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Coronavirus: How India Inc is tackling the crisisRediff.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'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 eligibleRediff.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&KRediff.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 familyRediff.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 yrsRediff.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 hardRediff.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: PwCRediff.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 SecuritiesRediff.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 yearsRediff.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 moreRediff.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'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 seasonRediff.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 AayogRediff.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 AmericansRediff.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 firingRediff.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 brinkRediff.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 IndiaRediff.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'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 profitsRediff.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 globallyRediff.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 yearRediff.com28 Mar 2017
Loss of investor confidence in Flipkart last year sparked off a chain reaction in startup sector
How investors can fetch exceptional returnsRediff.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 penaltyRediff.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: GoogleRediff.com22 Sep 2016
E-commerce job queries have been increasing as well.
IT firms get stricter on staff performanceRediff.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 marketsRediff.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 sayRediff.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 BreweriesRediff.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 bondsRediff.com26 Jul 2016
Bonds were issued at Rs 3,119 per gramme of gold.
Romer to succeed Basu as World Bank chief economistRediff.com18 Jul 2016
Paul Romer, a New York University professor and economist
It's a down-cycle, sector will bounce back: Sachin BansalRediff.com30 Jun 2016
Flipkart faces intense competition from larger global rival Amazon and local rival Snapdeal.
Aviation policy draws flak from CAPARediff.com17 Jun 2016
According to CAPA, partial abolition of the 5/20 rule was a serious compromise.
Achhe din? Corporate results do indicate a recoveryRediff.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 2017Rediff.com26 May 2016
Most chief ministers are in favour of the new tax regime.
Diesel taxi ban could cost BPO sector $1 billionRediff.com5 May 2016
Alkem fudged trial data: German regulatorRediff.com16 Apr 2016
The European Medicines Agency's review is the second setback to Alkem Laboratories
Bad news for Indian start-upsRediff.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 IndiaRediff.com13 Apr 2016
Earlier, the Reserve Bank of India was the approving authority.
Your mobile phone to double up as debit cardRediff.com12 Apr 2016
As unified payments interface gets popular, cash transactions will come down as most small payments will be routed through this.