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Corporate India cheers Economic Survey 2017-18, calls for focus on human capital, agriculture
Business

Corporate India cheers Economic Survey 2017-18, calls for focus on human capital, agriculture

India Inc on Monday pitched for focus on rapidly improving human capital and agricultural productivity to sustain the economic growth trajectory, while cheering the GDP growth projection of 7-7.5 percent in 2018-19 laid out by the Economic Survey

WEF 2018: Corporate India pitches for 'statesman' position for India at Davos
World

WEF 2018: Corporate India pitches for 'statesman' position for India at Davos

Spicejet CEO Ajay Singh said India has a great story to tell at Davos and there can be no one better than Prime Minister Modi to tell this story

Prime minister Narendra Modi to address corporate India at Ficci AGM tomorrow
Business

Prime minister Narendra Modi to address corporate India at Ficci AGM tomorrow

Ficci was launched in 1927 on the advice of Mahatma Gandhi to industry leaders Ghanshyam Das Birla and JRD Tata

Budget 2018: India Inc vies for tax cuts as government spend on subsidies set to increase
Business

Budget 2018: India Inc vies for tax cuts as government spend on subsidies set to increase

Any cuts in corporation tax may happen only if GST collections are robust this year and the next.

Jayalalithaa passes away: Corporate India condoles demise of former Tamil Nadu chief minister
Business

Jayalalithaa passes away: Corporate India condoles demise of former Tamil Nadu chief minister

Ficci said the Indian industry is deeply saddened by the demise of the Tamil Nadu chief minister, who will be remembered for making "relentless efforts" for the state's economic progress.

GST passed by Lok Sabha: SAP explains how India Inc should prepare for rollout
Business

GST passed by Lok Sabha: SAP explains how India Inc should prepare for rollout

Replanning supply chain logistics and investing in data analytics to better business - rather than manage them - will be necessary. It will be prudent on the part of companies to set aside a budget

Natural disasters, terrorism, corporate espionage biggest threats to businesses: Survey
Biztech

Natural disasters, terrorism, corporate espionage biggest threats to businesses: Survey

Growing threats of terrorism, natural disasters and increasing instances of social unrest have made physical security one of the biggest concerns for corporate India.

LGBT rights: There's a lot Tim Cook could do in the war on Section 377
Life

LGBT rights: There's a lot Tim Cook could do in the war on Section 377

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s visit to India started with an early morning aarti to the iconic Siddhivinayak Temple; the visit sent a message to the LGBT communities in India that hopefully Ganpati Bappa will remove the obstacles created by Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code

Invest more without fear, create jobs: PM Modi tells corporate India
Business

Invest more without fear, create jobs: PM Modi tells corporate India

Briefing reporters about the meeting, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on its part, the industry urged the prime minister to step up investments in further strengthening the economy.

Corporate India dismayed over poor IIP figures, wants RBI to cut interest rates
Corporate

Corporate India dismayed over poor IIP figures, wants RBI to cut interest rates

Manufacturing output, which constitutes over 75 percent of the index, contracted by 7.6 percent in October as compared to a dip of 1.3 percent in the same month last year.

RBI letting banks get more say in troubled firms can be a game changer
Finance

RBI letting banks get more say in troubled firms can be a game changer

Presently, banks are allowed to take up to 10 per cent equity holdings in companies whose loans are being recast.

Good times ahead: Indians to get 10.8% hike in salaries in 2015, says report
Corporate

Good times ahead: Indians to get 10.8% hike in salaries in 2015, says report

In India all employees -- from production workers to executive directors -- are set to have higher pay raises than last year.

Look East and Link West: Corporate India gung ho about Modi's 'Make in India' initiative
Economy

Look East and Link West: Corporate India gung ho about Modi's 'Make in India' initiative

Industry chambers and individual corporate leaders on Thursday reacted in an upbeat manner to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative and said the step, having a potential to change India's economic future, was a concrete step in the right direction.<br />

Decoding the lack of female talent in India's IT sector
Business

Decoding the lack of female talent in India's IT sector

India's IT sector may have generated 2,30,000 jobs in 2012 with high potential women and men starting out on an equal footing, but when it comes to job level and pay, there is a huge gender gap that emerges over time. The result? Women not only earn less but also receive fewer developmental opportunities.<br /><br />

Ambanis, Birlas, Mittals set up 'Electoral Trusts' to fund polls, others to follow
Business

Ambanis, Birlas, Mittals set up 'Electoral Trusts' to fund polls, others to follow

These new trusts are being registered under a new framework that provides for mandatory inclusion of 'Electoral Trust' in their names and enables applicable tax benefits for funds given to various political outfits.<br /><br />

Challenges for corporate India will continue in 2014, says Moody's
Business

Challenges for corporate India will continue in 2014, says Moody's

"India's GDP growth to remain weak at 5.5 percent in the fiscal year ending March 2015, as elections in mid-2014 will delay reforms needed to revive the economy," Moody's Investors Service said in a report.<br /><br />

Why is govt pushing for no-holds-barred election funding by corporates?
Business

Why is govt pushing for no-holds-barred election funding by corporates?

Anybody can set up a company now, call it an electoral trust and start giving political donations. The report also says the government has happily done away with all restrictions regarding the amount that can be given away.

Corporate biggies pledge more inclusive growth by 75th I-Day
Business

Corporate biggies pledge more inclusive growth by 75th I-Day

Calling upon the citizens to join the industry's grassroots movement aimed at a more inclusive growth with sustainable development by 2022, when India will celebrate her 75th Independence Day, these leaders made a public pledge at a CII event, marking the beginning of the 'India@75 Movement'.

Brand expansion: Modi to target India Inc influencers in Mumbai
Politics

Brand expansion: Modi to target India Inc influencers in Mumbai

Getting news channels to give him airtime is child's play for Modi and his think-tank. Getting him to speak to diverse, focused and influential audiences is much harder work

Rupee at 65: India Inc in a debt trap just when money is tighter
Business

Rupee at 65: India Inc in a debt trap just when money is tighter

The depreciating rupee has been adding to the problem because a huge proportion of the outstanding debt of these corporate groups is in foreign currency