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The daily newspaper Business Standard (also available as an e-paper) is the preferred choice of serious business readers. It is published from 12 centers - New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Pune, Kochi and Bhubaneswar. It is also printed from Bhopal.

The Hindi Business Standard is published from eight centres across northern India - New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Patna, Lucknow, Bhopal, Chandigarh and Raipur. Its content can be accessed at

Business Standard stands for reporting that stresses accuracy and credibility, commentary that is informed, independent and fair, and journalism that is rooted in ethical conduct and defined by a sacrosanct bond with the reader. All Business Standard journalists sign on to a code of conduct that is available on this website.


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From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard During the last one month, much of north India witnessed colourfully attired kanwariyas trudging along sidewalks of large metropolises, often spilling over into busy city traffic jams. This is as spectacular a clash between tradition and modernity as one
From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard Tomorrow, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives his annual speech from Red Fort, millions will be wondering if he will be doing it next year also. Six months ago, it seemed a certainty. But now a very faint question mark is becoming visible in the electoral sky.This leads me
From: Buisness-standard By Vanita Kohli-Khandekar Recommended by: business-standard A free market, a robust democracy and total freedom of expression — these are some of the axioms of a healthy, profitable and world-beating media and entertainment (M
From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard The lead editorial in Business Standard on Friday, August 10, 2018, titled “Don’t ignore risks” opines that bringing the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) capital adequacy requirements to Basel III standards “would be an imprudent course to pursue” and that the effort to do so “
From: Buisness-standard By Parthasarathi Shome Recommended by: business-standard Last month, I listed and elaborated on the guidance the Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), issued weekly during GST’s first year, altogether 50 in my count. I indicated that the communique were helpful and direct in their
From: Buisness-standard By A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard Elections are in the air. Political parties and their leaders are busy preparing for a long election season that will culminate in the general elections to be held before May 2019.So, what does Mr Narendra Modi’s electoral balance sheet look like? What



It is said that a term generally used by retailers in the West, especially during November. It originated in the mid-60s thanks to the Philadelphia Police department. Name it.Black Friday. The Philadelphia Police Department started to refer to the day after Thanksgiving as Black Friday, with the unrealistic hope that people would find the whole
From: Buisness-standard By Sangeeta Tanwar Recommended by: business-standard We will see intelligent virtual assistants emerging in the travel and hospitality sectors, with concierge services becoming more automated and apps solving a lot of issues, Aloke Bajpai tells Sangeeta recently ventured into budget hotels
Following a recent campaign featuring actor Kapil Sharma rooting for the brand with the exhortation Bech de, OLX is back to featuring common people in its new campaign. The message this time: Don't dither over purchase decisions.This is the first buyer-focused campaign from OLX, an online marketplace for used goods. The campaign has two television
From: Buisness-standard By A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard The Narendra Modi government completes two years in office tomorrow. How has it done with regard to the management of the economy? Available macroeconomic indicators suggest a mixed picture.Economic growth in the last two years has stayed above seven
From: Buisness-standard By Ritwik Sharma Recommended by: business-standard Marketing is not a science; unfortunately, it has become formulaic selling and it's not working, Suman Srivastava tells Ritwik SharmaIn your book, Marketing Unplugged, you have refuted a number of marketing truisms. What are the major changes in the
From: Buisness-standard By Strategist Team Recommended by: business-standard We assume physical attraction will be an advantage in life, including helping attractive salespeople to increase shoppers' purchasing intent and satisfaction.However, according to a study by Lisa Wan, assistant professor at the School of Hotel and



From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard One of the most interesting lines in the Monetary Policy Statement is in paragraph 20: “The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) notes that domestic economic activity has exhibited sustained revival in recent quarters and the output gap has almost closed.”
From: Buisness-standard By Sangeeta Tanwar Recommended by: business-standard Building emotional connections with the end consumer has long been at the heart of most business-to-consumer (B2C) marketing. Things are not so simple for business-to-business (B2B) marketers.They ultimately need to reach business decision makers, who
From: Buisness-standard By Jayanta Roy
From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard Judging retail attitude is tricky and involves a lot of data interpretation. One variable is breadth. Institutions focus on the top 500 stocks. If there's positive breadth (advances exceeding declines) and activity in smaller scrips, retail sentiment is
From: Buisness-standard By Y V Reddy Recommended by: business-standard It is no secret that in recent years, whenever simultaneous elections are held, candidates chosen for election to Parliament by political parties undertake to finance party candidates for assembly elections. The non-electoral gains out of electoral victory in
From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard The March settlement saw an unusual pattern of strong institutional investment versus negative returns. Institutions contributed net Rs 183 billion in equity investments, including Rs 116.5 billion by foreign portfolio investors (FPI) and Rs 66.9