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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 Maya Vengurlekar Recommended by: business-standard Four years since spending on corporate social responsibility (CSR) became obligatory, it’s heartening to see the altruistic spirit gaining traction.The Companies Act, 2013, requires a company to spend on CSR during a year 2 per cent of its average net
From: Buisness-standard By Ajit K Ghose Recommended by: business-standard The government of India has started producing monthly estimates of payroll count derived from the database maintained by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EFPO), which manages social security funds of workers in organised/semi-organised sectors.
From: Buisness-standard By Jayant Sinha Recommended by: business-standard In the past four years, the aviation sector has boomed with air traffic doubling from about 100 million trips in 2013 to 200 million trips in 2017. Total aviation sector revenues now match those of Indian Railways and the telecom sector.While lower oil
From: Buisness-standard By Surinder Sud Recommended by: business-standard The agriculture ministry’s move to observe 2018 as the National Year of Millets is an acknowledgement, even if belated, of the nutritional value of these small seeded cereals which have unfairly been neglected after the green revolution.In fact, the
From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard After four and half years of this column I have decided to cry off now. Enough said, at least by me. To round it all off I have been asked to write, as a farewell to this column, about the five or six best English language authors I had ever read. Nasty, but it has served to



From: Buisness-standard By Vineet Sodhani Recommended by: business-standard It is interesting to see how Indian broadcasting is evolving. Channels with only SD feeds are launching HD versions. From first to second line GECs… started with Hindi and now rolling to other languages.Similarly from first line movie channels to second
From: Buisness-standard By TNC Rajagopalan Recommended by: business-standard About 10 days earlier, the commerce minister interacted with exporters at a meet organised by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO). He had sought their suggestions on a strategy for raising annual export by $100 billion.It was only last
From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard The trade war looks set to intensify as the first set of punitive US tariffs on Chinese goods and China’s retaliatory tariffs kick in. If the US decides to escalate by targeting a wider range of goods, China will presumably broaden its retaliatory
From: Buisness-standard By Mihir S Sharma Recommended by: business-standard In a few short weeks it will be 10 years since the crash of 2008. By this time 10 years ago, it was already clear that finance — or at least Wall Street and the City of London — was dangerously over-extended. To those in the business, it was no longer a
From: Buisness-standard By Parthasarathi Shome Recommended by: business-standard As the first year of GST was completed, many articles appeared on the first year’s performance or lack of it. One matter that perhaps remains to be addressed is the government’s customer focus reflected in the 50 communications by the chairman,
From: Buisness-standard By A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard The combined size of the Budgets presented by 29 states of India is now at least 37 per cent more than the Union Budget. Compared to the Union Budget size of Rs 24.42 trillion for 2018-19, the states’ budget size for the current year is estimated at