Apex court allows 20 mt iron ore mining a year in Goa

Towards the end of 2013, the Supreme Court imposed a 14-month ban on iron ore mining in Goa. The Supreme Court today allowed an annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore to be extracted in Goa which was banned by it in the state for nearly one-and-a-half years. A Bench comprisi... »

Sensex ends 136 points higher

The Sensex and the Nifty gained over 0.5 per cent at the closing session on Monday. The 30-share BSE index Sensex ended at 22,764.83, up 135.99 points and the Nifty ended at 6,817.65, up... »

Copaxone patent case: US Supreme Court quashes Teva's plea for stay

In what could be a positive sign for Hyderabad-based Natco Pharma Ltd, the US Supreme Court has dismissed a plea of Teva to stay a Lower court's ruling on generic version of Copaxone. The... »

If there's a Modi wave, who wins, who loses

Which sectors of India Inc will stand to benefit if the market’s wildest dreams are realised and the NDA sweeps the polls? Now that the party had laid out its sector-wise agenda in its manifesto, we decided to run a reality check and find out what this could mean for investors »

HTC launches smartphone `Desire 210’ at Rs 8,700

With an aim to more than double its market share in two years in India, smartphone maker HTC today announced global launch of its lowest priced smartphone Desire 210 for Rs 8,700 here. “I... »




In a season of bigotry and hate

Vacuous discourse Venomous friends won't do the BJP any good SR RAGHUNATHAN Indian secularism still has the power to give it back to the hate-mongers »

Soity Banerjee

Not an option

Choosing not to choose anyone is not the way to change the system »


Software buoyancy

The IT industry’s outsourcing model is resilient »


Guns and roses

India should allow Japan to set up war memorials in the Northeast »

Firm Calls

Wonderla Holidays – IPO: Yes

The theme park business offers good growth with high margins, but brace for high capital needs and delayed payoffs from new parks »


Options strategy on Canara Bank

The immediate outlook for Canara Bank (₹275) is bullish with resistance at ₹285. A close above this level will take it to ₹345. Also, a breach of ₹385 will turn the medium-term outlook pos... »

Firm Calls

Colgate Palmolive (India): Sell

Splurging on ads and promotions has helped the company gain market share. But this has dented profitability »


BEML is breaking barriers

The stock has been on a long-term downtrend since September 2010 »

Beyond Stocks

Gift smart to avoid tax

There's a tax liability on gifts you receive in excess of ₹50,000. Knowing the rules helps you avoid this »

Firm Calls

Long way to go GM maize has many a hurdle to cross.

Monsanto India: Hold

Hybrid seeds may drive Monsanto India’s momentum, even as the commercial launch of GM maize may be delayed by politics »
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