A host of expatriates have made India their home since economic liberalisation began in 1991. With growth having slipped, inflation running high and the rupee
depreciating sharply, do they share the current gloom that has gripped
many locals or take it just as a temporary phase? SPECIAL: Economy on Raazor's Edge
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma is now spoken of as a strong contender for the job of India's finance
minister if Pranab Mukherjee goes up Raisina Hill to Rashtrapati
Bhavan. He met Business Today the day before a trip to Brazil. Excerpts from the interview:
Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag takes a look at options that can turn around the deep pessimism hanging over
us and give global investors
the feeling that India is still a good place to do business.
Drones are back in the news, with the killing of Abu Yahya al-Libbi - Al
Qaeda's No.2 since the death of Osama bin Laden in May last year - in a
drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region on June 6. How
drones function and why are they controversial:
Minutes after the People's Bank of China cut its official rate by 25
basis points for the first time since 2008, Jonathan Garner, Chief Asian
and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, shared his
views on the implications of the euro zone's uncertainties.
Karnataka is trying to follow in the footsteps of
Gujarat in fast-tracking industrial investments and increasing investor
confidence. The state's BJP regime is wooing investors by promising early approvals.
It's not a big thing. Investors are not unduly concerned about the
warning. This is also because India is not a major borrower in global
marketsRashesh Shah, Chairman, Edelweiss Group, in The Times of India.
Sins of omission and commission in your curriculum vitae could cost you your dream job. Candidates, even at senior levels, often mess up their CV and thus lose out on excellent opportunities. Take a look at some common errors experts find in resumes
In this package, we take a look at some unconventional assets - art, land, diamonds, fine wines and whiskies, and some high-growth stocks - that can give great returns but also entail huge risks. Full coverage: How to get rich
In 2001, Volvo Buses India sold 20 coaches. By December 2011, 5,000 of them were running on Indian roads. Volvo did not achieve this by toning down its products or cutting prices as multinational companies often do. It developed the market and waited for it to mature. Volvo now has 76 per cent of the Indian luxury bus market.