Sun Pharma shares slump 10%, Sensex volatile

Mumbai, Jan. 18 -- The BSE benchmark Sensex and NSE Nifty Friday started on a volatile note tracking heavy losses in Sun Pharma shares. Banking shares were also under pressure. After opening marginall... Read More

Opinion | Why India's sedition law needs to be buried

New Delhi, Jan. 18 -- Early this week, the Delhi Police filed a charge sheet against 10 people, including student leaders Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, and Anirban Bhattacharya, in a sedition case for ... Read More

Sensex edges higher, RIL shares up ahead of earnings

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Extending gains for the third session, the BSE benchmark Sensex today rose over 100 points, tracking higher global markets. After rising as much as 147 points, the 30-share index... Read More

Opinion | India's education sector needs a quantum shift

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- The quality of education has a direct bearing on any economy. With some 240 million students or nearly 20% of the Indian population in school, their quality of learning or lack o... Read More

Sensex edges higher; RIL, ICICI Bank lead gains

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Extending gains for the second session, the BSE benchmark Sensex today rose over 100 points after the government said that the country's trade deficit had narrowed to a 10-month ... Read More

Opinion: From money-minded to financially astute-the challenge for women today

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- A few years ago, at a seminar on women and money in a room with 75 women across ages and professions, an educated, urban woman in her late 30s began by saying that she and her hu... Read More

Opinion | A tie-up in UP that spells trouble for the BJP

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- It's a doubles pairing that outdoes all other combinations, one where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahuja... Read More

Money With Monika: A guide to mutual fund SIPs (Season 2, Episode 5)

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- "A systematic investment plan, or SIP, is a route to a mutual fund and not the mutual fund itself," explains personal finance expert Monika Halan in this episode of Money With Mo... Read More

Eclipsing the empire

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- With the world's largest democracy set to go to the polls this year, there could be a bonus for the winner. The World Bank is set to announce global annual gross domestic product... Read More

Outlook on global profit growth worst since 2008 financial crisis

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Fund managers' profit growth expectations have plummeted and are at their worst since 2008. According to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey of fund managers for January, a ... Read More