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FASTER, HIGHER, STRONGER

HDFC Bank, the largest private bank in India, pads up for its first major leadership transition as growth momentum speeds up

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Business Today
March 22, 2020

BIG LENDER OF SMALL LOANS

Bandhan Bank has grown its business in microlending and now plans to use its customer reach to broad-base its credit portfolio

4 mins read
Business Today
March 22, 2020

Bridging The MSME Credit Gap

With an innovative credit check and flexible repayment model, NeoGrowth has built a profitable business in digital lending to MSMEs

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Business Today
March 22, 2020

MYSTERY OF THE OYO ROOMS

WHY THE FASTGROWING HOTEL CHAIN HAD TO SCALE DOWN

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Business Today
March 08, 2020

IN A STATE OF BOTHER

States are facing a funds crunch. As GST revenues moderate and fiscal deficits balloon, they must look for new sources of revenue to fund welfare schemes and infrastructure needs

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Business Today
March 08, 2020

OUT IN THE COLD

The disruption due to coronavirus in China has put Indian industry in a jam

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Business Today
March 08, 2020

Freeing Company Boards

Provisions seeking independence of board members have been tightened. Can the companies catch up?

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Business Today
March 08, 2020

Tata Group's DEBT Threat

MOST LEADING TATA COMPANIES, INCLUDING TATA POWER, TATA STEEL AND TATA MOTORS, ARE BURDENED BY DEBT, MAKING THE GROUP OVERDEPENDENT ON TCS, ITS SOLE MONEY SPINNER

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Business Today
March 08, 2020

Does an Annuity Plan Work for You?

ANNUITY PLANS CAN FORM A GOOD PART OF YOUR RETIREMENT PORTFOLIO IF THE PRODUCT FIT IS RIGHT

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Business Today
March 08, 2020

The Gene Business

Technology advances in gene sequencing are creating new opportunities for enterprises in healthcare and other sectors

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Business Today
March 08, 2020

CHINKS IN WHISTLE BLOWER ARMOUR

Despite rise in number of whistleblower complaints, the lacunae in the system are proving to be a deterrent in the fight against corporate unethical practices

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Business Today
March 08, 2020

Tick on the Right Education Loan

AN EDUCATION LOAN MAKES IT EASIER TO PURSUE YOUR DREAM EDUCATION BUT IT ALSO MEANS LONG REPAYMENT YEARS, SO MAKE SURE YOUR CHOICE IS RIGHT

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Business Today
March 08, 2020

BIG AUTO'S EXPO WOES

As footfalls decline at Auto Expos globally, what is the way forward?

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Business Today
March 08, 2020

“THERE WILL BE GOOD RESPONSE TO DIRECT TAX AMNESTY SCHEME”

A day after she presented her second Budget, Business Today caught up with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her North Block office to find out the reasoning behind the key initiatives in Budget 2020. Edited excerpts:

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Business Today
February 23, 2020

UNLOCKING THE INNOVATION KEY

To survive and grow, all businesses need a culture that is conducive to innovation. Enabling management attributes and a top-down involvement can make this possible

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Business Today
February 23, 2020

WE HAVE TO GET TO 4-5% OF GDP IN RESEARCH

While the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, in 2019, recommended that India more than double its expenditure on research and development (R&D) to 2 per cent of GDP by 2022, N.R. Narayana Murthy, the legendary founder of Infosys, thinks this wouldn’t be enough to solve the pressing problems facing the nation. He advises a much higher spending on research and stresses that taxpayers should fund not only applied research but also fundamental research, which can take several decades to show results. In an interview to Business Today’s Goutam Das on the sidelines of Infosys Prize, an annual award that honours achievements of researchers and scientists, Murthy also explained why India needs to change some of its cultural approaches to learning. Edited excerpts:

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Business Today
February 23, 2020

PLUGGING IMPORT LEAKS

ANTI-DUMPING DUTIES HAVE OFTEN FAILED TO SUPPORT DOMESTIC INDUSTRY

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Business Today
February 23, 2020

New-Age NBFCs

A NEW BREED OF TECH-SAVVY PLAYERS IS TARGETING NICHE LENDING SEGMENTS NOT COVERED BY BANKS AND TRADITIONAL NBFCs. THEIR JOURNEY IS NOT WITHOUT CHALLENGES.

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Business Today
February 23, 2020

OVERSPENDING FOR GROWTH

The Budget reveals the government is willing to stretch its finances by going off the fiscal glide path

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Business Today
February 23, 2020

LOW ON CHARGE

In India and elsewhere, the electric vehicle story has not quite lived up to the overzealous projections of a few years ago. A course correction is under way.

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Business Today
February 23, 2020

FUELLING ECONOMIC GROWTH

A dozen experts interpret Budget 2020 and its impact

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Business Today
February 23, 2020

What Budget 2020 Has For You

The decision to switch to the new income tax rates will depend on the level of deductions that you are able to use in the present regime.

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Business Today
February 23, 2020

Budget 2020 - What Will Work, What Will Not

The Budget aims at boosting consumption and private investment to pull the economy forward.

8 mins read
Business Today
February 23, 2020

FUTURE OF WORK

Leading experts on the radical changes in jobs, workplace, skills, privacy and employee well-being

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Business Today
February 09, 2020

Smart Lending

P2P LENDING IS EMERGING AS AN ATTRACTIVE INVESTMENT OPTION IN THE DEBT SEGMENT PROMISING 15-20 PER CENT RETURNS

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Business Today
February 09, 2020

Save LTCG Tax on Stocks

GAINS ABOVE ₹1 LAKH ON SHARES ARE TAXED. HERE IS HOW YOU CAN CHURN THE PORTFOLIO TO PAY LESS

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Business Today
February 09, 2020

Best Advice I Ever Got

“YOU HAVE TO PROTECT YOUR RESOURCE-GENERATING ENGINE”

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Business Today
February 09, 2020

How To Save Tax

Here are some tips for smart tax planning in 2020

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Business Today
February 09, 2020

New Fault Lines in Banking

Even as banks lower their NPAs for the year, new areas of stress are emerging that may create headaches for the financial sector and the RBI.

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Business Today
January 26, 2020

Knocked Out

PESSIMISM RULES AS CORPORATE LEADERS EXPECT A DULL BUDGET AND BELOW 5 PER CENT GROWTH IN 2019/20, FINDS THE LATEST BUSINESS TODAY-C FORE BUSINESS CONFIDENCE SURVEY

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Business Today
January 26, 2020