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NEGOTIATIONS arc under way between some leading units in the soap industry, the Government of India and an American firm, Atlantic Richfield, for establishing a project for manufacture of alkylate,...
Kalyan Sanyal's magnum opus, Rethinking Capitalist Development, can be seen as a contribution to the project of reimagining political economy in a way that would place "unsolved political problems"...
Kalyan Sanyal was trained as a trade theorist in the mid-1970s and initially made many signifi cant contributions in the fi eld. But he later abandoned neoclassical economics to turn to a study of...
The Supreme Court's verdict directing the Government of India to implement the interlinking of rivers seems to have overlooked the regional and international implications of what the Indian Court...
The idea of a national interlinking of rivers needs to base itself on the past six decades' experience of river and fl ood control measures. A contribution from Bihar shows that not only is the state...
The proposal for addressing the twin problems of fl oods and water scarcity by interlinking rivers is based on an outdated and dangerous idea of surplus river basins from which water can be drawn at...
The Government of India, acting through the human resource development ministry, is actively considering a series of drastic changes to the governance structure and the role of faculty in the IIM...
Looking ahead, the big macroeconomic policy question for India is whether or not it should emphasise greater self-insurance with a necessarily more cautious approach to capital market integration...
Massive deregulation in the United States allowed non-banks to function like banks, exposing the institutional fragility particular to banking. This unprecedented scale of deregulation and the...
An economic crisis affords an opportunity to put the economy of the rich countries on a different trajectory as regards material and energy flows. Now is the time in those countries for a socio-...
The South Centre calls for a revamp of the global financial architecture that will be an inclusive process and will take into account all the concerns of the developing countries.
The meltdown of American finance has closed the destination of much of Asia's economies that usually hum with industries for export. Without a plan to replace the region's reflexive reliance on...
The world continues to be perplexed about which individuals and entities were responsible for the financial crisis and why it took on such gigantic proportions. This article discusses the role of six...
The Great Depression crisis was resolved by labour shifting the burden onto capital. This time the likely shifting of the burden of the financial crisis from capital to labour and the middle classes...
Women and the Politics of Class by Johanna Brenner
The Past at Every Corner Delhi: Ancient History edited by Upinder Singh; Social Science Press, New Delhi, Shonaleeka Kaul Delhi: Ancient History, as its introduc- tion tells you, is a
Explorations in Pragmatic Economics Selected papers of George A Akerlof
JINDAL VIJAYNAGAR STEEL Sustained Growth Jindal Vijaynagar Steel (JVSL), an O P Jindal group company, is the third largest integrated steel manufacturer in India after Steel Authority of India (SAIL...
JINDAL STAINLESS Stainless Steel Major Jindal Stainless (JSL), a flagship company of the O P Jindal Group, was incorporated in 1970. It is India
BAJAJ AUTO Pulsating Growth Bajaj Auto (BAL), incorporated in 1960, is the world
TVS MOTOR COMPANY Facing Tough Competition TVS Motor Company, a flagship company of the TVS Group, is India
MARUTI UDYOG Smooth Drive Maruti Udyog (MUL), a joint venture between the government of India (GoI) and Suzuki Motors, Japan, is India
HINDALCO INDUSTRIES Mixed Results Hindalco Industries, the flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, is one of the lowest cost producers of aluminium in the world. The company is structured as two...
SHIPPING CORPORATION OF INDIA Slow Sailing The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) was established in 1961 by the amalgamation of Eastern Shipping Corporation and Western Shipping Corporation. At...
WIPRO LTD In Full Swing Wipro holds a prominent position in the world market for information technology (IT) services. It offers software solutions, IT services, IT consulting, business process...
BALLARPUR INDUSTRIES Leveraging Retail Brands Ballarpur Industries (BILT) is the largest paper company in India and the only one to have a position in the 100 topranking paper manufacturers in the...
NICHOLAS PIRAMAL INDIA Steering Contracts and M&As Nicholas Piramal India (NPIL) is one of the country
BHARAT PETROLEUM Pricing Problem In 1976, the Burmah Shell Group of companies in India was taken over by the government of India to form Bharat Refineries, which was renamed Bharat Petroleum...
BHARAT HEAVY ELECTRICALS Robust Performance Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) is the largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise in India in the energy and infrastructure sector. The company is...
STEEL AUTHORITY OF INDIA Steel Giant Steel Authority of India (SAIL) is the leading manufacturer of steel in India. It is a fully integrated iron and steelmaker and has a broad range of steel...
ONGC Oil Behemoth Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) was incorporated in June 1993, after the reorganisation of Oil and Natural Gas Commission as a limited company. ONGC produces a range of...
GUJARAT NARMADA VALLEY FERTILIZERS COMPANY Scaling Up GNFC is a joint enterprise of the government of Gujarat and Gujarat State Fertilizer Company. GNFC started its manufacturing operations in 1982...
PIDILITE INDUSTRIES Brand Strength Pidilite Industries (PIL), better known by its largest brand Fevicol, has branded consumer and bazaar products and industrial speciality chemicals as its two major...
BIRLA CORPORATION Market Leader Brila Corporation (Birla Corp) is the flagship company of the M P Birla group of industries. The company has three subsidiaries, namely, Assam Jute Supply, Talavadi...
AUROBINDO PHARMA Competition Telling Aurobindo Pharma (APL) ranks among the top five pharmaceutical companies in India. The company has been developing, manufacturing and marketing active...
RELIANCE INDUSTRIES A Fresh Start Reliance Industries (RIL), a flagship company of the Reliance group, has business interests in oil and gas exploration and production, petroleum refining and...
THERMAX Change at the Helm Thermax is a global solution provider in energy and environment engineering. It offers products and services in heating, cooling, waste heat recovery, captive power, waste...
ACC Rising Profitability The buoyancy exhibited by the Indian economy, continued growth in the housing sector and increased emphasis on infrastructure have enabled the cement industry to post a 6.6...
HINDUSTAN ZINC Capacity Expansion Hindustan Zinc (HZL), a Vedanta group entity, is said to be one of the lowest cost zinc producers in the world. The cost of production at HZL is estimated at $ 560...
JINDAL STAINLESS Dramatic Turnaround Jindal Stainless is the flagship of the Jindal group with a turnover of over Rs 3,000 crore. The company is on an expansion drive, both through acquisitions and...
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE Constrained by Discounts The fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment has grown by about 6 per cent during 2004-05 thanks to consumer spending spree. Sadly, it has had little...
LARSEN & TOUBRO Restructuring Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has demerged its cement unit, which is now called Ultra-Tech Cemco. L&T, with a leaner balance sheet but stronger product...
BONGAIGAON REFINERY Helped by Higher Margins Bongaigaon Refinery (BR) has cashed in on the sharp spike in crude oil prices recently after a good show in terms of the highest crude throughput, LPG...
MARUTI UDYOG Benefits of Cost-cutting Maruti Udyog is one of the leading manufacturers of automobiles in the country. The company
POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA Decline in Sales and Profit Growth Power Grid Corporation of India is engaged in evacuation of power from generating stations, and it implements interregional schemes...
SIEMENS Strategic Investments Siemens, a flagship of the German engineering conglomerate in India is engaged in the business of energy, building, information technology, communication,...
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