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  • The Fifth edition of Business Today's Fastest Growing Companies picks out leaders who grew even in tough times.
The Buzz Unreal Targets

Unreal Targets

The draft national telecom policy has stirred up debate on the overambitious targets of the government outlined in the policy document.

Exports Rising

It is good news for the Indian pharmaceutical industry. After two years of stagnancy, exports grew 2.91 per cent to $17.27 billion in FY2017/18.

Topping up with Equity

Banking haircuts have been in the limelight ever since the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has been implemented. However, it has not stopped bankers from trying to get a good deal.

Sugar Mess

Record production and subdued prices for purchase have traditionally been a problem that increased the payment burden on sugar mills.

Steady State

The RBI's latest report on states finds that economic growth is well spread out even as southern states lead in social spending.

Carmesi Menstrual Care Made Hassle-Free

The NCR-based start-up is giving the stodgy sanitary napkin a premium twist with a chic, all-natural product.

How AI Can Drive Socio-Economic Transformation

Artificial intelligence could add at least a trillion dollars to our economy by 2035.

Big Exit Marks Market Maturity

Walmart announced it had signed agreements to become the largest shareholder in Flipkart.

A Tightrope Walk

How to keep the US happy without offending Iran is the question of the hour for India.

Hard To Catch

Social media platforms' efforts to curb fake news are not enough.
The Break-Out Zone Spot On

Spot On

One look at the Amazon Echo Spot will make you nostalgic. Its circular design is reminiscent of the analogue alarm clock people used back in the day.

Walks the Talk

The specifications of the Asus Max Pro M1 on paper seemed too good to be true - the right hardware running stock Android at an unbelievable price.

Smarter Smartwatch

Smartwatches are often only as smart as the phones they are paired with. They have a brain of their own but need a borrowed heart (read phone) that really puts a soul in their bodies.

Trash Talk

A detailed account of India's struggle with its colossal waste problem.

Water Fix

As we head into the summer months, keeping an eye on water consumption and other precautions can help protect renal health.

Luxe Quotient

The low-down on the best in art, fashion and food.

Robot Teachers

Companion robots are making their way into homes and classrooms.

Beam Me Up, Scottie

Telepresence is all set to give your office a Star Trek feel.
Fastest Emerging Companies 2018 The Power of Many

The Power of Many

Reliance Retail's multi-platform business touches a record high.

Going for Gold

Rajesh Exports aims to grow its retail business with an eye on cost efficiency.

The Big Picture

The top five companies in each category

Obstacle Race

The IT major is taking big strides with digital at the centre of its growth story.

Steel Frame

JSW Steel comes back from the brink and is now ready to face the challenges.

Navigating the Next

With a new leader at the helm, the Indian IT bellwether revisits its growth strategy.

Consumer Connect

Bharti Airtel has retained market share despite rising competition.

The Midas Touch

Maruti Suzuki is having a dream run. It is also getting ready for the future.

When Caution Pays

Damani's conservative approach has Avenue Supermarts' DMart valued at three times more than all its competitors put together.

How We Did It

Unlike last year, the revenue benchmarks have been changed to Rs 1,000 crore and above.
The Hub Decoding Family Office

Decoding Family Office

A clear objective, good governance and a shrewd business sense are required to script success.

"It is dangerous how much of AI work is done in silicon valley"

David Kenny, Senior Vice President, IBM Watson and Cloud Platform, tells Goutam Das that there is a strong case for diversity in AI.

Beyond Chocolate

Mondelez Internationals disappointing run in India ended in 2017. But it needs to look beyond Cadbury to keep the momentum going.

Exports to the Rescue

Smaller car makers are increasingly tapping the export market to stay relevant in India.

Cramped for Space

Too many players may spoil the co-working space party.

Token of Risk

Initial Coin Offerings are all the rage, but while a few soar, many others crash and burn.

Want It? Rent It

Online renting companies are changing the way Indians use products by disrupting the very idea of ownership.

Lending a Lifeline

The venture debt market is coming of age in the Indian start-up ecosystem.
Leadership Spotlight Leaderspeak

Leaderspeak

"The biggest teacher is your experience, what you gain when you get out of your comfort zone and teach yourself how to survive"
Editors note Still Some Worries

Still Some Worries

Editor's note by Prosenjit Datta
Columns Regularity Uncertainty

Regularity Uncertainty

Lack of regulations governing cryptocurrencies an impediment for ICOs in India.