CEO’s Reading List for March 28

| Updated on March 28, 2020

Ready to climb the walls after a week of managing crises at both home and work? Here are BL’s most interesting big picture stories. We also have a selection of non-corona stories, if you’re sick of the subject!

COVID coverage

Stretched deadlines

The FM extended deadlines on tax filings and lifted IBC thresholds as a part of the COVID relief measures.

Monetary bazooka

RBI followed suit, bringing out the big guns on repo rates, moratoriums and liquidity support.

Keep the cash

The FM has asked banks to have enough liquidity at hand for Jan Dhan withdrawals.

Provide for them

The Centre has written to the States to provide essentials to migrant workers and prevent their exodus.


CRISIL thinks India will manage only 3.5 per cent GDP growth in FY21

Laid low

New York appears to be the new virus hotspot.

Gearing up

The Indian pharma industry’s response to the crisis has been slow, while device makers have stepped up.


Domestic flights have also been grounded until April 15.

Non COVID stories

Open for business

Here’s how the stock exchanges have kept operations going.

Acid test

How should leaders cope with the crisis?

Small relief

The Supreme Court has granted limited concessions for automakers on BS IV inventory.

Samsung’s new folding phone is fun, but is it useful?


Viewership of television and online content has zoomed thanks to COVID, says BARC.

Coding from home

Hyderabad’s IT workforce is mostly WFH

Pay hikes

While most firms are contemplating pay cuts, Cognizant is handing out 25 percent more base pay to employees in April.

Here’s how to keep your smart phone squeaky clean now.


How corporate chiefs are coping

Compiled by Aarati Krishnan

Published on March 28, 2020

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