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‘Can’t nail director not part of daily business for delay to pay TDS’

‘Can’t nail director not part of daily business for delay to pay TDS’

MUMBAI: A sessions court has held that unless shown that a director is involved in the day-to-day activities and conduct of business of a company, he is not liable to face criminal prosecution on its behalf. The court observed this while setting aside a lower court’s order initiating criminal process against a shipping company’s now [...]

January 5, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on ‘Can’t nail director not part of daily business for delay to pay TDS’

Want to be happier this year? Mental health experts share their resolutions for a less-divisive, healthier 2020

Want to be happier this year? Mental health experts share their resolutions for a less-divisive, healthier 2020

It’s that time of year, aka, the start of a new one, when we assess areas of our life we’d like to improve and determine to make a change. Of course, we’re talking about New Year’s resolutions, a tradition that tends to get a bit of a bad rap because such promises to ourselves can be [...]

December 31, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to be happier this year? Mental health experts share their resolutions for a less-divisive, healthier 2020

The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

From electric scooters to facial recognition and deepfakes, 2019 saw several new technology trends come to the fore, even if their full consequences are yet to be entirely realised. But what can we expect in 2020? As we enter a new decade, The Telegraph’s technology writers bring you their predictions for the year ahead. The smart home becomes unavoidable [...]

December 30, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

Fear not, Modi tells businesspersons: Business offence to be no longer a crime; will amend law

Fear not, Modi tells businesspersons: Business offence to be no longer a crime; will amend law

Hardselling his administration’s pro-business approach, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the government is working to decriminalise provision of Companies Act to make it easier to do business in the country. Speaking at an Assocham event, he said the recent cut in corporate tax has brought rates to all-time low for businesses. He, however, said labour [...]

December 22, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Fear not, Modi tells businesspersons: Business offence to be no longer a crime; will amend law

Business failure not a crime, says PM in bid to revive animal spirits

Business failure not a crime, says PM in bid to revive animal spirits

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government has corrected past weaknesses of the economy, and urged industrialists to “invest boldly”, promising protection against wrong actions in genuine commercial failures. “I want to assure the banking and corporate world that we have been able to overcome weaknesses in the system to a large [...]

December 21, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Business failure not a crime, says PM in bid to revive animal spirits

Real Estate stocks to do well even as underlying asset prices remain stagnant

Real Estate stocks to do well even as underlying asset prices remain stagnant

. Jatin Khemani Whether it is real estate as physical assets or as stocks, there has been a lull for many years now. Will the two always move in tandem? Can real estate stocks do well even without real estate assets picking up? Before that, let’s understand why the real estate business and stocks are [...]

November 19, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate stocks to do well even as underlying asset prices remain stagnant

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

More than 1,300 businesses nominated themselves for Amazon’s Small Business of the Year awards, and these finalists are eligible for a prize package worth an estimated $80,000. The perks include dedicated account management, advertising and promotion assistance, and a visit to the Seattle HQ. Voting is live until midnight (PST) on November 8, so read [...]

November 10, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

US-based real estate firm Compass to hire 200 people for Hyderabad tech hub

US-based real estate firm Compass to hire 200 people for Hyderabad tech hub

US-based real estate technology company Compass on Tuesday announced plans for a new technology hub in Hyderabad with a strength of 200 engineering, product and design professionals. To be located in Hyderabad’s Hitec City, the new Compass tech hub will focus heavily on mobile applications. Compass said Jaideep Ganguly will lead the Hitec City operation [...]

November 6, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on US-based real estate firm Compass to hire 200 people for Hyderabad tech hub

3 reasons to invest in real estate, according to a financial planner who owns 10 rental properties

3 reasons to invest in real estate, according to a financial planner who owns 10 rental properties

Making money in real estate isn’t for everyone. It takes grit, time, and most importantly, cash. According to Brent Sutherland, a certified financial planner, real-estate investing is a decidedly “non-traditional” method for building wealth, but a powerful one nonetheless, he wrote in an article published on CoachCarson.com. When he was 35, Sutherland bought his first single-family home [...]

October 19, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on 3 reasons to invest in real estate, according to a financial planner who owns 10 rental properties

Simple steps to create Facebook Business Page

Simple steps to create Facebook Business Page

In order to create a Facebook Business Page, you simply need to log into your personal Facebook account. Facebook gives a free opportunity to people to enhance their brand awareness through the medium of social media. In a way, a Facebook Business page helps to generate sales as it allows to connect with people. In [...]

October 12, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Simple steps to create Facebook Business Page

No plan to raise stake in Indiabulls Real Estate: Embassy

No plan to raise stake in Indiabulls Real Estate: Embassy

New Delhi: Bengaluru-based Embassy group has no immediate plans to increase its stake in Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd from the current nearly 14 per cent, the company’s CMD Jitu Virwani said. “There is no plan right now,” Virwani told PTI when asked about the company’s plan to raise stake in Indiabulls Real Estate. The company would remain [...]

October 11, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on No plan to raise stake in Indiabulls Real Estate: Embassy

Edelweiss to strengthen retail credit business through co-lending pact with 4 PSU banks

Edelweiss to strengthen retail credit business through co-lending pact with 4 PSU banks

Edelweiss Financial Services looks to strengthen business in retail credit segment through co-lending pacts with State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Central Bank of India and Punjab National Bank. Edelweiss said the LP-GP (Limited Partners-General Partners) model, where NBFCs partner with capital providers like banks, global and domestic institutional investors will help the sector [...]

October 9, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Edelweiss to strengthen retail credit business through co-lending pact with 4 PSU banks