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www.businesstoday.in
May 1, 2008
The Government is in a flap over the runaway inflation rate. The villains of the piece, it has decided, are cement and steel companies, which, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram announced in Parliament, have formed cartels to push up the prices of these commodities.


Arnab Mitra and N. Madhavan
May 1, 2008
Steel and cement prices have appreciated over the last six months and led to runaway inflation. The government has alleged that companies in these sectors have formed cartels to keep prices high. How justified is the government angst? Or rather, is it a combination of factors that have conspired to push up prices? BT’s Arnab Mitra and N. Madhavan find out.


www.businesstoday.in
April 30, 2008
“We’re not here to run a Mickey Mouse business. We’re looking at substantial revenues from India—in hundreds of millions rather than tens of millions of pounds”


www.businesstoday.in
April 30, 2008
Ranked: At #57, the Tata Group, in a list of the Top 500 Global Brands published by the UK based Brand Finance Plc. It has climbed 45 places since last year. No other Indian brand figures in the Top 100. The study, which valued the Tata brand at $11.8 billion (Rs 47,082 crore), is based on brand value in end-2007.


www.businesstoday.in
April 2, 2008
Despite its best efforts at keeping prices down, the government is faced with an inflation fire that refuses to die out. The inflation rate based on the wholesale price index shot up to a 13-month high of 6.68 per cent for the week ended March 15.


Rishi Joshi
April 1, 2008
The government is in a generous mood. Close on the heels of the Rs 60,000-crore farm loan waiver package announced in the 2008-09 Union Budget comes the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission, which are likely to be accepted.


www.businesstoday.in
April 1, 2008
With the inflation rate rising, officials in North Block have gone into a firefighting mode. Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has already indicated that he is willing to trade off higher economic growth in order to check prices (it almost certainly rules out a move to a softer interest rate regime anytime soon).


www.businesstoday.in
March 31, 2008
“Inflation is driven by high commodity prices and food prices; since we’re importing commodities, we’re actually importing inflation”


www.businesstoday.in
March 31, 2008
Relieving rural penury may not be a pipe dream.


www.businesstoday.in
March 19, 2008
US vice presidents have never really been known for the depth of their intellects. But Al Gore, former Vice President of the US, is an exception.


T.V. Mahalingam
March 18, 2008
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s populist scheme will not make much difference to farmers in the suicide-prone districts of Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. The day the FM announced the Budget, six farmer suicides were reported. Thirty-four farmer suicides were reported in the 10 days following the Budget. T.V. Mahalingam finds out why the waiver is a \"giant hoax\".   Loan waiver will not benefit most farmers: Left'Money for farmers will end up in party coffers'Full coverage: Budget 2008


www.businesstoday.in
March 18, 2008
The 7th India Today Conclave brought the world’s best minds together for an exchange of ideas.


www.businesstoday.in
March 18, 2008
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram had recently conceded that there is a case for reducing interest rates to boost consumption expenditure. In particular, he noted, there is public demand that interest rates on housing loans be lowered.


Krishna Gopalan
March 17, 2008
Jain Irrigation Systems is the second-largest drip irrigation company in the world and one of the largest suppliers of ducting to telcos globally. The stock of Jain Irrigation Systems rose from Rs 411.10 on February 28, 2007, when Chidambaram presented his first “pro-farmer” Budget, to Rs 612.8 on March 13, 2008, a fortnight after the second such Budget. Now, it’s eyeing revenues of $1 billion. BT's Krishna Gopalan reports.


Shalini S. Dagar
March 7, 2008
Writing off farm loans worth Rs 60,000 crore, increasing Income Tax exemptions, slashing excise duties?Finance Minister Chidambaram’s Budget 2008 is aimed at winning votes in an early poll. Full coverage: Budget 2008


www.businesstoday.in
March 6, 2008
In all the hype and hoopla over the massive giveaways in Budget 2008—the Rs 60,000-crore farm loan waiver, the restructuring of personal Income Tax slabs and the wide-ranging cuts in excise duty rates—the media and experts alike have missed one key point:


www.businesstoday.in
March 6, 2008
A good pre-budget analysis - What will he do? Clearly And systematically evaluates the issues, considerations and the approach that is likely to be adopted by the Finance Minister in Budget 2008.


Mahesh Nayak
March 5, 2008
Led by a CEO who joined the company as a junior engineer 43 years ago, L&T is set to become India’s first professionally-managed Indian multinational.


www.businesstoday.in
March 5, 2008
Finally, short selling may soon be allowed again on the Indian stock markets. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has clarified that lending and borrowing of shares won’t attract the securities transaction tax (STT) or capital gains tax (CGT).


www.businesstoday.in
March 5, 2008
“I would love to be like Reliance” Harsh Goenka, Chairman, RPG, in Business Standard “We aim to have a ‘wow’ impact with our services on international routes”


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