Business  /  Published 10.10.19

TCS Q2 net profit up 1.8% to Rs 8,042 crore

Country's largest IT services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Thursday reported a 1.8 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 8,042 crore for the quarter ending September 30, 2019.It ha...
By PTI in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

India's human capital figures: little to be proud of

Recent reports suggest that India has entered a long period of demographic dividend. This is a moment in an economy when the working-age population, aged between 15 and 64 years, becomes larger than t...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 27.05.19

GAIL dishes out 1:1 bonus

State-owned gas utility GAIL India on Monday announced a 1:1 bonus, a record dividend payment and the biggest capital expenditure of Rs 54,000 crore, buoyed by record net profit numbers.The transporte...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Abolition of DDT a big step ahead

The abolition of dividend distribution tax, the lowering of personal income tax and the removal of long-term capital gains tax were the three big expectations from the budget. Sitharaman has granted t...
By Dhirendra Kumar

Business  /  Published 31.05.20

Infosys fears impact on dividend

IT services major Infosys has said its profitability may be “marginally impacted” and its cash flows negatively affected amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Also, Infosys CEO Salil Parekh drew a pay pack...
By PTI in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Stressed sectors left out in the cold

Union Budget 2020-21 was announced in the backdrop of an unfavorable economic environment, with real GDP growth weakening to sub-5 per cent. As such, there was high expectation from the budget to rein...
By Motilal Oswal

Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Tax reform, amnesty may spur growth

As we stand in the beginning of a new year, there are nascent signs that the economy is on a better footing than what it was in the year gone by. With the proactive measures taken by the government an...
By Dinesh Agarwal and Ashish Agarwal

Opinion  /  Published 01.12.19

Urgent need for all-encompassing education

Let us begin from the end. Schools are supposed to prepare children to be equipped for the future. Let us understand this in real-time calculation: we are trying to prepare a student entering Class I ...
By Sudripta Tagore

Business  /  Published 24.01.20

Bid to pass on dividend tax

The budget could see the shifting of the incidence of the dividend distribution tax from the company to the shareholders, addressing a long standing demand of the industry and which is a continuation ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.08.19

How real is the population boom scare?

Narendra Modi's mention of 'reckless population explosion' in his Independence Day address has led to speculation that the government may now want to bring a law on population regulation.“Population...
in New Delhi


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