Articles by The Business Blog
Sep 03, 2012
Shome's tax nirvana: Make India a Mauritius-like havenThe Shome panel wants to dump all capital gains taxes. This means India's tax regime will be like that of Mauritius, a tax haven
Sep 01, 2012
No miracles in Chidu's first month as FM: Budget in a messA month after Chidambaram took over as FM, the government's finance continue to slide.
Aug 28, 2012
How GoAir got its success formula rightGoAir has, a small airline with a small market share, appears to have got its business model right. What are its key elements?
Aug 10, 2012
Irda is about to give LIC, govt a free ticket to imprudenceThe insurance regulator is planning to allow all insurers to hold more than the prudential limit of 10 percent in any one company. This is just to help LIC and the government
Aug 07, 2012
Mr Chidambaram, don't screw savers to help yourself!The FM's concern over borrowing costs is misplaced - and probably a substitute for real action on fiscal front
Aug 04, 2012
Meet the new Chidambaram: Are you happy? he asks staffFinance Minister P Chidambaram is apparently asking his staff if they like working here or would like to move out.
Aug 03, 2012
After taxman and intel snoops, Sebi wants to tap your phoneSebi is now seeking rights to tap phones to track down insider traders. There is no no lack of agencies listening in to your conversations
Aug 02, 2012
Telenor and Unitech: How to auction a divorce planWill Telenor's effort to separate from telephony partner Unitech by holding an auction for its assets work?
Jul 24, 2012
Oil cos' profits are largely fiction: It's done with mirrorsBoth the government and the oil companies are presenting accounts that bear little resemblance to reality.
Jul 21, 2012
Why India Inc should not ask for the moon from govtBusinessmen have to connect the dots from global events to local possibilities before asking for the moon from Manmohan Singh