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May 13, 2008
No wonder, the index of industrial production (IIP) is on a roller-coaster. The 9 per cent GDP growth targets may well remain just that—targets—if India Inc. continues to reel under critical shortage of electricity.


www.businesstoday.in
May 12, 2008
Can information technology be transformational? Without doubt, yes. And here are 20 examples to prove it. Our annual listing of the most IT-savvy outfits in the country.


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.


Anand Adhikari
April 30, 2008
Armed with deep pockets and distinguished brands, some of India’s biggest mega-corps are diversifying away from their flagship businesses. Synergies do exist in most cases, but do some of these promoters run the risk of spreading themselves too thin? BT's Anand Adhikari finds out.


Rishi Joshi
April 16, 2008
Jobs are being lost in some sectors, but a variety of others is creating new ones, besides which salaries are rising handsomely.


Shalini S. Dagar
April 16, 2008
These are extraordinary times, not just for India but the whole world. At no time before in world history has inflation and economic downturn combined to create a “caught-between-ice-and-fire” situation. In India, rising inflation coupled with a moderating economy does signal a cyclical slowdown, but the country’s long-term growth story is still intact. An analysis by BT's Shalini S. Dagar.


www.businesstoday.in
April 16, 2008
Retail and telecom perk up, while IT, ITES and manufacturing slacken, reveals the seventh quarterly BT-TeamLease Employment Outlook Survey.


www.businesstoday.in
April 15, 2008
Business Today’s league of extraordinary managers—25 young guns, aged 40 or under, who are blazing a trail up the corporate ladder.


www.businesstoday.in
April 1, 2008
Indian IT and BPO companies are stepping up their focus on newer markets, and many of them have identified healthcare and life sciences as key growth drivers.


Krishna Gopalan
April 1, 2008
Tata Motors has acquired iconic British auto brands Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford Motor Company for $2.3 billion. But does it have a concrete plan to turn them around? BT's Krishna Gopalan finds out.


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


Tejeesh N. S. Behl
March 6, 2008
Tata Motors’ transformation from a domestic behemoth to a nimble and aggressive global player is unprecedented in the Indian auto industry. So, how is it managing it?


Rishi Joshi and Amit Mukherjee
March 5, 2008
By turning its weaknesses into virtues, Bharti changed the telecom industry paradigm. Result: In a booming industry, it’s still ahead of the pack.


Devinder Chawla, Bharat Gulia, Noor Chawla
March 5, 2008
The best managed companies are also very successful companies, but the opposite is not always true. A Business Today and Ernst & Young study identifies what leading practices India's best companies adopt to outperform industry and competitors.


www.businesstoday.in
March 5, 2008
The Department of Telecom has cleared TRAI’s proposals to allow active infrastructure sharing between telecom service providers


www.businesstoday.in
March 2, 2008
In presenting the budget for 2008-09, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram seems to have achieved the impossible. He did not give up any of the ongoing schemes or subsidies; in fact, allocations for most of them have been enhanced.


Pallavi Srivastava and Manu Kaushik
March 1, 2008
Small cars are in the fast lane, but mobile phones get dearer.


www.businesstoday.in
March 1, 2008
The Year 2007 has seen the power sector gaining momentum. India achieved a capacity addition of 34,000 MW in the 10th Plan, taking the capacity to 141,000 MW.


www.businesstoday.in
March 1, 2008
The Indian Telecom Industry is one of the fastest-growing Telecom markets in the world, with a huge potential to expand in the wireless segment. Teledensity is up from 18 per cent to 24 per cent over the last year.


www.businesstoday.in
March 1, 2008
The Indian Textiles sector has been particularly affected by the rupee appreciation, which has marred the government’s export target of $25 billion (Rs 1,00,000 crore) during 2007-08.


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