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10 things that will make 2021 different!

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 train

India Inc against investing in new parliament building and bullet train

Rediff.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 sectors

Govt gifts Rs 1.45-trillion incentive for 10 manufacturing sectors

Rediff.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' pockets

How mini lockdowns are making a hole in consumers' pockets

Rediff.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 Inc

The 2 BIG challenges facing India Inc

Rediff.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 labour

Sops India Inc is giving to woo back labour

Rediff.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 challenges

In battle against COVID-19, India faces new challenges

Rediff.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 Inc

Sector-specific steps must, says India Inc

Rediff.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 industry

Centre owes Rs 3 trn to states and industry

Rediff.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.

India Inc hopes for economic revival under NDA 2.0

India Inc hopes for economic revival under NDA 2.0

Rediff.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 India

Why a weak rupee is bad news for India

Rediff.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?

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 allegations

Fresh Panama Paper leaks: Accused deny allegations

Rediff.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 2018

India Inc likely to go on a hiring spree in 2018

Rediff.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 bust

A Maharashtra village's cashless dream goes bust

Rediff.com9 Oct 2017

The government started promoting cashless transactions but forgot that it needs infrastructure.

7th Pay Panel arrears: For some, festive season has already begun

7th Pay Panel arrears: For some, festive season has already begun

Rediff.com3 Aug 2016

Home and kitchen appliances, electronic products, apparel and B-segment cars stand to gain.

'Brexit is only a near-term worry'

'Brexit is only a near-term worry'

Rediff.com28 Jun 2016

Both Sensex and the rupee posted slight gains on Monday but Brexit concerns lingered.

Brexit keeps India Inc, markets on the edge

Brexit keeps India Inc, markets on the edge

Rediff.com22 Jun 2016

The referendum will have long-term implications for Indian companies, which earn a substantial portion of revenue from the region.

Modi@2: Government meets India Inc's expectations on reforms

Modi@2: Government meets India Inc's expectations on reforms

Rediff.com26 May 2016

The average rating was seven out of 10.

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