Modi

The investor who took a $1.1billion bet on Modi

Rediff.com1 Apr 2016

The IIT-Madras alumnus, who moved to Canada for an MBA programme and settled there, is not new to investing in India.

The billionaire's daughter who wants to impact the world

The billionaire's daughter who wants to impact the world

Rediff.com30 Mar 2016

Over Lebanese delicacies, the daughter of billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla talks money, relationships, her passions and how she outpaced her peers.

This investment banker has Mumbai bhel for lunch

This investment banker has Mumbai bhel for lunch

Rediff.com17 Mar 2016

Gaurav Deepak has raised funds for about 100 new-age entrepreneurs.

Lafarge plans to exit India operations

Lafarge plans to exit India operations

Rediff.com6 Jan 2016

Submits revised proposal to CCI as Birla Corp deal fails

Ratan Tata now funds love for dogs

Ratan Tata now funds love for dogs

Rediff.com5 Jan 2016

Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in an entity catering to pet care.

Modi's push to help local PEs raise largest fund in 7 years

Modi's push to help local PEs raise largest fund in 7 years

Rediff.com1 Oct 2015

India-located funds have already raised $3.9 billion so far this year.

Tata front runner for GE Capital's stake in SBI Cards

Tata front runner for GE Capital's stake in SBI Cards

Rediff.com16 Sep 2015

State Bank of India partnered GE Capital in 1998 for its credit card business.

Tata Sons moves Supreme Court against tax demand

Tata Sons moves Supreme Court against tax demand

Rediff.com4 Sep 2015

Tata Sons has moved the Supreme Court against an estimated Rs 300-crore (Rs 3-billion) sales tax demand from the Maharashtra state government.

'India Calling' moment for Prem Watsa as his funds get aggressive

'India Calling' moment for Prem Watsa as his funds get aggressive

Rediff.com13 Aug 2015

Fairfax Financial Holdings made three investments in a month

Tata group unveils plan to ride the start-up wave

Tata group unveils plan to ride the start-up wave

Rediff.com30 Jul 2015

The Tata group is planning a big splash.

Market looks to reform signals from Bihar election result

Market looks to reform signals from Bihar election result

Rediff.com23 Jul 2015

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has already taken a lead with his knock-on-door campaign.

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