Una Galani

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Indian tycoon's sweetened Cairn bid is still sour

Indian tycoon's sweetened Cairn bid is still sour

Rediff.com25 Jul 2016

All in all, Cairn India shareholders are getting a 9.1 per cent premium based on closing prices of July 22

India's debt burden: How politicians, business tycoons messed it up

India's debt burden: How politicians, business tycoons messed it up

Rediff.com30 Jun 2016

India is Asia's other bad debt headache.

India's unicorns limp along without foreign funds

India's unicorns limp along without foreign funds

Rediff.com2 Jun 2016

For India startups, pulling in the reins now may enable them to live longer - even if it means shedding their unicorn status, says Una Galani.

India's $120 bn of bad debt is ripe for picking

India's $120 bn of bad debt is ripe for picking

Rediff.com25 May 2016

The central bank has ordered lenders to clean up balance sheets by March 2017

Despite a rough patch, Tata's portfolio power still just about adds up

Despite a rough patch, Tata's portfolio power still just about adds up

Rediff.com24 May 2016

Tata Consultancy Services, the $73 billion IT group, is India's biggest company by market value and four times the size of any other listed Tata entity

India's new payment banks will find profit elusive

India's new payment banks will find profit elusive

Rediff.com19 May 2016

Regulators will need to allow the model to evolve to allow profits to flow, says Una Gulani.

Indian banks require capital before M&A

Indian banks require capital before M&A

Rediff.com17 May 2016

Many of India's sleepy state banks don't have the management capacity they need to tackle bad debts and deals at the same time, says Una Galani.

The bright side of India's bad-debt witch hunt

The bright side of India's bad-debt witch hunt

Rediff.com16 Mar 2016

India's investigating agencies have in the past made a lot of noise about probes that resulted in few convictions

Mallya's flashy lifestyle makes him an easy target for politicians

Mallya's flashy lifestyle makes him an easy target for politicians

Rediff.com11 Mar 2016

India's tough stance is better late than never.

India's Budget maths looks ambitious

India's Budget maths looks ambitious

Rediff.com1 Mar 2016

India's track record of over-promising and under-delivering also leaves plenty of room for doubt.

Cheap oil makes Mukesh Ambani a stinky rich man

Cheap oil makes Mukesh Ambani a stinky rich man

Rediff.com20 Jan 2016

Reliance earned $11.50 for every barrel of crude that it processed during the last three months of the calendar year - almost 60 per cent more than a year earlier.

A tough battle for Zuckerberg to offer free Internet to India's poor

A tough battle for Zuckerberg to offer free Internet to India's poor

Rediff.com5 Jan 2016

It is startling that Mark Zuckerberg has failed to convince so many in India about the merits of Free Basics.

A bruising price war looms as Ambani prepares to launch Reliance Jio

A bruising price war looms as Ambani prepares to launch Reliance Jio

Rediff.com22 Dec 2015

Ambani's $15 bn bet will upend Indian telecom

US visa pain would go beyond Indian IT giants

US visa pain would go beyond Indian IT giants

Rediff.com16 Dec 2015

New Delhi has made it clear that any blow to its outsourcing industry would make the country less receptive to helping American companies that run into trouble in India

Anil Ambani gears up to fight the telecom battle

Anil Ambani gears up to fight the telecom battle

Rediff.com7 Dec 2015

Reliance Communications could become a much more formidable opponent.

Should investors bet on Coal India?

Should investors bet on Coal India?

Rediff.com19 Nov 2015

If investors still have appetite to buy shares in one of the region's most expensive markets, Coal India might stack up.

StanChart shakeup turns screws on India's tycoons

StanChart shakeup turns screws on India's tycoons

Rediff.com5 Nov 2015

Among India's capital-starved local banks, Essar is viewed as too big to fail.

Indian telco M&A calls for closer Ambani ties

Indian telco M&A calls for closer Ambani ties

Rediff.com3 Nov 2015

The long-overdue consolidation makes indebted RCom an even more attractive partner for a soon-to-launch upstart led by older brother Mukesh.

Is India a 'bright spot' as Modi claims?

Is India a 'bright spot' as Modi claims?

Rediff.com13 Oct 2015

Some of Modi's biggest reforms have met with fierce political opposition.

Modi offers Silicon Valley the welcome Xi won't

Modi offers Silicon Valley the welcome Xi won't

Rediff.com25 Sep 2015

Technology purchases in the People's Republic will reach $136 billion this year, four times more than in India.

India's anti-corruption campaign makes quiet strides

India's anti-corruption campaign makes quiet strides

Rediff.com9 Jul 2015

The government has made it much harder for tycoons to get special dispensations from Delhi

Nikesh Arora: SoftBank's next boss' promotion is more symbol than succession

Nikesh Arora: SoftBank's next boss' promotion is more symbol than succession

Rediff.com13 May 2015

Arora's appointment brings no real transfer of power, says Una Galani.

India's $13bn spectrum auction has room for upset

India's $13bn spectrum auction has room for upset

Rediff.com3 Mar 2015

Reliance Jio submitted the highest pre-auction deposit.

Modi market mania faces test in $3.7 billion coal stake sale

Modi market mania faces test in $3.7 billion coal stake sale

Rediff.com30 Jan 2015

Govt is selling a stake in Coal India worth around $3.7 bn.

Why SpiceJet rescue is no fix for India's ailing aviation sector

Why SpiceJet rescue is no fix for India's ailing aviation sector

Rediff.com19 Dec 2014

India must address issues that are plaguing its aviation sector.

India's e-commerce prize may be spread thinly

India's e-commerce prize may be spread thinly

Rediff.com30 Jul 2014

The overall e-commerce opportunity in India and China is comparable, yet it's hard to see any single player in India emerging with Alibaba-like market share.

Alibaba's IPO filing has strategy-shaped hole

Alibaba's IPO filing has strategy-shaped hole

Rediff.com8 May 2014

The Chinese e-commerce giant has outlined its vision, but hasn't really explained the logic behind a recent spree of investments.

Dry spell may soon be over for Indian IPOs

Dry spell may soon be over for Indian IPOs

Rediff.com5 May 2014

Stock market investors are betting that a new government led by Modi will be able to cut red tape and revive economic growth