Income tax cuts welcome, but fine print reveals growth stimulus is missing

If we were hoping for a major stimulus in the budget to counter the slowdown and breathe some life in the markets, it is not there.

01 Feb 2020

ICICI-Videocon loan case: Adopt ‘best practices’ Chanda Kochhar, and quit

Allahabad Bank CEO & MD Usha Ananthasubramanian has been shorn off her executive powers but the big question is why has Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO of ICICI Bank, being left off the hook?

20 May 2018

Questions Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn’t answer in US hearing

Last week, over two days and 10 hours, Zuckerberg, with a dead-pan face, fielded over 600 questions from nearly 100 US Congressmen.

15 Apr 2018

Kisan Long March brought ‘India vs Bharat’ debate back

Front page images of the blistered, bleeding feet of women who had faced the blazing heat with broken footwear left an indelible mark on those who had no idea what rural poverty was like.

18 Mar 2018

The rise and rise of the ‘spiritual’ economy in 2017: From Patanjali to Sri Sri Tattva

The new tribe of spiritual gurus-turned-entrepreneurs is tapping the world-wide rejection of processed foods; global wellness industry pegged at $3.4 trillion.

01 Jan 2018

Thanks to Yashwant Sinha, the economy is talk of the town

Everyone is discussing Yashwant Sinha and Arun Jaitley.

02 Oct 2017

IT stares at its biggest job meltdown ever

A CIEL HR Services survey predicts that nearly 2 lakh jobs are expected to evaporate in the sector over the next two years.

17 Jul 2017