Fourth time in five years, CIC doesn't have a Chief
For the fourth time in five years, the Central Information Commission (CIC), the final appellate authority for Right to Information Act, is without a chief and functioning with just half the sanctioned strength of information commissioners.
Economy hit by lack of political consensus, says Maruti boss RC Bhargava
The need of the hour is to draw up long-term industry-focused growth...
Strong US-India ties mean more jobs: US Consul General
Consul General David J Ranz visited Bhopal and met government officials, members of ci...
Deepika Padukone should stay in Mumbai and dance: BJP MLA on actress' JNU visit
Madhya Pradesh Leader of Opposition and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopal Bhargava lamented on actress Deepika Padukone's visit to J...
Auto blues: Passenger vehicle sales may skid 13% this year
The industry is estimating sales to fall 13% from last year — worse than an 8% decline, the steepest so far, recorded in 1998 — to about 2.95 million units in 2019. This would take the volume below the levels three years back. In 2016, automakers had sold nearly 2.97 million units.
CashKaro’s Rohan Bhargava can't live without his phone; Blinkist among favourite apps
For Bhargava, his smartphones are a gateway to instant entertainment.
Auto sector revival as much in govt's interest as in ours: Maruti Suzuki chairman RC Bhargava
"The automotive industry is a big part of manufacturing, it is such a large sector, there has to be a defined long term roadmap. It accounts for half of the manufacturing GDP and the government understands the importance of the sector. It is as much in the government’s interest as much as ours," said Maruti Suzuki chairman RC Bhargava.
Auto sector: What the numbers don't tell
Retail sales figures reflect actual purchases by buyers and there can often be a mismatch between the two sets of numbers, with wholesale not being a true representation of consumer sentiment.
Cars getting expensive, unaffordable: Maruti chairman RC Bhargava
RC Bhargava refused to buy arguments that the present slowdown is related to “structural shifts”.
Nirmala Sitharaman is 100% right: Maruti's Bhargava joins the millennial debate
The main issue to Bhargava's mind is of a structural kind — cars are not affordable for common buyer anymore.
View: How new initiatives like Genome Council can take cues from Indian visionaries
When the aim is to build a research output like the Genome India initiative, the concepts of mission mode, centralisation of infrastructure facilities and network research of public health could come under one common umbrella.
Corporate tax reform will make manufacturing sector attractive now: Maruti Suzuki's RC Bhargava
The government on Friday slashed the income tax rate for companies by almost 10 percentage points to 25.17 per cent and offered a lower rate...
Manufacturing now a high priority sector for investors: RC Bhargava, Maruti Suzuki
There is suddenly focus on manufacturing, making it a very attractive avenue for investment.
Incentives needed to turn around motown fortunes: Maruti Suzuki's RC Bhargava
Maruti Suzuki chairman says monsoon pickup has kindled hopes, asks banks to step up credit.
Periodical downturn has coincided with policy changes: RC Bhargava, Maruti Suzuki
Auto had downturns in 2008-09, 2013-14 and 2018-19. It is just unfortunate that the timing of all the changes has coincided with the periodi...
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