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Jun 14, 2020
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Cover Story Less Tax, Better Policies

Less Tax, Better Policies

Protecting user data, enhanced capital support to start-ups and changes in IT sector laws can transform India into a digitally empowered society

A New Farm Deal

Direct sale of farm produce, pricing freedom, digitisation and traceability in poultry, livestock and fisheries segments will go a long way in accelerating the farm economy

Bankrolling the Future

Changes in RBI mandate, new infra financing models and rules for new-age banks can rev up the banking engines

Healthcare, Heal Thyself

State public health expenditure is just 1 per cent of GDP. The time to invest in healthcare is now

Less Law, More Work

Easier and simpler labour laws, and flexibility to manage employees, can work wonders for businesses

Needed, a Helping Hand

Give Informal workers social security, say in laws governing them

How to Unshackle the Economy

Centre has rolled out some quick-fixes, but its still a long, arduous road ahead

A Digital Bet

India needs to fully digitise logistics and reduce dependence on roads for efficient movement of goods

A Quantum Miss

India's stagnant manufacturing sector needs land, labour and supply chain reforms urgently. stimulus measures fall short of expectations

Free-ing Power

India needs to move towards real market pricing to build a future-ready electricity ecosystem

Changing Mindsets

Tax regime needs greater stability, predictability and less litigation
Company Stock Wipro share price gains nearly 6% after Thierry Delaporte named new CEO and MD

Wipro share price gains nearly 6% after Thierry Delaporte named new CEO and MD

Wipro share price climbed 5.6% to the day's high of Rs 210.5 on the BSE against the last closing value of Rs 199.30. Volume-wise, 18.8 lakh and 162 lakh shares were trading on BSE and NSE counters, both above the 5, 10 and 30-day average
Investment Are low-interest rates making you jittery? Consider P2P lending

Are low-interest rates making you jittery? Consider P2P lending

Falling interest rate amid coronavirus crisis has impacted income of many investors who depended on debt instruments; those with surplus cash can consider peer-to-peer lending, which is attracting increasing interest from people willing to lend to those in need of short-term financing -- whether individuals or small businesses
Expert Speak Money Matters

Money Matters

Managing your money can be tricky. Send your queries, and personal finance experts will help you resolve any issue
Mutual Funds Covid-proof Equity MF

Covid-proof Equity MF

The disruption across sectors demands a review of your equity mutual fund schemes
Policy Cancelled Hopes

Cancelled Hopes

As orders are scrapped, supply chain is disrupted and global demand slumps, Indian exporters struggle to remain in business

In a Tight Corner

States finally have headroom to borrow more from the market. But there's a cost to it
Interview "Innovation Should Be Given a Boost Through Tax Incentives"

"Innovation Should Be Given a Boost Through Tax Incentives"

In the middle of the current pandemic, India has emerged as a credible supplier of essential medicines
Industry Education's Big Leap

Education's Big Leap

Institutions of higher learning are graduating to new delivery models to engage with students online

Food in a Tinderbox

The restaurant industry is close to irreparable damage. Can it be saved?
Editors note Break From Reforms Stasis

Break From Reforms Stasis

If India has to fulfil its dream of becoming a global hub, it needs to rid manufacturing of procedural delays, bureaucratic snafus, high power, logistics and capital costs. Not to forget the long-winding dispute resolution process
Corporate New Gen Reliance

New Gen Reliance

As Mukesh Ambani's children play a greater role in Reliance Industries, the group is adding muscle to its digital, retail and petrochemicals businesses
Leadership Spotlight "in People Management, to Be More Effective, by Definition You Have to Be Inefficient"

"in People Management, to Be More Effective, by Definition You Have to Be Inefficient"

Mansi Tripathy, Vice President, Lubricants, Asia Pacific Middle East region, Shell