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N. Madhavan
September 4, 2008
Truck market's distant No.2, Ashok Leyland is aiming for a larger share not just in India but also abroad. Problem: there are newer global rivals and tougher market conditions to negotiate. R. Seshasayee, MD, says that speed is the essence and all employees have been made to realise its importance. N.Madhavan reports.


Anusha Subramanian
September 4, 2008
Ramesh J. Chauhan, Chairman, Bisleri International, claims to have 60 per cent of the Rs 2,000-crore market for bottled water, and his brand is valued at Rs 3,000 crore. He is now thirsting for more, writes A. Subramanian.


Suman Layak
August 20, 2008
Drugs, diagnostics, real estate, private equity and glass may seem a motley bunch of businesses, but it doesn’t matter how diverse your portfolio is if you can emerge top dog. And it’s leadership that Ajay Piramal is aiming for, reports S. Layak.


www.businesstoday.in
August 19, 2008
Mobilised: By India Inc., $22.3 billion in loans so far this year, 18 per cent more than what it had raised over the same period last year. Led by Tata Motors’ $3-billion loan for the Jaguar-Land Rover acquisition, the third-largest Indian loan on record, India Inc. raised $22.3 billion against $18.9 billion in the year ago period, says global consultancy firm Dealogic.


N. Madhavan
August 19, 2008
India’s southern-most metro has been receiving lots of IT and auto industry investments.The big question: is the city capable of handling such explosive growth?


Shamni Pande
August 6, 2008
The television distribution business is no longer a tangled mess like the cable wires criss-crossing cities. Investments are flowing in, and big operators are gobbling up last mile players in a bid to consolidate.


Rishi Joshi
August 5, 2008
Inflation is a bugbear that continues to give mandarins in the economic ministries sleepless nights. The latest figures show it at 11.98 per cent for the week ended July 19. Sub-normal rainfall in large parts of India can push inflation to 14 per cent.


www.businesstoday.in
August 4, 2008
Banks are proliferating at a rapid pace in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu. Over the last two years, 28 new branches have been opened and five more are likely to commence operations soon. N. Madhavan checks out if this would improve the quality of life of the people in this district.


www.businesstoday.in
July 24, 2008
Ras Al Khaimah wants to strengthen its bonds with India. It  has big plans in India: these range from $4-billion investment in IT and hospitality in Tamil Nadu to a $2-billion aluminium smelter in Andhra Pradesh to expansion of its ceramics business with a new plant and then a $2-billion real estate venture.


www.businesstoday.in
July 24, 2008
Two international acquisitions and commencement of operations of its Chinese joint venture—all in a year’s time— have catapulted Carborundum Universal Ltd from just being India’s largest abrasives maker to a global player. The Murugappa Group company is aiming for a global top slot.


www.businesstoday.in
July 24, 2008
Chinnakannan Sivasankaran (or ‘Siva’ as he is better known) has one consistent thing going for him: he almost unfailingly makes a substantial killing when he exits the businesses that he acquires.


Kushan Mitra
July 23, 2008
Technology is transforming education across India from primary schools to technical universities. However, it’s early days yet.


Manu Kaushik
July 22, 2008
Out of the eight finalists who made it to the presentation round of the TiE-Canaan Entrepreneurial Challenge, three emerged ultimate winners. Check them out.


N. Madhavan
July 22, 2008
The ghost of child labour has returned to haunt this textile industry hub, 50 km from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. N. Madhavan chose to find out the situation after Primark, a UK retail chain, cancelled orders worth Rs 2.52 crore and blacklisted three exporters. He came back convinced that the exporters have realised their credibility will be at stake if they do not act in time. A report.


www.businesstoday.in
July 10, 2008
GMR has also undertaken half-a-dozen road projects, of which two in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are ready. But power is something Rao never lost sight of. Indeed, till December 2007, power accounted for two-thirds of the GMR group’s revenues.


www.businesstoday.in
July 9, 2008
Microsoft India’s former Managing Director Rajiv Kaul; Great Lakes Institute of Management’s Bala V. Balachandran; R-ADAG’s Anil Singhvi; Lakshmi N. Mittal, Chairman and CEO, ArcelorMittal; Quatrro’s Raman Roy and SPIC Group’s A. C. Muthiah.


N. Madhavan
July 7, 2008
It could well be the most sought-after stretch of land in India. Five global car majors, two commercial vehicle companies, one tractor manufacturer, three earth moving equipment companies, a tyre major and over 100 auto parts producers have either made it their home or will do so soon. A 45-km-long corridor near Chennai is on its way to becoming one of the largest automobile centres in the world. N. Madhavan checks it out.


N. Madhavan
July 7, 2008
Suguna Poultry sold Rs 2,000 crore worth of live chicken, eggs and processed meat last year, by sourcing birds from 15,000 small and medium poultry farmers. Now, it is planning a pan-Indian roll-out and even a foray abroad. Can its model keep delivering results? BT's N. Madhavan finds out.


K.R. Balasubramanyam
June 23, 2008
Farmers in Karnataka went on the rampage over the shortage of fertilisers, which has put their kharif crop at risk.


K.R. Balasubramanyam
June 11, 2008
There are two ways to tame the oil monster: One is to become more energy efficient and the other is to develop new energy sources.


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