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Failing The Stress Test
Sharp Rise in Rating Downgrades Trend of falling NPAs likely to get reversed Sharp dip in economic growth is fully reflected in India Inc. financials BSE-listed companies with high debt (>₹ 1,000 cr), operating losses (PBIT) and low interest coverage
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Leadership Mantras
It's important to adapt to things. It's important that we don't get our working set in stone. For instance, street food vendors have gone out of business, restaurants have gone out of business, there is a lot more consumption happening at home. Never
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Consumption Gets A Bharat Boost
Ramesh Iyer, Managing Director, Mahindra Finance, was pleasantly surprised to know that his team had disbursed 30,000 vehicle loans in June, a huge increase from April and May when business was almost zero. “We have opened 1,100 rural branches and th
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Southern Might
Kalyan Jewellers’ Chairman and Managing Director T.S. Kalyanaraman’s grandfather moved about a century ago from Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu to start textile shops in Thrissur, the cultural and economic capital of Central Kerala. In 1972, he inherited a
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Pending Resolution
The insolvency proceedings of Era Infra Engineering Ltd are a testimony to everything that is wrong with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) — a set of laws whose main objective was to revive a debt-ridden company. Hailed as one of the biggest ‘
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Taking On The Chinese
India’s quest to become self-reliant in telecom equipment began as early as 2012 when the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) came out with a notification to promote domestically manufactured telecom products due to security issues with foreign eq
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Atma Nirbhar Bharat Is An Opportunity For Us
The 123-year-old Godrej & Boyce, which operates in 10 industries — from complex engineering solutions to consumer goods like appliances, furniture and security solutions — across five continents has had a change of guard. Ever since cousin Navroze Go
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Business In The Cloud
Federal Bank found a silver lining in the cloud two years ago. This was a period when the financial services industry was undergoing a huge transformation, triggered by a host of fintech companies, right from Google’s payment solutions and home-grown
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Cooking Up A Storm
As the head of Corporate Affairs and Strategy for Diageo India, Abanti Sankaranarayanan’s task is to deal with complex challenges of the alcohol industry such as high taxation and prohibition, while steering the company’s strategy execution. In her s
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Corporate Stress Test
Stagnant or shrinking economy, high inflation and rising unemployment characterised by ‘Stagflation’ pose one of the biggest economic challenges for recovery. A situation where both monetary and fiscal measures — the tools in the hands of governments
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The Melodious Life
Music touches everyone’s life. But if you are from a family of professionally trained musicians, the relationship with music can be much more serious than that. Rajmohan Krishnan, Principal Founder and Managing Director, Entrust Family Office, used t
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The Power Of Meditation
In his book, Principles, Roy Dalio says he learnt Transcendental Meditation after the Beatles studied the practice at an ashram in Rishikesh during the band’s visit to India in 1968. “Transcendental Meditation has probably been the singlemost importa
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Beauty Technology Meets Precision At Alma
The medical aesthetics industry in India has garnered considerable attention and acceptance over the past few decades. A fast-paced and modern lifestyle, and an exponential increase in the earning potential of the people have fueled the need to impro
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Best Advice I Ever Got
Q: What was the problem you were grappling with? A: In 2005/06, Allcargo Logistics acquired Belgium based ECU-Line, with whom we were formerly associated as an agent. The challenge was to integrate an organisation five times our size and align teams,
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Flight To Safety
40.1% Share of equity-oriented schemes in August, down from 40.8 per cent in August 2019 68% Share of individual investor assets in equity-oriented schemes India’s real GDP declined 23.9 per cent Y-o-Y in quarter ended June, taking the size of the ec
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Stagflation, It Is
In November 2019, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had, probably for the first time, raised the possibility of India facing stagflation. In a column, the former prime minister, also a renowned economist, wrote: “Continued increase in inflation co
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Farm Truths
Even as the Central government was busy getting legislative clearances for three Bills meant to liberalise India's agricultural trade during the curtailed monsoon session of Parliament, a couple of Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in Tamil Nadu w
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Extreme Stress
The only man who sticks closer to you in adversity than a friend is a creditor,” 62-year-old Harsh Goenka, Chairman of RPG Enterprises, quotes a famous line to describe the current predicament of corporate India whose debt in stressed sectors amounts
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Changing Face Of Posh, Virtually
Following the 2017 debacle of Hollywood moghul Harvey Weinstein, social media hash tag movement #MeToo saw women across the world share their stories of sexual harassment at workplaces and beyond. The result — global CEOs, celebrities and politicians
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A Healthy Bet
MEENA GANESH has a word of advice for budding entrepreneurs. “Entrepreneurs who are just starting out should ask themselves – is the product or solution that I wish to launch a ‘must-have’ or is it something that will be ‘good to have’.” Businesses t
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In Driver’s Seat
SINCE 2015, Suneeta Reddy, Managing Director of India's largest private healthcare provider Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd, has been in BT MPW winners’ list four times. That itself speaks volumes about the role Reddy - one of the four daughters of
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The Economist
AUS CITIZEN rooted to her land of birth and its economic issues — that is perhaps the best way to describe Gita Gopinath as an individual. As the first woman Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the second Indian (by birth) af
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Stride Into: The Future.
Anushree Anita is surely among the flag bearers of holistic success. A Scholar in Bachelors of Science from Vikram University, Ujjain. She Could have stridden down the golden path of Doctorate, a cushy corporate job or fancy lifestyle. But she chose
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Success Stories
MONIKA SHERGILL always wanted to tell stories. Whether it’s linear television where she worked for over a decade, or in her current role as Vice President (Content) Netflix, her bag has been full of rare tales. In fact, Netflix, says Shergill, has ex
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A Strong Cover
VIBHA PADALKAR, MD and CEO, HDFC Life, has been going from strength to strength after taking the helm of the biggest private life insurance company of India, both in terms of market capitalisation and new business premium. While leading the growth ch
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Star-Studded Life
WHERE HAVE WE come from? The six-year old would wonder looking at the night sky. She made a career out of stars to find the answer. Astrophysicist Madhulika Guhathakurta, working at NASA headquarters since 1998, is Senior Adviser for new initiatives.
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Digitising Tata
A ARTHI SUBRAMANIAN has many similarities with Tata Group Chairperson K. Chandarasekan. Both are committed, aggressive and known for attention to detail. Both are National Institute of Technology graduates with interests in movie, music, books and fi
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The Right Dosage
IT IS NO SECRET that Nandini Piramal, Executive Director of Piramal Enterprises, was instrumental in Piramal Healthcare’s sale of branded generic-medicine business to Abbott Laboratories, for a record $3.72 billion in 2010. A decade later, recently i
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A Passionate Knowledge Seeker Who Is Having A Flair For Reading All Kinds Of Books On Multifarious Topics And Loves Her Kindle.
Ms. Aradhana Galgotia did her Political Science Hons. from the Esteemed Jesus & Mary college under Delhi University and successfully completed her Masters in Law from the prestigious Queen Mary University, London. It is an underlying truth that with
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