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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.

Uber faces a big challenge in Karnataka

Uber faces a big challenge in Karnataka

Rediff.com14 Apr 2016

Uber says it is engaging with state govt to explain why its business model encourages savings for customers.

Jewellers' stir ends but struggle continues

Jewellers' stir ends but struggle continues

Rediff.com13 Apr 2016

A worker earns Rs 10,000-20,000 but in the past month earnings had dwindled to Rs 5,000-7,000.

Banks in no hurry to cut lending rates

Banks in no hurry to cut lending rates

Rediff.com7 Apr 2016

Any revision in loan rates would be visible next month.

The poor deposit life savings in banks, while rich take loans and flee, says PM

The poor deposit life savings in banks, while rich take loans and flee, says PM

Rediff.com6 Apr 2016

Vijay Mallya, who faces prosecution in India, is reportedly in London.

Court extends ban, cloud on diesel cars

Court extends ban, cloud on diesel cars

Rediff.com1 Apr 2016

The impact of the ban will not be limited to sales.

Women outnumber men at entry-level technology jobs

Women outnumber men at entry-level technology jobs

Rediff.com16 Mar 2016

The report is based on a joint survey by Nasscom and the PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Airlines can't be forced to fly on unviable routes, say experts

Airlines can't be forced to fly on unviable routes, say experts

Rediff.com18 Feb 2016

The apex court asked the government to get back by March 9 about the policy.

How the government is going all out to draw investors

How the government is going all out to draw investors

Rediff.com16 Feb 2016

'This is part of our efforts to make it easier to do business.'

Govt may announce new interest rates on small savings schemes soon

Govt may announce new interest rates on small savings schemes soon

Rediff.com14 Jan 2016

RBI has also announced new guidelines to price loans from April 1.

Govt must revive industrial output: CEOs

Govt must revive industrial output: CEOs

Rediff.com14 Jan 2016

Industrial output fell 3.2 per cent in November.

It will be advantage borrowers from April 1

It will be advantage borrowers from April 1

Rediff.com18 Dec 2015

Since January 2015, the central bank has lowered its policy rate.

New US visa fee plan to cost Indian IT cos a whopping $400 million

New US visa fee plan to cost Indian IT cos a whopping $400 million

Rediff.com18 Dec 2015

The proposed increase is almost double from the present fee.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai to visit India

Google CEO Sundar Pichai to visit India

Rediff.com4 Dec 2015

This would be the first visit to India as Google CEO.

Market verdict: Rajan to hold interest rate

Market verdict: Rajan to hold interest rate

Rediff.com26 Nov 2015

RBI has, since January, cut its policy rate four times.

Congress suggestions on GST preposterous, says Jaitley

Congress suggestions on GST preposterous, says Jaitley

Rediff.com25 Nov 2015

Jaitley's concerns are unlikely to cut much ice with the Congress.

Vodafone for conciliation on tax dispute

Vodafone for conciliation on tax dispute

Rediff.com19 Nov 2015

The Supreme Court had ruled in Vodafone's favour in 2012.

Bihar effect: Markets may feel aftershocks

Bihar effect: Markets may feel aftershocks

Rediff.com9 Nov 2015

Experts believe the market will fall between 1 and 3%.

Emission ghost haunts Volkswagen in India

Emission ghost haunts Volkswagen in India

Rediff.com30 Oct 2015

Carmaker meets govt; agrees to give evaluation results by Nov-end.

Investors unfazed by dividend row: IndiGo

Investors unfazed by dividend row: IndiGo

Rediff.com23 Oct 2015

Analysts have questioned the Aditya Ghosh-led company's negative net worth due to a huge dividend payout ahead of an IPO.

6 arrested in BoB forex fraud case

6 arrested in BoB forex fraud case

Rediff.com14 Oct 2015

Enforcement Directorate is jointly probing the case.

Supreme Court okays green levy on trucks entering Delhi

Supreme Court okays green levy on trucks entering Delhi

Rediff.com10 Oct 2015

Detailed order, to be passed on Monday, will consider green tribunal's decisions

Tax collections to fall short of target

Tax collections to fall short of target

Rediff.com6 Oct 2015

FY16 GDP growth was seen at 7.5%, against 8.1-8.5% earlier.

Modi's US tour: Which company pledged what

Modi's US tour: Which company pledged what

Rediff.com29 Sep 2015

Apple Inc may have the best to offer in the near term.

Hope PM's visit energises people in Silicon Valley: Sundar Pichai

Hope PM's visit energises people in Silicon Valley: Sundar Pichai

Rediff.com25 Sep 2015

On the Digital India initiative, Pichai said India was undergoing its own revolution

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