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COVID-19: How India Inc plans to keep employees safeRediff.com19 Mar 2021
Share of women in boardrooms up for eighth year in a rowRediff.com15 Mar 2021
Investment banking star and Moelis India Chief Executive Officer Manisha Girotra remembers a colleague who wanted to resign because she needed to attend to her parents' health issues in a different state. Rather than quit a promising career, she was given the flexibility of working from home on Fridays, which was unusual in the pre-pandemic days. This allowed her to take care of her parents' visits to the doctor and other health-related needs without quitting her job. She would be back in the city office on Mondays.
India Inc steps up, foots bill for staff vaccinationRediff.com6 Mar 2021
RIL, Capgemini, IndiGo among companies which have offered to pay their employees' vaccination cost.
India Inc gets back to office cautiously, even as many MNCs remain shutRediff.com21 Jan 2021
Many are testing hybrid models including getting small batches to work, rotating staff every week, introducing shifts and allowing certain functions to operate from office in small numbers.
10 things that will make 2021 different!Rediff.com10 Jan 2021
From 5G to Tesla to Covid vaccine, 10 things will shape India's future.
India Inc against investing in new parliament building and bullet trainRediff.com8 Jan 2021
A majority of the CEOs are expecting the economy to show growth in the next financial year on the back of rising consumer spending and a sharp turnaround in rural India.
Govt gifts Rs 1.45-trillion incentive for 10 manufacturing sectorsRediff.com12 Nov 2020
The government hopes that the PLI schemes would provide 200,000-300,000 direct employment over five years, according to sources in the know.
How mini lockdowns are making a hole in consumers' pocketsRediff.com24 Jul 2020
To tide over the difficulties due to incessant shutdowns, several farmers in Maharashtra have turned into aggregators and started selling their produce without the help of mandis or agents. They have started contracting with bulk consumers like hypermarkets and co-operative housing societies to sell their produce directly.
The 2 BIG challenges facing India IncRediff.com16 Jul 2020
As Covid-19 cases surge in India, companies have realised it's a tightrope walk between maintaining production and ensuring employee safety.
Sops India Inc is giving to woo back labourRediff.com10 Jun 2020
Chief executives in the real estate, consumer products, automobiles, construction, and textile sectors said they were all expecting workers to re-join in the next 45-60 days, which would help them ramp-up production from July.
In battle against COVID-19, India faces new challengesRediff.com29 May 2020
The pandemic is set to become even more challenging, with migrant workers returning home, relaxations in lockdown rules, and the approaching monsoon. However, states are looking at community participation to ramp up testing and home treatment of patients
Sector-specific steps must, says India IncRediff.com18 May 2020
Some sectors like aviation, hospitality, travel and tourism, and automobile have witnessed zero cash flow since the lockdown began.
Centre owes Rs 3 trn to states and industryRediff.com5 May 2020
Assocham president Niranjan Hiranandani said his talks with government officials showed dues to industry and states were pending in the form of refunds of income tax, value-added tax, and GST, and compensation, payments to discoms in the power sector, fertiliser subsidies, etc.
Coronavirus: People catch 'hoarding bug' on lockdown fearsRediff.com19 Mar 2020
India Inc hopes for economic revival under NDA 2.0Rediff.com24 May 2019
Corporate leaders said a stable government at the Centre will help boost infrastructure spend, address agricultural distress, and encouraging employment.
Why a weak rupee is bad news for IndiaRediff.com16 Aug 2018
With India's imports exceeding exports, weak rupee does more harm than good. Analysts, however, say that rupee depriciation is positive for export-oriented sectors such as IT services, pharmaceuticals, textiles and automobiles
Should Centre share tax collection pie with states?Rediff.com26 Jul 2018
'All of us have believed in decentralisation. You may not like property taxation, neither do I. My solution is that the Centre does the tax collection, but we can give a matching grant instead of redistribution,' says the outgoing CEA, Arvind Subramanian.
Fresh Panama Paper leaks: Accused deny allegationsRediff.com22 Jun 2018
The Panama Paper leaks were originally revealed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on April 4, 2016, following which, the government had set up the MAG to probe the matter.
India Inc likely to go on a hiring spree in 2018Rediff.com8 Jan 2018
With the negative impact of demonetisation waning and the implementation of the GST, 80% of the CEOs surveyed said they were planning to hire more people in 2018
A Maharashtra village's cashless dream goes bustRediff.com9 Oct 2017
The government started promoting cashless transactions but forgot that it needs infrastructure.