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Introduction: is the online property of Business Standard Private Limited, publisher of India's leading business daily, Business Standard. The website attracts over 10 million unique visitors every month, the highest such number for any standalone business newspaper website in India.

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 Bharat Bhushan Recommended by: business-standard Watching Prime Minister Narendra Modi wade through patches of water and walk gingerly over pebbles, gravel, mud and grass before sprawling on a rock in a 1.48 minute video unleashed on the nation, viewers might well ask why the Prime Minister felt
From: Buisness-standard By Amit Tandon Recommended by: business-standard The rush of resignations by audit firms is bewildering to market players: Most characterise auditors as back-slappers of firms they audit, and not desk thumpers they suddenly seem to have become. Although some investors see auditors stepping down as a sign
From: Buisness-standard By Shailesh Dobhal Recommended by: business-standard The country’s original ‘Retail King’—Future Group’s Kishore Biyani— wants to ring your doorbell every morning.Biyani-led Easyday, Nilgiris and Heritage stores are piloting a programme to deliver milk, bread and eggs to consumers living in the two-three
From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard The average citizen who looks at the internet as something that made it easy and costless for him to communicate with his friends and loved ones through email and messenger must surely be wondering why when he opens his newspaper or goes to his
From: Buisness-standard By Parthasarathi Shome Recommended by: business-standard October 2016 witnessed the release of 15 actions recommended by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to contain tax base erosion through global profit shifting (BEPS). During 2017, these actions were discussed in
From: Buisness-standard By Anjuli Bhargava Recommended by: business-standard Minutes of a Meeting on June 18 : Bird brain : No one wants to marry our beautiful daughter. What a bunch of fools! Pea brain : I know, real idiots. But you know what, let’s just put it off. Bird brain : Yes, let’s invest another Rs 60 billion to



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
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 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 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
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 Puneet Kalra Recommended by: business-standard Technology is transforming talent and leadership needs in organisations. Every company, be it a small or medium enterprise to legacy corporation, is becoming a software company, and is fundamentally changing its business model.To face the constant
From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard Indian bond market and debt fund investors have suffered reverses over the past six months. The interest rate cycle reversed in Q3, 2017-18, and started rising, after a long period when rates fell. Crude oil prices started falling in September 2014 and
From: Buisness-standard By Shailesh Dobhal Recommended by: business-standard India is a corrupt country. Over the last fortnight or so, events have again borne out this unfortunate reality.The Rs 114 billion Punjab National Bank-Nirav Modi fraud is symptomatic of a culture of weak systems and lax oversight made worse by a lack
From: Buisness-standard By Akash Prakash Recommended by: business-standard The Indian markets faced a significant sell-off on Friday, with the Nifty down 2 per cent and the mid-cap and small-cap indices dropping by more than 3.5 per cent. The mid- and small-cap indices are now already down almost 10 per cent for the year.With
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
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