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Coal scam: CBI files revised final closure report in case against K M Birla


The Central Bureau of Investigation today filed a “detailed and comprehensive” revised final clo... »

Tatas' Jaguar Land Rover opens manufacturing plant in China


Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover today formally inaugurated its over $1.7-billion factory her... »

Sensex trading flat; oil & gas, FMCG stocks major losers

Our Bureau/Agencies

The Sensex and the Nifty were trading near flat in the absence of directional cues. At... »

MCF open offer: Deepak Fert fails to acquire 26% additional stake

Pratim Ranjan Bose

Deepak Fertilisers has failed to acquire the targeted 26 per cent additional stake in UB group-r... »

Disinvestment in ONGC expected early next month

Our Bureau

The Government plans to offload a portion of its stake in ONGC by the first week of November. Th... »

Tata group’s Ramadorai to mentor tech entrepreneurs

S Ramadorai

Adith Charlie

S Ramadorai, a doyen of the Indian IT Industry, is eager to be a father figure to budding techno... »




The equation underlying the Modi wave

The music hasn’t changed But the dance steps have GP Sampath Kumar


The Bharatiya Janata Party’s metamorphosis from a bunch of squabbling amateurs in the past decade... »


All you wanted to know about: Muhurat Trading

Indian stock brokers, intermediaries and investors celebrate Diwali in a special way — through t... »


Diesel disengaged

The Centre was able to live up to its reformist credentials by deregulating diesel thanks to shee... »


Making financial inclusion sustainable

Going all out To reach the unreached T Singaravelu

RV Panchapakesan

The Pradhan Mantri Jan DhanYojana, the Government’s ambitious programme for financial inclusi... »

No room for complacency on oil front

P Elango

Since 2008, Brent crude oil prices have been fluctuating, touching a high of $147 and low of... »


Cabinet clears Ordinance to re-auction coal blocks

Our Bureau

Clearing the air Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Power Minister Piyush
Goyal at a press briefing after the Cabinet meeting. SHANKER CHAKRAVARTY Putting to end the uncertainty on coal mining in the country, the Centre on Monday decided to pr... »


Cash transfer for LPG likely to save up to ₹14,000 crore in subsidies

Shishir Sinha

Positive effect Direct subsidy transfer will ensure that genuine consumers get the benefit. Direct benefit or cash transfer in bank accounts for domestic gas cylinder (LPG) is estimated to... »


Hero MotoCorp to pump in ₹5,000 cr for expansion

S Ronendra Singh

Pawan Munjal, Vice-Chairman, CEO & Managing Director, Hero Moto Corp Ltd . at the fourth manufacturing facility of Hero MotoCorp at Neemrana in Rajasthan on Monday. Photo: Kamal Narang New Rajasthan plant will have 7.5 lakh unit capacity a year; to roll out high-end bikes soon »

Beyond Stocks

Due Diligence

Invest and insure wisely for your little one

K Venkatasubramanian

First steps Start saving for your baby's future early. ALENKADR/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM So your tiny bundle of joy has just arrived and it’s the happiest moment of your life. But no... »
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Diwali gift: Flats, cars, jewellery to `loyal staffers’

Rutam Vora 

Surat-based diamond firm Hari Krishna Exports Pvt Ltd gave away gifts including Fiat cars to its employees at a function held on Sunday at the company's private lawns.. They all waited in their hundreds with bated breath in that sprawling lawn in Surat, awa... »
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Challenges, threats before guar sector


Guarseed and guar gum prices rose to a record high during 2011-12. The rise was attribute... »
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11 key officials transferred in yet another reshuffle

Our Bureau

In quick succession, the Government has once again transferred key officials, including KP Krish... »


Kalyan Jewellers raises ₹1,200 crore from Warburg Pincus

Our Bureau

TS Kalyanaraman, Chairman and Managing Director, Kalyan Jewellers, Ramesh Kalyanaraman (left standing), and Rajesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Directors Kerala-based Kalyan Jewellers has raised ₹1,200 crore from US-based private equity major Warburg... »

Real Estate

Property developers upbeat

Meera Siva, BL Research Bureau

The sentiment in the property market is improving and becoming more rational, with the eu... »


Tatas' Jaguar Land Rover opens manufacturing plant in China


Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover today formally inaugurated its over $1.7-billion factory her... »
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Congress dismisses NCP’s claim on govt formation in Maharashtra


Ajay Maken, Congress leader Congress today described as “preposterous” the claims by the NCP that they approached them to jo... »
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NHB's decision positive for home finance sector: DHFL President

R Yegya Narayanan

Deo Shankar Tripathi, President & COO, Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd. The decision of National Housing Bank (NHB) to permit home loan borrowers to bring in just 10 pe... »
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Congress to begin the rebuilding process, revive internal democracy

Our Bureau

Mullappally Ramachandran After a gap of about 22 years, the Congress is getting ready to hold organisational elec... »


An industry where wages don’t ‘match’

Aditi Nigam

Cheap labourWomen account for about 90 per cent of the match industry’s workforce. N RAJESH This Diwali, when you light a match stick, spare a thought for the women who manually pack, labe... »



Legal woes take a toll on JSPL stock

Maulik Tewari/BL Research Bureau

The stock of Jindal Steel & Power (JSPL), which plunged almost 14 per cent to a low of ₹128... »

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My field of work: Somewhere in the Thai countryside. Photo: Siddharth Goel A traveller and writer trades her home and belongings for a life on the road and nowhere to return to »
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