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Economy Why Kanpur’s Tannery Owners are Struggling Despite Surging Demand

Why Kanpur’s Tannery Owners are Struggling Despite Surging Demand

Despite surging demand for leather and leather product exports, Kanpur's tannery owners are struggling to overcome several challenges

A New Growth Engine: What Auto Ancillary MSMEs are Betting on for a Revival

Buffeted by the pandemic, MSMEs manufacturing auto ancillary components in the Pune region are pinning their hopes of revival on pent-up demand, growing exports and the electric vehicle disruption underway.

How Technology is Enabling Small Businesses

The seismic digital wave that most traditional industries are currently surfing on has swept SMEs, too. And India's burgeoning start-up ecosystem is its biggest enabler and beneficiary.

SME 2.0: Is it a Path to Recovery for India's Small Businesses?

The period of transformation for SMEs currently underway is throwing up huge business opportunities and going digital is at the centre of it.

Caught in a Cotton Web: What is Ailing Textile Hub Tiruppur?

Soaring cotton yarn prices have underscored why it's time for Tiruppur, and India, to cotton up to synthetics. Smaller neighbours Bangladesh and Vietnam have raced past us in global garment exports.

Why Rising Edible Oil Prices Could Bring Respite to Households

Edible oil prices are shooting up, but industry veterans say prices may have peaked, signalling some respite for household budgets

The Fallout of the RBI’s Rate Moves

Like other central banks, the Reserve Bank has raised rates to fight inflation. What happens next?
Interview CRISIL Boss Amish Mehta on Why He Thinks Private Capex will Improve in the Future

CRISIL Boss Amish Mehta on Why He Thinks Private Capex will Improve in the Future

Amish Mehta, MD & CEO, CRISIL, explains why he is optimistic about private capex improving, supply chains and his company’s mandate
Financial Planning How Data-driven Tech is Enabling Innovation across the Insurance Value Chain

How Data-driven Tech is Enabling Innovation across the Insurance Value Chain

InsurTech start-ups' use of data-driven technologies is enabling innovation across the insurance value chain, and is bridging the gap between policyholders and insurers.
Market How Domestic Investors are Fuelling the Resilience in India’s Markets

How Domestic Investors are Fuelling the Resilience in India’s Markets

Foreign investors were always looked upon as the prime drivers of any rally in the Indian stock markets. But the current resilience is only on the back of domestic institutional investors and also the average retail investor. What has changed?
Current What India Needs to Do to Prevent a Power Crisis

What India Needs to Do to Prevent a Power Crisis

India needs proper planning to ensure that it is prepared for future spikes in electricity demand

How the Pawan Hans Privatisation can Boost India’s Helicopter Industry

The privatisation of Pawan Hans will boost India's minuscule rotor-wing aviation industry
Corporate How Zilingo’s Troubles Bring to the fore Governance Issues at Start-ups

How Zilingo’s Troubles Bring to the fore Governance Issues at Start-ups

Zilingo comes under fire as start-up founders show scant regard for governance standards
Editors Note Piramal’s Progress: How Ajay Piramal is Crafting Piramal 2.0

Piramal’s Progress: How Ajay Piramal is Crafting Piramal 2.0

Going forward, the two pillars of the Piramal Group will be financial services and pharma, and both sectors are serious growth engines for India. It is time for Ajay Piramal, then, to unveil Piramal 2.0.