A spurt in input costs and interest expenses is eroding the profit margins of corporate India.
Washington is starting to look like Delhi, says British historian Niall Ferguson An erudite scholar, acclaimed author and the William Ziegler Professor
of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, British
historian Niall Ferguson wears several hats. Edited excerpts from an interview:
Bhopal gas tragedy case: Past horrific, present tense The re-opening of the Bhopal case has industry bodies worried.
Ripple effect The calamity has affected Japanese business badly, including companies that have a presence in India.
Password impasse An anti-fraud measure has online merchants fuming.
Japan nuclear crisis: Lessons for India Is India's nuclear establishment prepared to deal with a Fukushima-type crisis?
Fading out Infosys ver 1.0 Ambiguity over its business model, top management transition and a testy second-tier leadership will challenge Infosys like never before.
We need strong regulators, says MP Rajeev Chandrasekharan "Corruption, nepotism...are symptoms of a deep-rooted malaise in our
governance," argued Rajeev Chandrasekhar, one-time telecom magnate and
now independent Member of Parliament, at the India Today Conclave.
Green GDP a matter of livelihoods, says Jairam Ramesh Industry's most-hated minister, Jairam Ramesh, whom his critics cite as the biggest threat to India's GDP growth, stuck to his guns at the India Today Conclave.
Real estate: On shaky ground Real estate is in the doldrums again, thanks to rising interest rates, tighter lending norms and a volatile market.
A.M. Naik: Why is this man splitting L&T? A.M. Naik risks squandering his legacy with a rushed plan to split the company.
India Today Conclave 2011: Festival of Ideas This year's India Today Conclave featured thought leaders from around the world. BT interviewed those who had something interesting to say about business and economy.
Internet Has to be a Neutral Place, says Tim Berners Lee Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, 55, is regarded as the father of the
World Wide Web. A British engineer and computer scientist, he currently
teaches at MIT. He spoke to BT's Kushan Mitra.
2G Scam: Arun Shourie says Centre has succeeded, not Opposition BJP leader Arun Shourie is in touch with the Department of
Telecom official who blew the whistle on the 2G scam that has led to
the arrest of former UPA telecom minister A Raja. He speaks to Puja Mehra. Excerpts:
We love the news business: James Murdoch At 38, he is not given to mincing words. James Murdoch, Chairman and
CEO, Europe and Asia, of the $32.8-billion News Corporation, openly
criticised the foreign direct investment norms in India that cap the
entry of global players in the news and digital broadcasting space. In
an interview with Shamni Pande he opens up on the group's plans for