Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicIndia Inc

Topic: India Inc

NASSCOM realised brand India Inc. was the real problem. Then it changed the India story

In 'The Maverick Effect’, Harish Mehta writes that India was just not ready to do business with the world – it was a branding disaster till NASSCOM stepped in.

India Inc got leeway in 2021. But 2022 an acid test for corporate governance

With strong governance standards, corporate India can hope to gain better capital flow and to also get investors’ support.

India Inc will be hurt by Indians spending less, unless Modi launches income support scheme

Wholesale prices in India, a proxy for cost buildup, surged 10.5% last month — the most in 11 years. Consumer price inflation, meanwhile, slowed to 4.3% from 5.5% in March.

India Inc should appreciate Modi’s push to be globally competitive: Maruti Chairman

In his book, ‘Getting Competitive’, industrialist R.C. Bharghav explains the challenges faced by the private sector.

India has a guns, germs and steel crisis. But India Inc rather stay silent

India Inc praised Rajiv Bajaj in private for speaking up, but chose to incur losses for three full months than criticise the Modi government for its lockdown.

India Inc expected to struggle for funds as Modi govt steps up its own borrowing

India’s corporate borrowers now risk getting crowded out as the Modi government steps up debt issuance following the coronavirus crisis.

Can Modi govt ask companies not to sack workers due to Covid crisis or should firms decide?

PM Modi has appealed to the industry leaders to be compassionate and not sack employees as he extended the nationwide lockdown until 3 May.

Not a win-win situation — why we should not work from home after the Covid-19 lockdown

Companies adopted work-from-home policy to contain the spread of coronavirus but the lack of a boundary between work and home can impact family dynamics.

Wealth creation, pro-business policies essential to hit $5-trillion target: Economic Survey

Modi govt had tried hard to shed ‘suit-boot ki sarkar’ label, but recent moves like corporate tax cuts show it has had a rethink due to the economic slowdown.

India Inc needs to unleash animal spirit, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The finance minister said inflation was down, FDI inflow was strong and foreign exchange reserve was at record high ⁠— all good signs for the economy.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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