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K.R. Balasubramanyam
July 21, 2010
A high-cost structure and intense competition make flower exports wither.


Puja Mehra
June 22, 2010
Meet some ministers of state who are brimming with ideas and initiative - but could do with more on their table.


Saumya Bhattacharya
March 31, 2010
In the meltdown aftermath, recruiters look for specialist skills even in temporary employees.


Puja Mehra
February 17, 2010
One of India's most intelligent economists has the chance to redefine the role and relevance of the office of the Chief Economic Advisor, and influence the political economy.


Puja Mehra
December 11, 2009
By the end of the next decade, NREGA, the mother of all employment programmes, can help rid the economy of its two biggest problems—unemployment and poverty. Here's why it can achieve the impossible.


Saumya Bhattacharya
July 21, 2009
The first phase of the government’s employment exchange portal project is set to roll out in a year.


Puja Mehra
May 28, 2009
The high-profile scheme has delivered on its promise—both politically and economically— but with huge costs and inefficiencies. Fixing these is both desirable and feasible. Puja Mehra reports.


www.businesstoday.in
March 19, 2009
As in people, adversity can bring out the best in organisations, too. Companies with sound business strategy are defying the laws of gravity and will emerge from the ongoing recession more battle-hardened and stronger than before.


Saumya Bhattacharya
February 19, 2009
Employees as well as employers are struggling in this financial downturn—the employees to find jobs in a market where very few companies want to hire and employers to carry out layoffs as gently and painlessly as possible, and failing miserably. Saumya Bhattacharya reports.  5 Lakh to 50 LakhThere’s life after layoff...Campus droughtTime to talkDealing with your first slowdownUnited we standVeterans in the downturn


Rishi Joshi
February 19, 2009
That is the range of estimated job losses among blue-collar and informal sector workers. Both the magnitude and the consequences are way higher than the white-collar layoffs.


www.businesstoday.in
September 4, 2008
West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya’s comment that he would, in future, oppose strikes and bandhs, because they “do not help the country or the people” has led to his public censure by the CPI(M) politburo.


www.businesstoday.in
August 6, 2008
The nagging issue of managing provident fund (PF) savings of 40 million workers, of both government and organised sectors, has ended in a win-win fashion. ICICI Prudential, HSBC, Reliance Capital and State Bank of India (SBI) have been appointed as the fund managers. Private pension managers may deliver better returns.


www.businesstoday.in
July 8, 2008
$1.27 billion: Amount raised by 30 Indian companies through ECBs and Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds in May 2008


Shalini S. Dagar and Shammi Pande
June 10, 2008
Better returns to workers is one reason why pension management in the country needs sweeping reforms. Inadequate coverage is another. A report.


Shalini S. Dagar
May 28, 2008
Key reforms are stuck with states because the onus of implementation lies with them, and not the central government. But the laggard states have to get moving if they want their share of the country’s economic bonanza. BT's Shalini S. Dagar reports.


www.businesstoday.in
March 18, 2008
Encouraged by the export figures for 2007-08, despite an appreciating rupee, the government is targeting an ambitious exports target for 2008-09.


www.businesstoday.in
March 1, 2008
P. Chidambaram considers himself a lucky Finance Minister—that is, one who brings luck. And lucky he has been over the last four years as India’s Chief Financial Officer, but not so much because of his government’s policy making as the economic boom across the world.


www.businesstoday.in
January 21, 2008
The government is planning more sops for exporters. It is now contemplating devising a mechanism to enable exporters to invoice their orders in rupees.


www.businesstoday.in
December 10, 2007
Every exporter is facing acute pressure on account of the sharp and sudden rupee appreciation. The packages announced by the government to offset losses are grossly inadequate and remain mostly on paper.


By Manu Kaushik
October 8, 2007
According to the Ministry of Labour and Employment, the number of women employed in the organised sector (public and private) has risen from 495,000 in 2001 to 502,000 in 2005. And this number is expected to double in the next three years, say experts.


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