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The key findings provide a detailed analysis of the various factors that drive innovation in the country, NITI Aayog stated. (Representative image)

Karnataka, Telangana, Haryana top 3 states in innovation: NITI Aayog

Jul 21, 2022

While Karnataka has topped again in the ‘Major States’ category, Manipur is leading the ‘North East and Hill States’ category and Chandigarh is the top performer in the ‘Union Territories and City States’ category, stated NITI Aayog's India Innovation Index 2021.

Social platforms, internet first media, payments, business-to-business e-commerce and e-commerce enablers were the top sectors that attracted the maximum funding from investors between April and June 2022.

Fundraise by Indian start-ups falls 33% to $6.9 bn in June quarter: Tracxn report

Jul 07, 2022

The capital raise during the quarter was not just lower than $10.3 billion logged between January and March 2022, but also marked a decline when compared to the same quarter of previous year ( $10.1 billion in Q2 of 2021).

India Inc increasingly need gig workers, looks at Tier-2,3 cities: Report (Photo: Reuters)

India Inc increasingly need gig workers, looks at Tier-2,3 cities: Report

Jun 15, 2022

As per the gig talent discovery platform, Taskmo, pandemic-fuelled digitalisations across Indian businesses has given a tremendous fillip to the need for gig workers.

HDFC Bank, venture capital firm 100X.VC sign MoU to collaborate on start-up support

HDFC Bank, venture capital firm 100X.VC sign MoU to collaborate on start-up support

Jun 14, 2022

The firms made the announcement with the hopes of improving the start-up ecosystem by fostering innovation and entrepreneurship through the partnership.

PayU updates its health insurance policy to foster inclusivity for LGBTQ employees (Photo: Reuters)

PayU updates its health insurance policy to foster inclusivity for LGBTQ employees

Jun 13, 2022

The company has appointed a Global Diversity and Inclusion lead, along with upgrading insurance cover for same-sex partners, among other policies.

Sachin Bansal's Navi Finserv public issue of NCDs get listed on BSE, NSE

Navi Finserv Rs 300 crore debt bond lists with 1.65 times subscription

Jun 10, 2022

The NCD issuance was 65% oversubscribed compared to the basic issue size and collected Rs.495 crore in total.

Bajaj Auto Managing Director Rajiv Bajaj

Rajiv Bajaj takes a swipe at growing number of EV startups

Jun 10, 2022

The Bajaj Auto Chairperson calls out the manufacturing practices of the startups; calls for govt regulation on the 'mad whole rush' of EV startups.

10 Indian exporters, govt agency participate in London Wine Fair in a bid to boost India’s wine exports (Photo: Reuters)

10 Indian exporters, govt agency participate in London Wine Fair in a bid to boost India’s wine exports

Jun 10, 2022

India is the third-largest market for alcoholic beverages in the world; exported alcoholic products worth over $322 million in 2020-21 alone.

Indian consumers are upset with govt's vehicle scrappage policy, survey suggests

Indian consumers are upset with govt's vehicle scrappage policy, survey suggests

Jun 09, 2022

Consumers want kilometers driven instead of age to define old vehicles as well as an increase in vehicle scrappage incentives, a survey by LocalCircles has found.

Karnataka approves 48 industrial projects worth Rs 2,062 crore

Karnataka approves 48 industrial projects worth Rs 2,062 crore

Mar 06, 2022

Among the new investments that were approved are Rockwell Collins India Enterprises of Raytheon Group, Nithin Sai Agrotech, Brighflexi International, Cookson India and Adcock Ingram Pharma and Starling Chem.

Consumer awareness about platinum is very high and it is not restricted to just metros, says Banerjee.

Platinum continues to see growth in India, demand not restricted to metros: PGI

Nov 27, 2021

Despite the pandemic, platinum sales grew 21 per cent in December quarter last year, and the demand is not just restricted to metros, says Vaishali Banerjee, Managing Director, Platinum Guild International (PGI).

This curtailment of supply is posing a big challenge for Indian aluminum producers. Photo: Reuters

Aluminium industry is still grappling with coal shortage. Here’s what industry insiders have to say

Oct 21, 2021

In the wake of the curtailed supply of coal to the non-power sector, the aluminium industry is forced to draw expensive power from the grid.

Deloitte, one of the Big Four auditors in the country, offers advisory and related services to the biggest listed companies across sectors. Photo: Reuters

Industry internships for professors will be a game-changer in biz education: Deloitte India

Oct 12, 2021

With the digital transformation of the industry processes, collectively referred to as Industry 4.0, underway for at least three years now, 'Education 4.0' is also necessary, says Deloitte India Partner and Chief Talent Officer SV Nathan.