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  • 5 million used cars will be traded every year by 2020, says Vinay Sanghi, CEO, Cartrade.com

    When Vinay Sanghi left Mahindra First Choice Wheels in 2009, he had a fair idea what he was going to do next. With almost two decades of experience in the automobile industry, he had figured out that the growing middle class and urban population in India would not only buy cars, but would need a...

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 12:52pm
  • Bangalore child rape case: Are we doing enough to protect our kids?

    The recent incident of the gang-rape of a Class I student in an upmarket school in East Bangalore has brought back focus on one of the most heinous crimes in our society — child sexual abuse.

    Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 5:08pm
  • What is the BRICS Development Bank?

    It is confirmed now. The BRICS summit has sealed the setting up of a new development bank with the membership initially being held by the just the countries that belong to this group. This would include Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 2:30pm
  • Debating CEOs' salaries in India: Is there a number that's too high?

    Salary packages of top level executives of companies, especially the CEOs, has been a matter of concern and debates in India for quite sometime throughout the world, especially the Western world. The Occupy Wall Street movement essentially stood for the vast inequality between what is now famously...

    Monday, 14 July 2014 - 2:54pm
  • #Budget 2014: What works and what does not in Arun Jaitley's vision

    The market, though not euphoric, is celebrating the Budget which is 350 points up. If you have not been paying attention, it would be difficult in many cases to differentiate this first budget of the Narendra Modi government from the last budget of the UPA government. First, we will list out the...

    Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 6:00pm
  • Why is Trinamool Congress so angry with BJP? Is it rail budget or something else?

    It has just been three days of the budget session of the Parliament and there has not been a single peaceful debate. Though the parliament functioning in a civilised manner with informed debate is rather an anomaly in India, but what is important to note here is that both on Tuesday and Wednesday,...

    Wednesday, 9 July 2014 - 2:00pm
  • Dear Mr Gowda, we get your intentions from the Railway Budget, but where is the plan?

    When Sadanand Gowda began reading his maiden Railway Budget, his aim to declare an all out war against the past budgets and the practice of announcing projects that were never completed was clear. Gowda said that over the last decade, almost 100 projects had been announced in the Budgets and...

    Tuesday, 8 July 2014 - 3:07pm
  • Railway Budget: Three simple ways to turn Indian Railways around

    For many the railway budget might not be of much relevance apart from the hike in prices of passenger fares. Going by that measure too, the Rail Budget has lost its charm this year as the government hiked the prices even before the Budget session began. However, in the face of anger of other...

    Monday, 7 July 2014 - 10:10pm
  • Rhetoric aside, can Modi Sarkar ever afford to deregulate LPG, kerosene prices?

    With just four days to go for the budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has already warned that the government might have to take some tough calls to ensure a healthier economy. And many expect this to mean a better management of the government finances by reducing fiscal deficit to bring back a...

    Saturday, 5 July 2014 - 12:51pm
  • De-jargonising Income Tax: What to look for in Budget 2014

    Whether it be filing your IT returns or figuring out why your actual pay cheque figure looks abnormally lower than what your offer letter says: Tax is not something that is easy to understand. Every year when the Union Budget is read out, it is the personal income tax that garners the greatest...

    Friday, 4 July 2014 - 10:21am

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