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June 11, 2008
After much dithering, the government finally summoned the courage to increase fuel prices. With crude prices crossing $130 (Rs 5,590) per barrel, there was an air of inevitability about the decision. But trust our politicians to act difficult on an issue that is clearly ballooning into a major crisis for the global economy. The recent price revision is too little too late.


Sanjoy Narayan
June 29, 2008
As our cover package points out, the massive subsidies being doled out by the government to shield consumers from high oil prices may actually be compromising the country's long-term ability to sustain high growth rates and also oil conservation efforts.


Kushan Mitra
June 11, 2008
The civil aviation industry in India is neck-deep in trouble. India’s airlines lost Rs 4,000 crore last year and may lose more this year. A couple of airlines may even go under. How did fortunes suddenly turn in an industry that was witnessing 20 per cent passenger growth till as recently as six months ago? Kushan Mitra finds out. Tax cuts may give respite to aviation sector: PatelPricing tickets below costs should stop: Goyal


Rishi Joshi
June 11, 2008
Despite the recent price hikes in India, oil is a ticking time bomb that will be defused only by a sharp drop in demand and, in the long run, alternative sources of energy. Meanwhile, brace up for the coming pain. Business Today's Rishi Joshi reports.


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.


Rohit Viswanath
June 11, 2008
The token increase in fuel prices isn’t enough to stem the flood of red on the balance sheets of state-owned oil marketers.


www.businesstoday.in
June 10, 2008
The fortnight’s burning question. The sensex is trading at less than 16,000. Is it the right time to buy stocks?


www.businesstoday.in
June 10, 2008
The government is bracing itself for the worst on crude prices. While officially it has projected that the under-recoveries of the oil marketing companies will be around Rs 2,45,000 crore during 2008-09, estimating oil at $125 per barrel, it has also chalked out an alternate strategy just in case oil prices flare up again.


www.businesstoday.in
June 10, 2008
FICCI has estimated that the export tax on steel could force steelmakers to defer their Rs 1,00,000 crore expansion plans.


Kushan Mitra
May 29, 2008
What you see at the petrol pump is the finished product of a very long journey, and one where lots of cost gets added. We take a look at the journey.


www.businesstoday.in
May 29, 2008
After January’s panic sell-off which saw the Sensex tumble below the 15,000 mark, the stock market seemed to be recovering modestly on the back of an above-average showing by corporate India.


www.businesstoday.in
May 29, 2008
For a beleaguered UPA government, increasingly under fire from the Left and the Opposition over galloping inflation, the sharp rise in global crude oil prices couldn’t have come at a more inopportune time.


www.businesstoday.in
May 28, 2008
The BRIC firms, however, remain confident about their business prospects (they expect growth in business, revenues, profits, and pricing power) over the next 12 months.


www.businesstoday.in
May 28, 2008
Companies with revenues between Rs 1,000 crore and Rs 2,000 crore that grew the fastest in 2007.


Rishi Joshi
May 28, 2008
Rising crude prices could derail India’s growth story and cause massive pain all around.


www.businesstoday.in
May 28, 2008
The fortnight’s burning question. Is the weakening of the rupee the beginning of a longerterm trend?


www.businesstoday.in
May 13, 2008
The fortnight’s burning question. Will global oil prices cross $150 per barrel in 2008?


www.businesstoday.in
May 5, 2008
India is the third-largest producer of coal globally and a large part comes from Coal India and its subsidiaries.


Ritwik Mukherjee
April 30, 2008
A lot of rise has happened in the oil sector during the first four months of 2008. It is booming because of rising crude prices, but not all oil and gas stocks make good investment.


Shalini S Dagar
April 30, 2008
Greenhouse gases (GHGs) trap heat in the atmosphere. While some of these gases occur naturally and are emitted through natural processes, other GHGs are created and emitted solely through human activities. Higher proportion of such GHGs in the atmosphere leads to climate change. A course correction is needed. Big question: Who will take the lead?


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