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Company names matter: Just ask Tata and Uncle Niu

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BusinessLine August 23, 2017:   I know Tata, but who’s Uncle Niu? It’s the name of a condom brand in China, which has recently run afoul of Chinese authorities. For promoting ‘immoral values’? Not at all. Chinese authorities have for long sensibly abandoned th... More »

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Class-action trouble for Infosys? | Business Line

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BusinessLine August 20, 2017:   There is always a huge cost to pay if you wash your dirty linen in public. If the cost were to come in the form of class-action suits, it could turn even more expensive. A class-action suit now seems inevitable given what happen... More »

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Automobile sales gain pace | Business Line

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BusinessLine Please Wait while comments are loading… 1.  Comments will be moderated by The Hindu Business Line editorial team. 2.  Comments that are abusive, personal, incendiary or irrelevant cannot be published.3.  Please write complete sentences. Do not typ... More »

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How to get rid of clientelism in politics

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BusinessLine A study shows how delivery of social services can push back competitive populism, which short-circuits development The Economic Survey this year bemoaned that States are more interested in “competitive populism” (handing out goods and services) th... More »

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Business Line Twenty Years Ago Today

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BusinessLineFight corruption. President tells peopleThe President, Mr. K.R. Narayanan, tonight said corruption was “corroding the vitals of our politics and our society” and urged the people to be “in the forefro… Source link More »

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An electric shock to Europe’s carmakers

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BusinessLine With Europe’s political wind blowing against conventional producers, they will have to adapt fast to meet phase-out deadlines August 4, 2017:   By all accounts, last week’s announcement by the British government that it planned to ban sales of new... More »

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Business Line Twenty Years Ago Today

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BusinessLinejuly 28, 1997 Multi-layer monitoring of Navaratnas planned The Government has granted the Navaratnas — the nine PSUs selected for globalisation — wide-ranging powers for internal restructuring, … Source link More »

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The colour factor in Indian politics

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BusinessLine Skin colour of candidates plays a significant role in our electoral processes, and it is not always in favour of the fair July 18, 2017:   Indians, it is said, care about skin colour. In 2014, people in the country spent ₹3,695 crore ($550 million... More »

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No Early Solution To The Impasse In J&K

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  By G Parthasarathy   Barely two hours before Prime Minister Modi arrived in the White House on June 26, the State Department named Mohammad Yusuf Shah, better known as Syed Salahuddin, the Head of the POK-based Hizb ul Mujahideen, a “specially designated glo... More »

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Business Line Twenty Years Ago Today

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BusinessLine FI, bank chiefs to discuss infrastructure funding The Ministry of Finance has called for a high-level interface between the Chief Executives of major financial institutions (FIs) and public sector banks with top officials of the infrastructure-rel... More »