Debt and pledged shares numbers show India Inc. is not in the best of shapes.
IDBI Bank Under LIC's Care The behemoth LIC is now the new promoter
for this bank whose NPAs are among the highest in the country.
Haircut Soon Over 93 lakh houses are lying unsold in India's top eight cities, and another 23 lakh are behind schedule.
Staying In The Game The new controlled regimen has meant
that e-commerce companies could lose nearly 35-40% of e-retail
Billion-Dollar Question Presently, the MSCI counts shares in Depository Receipts (DRs) and
domestic free-float shares when calculating the weight of a company on
Ailing With Uncertainty DG Shah, Secretary General of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, sees
problems on three fronts: pricing, regulatory and exports.
End Of The Road New norms mandate that every car is fitted with a driver side airbag,
speed warning system, seatbelt reminder, rear parking sensors and better
structural stability to withstand crash test norms.
A Saga Of Abuse Rural India could be a hotbed of cybercrimes due to lack of education and low digital literacy.
Hands-On Learning This Jaipur-based edtech company helps students become logical thinkers and problem-solvers.
It's Confusing Cable TV networks discarded pay channels in Tier II & III markets.
Long Road Ahead The total loan staring at a default comes to Rs 91,000 crore and there's
no resolution in sight even four months after the government took
The Emperor's New Clothes Documents from the Interim Budget show that the government earmarked
just Rs 1 lakh for Air India's 10-year Turn Around Plan (TAP) approved
in 2012 by UPA-II.
Electoral Cut The RBI surprised the market with a cut in repo rate and may well follow up its inflation bet with another rate cut. The Galaxy M20 features a bright, 6.3-inch bezel-less display with 2,439x1,080p resolution.
A Tax Expert's Memoirs Shome's handling of tax reforms is legendary and his autobiography mostly chronicles that; But you will also find glimpses of life's rich hues.
Power Machines A look at innovative workhorses which will keep you ahead of the pack.
Built In Virtual Reality Virtual reality has been mostly good for games and entertainment, but Ford is now using it to design cars.
Brain Drain The real reason behind Alzheimer's is not known yet, but there are ways to delay the onset of this progressively debilitating disease. Mukesh Ambani was chosen as the champion of champions by the jury from the four winners of the size categories.
Lateral Thinker From human hair to shrimp feed to related opportunities - Alluri Indra Kumar can find the link, and make it work.
The Visionary Azim Premji is not only one of India's biggest entrepreneurs, he is also the face of corporate philanthropy.
Mr Nuts & Bolts From selling mechanical watch movements in Tata Press way back in 1983, to building The Titan Company into a Rs 15,656 crore-lifestyle brand, Bhaskar Bhat has taken lifestyle to the masses.
Fit For Future Alliances with right partners will be key in building a sustainable and smart business ecosystem.
A People's Man CP Gurnani's formula is to break down complex issues and tackle the parts one by one.
Circuit Maker IS Jha's focus on speed of execution of projects has done wonders for PowerGrid.
The Road Warrior Kenichi Ayukawa led Maruti to a position of historic strength in 2017/18 and is prepping the company for future challenges.
Mr Big Picture Mukesh Ambani is betting on consumer businesses to take RIL's story forward.
Value Hunter Sajjan Jindal, Chairman of JSW Steel, buys when everyone sells.
Crazy Over Cement Shree Cement believes in being different. So, it expanded during a downturn, and even bought a Gulf-based company. The bold bets are set to pay off.
How We Did It The shortlisting process accounts for both quantitative as well as qualitative aspects.
The Risk Manager Rajeev Jain has the unique ability to think like a customer and come up with marketable products.
When Less Is More Despite no big product launches in the US last year, Natco Pharma gained from its strategy of focussing on a few big products. It now hopes to build on this.
The Taste Meister Britannia Industries' MD Varun Berry is set to turn the company into a total foods company.
The Moti Vator Vinod Dasari's focussed leadership helped debt-ridden Ashok Leyland avoid a crash and turn around. The country's interim Finance Minister, Piyush Goyal, speaks to Business Today's Prosenjit Datta, Rajeev Dubey and Anilesh S. Mahajan about the Budgets fiscal math, the role of states in the new income support scheme for farmers and the government's plans to fulfil its promises in an election year. Edited excerpts:
Healthy Push As India goes to polls, the Modi government's flagship health Insurance scheme can be a game changer in some key states. Will it be able to deliver?
An Eye For An Eye Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra, two home-grown auto firms,
find themselves yet again in a pitched battle for the third position in
domestic passenger vehicles. But the fight this time promises to be
longer and more intense. When Vats took over the reins in 2012, Viacom was a six-channel network. Today, it has grown into 46 channels with a huge regional presence. Tim Cook of Apple and Elon Musk of Tesla are both known for their insane work hours.
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