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Coronavirus: How India Inc is tackling the crisis

Coronavirus: How India Inc is tackling the crisis

Rediff.com5 Mar 2020

Across the country, companies have stepped up their act to contain the crisis. IT and other new economy firms seem to have taken a lead.

'Land acquisition law in 2013 went too far'

'Land acquisition law in 2013 went too far'

Rediff.com14 Feb 2020

In his book, Backstage: The Story Behind India's High Growth Years, Montek Singh Ahluwalia accepted the Act "increased the cost of land to financially unsustainable levels ... and made it easier for anyone who wants to stop a project to use the various consultative processes required under the law to delay matters".

Andhra eases healthcare norms, car-owners eligible

Andhra eases healthcare norms, car-owners eligible

Rediff.com16 Nov 2019

Since the state government has now completely done away with the BPL criteria, more than 90 per cent of families in Andhra Pradesh can now avail of the scheme.

Article 370 scrapped: India Inc are now bullish on J&K

Article 370 scrapped: India Inc are now bullish on J&K

Rediff.com7 Aug 2019

Companies, so far, were constrained by the provisions of Articles 370 and 35A, which restricted the purchase of land and hiring manpower.

Another family feud breaks open and this time in the Godrej family

Another family feud breaks open and this time in the Godrej family

Rediff.com28 Jun 2019

At the heart of the disagreement is a 1,000-acre land parcel, part of the 3,400 acres owned by the family in Vikhroli, a northeastern suburb of Mumbai.

Indian pharma exports report double-digit growth after 3 yrs

Indian pharma exports report double-digit growth after 3 yrs

Rediff.com3 May 2019

The only category of pharmaceuticals that showed a negative growth in exports this time was herbal products, exports of which stood at $299 million as compared to $ 312 million in the previous year.

Closure of Pak airspace has hit Air India hard

Closure of Pak airspace has hit Air India hard

Rediff.com8 Mar 2019

This closure has led to increase in flight duration and has put a strain on Mumbai's air traffic controllers, who are working extra shifts to handle the increase in traffic.

India needs 100 million new jobs by 2026: PwC

India needs 100 million new jobs by 2026: PwC

Rediff.com1 Nov 2018

Eighty per cent of the new employment requirements over the next decade would arise in the 10 states - Uttar Pradesh (UP), Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar and Assam - that account for 62 per cent of our population.

Differences surface over Kochhar's re-appointment at ICICI Securities

Differences surface over Kochhar's re-appointment at ICICI Securities

Rediff.com24 Aug 2018

Institutional Investor Advisory Services had recommended investors to vote 'against' the proposal, while Stakeholders Empowerment Services asked investors to vote 'for' the proposal.

Urjit Patel on why RBI decided to hike repo rate after 4 years

Urjit Patel on why RBI decided to hike repo rate after 4 years

Rediff.com7 Jun 2018

Governor Urjit Patel and his deputies spoke to the media about the central bank's decision to raise the repo rate.

Bad news for investors; markets are likely to bleed more

Bad news for investors; markets are likely to bleed more

Rediff.com21 May 2018

The Street was following the Karnataka election closely as a test for the Modi-led BJP's prospects in the 2019 Lok Sabha poll. Investors, however, are likely to wait for the next round of state elections to judge whether the momentum is still with it.

'Axis Bank became a true universal lender under Shikha Sharma'

'Axis Bank became a true universal lender under Shikha Sharma'

Rediff.com10 Apr 2018

Sharma would be 60 in November 2018, and would have completed 10 years as Axis Bank's CEO the following year in June.

How Paytm is gearing up for the festive season

How Paytm is gearing up for the festive season

Rediff.com4 Sep 2017

The firm will invest over Rs 1,000 crore in marketing, cash backs and promotional spends

Why Arvind Panagariya resigned from NITI Aayog

Why Arvind Panagariya resigned from NITI Aayog

Rediff.com2 Aug 2017

Arvind Panagariya, first vice-chairman of the NITI Aayog, replacement for the five-decade-old Planning Commission, has decided to return to academics.

Half of Wipro's 14,000 US staff are Americans

Half of Wipro's 14,000 US staff are Americans

Rediff.com29 Jun 2017

Wipro said it has focused on creating jobs in the US "underscoring its strategy to build a deep local talent pool close to its clients".

Farmers to organise protest march to mark one month of Mandsaur firing

Farmers to organise protest march to mark one month of Mandsaur firing

Rediff.com27 Jun 2017

Farmers, who are pressing for fair price and loan waivers, will march through Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana

How SpiceJet managed to turn around from the brink

How SpiceJet managed to turn around from the brink

Rediff.com29 May 2017

SpiceJet, on the verge of a shutdown two years ago, is now looking at joining a burgeoning global league of low-cost long-haul airlines by providing a Rs 30,000 to-and-fro fare to western European destinations. Chairman and managing director Ajay Singh elaborates.

48,000 ransomware attacks detected in India

48,000 ransomware attacks detected in India

Rediff.com17 May 2017

The attack is not focused towards any particular industry but it is widely spread across industries

'Southwest monsoon will most likely be normal this year'

'Southwest monsoon will most likely be normal this year'

Rediff.com19 Apr 2017

IMD director general K J Ramesh said the Met wasn't being conservative and weather patterns indicated that there was a possibility of rainfall being very near to the 50-year LPA of 89 cm.

A third of Sensex companies may report drop in Q4 profits

A third of Sensex companies may report drop in Q4 profits

Rediff.com12 Apr 2017

The broader market performance, however, is expected to be better by virtue of good performance of state-owned banks on a low base.

IIT entrepreneurs have built 12 Unicorns, fourth-most globally

IIT entrepreneurs have built 12 Unicorns, fourth-most globally

Rediff.com7 Apr 2017

A 2014 study had ranked IITs as fourth among the top 50 universities globally, whose graduates were entrepreneurial.

Flipkart to hire 1,200 this year

Flipkart to hire 1,200 this year

Rediff.com28 Mar 2017

Loss of investor confidence in Flipkart last year sparked off a chain reaction in startup sector

How investors can fetch exceptional returns

How investors can fetch exceptional returns

Rediff.com10 Dec 2016

TCS tops the list of 100 wealth creators for the fourth time in a row

Silver lining for RIL shareholders in $1.5 billion penalty

Silver lining for RIL shareholders in $1.5 billion penalty

Rediff.com5 Nov 2016

Over the past decade, RIL has never announced lesser dividend to its shareholders even when faced with lower profits

More Indians searching for govt jobs: Google

More Indians searching for govt jobs: Google

Rediff.com22 Sep 2016

E-commerce job queries have been increasing as well.

IT firms get stricter on staff performance

IT firms get stricter on staff performance

Rediff.com23 Aug 2016

Evaluation gets tougher as companies battle uncertain macro conditions and automation.

Urjit Patel most likely to have a soothing effect on stock markets

Urjit Patel most likely to have a soothing effect on stock markets

Rediff.com22 Aug 2016

Rupee, bonds may see knee-jerk reaction, as Urjit Patel is considered an inflation warrior

How to make GST work: Here's what the experts have to say

How to make GST work: Here's what the experts have to say

Rediff.com8 Aug 2016

Experts share their views on the steps that will help businesses become GST-ready.

Legal panel allows Vijay Mallya to head United Breweries

Legal panel allows Vijay Mallya to head United Breweries

Rediff.com29 Jul 2016

The board of directors will review the position of Vijay Mallya, under self-exile in Britain, at its next meeting on August 12.

Stock exchanges sell 500-kg gold bonds

Stock exchanges sell 500-kg gold bonds

Rediff.com26 Jul 2016

Bonds were issued at Rs 3,119 per gramme of gold.

Romer to succeed Basu as World Bank chief economist

Romer to succeed Basu as World Bank chief economist

Rediff.com18 Jul 2016

Paul Romer, a New York University professor and economist

It's a down-cycle, sector will bounce back: Sachin Bansal

It's a down-cycle, sector will bounce back: Sachin Bansal

Rediff.com30 Jun 2016

Flipkart faces intense competition from larger global rival Amazon and local rival Snapdeal.

Aviation policy draws flak from CAPA

Aviation policy draws flak from CAPA

Rediff.com17 Jun 2016

According to CAPA, partial abolition of the 5/20 rule was a serious compromise.

Achhe din? Corporate results do indicate a recovery

Achhe din? Corporate results do indicate a recovery

Rediff.com10 Jun 2016

India Inc's debt-to-equity ratio has fallen, from 0.92 in FY15 to 0.88 in FY16.

Government plans GST roll-out from April 2017

Government plans GST roll-out from April 2017

Rediff.com26 May 2016

Most chief ministers are in favour of the new tax regime.

Alkem fudged trial data: German regulator

Alkem fudged trial data: German regulator

Rediff.com16 Apr 2016

The European Medicines Agency's review is the second setback to Alkem Laboratories

Bad news for Indian start-ups

Bad news for Indian start-ups

Rediff.com15 Apr 2016

Venture capitalists and private equity players have slowed investments in Indian start-ups.

Govt eases norms for foreign firms to set up branch offices in India

Govt eases norms for foreign firms to set up branch offices in India

Rediff.com13 Apr 2016

Earlier, the Reserve Bank of India was the approving authority.

Your mobile phone to double up as debit card

Your mobile phone to double up as debit card

Rediff.com12 Apr 2016

As unified payments interface gets popular, cash transactions will come down as most small payments will be routed through this.

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