Elon Musk and the four-day work week

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- Talk about a stress buster. Companies from Germany to New Zealand to Japan-yes, the country where people have been known to drop dead from overwork-are moving to ease the workloa... Read More

What the Katowice climate change talks mean for India

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- With the Paris climate deal set to come into effect in 2020, nearly 200 countries gathered at Katowice in Poland to adopt a set of rules to limit global warming. Mint takes a loo... Read More

Forget India's Ivy League. Teach your children well

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- Quality education and learning has the power to transform an individual's life by raising aspirations and by providing opportunities needed to convert those aspirations into real... Read More

Raising the bar on corporate governance standards

Mumbai, Dec. 18 -- The significance of corporate governance is not lost on anyone. It is of paramount importance for companies of all shapes and sizes. Regulators in India have been constantly pushing... Read More

IPL 2019 auction: Varun Chakravarthy and four Indians who attracted highest bids

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- The 2019 Indian Premier League auction belonged to uncapped Indians, with several players striking it rich. The likes of Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Dube, Prabhsimran Singh and Ak... Read More

How boards play a role in identifying potential successors

Mumbai, Dec. 18 -- Succession planning has become a critical variable in the corporate governance matrix for boards of Indian companies. This becomes even more important as the boards grapple with di... Read More

Gaps in succession planning at firms, says study

Mumbai, Dec. 18 -- Even as India Inc. continues to put more controls and processes in place to ensure better corporate governance, a large number of domestic firms are still wanting in succession plan... Read More

Real estate investors prefer buying plots to apartments

Mumbai, Dec. 18 -- Ultra-rich individual investors maybe staying away from purchasing apartments, but they are buying small plots of land as a risk-free investment and the possibility of decent apprec... Read More

SBI may buy out Canara Bank's loans in Ratnagiri Gas

Mumbai, Dec. 18 -- State Bank of India (SBI) is looking to buy out Canara Bank's loans of about ₹400 crore in Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt. Ltd (), the erstwhile Dabhol Power Co., said two people... Read More

Chinese smartphones, and demonetisation, burn out Lava Mobile

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- Phone maker Lava International Ltd was, not long ago, a leading poster boy of the government's Make in India dream, with value-for-money offerings for the price-conscious custome... Read More