Posted: December 16th, 2014, 9:20pm EST
A provision in the Companies Act that sets tough conditions for bail for corporate misconduct is being restricted to offences relating to fraud in a bid to improve investor confidence and boost India's "ease of doing business" ratings.
Posted: December 16th, 2014, 9:00pm EST
Infosys has appointed a former SAP executive as its M&A head, signalling a desire to shed its conservative stance on M&As and focus on acquisitions of new age technologies.
Posted: December 16th, 2014, 5:52pm EST
It is not often we hear of an Indian venture inspiring the first world to adopt and engage in a similar model. Bangalore-based RuralShores, a rural business process outsourcing (BPO) enterprise, has inspired the business model for a new initiative set up by three executive MBA students from Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford.
Posted: December 16th, 2014, 5:49pm EST
The Bombay High Court has upheld the levy of service tax on services provided by lawyers and law firms, to their business clients. Thus, business entities who hire lawyers and law firms will have to continue to pay servkice tax and also deposit it with the government.
Posted: December 16th, 2014, 5:45pm EST
Spooked by the alleged sexual by an Uber cab driver in Delhi, travellers in Mumbai, especially women, are preferring safety and security over convenience and lower costs while hiring taxis.
Posted: December 16th, 2014, 5:44pm EST
The Delhi high court on Tuesday permitted Chinese mobile phone maker Xiaomi to sell and import Qualcomm chipset-based handsets till January 8, as a temporary measure
Posted: December 16th, 2014, 5:42pm EST
IDBI Bank will soon launch its credit card as part of its retail expansion strategy. The bank will initially launch cards in a tie-up with Visa, followed by MasterCard.
Posted: December 16th, 2014, 5:36pm EST
Thomas G Bata, chairman of Bata Shoe company, is bullish over the prospect of the Indian economy and the huge demand from growing middle class. In an interview to TOI, Bata reveals his fresh strategy for India.
Posted: December 16th, 2014, 5:33pm EST
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Posted: December 16th, 2014, 5:30pm EST
Former India spinner Dilip Doshi has put a spanner in luxury accessories player Montblanc International’s attempts to enter the country through a fresh joint venture.