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Illustration by Raj Verma

India's Fallen Billionaires

Jul 22, 2021

How a dozen leading Indian businessmen lost their crown jewels to unsustainable debt

Illustration by Raj Verma

On a Weak Base

May 26, 2021

Equity markets are buoyant in spite of mayhem in the real world. But the risks building up are too big to be ignored

Illustration by Raj Verma

India's cryptomaze: What's so puzzling about Bitcoin, blockchain technology?

Jun 24, 2021

Centre, RBI and the judiciary blow hot and cold on legality of crypto-currencies, leaving investors and 340 trading platforms in a fix

Illustration by Raj Verma

IT for a New World

Jun 09, 2021

How the Information Technology industry is looking to service a world with new rules, habits and behaviour

Illustration by Nilanjan Das

Towards a Low-carbon Future

May 12, 2021

India is the third-largest emitter of CO2 globally. As businesses put in place measures to increase their green presence, policies need to meet economics to help the country become energy efficient

Illustration by Nilanjan Das

Economic Whirlwinds

Apr 29, 2021

With India firmly in the grip of the second Covid wave, the much-expected catapult from a buoyant Q1 is unlikely. How should the Centre steer a slowing economy?

Photograph by Rajwant Rawat

Factory to the World?

Apr 14, 2021

The Production Linked Incentive Scheme aims to build an Indian manufacturing base across 13 key sectors. What works. What doesn't

Illustration by Nilanjan Das

Taxman's Data War

Mar 31, 2021

As tech helps tax authorities check evasion and fraud, taxpayers complain of harassment and misuse of powers

Illustration by Nilanjan Das

The New-age Organisation

Mar 18, 2021

India Inc. has not just institutionalised working from anywhere, it is also revisiting hiring strategy, performance management and office space to become agile and nimble

Illustration by Raj Verma

The Epic Shift

Mar 03, 2021

Digitisation and proposed ARC for bad loans and development financial institution will help the banking industry reboot. The 25th edition of the BT-KPMG Best Bank Study brings you future ready banks and Fintechs

Photograph by Rachit Goswami

Transforming Tata

Feb 18, 2021

How Chairman N Chandrasekaran is revamping the $106 billion group into a future ready, tech enabled conglomerate

N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons  - Photograph by Yasir Iqbal

'Digital Everywhere' Strategy Will Drive Every Tata Company

Feb 18, 2021

Since N Chandrasekaran took over as chairman on February 21, 2017, Tata Group has been trying to resolve pending issues in group companies and pivot their businesses by leveraging technologies, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), data analytics and Cloud computing

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Freeing Up Banks

Feb 05, 2021

Move to set up an ARC/AMC as a proxy for bad bank and a Development Financial Institution is aimed at taking the load of risky assets from banks. It is easier said than done

Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian

"Infrastructure Spending Has the Maximum Bang for the Buck"

Feb 05, 2021

The Economic Survey 2020/21 suggests that big spends in infrastructure and healthcare should be the government's priority to speed up post-pandemic recovery. Debt, according to the Survey, is not necessarily bad if borrowing more means faster growth

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Bold Privatisation Bet

Feb 05, 2021

In spite of criticism and Opposition jibes, the Centre commits itself to selling most PSUs; sets ambitious disinvestment target for FY22

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Booster Dose

Feb 05, 2021

With record healthcare expenditure and allocations focussing on mitigating the impact of Covid-19, it's a shot in the arm for the sector

Photograph by Maneesh Agnihotri

The Infra Catalyst

Feb 05, 2021

FM bets big on infrastructure with focus on asset monetisation and sharp rise in allocations to highways and railways

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Job Half Done

Feb 05, 2021

The Budget focuses on growth to create jobs but lacks holistic measures to solve the problem of massive unemployment

The Great Reset

Feb 05, 2021

The FM has set the stage, but timely execution is critical

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Thrilled or Relieved?

Feb 05, 2021

Dalal Street gave a big thumbs-up as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman shifted gears towards demand generation in the economy, without raising taxes

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If Executed Well, 8% Growth Is Possible

Feb 05, 2021

Economists, CEOs, consultants, sector specialists interpret Nirmala Sitharaman's 'Never-before' Budget