Assocham supports government against CAG

As the fight over CAG’s report on coal allocation intensifies, one of the prominent industry associations, has justified the government’s decision to allot coal blocks at cheap rates to big corporations. Assocham, some of whose members may be among the beneficiaries of the government policy, said the allocation of cheap coal helped keep input prices […]

India Application Development market to grow 23% to $227 mln this year

The India application development (AD) software market is expected to grow 22.6% this year to reach more than $227 million, according to IT market research firm Gartner, Inc. Application development is one of the biggest revenue drivers for Indian IT outsourcing companies. Many companies hand over the task of developing software applications to Indian companies, […]

Let Anna Hazare die

I am one of you. I don’t usually go about shouting slogans, or carrying placards. Sometimes, when I don’t have enough money to make ends meet, I choose to pay the Rs 100 that the policeman demands than the Rs 600 fine I’d have to pay for riding without a helmet. I am no Anna […]