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Jul 16, 2017
FROM THE MAG Battling It Out: It's bad times for IT companies, especially smaller firms

Battling It Out: It's bad times for IT companies, especially smaller firms

Smaller IT services companies are finding the going hard, with just a few exceptions.

Load Shedding: Tata Power plans restructuring, asset sale to trim debts

Tata Power is planning a massive restructuring and asset sale to trim its huge debt. The success is far from certain.

It's not Modi or Jaitley: Meet the man responsible for GST implementation

Nearly 90 lakh users; up to 1.2 lakh transactions per second; 320 crore transactions a month; and just 60,000 tax officers.
LATEST Slicing the pie: GST offers new opportunities for tax consultants, IT firms

Slicing the pie: GST offers new opportunities for tax consultants, IT firms

The overhaul of the indirect tax regime with GST offers a sea of business opportunities for software solution providers, tax consulting firms and IT companies.
Features Calender


CII Marketing and Brand Conclave Kerala, Workshop on "National Steel Policy 2017" and more this month.


India ranks fifth in renewable power capacity.

Defanging the CCI

With the Supreme Court reducing its powers, violators will get away easily.

Reform of the Century at Crossroads

As India prepares to roll out GST, lack of operational clarity and technology preparedness leaves the industry cold.

The Farm Puzzle

Farm loan waivers can bring only temporary relief. India needs long-term supply chain and technology reforms if it has to have any chance of tackling farmer discontent.

"We Need Rs 8,00,000 Crore"

The new National Health Policy (NHP) of the Narendra Modi government has several distinct features. Union Health Secretary C.K. Mishra explains the enormity of the government's commitment towards health in an exclusive interview with Business Today's Joe C. Mathew.

"Bridging financial inclusion with technology is key"

Sonny Singh, Senior VP and GM of Oracle's Financial Services Global Business Unit, tells Anup Jayaram how the company is helping facilitate digital banking in India.

The Countdown Begins

The RBIs fast track bankruptcy process across a dozen large stressed corporates will either see a resolution or liquidation in the next 180 days. Heres how things would unfold.

The Water Fix

In a country where safe drinking water is scarce, JanaJal's water-dispensing ATMs offer a clean, convenient and inexpensive solution.


"In life as in cricket, complacency or overconfidence is lethal. As Indian markets go up, the same is true. It is said that only the paranoid survive"
Technology Get Set, Go!

Get Set, Go!

In this YouTube era of all things DIY, you do not need a designer or a coder to build your web presence. Check out these easy-to-use website builders to create a snappy site.

Mighty on Sound

Bose SoundLink Revolve+ is a great speaker that delivers 360-degree music.

Troll Order

How companies can keep trolls in check.
People People Business

People Business

Kovind vs Kumar. The race to Raisina Hill has begun.
Markets Unfair Trade

Unfair Trade

As SEBI fast-tracks its probe into NSE's high-frequency trading, Indias biggest stock exchange could face penalties, loss of revenue and loss of trust.
Letters Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor Business Today Magazine
Focus Free Fall

Free Fall

Older telcos want floor price and other measures to check losses. The government will not find it easy to meet their demands.

Quality Scare

A number of Indian companies are facing action from the USFDA for failing manufacturing quality standards.

The $6-billion Bet

With renewed interest in the KG basin, RIL and BP hope to benefit from the government's new pricing policy.

Deficit Worry

Why India cannot afford to be complacent about trade imbalances.
Editors note The Everything Shop

The Everything Shop

Jeffrey Bezos had a successful career in an investment firm in Wall Street when he decided to resign in 1994, and set up Amazon.
Columns Farmers Hostage to Output-Price Cycles

Farmers Hostage to Output-Price Cycles

Policymakers have always thought of temporary relief to farmers ignoring the chronic nature of the ailment.

Challenges Galore

Concerted efforts to address declining crop productivity and water scarcity are crucial for sustainability of Indian agriculture.
Event Lloyd BT Golf International Leg-Thailand

Lloyd BT Golf International Leg-Thailand

The International Leg of the Lloyd Business Today Golf was held on the May 9, 2017 at the Pattana Golf Club & Resort, Thailand.
Book Reality Check

Reality Check

This collection of essays is a deep dive into India's health economy, posing pertinent questions to policymakers as well as practitioners of health care.