Corporate Social Responsibility Csr
Business  /  Published 21.05.21

Court lens on CSR for Covid

A court in the country has for the first time stepped into the raging debate over the extreme shortage of Covid-related supplies by seeking information from companies about how much money out of their...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 15.03.21

Shield for independent directors sought

Industry body CII has suggested putting in place safe harbours for independent directors, calling for proceedings against them to be initiated only when there is prima facie evidence of their involvem...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.12.20

IOC help for Ranchi health centres

Ranchi district administration has signed an MoU with Indian Oil Corporation for setting up state-of-art labour rooms at primary health centres (PHC) in Nagri and Kuchu on the outskirts of the capital...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 02.11.20

CFO of Jay Panda’s channel arrested

Odisha police on Sunday arrested the chief financial officer of OTV, an Odia news channel owned and operated by BJP national vice-president Baijayant “Jay” Panda’s family. Manoranja...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 16.07.20

AIIMS to roll out 500-bed facility in Odisha

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar, plans to launch a 500-bed Dharamshala (homestay) for patients and introduce a raft of measures to improve its health service network a...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar


Opinion  /  Published 20.08.19

Compulsory CSR makes no sense

Corporate social responsibility is a contentious concept. Does a company have any responsibility beyond its fiduciary duty of maximizing shareholders’ wealth without violating the laws of the land? ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 11.04.20

CMs voice resource worry, PM ‘silent’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not respond to the concerns of Opposition party chief ministers about financial assistance, economic slowdown, double standards on corporate donations to fight the cor...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 02.01.20

Zoo signs pact with refinery to grow fodder

The Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden and Guwahati Refinery have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for hydroponic farming system as part of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) here on ...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 04.03.20

Companies Act to have softer penalties

The cabinet has approved 72 changes in the Companies Act 2013, including decriminalising various offences.Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said 23 of the 66 compoundable offences under the act wil...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

Making businesses more ethical

Moral bankruptcy is not new among Indian corporates. Several high-profile cases have left us utterly disenchanted with our ability to ensure that corporate India behaves responsibly. Unsurprisingly, t...
By Bhavya Singhvi


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