Indian Business and Share Market News Analysis&Opinion

MONEY

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Infosys, Vishal Sikka, Narayan Murthy

Narayana Murthy’s ‘response’ to Vishal Sikka resigning shows Infosys patriarch still doesn’t get it

Co-founder and former chairman of the iconic tech company says he’s ‘anguished by the allegations’.

MONEY

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Resignation, MD, UB Pravin Rao, CEO

Read Vishal Sikka on why he's quitting Infosys as CEO and MD

The company has appointed chief operating officer UB Pravin Rao as interim managing director and CEO.

MONEY

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Job Loss, GST, Demonetisation, Narendra Modi

Modi government's biggest failure will hurt

Recent economic surveys point to looming jobs crisis.

MONEY

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Digital India , Demonetisation, Economic Survey

Economic Survey doesn’t admit to cash crunch post demonetisation

It shows the government is not troubled by the noteban, mounting NPAs and poor employment growth.

MONEY

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Fiscal deficit, RBI, Repo Rate

Why repo rate cut won't help ordinary Indians like you and me

Lower rates certainly cannot boost the economy but lower bank charges can.

MONEY

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Indian Economy, Modi government, Liberalisation, Economic Reforms

Even 25 years after liberalisation, politics remains the biggest stumbling block in the way of economic reforms in India

[Book extract] Political money is the canker that infects much of government functioning. It comes in the way of decisions.

MONEY

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Book Extract, RBI, Liberalisation, Economic Reforms

C Rangarajan on India's road to economic transition - the 1991 liberalisation

[Book extract] The then RBI governor says there has been a paradigm shift in our approach to economic policy.

MONEY

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Inspector raj, Tax reform, GST

GST: The curious case of the inspector raj

The nationwide indirect tax reform may make it harsher, and not the opposite.

MONEY

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Cashless Economy, Reserve Bank of India, Rs 2000, Demonetisation

Is India prepared for demonetisation 2.0?

Phasing out the Rs 2,000 note makes sense, but it should be done with caution.

MONEY

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Corporate bad loans, Kingfisher Airlines, Vijay Mallya

Truth behind how Vijay Mallya fled India

[Book extract] Those in the know of things say that the UK is the perfect haven for somebody like Mallya