Indian Railways report card for Apr-Sep shows uptick, but meeting full-year target likely to be a tough task
But despite trains adhering to better timings, there has been no dramatic surge in either the passenger numbers or earnings.
Govt hikes customs duty on 19 items: Import curbs not to have major impact on widening current account deficit
The move to penalize imports of “non-essential” items may not be enough for India’s external trade woes to be addressed since external factors and rising oil prices are likely to continue to exert pressure
Air India gets fresh fund infusion from Centre; why govt is unwilling to get out of airline business
Disinvestment of Air India has obviously been too tough to handle. So why not break up the airline – as was envisaged earlier – and at least sell-off in parts
Air India may face more headwinds as govt backtracks on Rs 30,000 crore second bailout package
The government needs a proactive approach to tackle the mess it has created at Air India.
Amid a desperate scramble for cash, Jet Airways is banking on promoter Naresh Goyal's ability to save the day
The government seems wary of helping Jet Airways promoter Naresh Goyal in such trying times. Can he pull a rabbit out of his hat to save his beloved airline?
Jet Airways needs urgent recapitalisation, could report higher Q-on-Q loss for June quarter
Jet Airways' worrying financials and the management’s struggle to keep the airline together come amid a steep rise in costs for all airlines operating in India
IKEA waited six years for an amenable FDI regime; Swedish retailer to trigger price war in India’s fragmented furniture market
The journey to its first store in India shows IKEA has been able to navigate the power corridors, coaxing successive governments into relaxing policies to suit its needs.
Jet Airways proposes to cut staff salaries to continue operations; who will blink first?
Whatever here on, the employees of the airline must be prepared for some tough times ahead as cost cutting reaches a fever pitch.
IndiGo's technical snags: A clueless aviation watchdog, DGCA must seek aircraft-specific glitch data from carriers
Instead of asking for the number of technical snags, aviation regulator DGCA must seek data on the percentage of snags per aircraft per cycle (one takeoff and landing).
Air India flop show: An IPO of the white elephant is out of question; govt better revise terms of sale to attract bidders
SEBI rule state that a company has to log profits for three preceding years before going public. Air India hasn’t made any profit for over a decade
Air India sale: Time to scrap the idea; govt neither has expertise nor political firepower to execute transaction
Either let the market force decide the price, etc at which Air India should be sold or log off the entire idea.
Air India divestment: Govt unsure if it can sell the ailing carrier; civil aviation secretary RN Choubey's take a case of sour grapes?
A non-airline company, with no experience in running an airline, can also place a bid for Air India. This shows all that is wrong with the divestment.
Walmart buys Flipkart: While some harp on swadeshi vs videshi binary, the deal is an ode to discount-loving shoppers
Naysayers and sceptics should examine what the $16 billion Walmart-Flipkart deal means for other retailers in India and its impact on consumers.
Markets ignore months of turbulence at IndiGo; but will piloting the airline be easy post Aditya Ghosh's departure?
As IndiGo undergoes changes, navigates hiccups and learns what it's like to be steered by unfamiliar hands, it was perhaps time for Ghosh to quit.
Aircel files for bankruptcy: Why consolidation is the way forward for telecom industry
What happened to Aircel was neither sudden nor unexpected; the rapid and unprecedented market consolidation is changing the workings of the telecom market like never before
Air India stake sale: Breaking up of the Maharaja is a good move but govt should exit the national carrier completely
Even if the government waives a significant part of the Air India' debt from the books, its looming presence would be enough to deter sound investors.
Why robust sales of large trucks, higher rural demand for FMCG signal good news on economy
Commercial vehicle sales have been on an upswing for at least three months now, indicating a slow but sure turnaround in the economy
Demonetisation impact: 250 casual workers lost job every day during January-March; why govt needs to create more jobs
As per CMIE, in 12 months up to August 2017, 19 lakh jobs were wiped out
Reliance Jio strikes 4G gold with RCom deal; will strengthen telecom major’s broadband and fibre cable play
The deal also means RJio trumped other competitors to get precious airwaves – at least one incumbent telecom company was also eyeing the spectrum cache of RCom.
Budget 2018: With more agriculture states poll bound, expect more farm-focussed steps this year
The widening farm distress is evident not just from what farmers’ representatives said, but also from increasing riots due to agrarian crisis