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Rohit Joshi

  • E-retailers plan ahead to cast a wide net in India

    As all eyes are on Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s plan to launch the largest ever initial public offering in US, e-commerce market in India is taking a few baby but definite steps to carve a place for itself under the Sun.

    Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 7:14pm
  • Sensex continues 14-year tradition, falls on Budget day 2014 as well

    In the last 14 years, the stock market has put up a disappointing show on the day of Budget. Of the 14 instances, the Sensex tumbled on eight different occasions. A Zee Research Group (ZRG) analysis of the market performance on the day of Budget announcement in the past 14 years showed that the...

    Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 7:30pm
  • India Inc records modest growth in cash reserves

    The Sensex flight masks an ugly reality of India Inc. With Sensex having closed at record high level of 25,580 on Monday, comes the bad news of marginal growth in cash reserves of Sensex companies’ last fiscal.

    Monday, 9 June 2014 - 5:34pm
  • Is Election Commission losing much of its sheen?

    Has the reverence quotient for India’s election custodian taken a severe beating this time?  If the plethora of statements by leading politicians cutting across party lines was any indication, then for sure the Election Commission of India (ECI) has lost much of its sheen. As the ongoing elections...

    Tuesday, 6 May 2014 - 10:27pm
  • 2013 assembly polls verdict threw up a clear winner — Populist schemes

    Congress has lost 4-1 in just-concluded assembly polls but a closer look at the verdict shows why it should not lose heart and yet stay in contention for 2014. But only if it can better the opposition at offering sops.  This is because the clear winner in this electoral season is populism. This...

    Tuesday, 17 December 2013 - 9:40am
  • Youngsters prefer eating out over home cooked meals: Study

    Keen to experiment youngsters shun tradition

    Tuesday, 3 December 2013 - 8:27pm
  • Can December once again act as a lucky mascot for Sensex?

    Is this exciting times for the Sensex yet again. With just eight trading sessions left for trade to kick in next month, expectations galore for a repeat performance in December. The closing month of the year has historically been favourable to stock markets, especially Sensex, which has...

    Wednesday, 20 November 2013 - 2:22pm
  • For economy to revive, manufacturing must take off first

    Twenty years after the economic reforms began, the share of manufacturing in India's GDP remains stagnant at around 15%, with little new investment and job creation to show.

    Monday, 7 October 2013 - 9:31am
  • Health Insurance in India still remains an untapped market

    In a country where less than 15 per cent of population has some form of health insurance coverage, the potential for the health insurance segment remains high. It seems that there is an urgent need to ramp up the health insurance coverage in the country as out-of-pocket payments are still among...

    Friday, 20 September 2013 - 6:02pm
  • Lifestyle diseases are taking a toll on Indian youth: Shivinder Mohan Singh

    Health industry leaders Fortis' Shivinder Mohan Singh and Radiant Life Care's Sanjeev Bagai share the concern that lifestyle diseases pose biggest health hurdle for India's youth population. Only massive capacity augmentation vis-a-vis hospitals, doctors and health manpower can prepare the nation...

    Thursday, 19 September 2013 - 3:29pm