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Rajan Nanda: The man who fast-tracked Escorts' tractor business

It is interesting that Nanda tried his hands over multiple businesses but in his lifetime realised the need to focus on the core, which is, tractor beside construction and railway equipment

6 Aug 2018 3:07 pm
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh: A larger-than-life figure whose 'crusades' made him a cult hero

The author delves into the cult, business and politics of the Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan

25 Aug 2017 8:49 pm
Meet the BS Banker of the year 2015-16: HDFC Bank's Aditya Puri

Jury chose HDFC Bank MD for his contribution in digital banking, the bank's presence in rural and semi-urban India and healthy profitability

19 Dec 2016 10:00 am
Newsmaker: Rita Bahuguna Joshi

Rita Bahuguna Joshi, joined BJP last Thursday, after spending 24 years in the older party

24 Oct 2016 1:36 am
M S Sahoo takes charge as Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board chief

Sahoo, a financial markets expert, was appointed as IBBI Chairperson for a period of five years last month

1 Oct 2016 5:48 pm
Meet the members of the new interest rate-setting committee

Each will have one vote and Patel will hold an additional tie-breaker, guided by a newly established inflation target

23 Sep 2016 12:36 am
Newsmaker: R Gandhi

He likes to keep a low-profile, but behind the scenes Gandhi has been the driving force for many banking and financial services industry reforms

8 Sep 2016 9:30 pm
RBI notifies Urjit Patel's appointment as RBI governor

Patel, who served as the deputy governor since January 2013, took over from Raghuram Rajan, effective September 4

6 Sep 2016 12:23 am
No regrets on speaking my mind, says Rajan

Rajan said the head of the central bank should have a fixed tenure of more than three years as the current term was too short

2 Sep 2016 12:25 am
I had fantastic tenure; results to be visible in 5-6 years: Raghuram Rajan

Rajan said people send him 'anonymous thank you notes' even when he is on a plane

9 Aug 2016 2:08 pm
Rani Singh Nair appointed CBDT chairperson

Her predecessor Atulesh Jindal, who was appointed CBDT chief in February this year, retired on Sunday

1 Aug 2016 4:57 pm
Railway Board Chairman Mital gets 2-year extension

Mital was appointed to the top post in Railways Ministry in place of Arunendra Kumar, who had superannuated on December 31, 2014

29 Jul 2016 3:16 pm
Govt appoints Ajay Bhushan Pandey UIDAI CEO

He has been involved with the UIDAI established under the Aadhaar Act and implementation of Aadhaar since September 2010

21 Jul 2016 4:42 pm
Newsmaker: Manoj Sinha

Sinha will have to strike a balance between the regulator (TRAI) and the industry on all issues from net neutrality to call drops

7 Jul 2016 9:10 pm