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Fall from grace
Once celebrated as the turnaround genius, Gautam Thapar is today fighting to get back into the company that he once rescued. What led to this descent?

Krishna Gopalan

The specialists

How Suresh Soni and others are transforming India’s healthcare landscape

Kripa Mahalingam | OCT 13 , 2012

Jalgaon blues

Will a change in business model help Jain Irrigation regain investor confidence?

Kripa Mahalingam | SEP 29 , 2012

Why Warburg Pincus lost its midas touch

From its legendary Bharti deal that put India on the private equity map to making dud investments that eroded 90% in value, Warburg Pincus has seen it all. Now, can it regain its mojo?

Krishna Gopalan | SEP 15 , 2012

Fizz gone flat

Market loosens as the company increases focus on its foods business

Ajita Shashidhar, Sharmistha Chakraborty | JUL 21 , 2012

The perfect storm

The central bank may be getting the blame for the plummeting rupee, but it is the faulty policies of UPA-II that have pushed the country into a vicious cycle of slow growth and low capital flows....

Rajesh Padmashali | JUN 23 , 2012

Till pledge do us apart

A bad economic climate — and in some cases, devious intention — has resulted in record high promoter borrowing against shares 

V Keshavdev | JUN 09 , 2012

Analyse this

Analytics are helping companies launch new products, cut costs, grow revenues and decode customer reactions. They are changing the way business is done

Kripa Mahalingam | MAY 26 , 2012

Row house

The Hiranandanis are grappling with family discord and legal woes. Can they overcome the odds?

V Keshavdev | MAY 12 , 2012

Subhash Chandra's next big bet

Why the media baron has his heart set on infrastructure — and IVRCL

N Mahalakshmi, Shabana Hussain | APR 28 , 2012

Fiscal fantasy

Don’t be surprised if the deficit overshoots the target by a mile — the Budget not only overstates revenue, it also understates expenditure 

Rajesh Padmashali | APR 14 , 2012

Filling in the gaps?

Not quite. Extending viability gap funding to areas like irrigation and telecom towers sounds like a great move but that’s far from the truth

Kandula Subramaniam, Rashmi K Pratap | APR 14 , 2012

"As UID expands its coverage, the targeting of subsidies will improve considerab

Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee hopes to contain fiscal deficit through measures that address market distortions

Sebastian PT | APR 14 , 2012

Can India make it in manufacturing?

The new policy resolves several, but not all issues that hold back manufacturing

Himanshu Kakkar | APR 14 , 2012

Jack of all trades

Why diversification has been a painful exercise for large Indian conglomerates

Krishna Gopalan | MAR 17 , 2012

Women at the workplace

They run businesses and have a seat on corporate boards but the going’s still tough for working women

Veena Venugopal | MAR 17 , 2012

We would love to be the new HUL

Marten Pieters wants to make Vodafone bigger and better

Rashmi K Pratap | MAR 03 , 2012

Negative carry

Why most of Blackstone’s India Investments continue to be under water

Krishna Gopalan | FEB 04 , 2012

Hanging by a thread

From big export orders to a survival struggle, Tirupur's garment exporters are on a downward slide with no respite in sight

Kripa Mahalingam | JAN 21 , 2012

Where the rich are investing

India's wealthy are turning away from equities and opting for investments that give them secured returns

V Keshavdev, Rajesh Padmashali | JAN 21 , 2012

Little Japan

Rajasthan’s Neemrana town is transforming to meet the needs of its new expat residents.

Himanshu Kakkar | JAN 21 , 2012