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Aug 13, 2017
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Features Teething troubles: Confusion, fear among traders as they face problems in migrating to GST

Teething troubles: Confusion, fear among traders as they face problems in migrating to GST

The prevailing view is that the GST rollout has been more or less smooth so far. But a close interaction with users and intermediaries involved in the implementation reveals that this is not completely true.

McDonald's fight with 62-year-old Indian businessman: What's it really about?

The National Company Law Tribunal's strongly worded judgement gives Vikram Bakshi the edge in his battle with McDonald's, but the fight is far from over.

An Uphill Task: Can Yogi Adityanath turn around the finances of Uttar Pradesh?

Yogi Adityanath aims to overhaul UP finances. After the farm loan waiver, will he succeed?

A short slide

The automobile sector, hit hard by demonetisation and BS-IV ruling in 2016/17, may see short-term volatility due to GST.

Taking a Tumble

After a brief uptick, business confidence plummets again with corporate leaders expecting a negative impact of GST on consumption and slowdown in investments, finds the latest Business Today-C fore Business Confidence Survey.

Calender

An Uneasy Truce

While the public spat at Infosys has abated for now, can the company regain its winning ways?

"India is among the most challenging markets"

Jose Roman, Corporate VP & Global Head of Datsun for Nissan Motor tells Chanchal Pal Chauhan that the company is looking at the next level of affordable mobility solutions.

Piramal's big bet

Ajay Piramal is betting on real estate and financial services to create a $20 billion business by 2020. The Shriram Capital-IDFC deal will fast-track his march.

The defenders

CRON Systems is working with defence forces to secure the borders.

Upfront

Focus Bulls on the prowl

Bulls on the prowl

The benchmark BSE Sensex surged past 30,000 in April and has scaled record highs over the past few weeks. Here's how the current bull run compares with those in the past.

Gone for a Toss

The government has set yet another deadline but lack of PoS devices and related issues are putting the fertiliser DBT programme on the back foot.

Losing Sheen

Despite outpacing the growth in net profits over the past five years, dividend payouts are seemingly becoming inconsequential.
Special Heading for Trouble

Heading for Trouble

The government's plan to revive airports and subsidise fares, to take flying to the masses, is riddled with problems.

Standing tall

A motley group of emerging infrastructure companies has seen rapid growth in recent years.

Building the Backbone

How India is creating infrastructure for the future.

The power game

India is keen to become a power major but its existing power grid requires a massive overhaul.

Power Off

Thermal power projects are staring at a bleak future as renewables surpass them in capacity addition.

Getting smarter

India's urban infrastructure could change for the better as work begins on Smart Cities.
People People Business

People Business

A Light Fades Out

At a time when Donald Trump's America grapples with building walls and withdrawing from the world, there has been a growing temptation for some to see China, the world's second-largest economy, as the next champion of the liberal global order.
Technology Smarter Than You Think

Smarter Than You Think

With the right apps, you can turn your smartphone camera into a utility machine.

All Work and Play

With improved hardware, the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro emerges as a great productivity device.
Editors note Tackling NPAs

Tackling NPAs

From the Editor Prosenjit Datta
Book The Sky Is the Limit

The Sky Is the Limit

Loaded with realistic advice and experiences, the book is a great encouragement for women in pursuit of success.

Worm's-eye View

A remarkable account of the stark disparity that exists in India and what policymakers must do to overcome it.
Columns Making Patents Useful

Making Patents Useful

The minister needs to think more about the IP Exchange proposal.