B Dasarath Reddy

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Why Jagan is hell-bent on creating 3 state capitals

Why Jagan is hell-bent on creating 3 state capitals

Rediff.com21 Jan 2020

Defending its three-capital decision, the government said since inception in 1956 the state had failed to integrate people from all regions, reports B Dasarath Reddy.

A bitter pill for Aurobindo's sterile drug unit

A bitter pill for Aurobindo's sterile drug unit

Rediff.com25 Nov 2019

USFDA issues Form 483 with as many as 14 observations that could impact ongoing operations at Aurobindo's Pashamailaram facility in Hyderabad.

Amazon's new Hyderabad campus is its largest in the world

Amazon's new Hyderabad campus is its largest in the world

Rediff.com22 Aug 2019

Amazon's single largest building is also the single largest building in Hyderabad city. Spread over 9.5 acres, this multi-storied building comprises of 290 conference rooms, casual and collaborative work spaces that will house 15,000 employees, along with private areas, interfaith prayer rooms, mothers room, quiet rooms, showers, unisex rest rooms and a huge cafeteria besides a helipad on the building roof.

World Bank decides not to fund project to build AP's new capital Amaravati

World Bank decides not to fund project to build AP's new capital Amaravati

Rediff.com19 Jul 2019

N Chandrababu Naidu, when he was chief minister of the state, had sought funding for the project in 2015, but the Bank had deferred its decision in the light of the alleged government excesses.

Dr Reddy's A-team moves on putting house in order

Dr Reddy's A-team moves on putting house in order

Rediff.com10 Oct 2018

After spending considerable time and energy in remediation efforts in the wake of the US Food and Drug Administration's warning letter on compliance issues, the company's leadership has finally set out to bring the house in order.

Dr Reddy's sells US facility to UAE-based Neopharma

Dr Reddy's sells US facility to UAE-based Neopharma

Rediff.com2 Oct 2018

The plant and associated facilities focus on manufacturing or packaging Amoxicilin-based products, which include semi-synthetic penicillin

Parliament's drama man

Parliament's drama man

Rediff.com1 Sep 2018

Naramalli Sivaprasad's over-the-top style of protest has become a unique tool to generate attention at the national level.

'NDA has misused its mandate; they aren't bothered about people's problems'

'NDA has misused its mandate; they aren't bothered about people's problems'

Rediff.com27 Jun 2018

After snapping his political alliance with the ruling National Democratic Alliance at the Centre, N Chandrababu Naidu, chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, speaks to B Dasarath Reddy on what he now has in mind.

Joveo: It's the Uber for your job hunt!

Joveo: It's the Uber for your job hunt!

Rediff.com13 Mar 2018

Joveo is not like Monster or Naukri.com!

Lost lustre: 1,200 Gitanjali's gems SEZ workers lose jobs

Lost lustre: 1,200 Gitanjali's gems SEZ workers lose jobs

Rediff.com24 Feb 2018

'We want the government to provide job security for all these workers,' says E S N Reddy, district general secretary of CITU.

Reskilling is core to our strategy at Tech Mahindra: C P Gurnani

Reskilling is core to our strategy at Tech Mahindra: C P Gurnani

Rediff.com21 Feb 2018

C P Gurnani, CEO & MD of Tech Mahindra, India's fifth-largest IT services company, tells B Dasarath Reddy that the company is exploring both ways as it looks at bringing in best of the breed technologies to offer to global clients.

What Ivanka will be up to at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

What Ivanka will be up to at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Rediff.com26 Nov 2017

Young Indian entrepreneurs hope to share some of the limelight too at the Hyderabad event.

Plan to change financial year cycle quietly buried

Plan to change financial year cycle quietly buried

Rediff.com27 Oct 2017

To adopt the January-December financial year cycle, the government needs to shrink the current financial year to three quarters and present the new annual budget to the state legislative assembly for its passage in December.

Peddireddi, the tree saver

Peddireddi, the tree saver

Rediff.com20 Oct 2017

As India gets increasingly urbanised, one man tries to minimise its silent casualty.

The man who donated a Rs 8-cr garland to Lord Balaji

The man who donated a Rs 8-cr garland to Lord Balaji

Rediff.com9 Oct 2017

Raju's grandfather had commissioned a similar sahasra nama mala for Lord Balaji 50 years ago. Raju now wanted to offer a new garland.

Vikram Akula is back where he belongs

Vikram Akula is back where he belongs

Rediff.com26 Sep 2017

In 2012, Akula quit as chairman of Bharat Financial Inclusion (formerly SKS Microfinance), which he'd founded and led to a successful initial public offering

What exactly is wrong with India's pharma companies?

What exactly is wrong with India's pharma companies?

Rediff.com12 Sep 2017

Sun Pharma and Dr Reddy's top list in terms of those who face most class-action litigation

For Hyderabad airport, flier comes first

For Hyderabad airport, flier comes first

Rediff.com5 Apr 2017

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad, launches a special initiative to help passengers with special needs.

Hyderabad, India's first 1Gbps-enabled city

Hyderabad, India's first 1Gbps-enabled city

Rediff.com31 Mar 2017

A recent study on internet speed in India put Hyderabad on top with 6.5 Mbps download and 4.5 Mbps upload speed

When Baahubali meets cricket!

When Baahubali meets cricket!

Rediff.com29 Mar 2017

A VR technology Radeon perfected during the making of Baahubali 2 is being extended to bring home the stadium experience.

'The next 15 to 20 years are India's decades'

'The next 15 to 20 years are India's decades'

Rediff.com3 Feb 2017

'...Unless we muck up our policies.' 'We have to become a modernised economy.' 'Our institutions should be stronger. And that is most important.' 'The rule of law should prevail and contracts should be enforced.' 'Above all, we have to recognise the importance of globalisation.' 'It is in our favour at this stage. We should grow and become globally competitive.'

Life of Pi revolves around next-gen cloud services

Life of Pi revolves around next-gen cloud services

Rediff.com6 Jan 2017

Hyderabad-based Pi Datacenters wants to be the first destination of choice for enterprises in data and cloud services.

Uber to mentor start-ups with social impact

Uber to mentor start-ups with social impact

Rediff.com21 Sep 2016

Uber will provide mentorship for start-ups on matters such as funding, marketing, operations and scalability.

A legal crisis overtakes Telangana

A legal crisis overtakes Telangana

Rediff.com19 Jul 2016

K Chandrasekhara Rao is using politics to highlight an administrative and judicial issue, says B Dasarath Reddy.

Andhra Pradesh & Telangana: Govt staff already have high salaries

Andhra Pradesh & Telangana: Govt staff already have high salaries

Rediff.com8 Jul 2016

Government employees enjoy a pay revision every five years, unlike once in every 10 years for central government employees, and draw relatively higher salary.

'Andhra Pradesh is Gujarat of the East coast'

'Andhra Pradesh is Gujarat of the East coast'

Rediff.com27 Jun 2016

Andhra Pradesh now comes third in ease of doing business.

Visakhapatnam dreams to become India's San Francisco

Visakhapatnam dreams to become India's San Francisco

Rediff.com16 Jun 2016

A consortium of three US-based firms - AECOM, KPMG and IBM - was given the task of developing the master plan.

Telangana to more than double its districts

Telangana to more than double its districts

Rediff.com24 May 2016

Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao said his government would conduct a workshop next month to give a final shape to these proposals.

Govt should not terrorise cigarette buyers, says ITC chief Deveshwar

Govt should not terrorise cigarette buyers, says ITC chief Deveshwar

Rediff.com30 Apr 2016

ITC buys two-thirds of tobacco from Andhra Pradesh and the remaining one-third from Karnataka for its cigarette manufacturing division

Hyundai not in small car race

Hyundai not in small car race

Rediff.com21 Apr 2016

Young Key Koo, managing director, Hyundai Motors India, said SUV was the right product for India

Bandaru Dattatreya: Caught in a university storm

Bandaru Dattatreya: Caught in a university storm

Rediff.com25 Jan 2016

Never in his long political career has the Union labour minister attracted such attention.

Leaving its troubles behind, Shantha Biotechnics makes a fresh start

Leaving its troubles behind, Shantha Biotechnics makes a fresh start

Rediff.com17 Mar 2015

The biotech company's revenues had fallen to as low as Rs 50 cr.

Of skyscrapers and the Rs 1-lakh-crore Budget

Of skyscrapers and the Rs 1-lakh-crore Budget

Rediff.com1 Dec 2014

All is not well with Telengana and its Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao