Karl Slym, who took over as Tata Motors' managing director a few weeks ago, has decades of experience in the car industry including his stint as the India head of General Motors. Manu P Toms reports.
IT bellwether Infosys Technologies feels that the business environment in India has deteriorated over the last year, and says its revenue outlook projections are a reflection of this fact. Vivek Sinha reports.
Apart from delivering the famous Srikrishna Commission report on the Bombay riots, Justice BN Srikrishna has come up with an approach paper on ways to strengthen the regulatory framework in the financial sector, protecting the rights of the consumers. He spoke about several aspects of the report.
The government has given a lukewarm response to the Vijay Kelkar committee report on fiscal consolidation. A day after the report was made public, the former finance secretary spoke to HT
on India’s fiscal health.
Coca-Cola India has witnessed strong growth for 24 consecutive quarters under Atul Singh, the company’s president and chief executive officer. In a free-wheeling chat with Hindustan Times, Singh talks about the democratic work culture within the company that allows anyone to discuss and debate business, but, at the same time, teaches them to be accountable.
Raghuram G Rajan, who took charge as India's new chief economic advisor, spoke to Hindustan Times on a range of issues. Excerpts:
RPG group is in a transition phase towards becoming a “task-oriented tough group to work in" says Harsh Goenka in an interview to Manu P Toms and Rachit Vats.
Trying hard to downplay his credentials as a promoter-director at Lupin, Nilesh Gupta, group president and executive director says his leadership philosophy derives from some home-truths learnt from his father and the company chairman Desh Bandhu Gupta, and some text-book learning, which has led him to evolve his own, hands-on style. Sachin Kumar and Tejeesh NS Behl report.
The CEO of the European Financial Stabilisation Fund (EFSF), Klaus Regling, in India to deliver the inaugural IISS-Oberoi lecture in Mumbai, believes that Europe has turned the corner in its sovereign debt crisis. Excerpts from an interview with Pramit Pal Chaudhari
Ajay S Shriram, chairman and senior MD of DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd, has been the driver of his company’s success story. As the director of the International Fertiliser Industry Association and the vice-president of the Confederation of Indian Industry, he reflects on corporate India’s track records. Excerpts:
Coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal refused to accept the charge that power production has been dwindling because state-run Coal India Ltd has been unable to supply adequate quantum of coal to the thermal power plants. Jaiswal, in a chat with HT’s Vivek Sinha
, instead shifted the blame on power firms.
Kaushik Basu, the outgoing chief economic advisor to finance minister, speaks on economic growth, inflation, interest rates and politics in an exclusive interview to Gautam Chikermane.
Kaushik Basu, the outgoing chief economic advisor to finance minister, on interest rates: Part 3 of an exclusive interview to Gautam Chikermane.
Kaushik Basu, the outgoing chief economic advisor to finance minister, on politics: Part 4 of an exclusive interview to Gautam Chikermane
Kaushik Basu, the outgoing chief economic advisor, on inflation: Part 2 of an exclusive interview to Gautam Chikermane.