Last week in London, at a conference titled Legal Process Outsourcing and Offshoring [http://www.sourcingnotes.com/content/view/580/1/], I had the unique opportunity to interact with senior lawyers representing both private practice and general counsel. And, as the day progressed, a few impressions congealed... Read More.
e-learning has been a service oriented industry since its inception. Indian e-learning service providers have also traditionally taken on offshored custom services from clients, on an ongoing basis or through annual contracts. According to a ValueNotes report, the revenues for... Read More.
Inflation is a key parameter all central banks are required to manage. The price index enables them to measure inflation. For years, the RBI has been operating without a robust measure of inflation – shooting in the dark. The irrelevance of... Read More.
The impact of global economic meltdown on various industries has been the front page news for the last couple of months. Companies across verticals like banks, financial services, telecommunications, engineering and construction, healthcare, electronics, etc. have been witnessing margin pressures... Read More.
Stock exchanges exist because people like you and me buy and sell shares. And there are millions of us, who soldier on, despite corrupt managements, ineffectual regulators, scams, misinformation and much more. Whether trader or investor, it is we, the... Read More.
The World Economic Forum’s India Economic Summit 2009 is underway in New Delhi. A host of ideas - economic and social including growth dynamics, sustainable development, education, climate change, governance issues and investments, will be on the discussion agenda to... Read More.
That the Government is making it mandatory for all profitable Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) to disinvest 10% equity to the public is welcome. The Government is running too many businesses that are really not its business to run. And... Read More.
The last few months have seen some spectacular sums pouring into equity markets via IPOs. Especially power utility stocks. After Adani Power, we had NHPC and most recently, Indiabulls Power. While over-subscription is expected in an irrational bull phase (like... Read More.
It has been four years since the Right to Information Act was passed in India. Its record during its relatively brief tenure is mixed. A recent a study by the National RTI Awards Secretariat instituted by the Public Cause Research... Read More.