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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 A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard The many initiatives unveiled in the Union Budget for 2016-17 on Monday are now being subjected to closer scrutiny. But a significant initiative that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched well before he presented the Budget has not received as much
From: Buisness-standard By Ashok K Lahiri Recommended by: business-standard What to do with public sector banks (PSBs), particularly weak ones, is a major concern of recent times. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) requires Indian banks to fully conform to the strengthened Basel-III capital ratios by March 31, 2019. Finance
From: Buisness-standard By Premvir Das Recommended by: business-standard Many people believe that annual Budgets signify the direction in which the defence sector - that essential element of our nation's security - is set to move. This assumption is somewhat simplistic. What the annual allocation does is it only identifies the
From: Buisness-standard By A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard As expected, the Finance Bill has a clause to amend the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act to formalise Consumer Price Index-based inflation targeting, and the constitution of a Monetary Policy Committee of six members (half from the RBI), with a casting vote
From: Buisness-standard By Rahul Jacob Recommended by: business-standard When a well-known international sports brand approached Nagesh Sharma, who runs an apparel sourcing company from Gurgaon, with a huge order for tracksuit pants, Mr Sharma tried to source the product from India. He found only one apparel factory could match
From: Buisness-standard By Shyam Ponappa Recommended by: business-standard Past decisions deserve scrutiny when we can learn from them. The Budget expects about Rs 75,000 crore from spectrum auctions. What will be gained and lost? A study by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) in 2005 has some pointers for policies