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Jan 12, 2020
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Cover Story Gaming GST

Gaming GST

Businesses across the country are indulging in large GST violations. No wonder there is a huge shortfall in collections

GST Shock for States

Many states are facing severe revenue constraints as GST collections remain subdued and Centre delays transfer of their share of taxes
The Point Slowdown Hits Energy Demand

Slowdown Hits Energy Demand

Demand is likely to pick up only when economic activity increases
News Xiaomi to invest $7.18 billion in 5G, AI and IoT over next 5 years

Xiaomi to invest $7.18 billion in 5G, AI and IoT over next 5 years

The announced investment increases Xiaomi's pledge made last year to invest 10 billion yuan over five years in an 'All in AIoT' strategy
Network Flight Mode

Flight Mode

Around two years ago, Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson offered to teach kitesurfing to former US President Barack Obama

Me-time With Tabla

Pantvaidya has a tabla instructor tutoring him once a week to fine-tune his skills, but tabla for him is more of an escape and he has absolutely no aspirations of becoming a professional tabla artist

Chairing It

Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO of Mercedes Benz India, has a thing for a lounge chair that costs upwards of Rs 3.5 lakh, so much so that he has carried it with him wherever work has taken him

The Tough Get Going

Tata Group Chairman N. Chandrasekaran's passion for running the toughest races is a legend of sorts

For the Love of Food

The Tech Mahindra chief is not only an investor in some of the best food haunts in Mumbai but is a self-confessed foodie, too

Advantage GVK

Reddy is also the President of the All India Senior Tennis Association, which, on its website, posts some quotes from tennis stars, including this one from Roger Federer: "Winning never grows old"
Money Today High Risk, High Reward

High Risk, High Reward

Although PMS plans perform better than mutual funds in the long run, investors must be aware of the risks involved

Money Matters

Managing your money can be tricky. Send your queries, and personal finance experts will help you resolve any issue
Technology When Manufacturing Goes 3D

When Manufacturing Goes 3D

A number of industries have started using 3D printing to make goods. Makers of 3D printers expect the trickle to soon turn into a flood
Policy Work in Progress

Work in Progress

India's data protection Bill has implications for citizens, companies and the government. But many questions need answers before it can near implementation
Markets Pumping It Up

Pumping It Up

Political stability trumps deteriorating macroeconomic numbers as FPIs invest over Rs 92,477 crore in Indian equities till mid-December 2019
Management Peace, Focus, Work

Peace, Focus, Work

How leaders are using mindfulness to improve productivity
Interview "If There's an Element of Failure, Try to Fail Fast"

"If There's an Element of Failure, Try to Fail Fast"

In an interview with Business Today's Rajeev Dubey, AstraZeneca's Non-executive Chairman, Leif Johansson talks about how the world's 14th largest pharma company is facing multiple challenges, two of which are Brexit and the US-China trade war
Columns Mission GST

Mission GST

In the run-up to Budget 2020, the Centre has no option but to crack down on GST evasion, even at the expense of criticism of another round of tax terrorism
Corporate Legal Shocker

Legal Shocker

The NCLAT decision to reinstate Cyrus Mistry as Tata Sons Executive Chairman has turned the tables on the Tata group. What next?

Lacking Bite

Despite being armed with statutory and arrest powers, SFIO investigations have led to few convictions. This raises questions about its effectiveness
MINDRUSH Time for Disruption

Time for Disruption

The Disrupt or Die theme is apt for the times when technology is disrupting businesses across the value chain
Leadership Spotlight "An Entrepreneur Should Always Stay Involved in the Business"

"An Entrepreneur Should Always Stay Involved in the Business"

G.V. Prasad, Co-chairman and Managing Director, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories