SC dumps pleas demanding probe into Rafale fighter jet deal

Supreme Court’s dismissal of all the petitions seeking probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal comes as a political victory for the Modi government, after a severe drubbing at bi-elections to five state assemblies

PSBs seek roll-back of Rajan-Urjit regulations

Public sector banks are in a strange situation with 11 of the 21 PSBs under prompt corrective action (PCA) and face restrictions on their lending activity, which in turn makes their turnaround more difficult

ECB keeps interest rates unchanged

The European Central Bank President Mario Draghi did a tight-rope walk by keeping already low rates unchanged while promising to steer the bank away from a soft money policy by limiting bond purchases

China's Vivo plans new Rs4,000-cr facility in India

Vivo, which competes with the likes of Samsung and Xiaomi in the Indian market, has acquired 169 acres of land in Noida and the investment will be made over a period of four years

US House grills Sundar Pichai on `idiot'-Trump link in Google search

The questioning by the House Judiciary Committee came after Trump’s multiple tweets accusing Google’s search engine of promoting negative news articles about him, implying political bias as well

May wins Conservative support ahead of crucial no trust vote

With legislators from the ruling and opposition seeking either a new deal or a fresh Brexit referendum, May could still face real threat to her leadership at the no-confidence vote

Industrial output grows at a faster pace of 8.1% in Oct

Twenty-one out of the 23 industry groups in the manufacturing sector have shown growth during October 2018, as per quick estimates released by the ministry of statistics and programme implementation

Govt mulls Rs4,00,000-cr loan waivers to win back rural votes

With elections round the corner, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government has no other option than fall back on the easy option of writing off farmers’ loans



Electric vehicles: who will bell the cat first?

Greenfuel Energy Solutions promoter Akshay Kashyap, an advisory committee member of the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) for CNG application, and a member of the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India – Sustainable Technology Development Committee shares his perspective on green vehicles with domain-b's Nithin Rao

Smart last-mile transport is need of the hour

With the cycle rickshaw a thing of the past, auto-rickshaws too polluting and e-rickshaws yet to gain momentum, what India needs for its burgeoning cities is smart last-mile transportation, says Anuj Prasad, founder & CEO of industrial design studio Desmania

How to shift towards continuous performance management

Employees aren’t the only ones dissatisfied with the traditional performance review process; a mere 4 per cent of HR professionals believe their organisation’s performance management system is actually effective, says Rae Steinbach