All stories by Veena Mani
Ayushman frauds pile up: How govt plans to tackle the menaceRediff.com11 Jul 2019
Government officials have lodged FIRs and slapped fines to the tune of Rs 1 crore on hospitals involved in frauds.
IL&FS fiasco: Sebi questions DeloitteRediff.com14 Jan 2019
Deloitte says it has no role to play in the downfall of IL&FS as it resigned as auditors of the company in March 2017.
Modicare covers basics, but complex healthcare mostly outside ambitRediff.com4 Dec 2018
Among the most widely used packages have been treatment of cataract, dental root canal and normal delivery of babies.
Panel says Big 4 auditing firms are not 'multinationals'Rediff.com12 Nov 2018
'These firms do not contravene provisions of Chartered Accountants Act, 1949, which bar members of the countries not allowing Indians to practice accountancy in their jurisdiction to become chartered accountants in India,' said the committee, headed by Anurag Agarwal, a joint secretary in the ministry of corporate affairs, and such Indian audit firms cannot be equated with multi-national corporations.
MCA likely to cap fees of independent directorsRediff.com7 Nov 2018
The ministry said some urgent amendments are not there in the ordinance but are required for strengthening the corporate governance
Govt plans to bring another 100,000 firms out of their shellsRediff.com17 Sep 2018
In the second phase of action against shell companies, the MCA is also trying to trace the directors of 'vanishing' companies
Beware, your office may be classified as a shell firm!Rediff.com31 Aug 2018
The government has already struck off 226,000 companies from the register for not filing statutory returns
8 special courts likely to hear insolvency casesRediff.com13 Aug 2018
These courts will be set up in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, and Hyderabad
The strange case of 'shell companies' and their directorsRediff.com16 Jul 2018
Apart from shell companies, 'vanishing' companies are also on the ministry's radar. As many as 400 companies are not traceable, despite being listed on the bourses.
1,300 listed firms did not file annual resultsRediff.com2 Jul 2018
911 have been traced by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), while the rest of the 402 are not traceable on the bourses
Unlisted firms may have to demat shares by SeptemberRediff.com15 Jun 2018
When shares in the electronic form are available with the depositories, it acts as primary evidence for those who hold the shares.
Now AI will be used to weed out shell firmsRediff.com27 Apr 2018
Thousands of unlisted companies registered with RoCs will soon go under watch on lines similar to the oversight by the Securities and Exchange Board of India of listed companies.
'Fortis has not been doing well in the last 12-18 months'Rediff.com29 Mar 2018
Bhavdeep Singh, the CEO of Fortis Healthcare said that they haven't been able to focus on the business due to an internal issue, especially with regard to the promoters
Testing for Modicare to start by JulyRediff.com23 Mar 2018
By April, operational guidelines for the scheme will be finalised and shared with states
IBC amendment: Why it's important to get the language rightRediff.com19 Mar 2018
While the basic premise and spirit of the Code will remain the same, the commas and the full-stops in the draft report being prepared by a high-level committee will make interpretation of the law simpler
No CAs in Centre's new regulatory body for accounting professionalsRediff.com8 Mar 2018
The rules are being framed to maintain absolute transparency and fair play in investigations.
CAs' body asks govt help in accessing PNB fraud dataRediff.com1 Mar 2018
ICAI intends to investigate the chartered accountants of PNB but the bank allegedly refuses to give the information sought.
Darwin vs Satyapal: Who's right?Rediff.com10 Feb 2018
'What would be questioned next?' 'Will the Copernicus theory of the sun being the centre of the universe, or Newton's theory of gravity?' asks Veena Mani.
Competition Commission slaps Rs 1.35 bn fine on GoogleRediff.com9 Feb 2018
The order was passed with dissent by two members, and four members feeling that there had been abuse of the search engine's dominant position.
Surge pricing: Ola, Uber to come under CCI lensRediff.com5 Jan 2018
A surge in taxi fares earlier led Maharashtra govt to set up committee to recommend prices for these players