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Women on board: Indian companies’ board room is now family room

The intention is good but the compliance seems to be skewed and defeats the purpose. In February 2014, market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) had issued a directive asking c

Modi building a USA in Asia, calls unity and shared prosperity

Prime minister Narendra Modi seems to be building a USA in the backyard.  On Tuesday, he called for unity among Asian countries and said they must work as Asians to shape the world and reform

Telangana goes for revolutionary right to clearance policy for industries

What has been termed as imaginative and somewhat bold, the Telangana government’s maiden industrial policy comes with a unique feature — Right to Clearance for industrial projects, whic

Making tribal entrepreneurs

Appropriate policies and practices for skills development currently occupy a dominant place in development discourse. But the focus is more on skills development for employability. Equally importan

All you wanted to know about insolvency and bankruptcy code

Before making an investment, an investor has to consider not only the best-case scenario but also the worst-case scenario – unless a unit is allowed to close down properly if the business goe

Global economies need to adopt new business models: APO

The Bangkok Outcome Document, released by the Asian Productivity  Organisation (APO), calls upon global economies to explore and adopt new business models to achieve long-term business sustain

DeMo can’t fight black money: Leading business body

  If fighting black money is the aim, demonetisation is the wrong weapon, says India’s largest and oldest business body.    “Demonetisat

Here’s why India did so well in ease of doing business

India carried out a number of reforms that helped the country dramatically improve its rankings by 30 spots to 100th position in the

The cost of Ease of Doing Business ranking

The ‘Ease of Doing Business’ report of the World Bank could not have come at a better time for the NDA government. The first anniversary of demonetisation, where everything from plannin

UP Investor Summit: Will promise convert into performance?

The UP investors’ summit has received an overwhelming response. On the opening day, Wednesday, 1,045 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) worth Rs 4.28 trillion were signed at the summit &ndas

Yogi will have to come out of spell of Maya

Uttar Pradesh, a state not known as investors’ paradise, is making news. On the opening day of the UP Investors’ Summit, the state attracted memorandum of understanding (MoUs) worth a w

“Sweden not just makes in India, it also exports from India”

Soon after the India Sweden Business Day (November 12) in Stockholm, Indian ambassador to Sweden Monika Kapil Mohta spoke to Rupali Mehra on business ties between the two sides, the ‘Make

Banks must give MSMEs required support: RBI director

Given the government guidelines under which units have to work and lack of bank support to the MSME sector, a V shape recovery cannot be expected, and the road ahead will be slow and painful.

Focus on core business: Jumboking founder Dheeraj Gupta

Dheeraj Gupta, founder of the home-grown vada pav brand Jumboking, says it is important to believe in your core business, remain focused and become business specialists rather than generalists.

Unlocking the value of renewable energy assets through InVITs in India

India has been witnessing a sluggish demand growth for power amidst COVID-19. It has affected both thermal as well as renewable energy (RE) sector. While thermal sector (coal) plant load factor (PL

PLI scheme to boost IT hardware manufacturing

A production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme with a cost of Rs 7,350 crore over four years was approved by the union cabinet Wednesday, aiming to boost domestic manufacturing and attract global inves

Do you know these hidden forces behind your economic and business decisions?

Predictably Irrational By Dan Ariely Harper Perennial, 384 pages, Revised edition: 2010 In this meticulously researched work, Israel-

Pandemic pushed 283 firms into insolvency process

As many as 283 firms were admitted into corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) between April and December last year, as the pandemic and lockdown came to hurt businesses. As

“No ratings certainly better than bad ratings”

Though there is no weekly viewership data for individual news channels coming since mid-October 2020, after allegations of manipulation of television rating points (TRPs) by three news channels, pe

Gujarat’s smart move with smart app for unorganized workers

The Government of Gujarat has launched a web portal and a mobile application to facilitate online registration of workers from the unorganized sector by giving them smart cards for availing various

Digital will not checkmate television: Vikram Sakhuja

Despite the digital medium giving stiff competition to TV and having high penetration across the country, television will remain the preferred option. According to Vikram Sakhuja, Group CEO, Madiso

A public policy bridge across the digital divide

There has been an active debate globally and in India about the digital divide. This debate has gained additional weight during the Covid-19 pandemic because the acceleration of the need for digita

IBC is like a nuclear arsenal: Its value lies in deterrence not in use

The Standing Committee on Finance of the parliament has come out with a report on implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) - pitfalls and solutions. It was presented in both house

WFH temporary phenomenon; realty to exponentially grow in long term: Hiranandani

While the pandemic has brought radical changes in the way people work and work-from-home (WFH) has become the standard protocol of following Covid-appropriate behaviour world over for almost 18 mon

Five years of IBC: Five takeaways and five suggestions to make it better

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) 2016 was enacted in May 2016. It was a milestone event in the financial sector reforms. In its five years of journey, five key takeaways of IBC are as follo

Why Mumbai should be the OTTICITY of future

OTT is here to stay. Even after Covid restrictions are lifted to open cinema halls and multiplexes, customers will still continue to subscribe to the OTT platform for its user-friendly formats, pri

Visionary Talk: GVL Narasimha Rao, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha on Upcoming UP Elections


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