OYO's global presence, Is China the next destination?

OYO's global presence, Is China the next destination?

As OYO ventures towards expansion into China after 200 hotels each in 15 Indian cities, CEO Aditya Ghosh talks about presence of the group in Indonesia and further expansion plans for UAE, UK and Malaysia.
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What To Consume In Consumption? Will Financials Stay On Firm Footing? Pramod Gubbi Answers

What To Consume In Consumption? Will Financials Stay On Firm Footing? Pramod Gubbi Answers

Pramod Gubbi, Co-Founder, Marcellus Investment Managers, answers what should be investors’ focus in the context of rising crude prices, talking about Asian Paints says extra RoC allows them to venture into new segments, speaks about what investors...
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Coal India to face repercussions over trouble with plant auction?

Coal India to face repercussions over trouble with plant auction?

As disqualified bidder raises concern over coal India's plant auction, IEM has indicated that the company may face legal legal issues if the bid isn't re-tendered. But all roads seem to be leading to court as Coal India seems adamant on its stance.
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Sri Lanks Serial Blasts: Crucial Warnings Ignored?

Sri Lanks Serial Blasts: Crucial Warnings Ignored?

As the death toll in serial blasts in Sri Lanka rises to 290 and authorities try to find who was responsible for the attack, was it a serious lapse of intelligence? Also DP Maheshwari of Jayshree Tea shares how will this affect key industries in S...
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RBI vs Kotak Bank: Decisive hearing in Bombay High Court Today

RBI vs Kotak Bank: Decisive hearing in Bombay High Court Today

As Kotak Bank argues that the regulator shouldn't be able to dictate the promoter's stake in a private bank, the firm also has to submit details of reducing the stake as per norms in court today.
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FMCG Sector lost 300 Bps growth in past 3 months

FMCG Sector lost 300 Bps growth in past 3 months

Nielsen shares outlook for the FMCG sector and discusses softening caused by rural consumption as 15 per cent growth is expected from rural as it is growing faster than urban.
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NCLAT May direct govt to take action against Liberty House

NCLAT May direct govt to take action against Liberty House

Sources have told BTVI that the NCLAT favours action against Liberty House for walking out of its approved resolution plan. It will decide on liquidation for Amtek on May 3.
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On ground in Mumbai: Milind Deora appeals for votes based on clean image, transparency

On ground in Mumbai: Milind Deora appeals for votes based on clean image, transparency

Campaigning in South Mumbai, Milind Deora talks about criminal cases against his competitor, a fragile alliance between Shiv Sena and BJP as well as key issues concerning people of the constituency.
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Jet lenders wait for viable plan from interested investors to raise funds

Jet lenders wait for viable plan from interested investors to raise funds

Lenders have demanded protection of slots of Jet Airways as bankers believe that a substantial portion of its valuation depends on slots and routes. They are trying to protect the jobs at stake after the airline was grounded.
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Lenders want civil aviation ministry to protect Jet slots

Lenders want civil aviation ministry to protect Jet slots

As uncertainty looms over Jet Airways, lenders are against allotting slots to others even temporarily. As Jet may land in NCLT, Mayur Milak of IndiaNivesh Securities shares the outlook on key players in the aviation sector.
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Oil prices hit 6-month high on OPEC supply cuts

Oil prices hit 6-month high on OPEC supply cuts

With oil prices reaching the highest point in months, Peter McGuire, CEO of XM.com/au, talks about factors affecting the surge including supply issues, Libya, Venezuela and US preparing to end Iran import sanction waivers as well as prices in mont...
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'Qute' will have a big market in Sri Lanka: Rajiv Bajaj

'Qute' will have a big market in Sri Lanka: Rajiv Bajaj

Describing Sri Lanka as an important market despite the government being negative towards Indian auto exports, Rajiv Bajaj, MD of Bajaj Auto says that the company sees a large market for its latest offering 'Qute' in the country.
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ICICI Lombard to revamp motor insurance portfolio

ICICI Lombard to revamp motor insurance portfolio

With the SC ruling transforming the motor insurance business, ICICI Lombard's MD & CEO, Bhargav Dasgupta shares how new norms have increased penetration for motor insurance and the road ahead for the firm. He also talks about crop insurance as a p...
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Lux Launches first ever scented vest, expects 10% growth

Lux Launches first ever scented vest, expects 10% growth

Lux Industries launches scented vests for summer, senior VP Navin Todi talks about upcoming products as well as a target of 15 to 20 per cent growth in exports.
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Boost for Mukta Arts owing to big releases

Boost for Mukta Arts owing to big releases

With advance bookings for Avengers Endgame touching record levels, Rahul Puri, MD Mukta Arts, discusses the growth outlook for the firm. Despite Kalank slowing down post a big opening, the Marvel movie followed by more movies may make the first qu...
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Sri Lanka Bajaj's first ever export market: Rajiv Bajaj

Sri Lanka Bajaj's first ever export market: Rajiv Bajaj

Rajiv Bajaj, MD of Bajaj Auto, talks about importance of Sri Lanka for the firm, Sri Lankan government policies affecting its exports and the firm's share in the auto market.
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Refining and Petchem steady as RIL posts strong Q4

Refining and Petchem steady as RIL posts strong Q4

With RIL posting strong Q4 numbers, Sudeep Anand of IDBI Capital discusses the Petchem and refining business as well as growth for Jio and retail. He describes the energy business as a cash cow for the company.
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Stable Q4 for ICICI Lombard, Aim to maintain ROEat 20%

Stable Q4 for ICICI Lombard, Aim to maintain ROEat 20%

With a stable quarter for ICICI Lombard, the company's MD & CEO Bhargav Dasgupta talks about the road ahead and sees a 15-20 per cent growth for the insurance sector in few years with increasing penetration in a growing economy.
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Stellar Q4 for HDFC Bank, Profit Growth at 11 Quarter High

Stellar Q4 for HDFC Bank, Profit Growth at 11 Quarter High

A higher net interest income contributing to profits and corporate opportunity amid issues with PSUs, HDFC bank posts a strong Q4 with CASA deposits growing by 14 per cent.
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Hyper-growth in retail, customer addition in Jio to continue for RIL

Hyper-growth in retail, customer addition in Jio to continue for RIL

After a strong Q4 for Reliance Industries Ltd, CFO Alok Agarwal talks about what's in store for petrochemicals margins and the growth for the retail sector as well as Jio in the year ahead. He also added that integration of Den and Hathway will ta...
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Political atmosphere in Sri Lanka is cloudy: K Ragothaman on serial blasts

Political atmosphere in Sri Lanka is cloudy: K Ragothaman on serial blasts

With involvement of different global and domestic terrorist outfits being considered by authorities after blasts killed more than 200 on Easter Sunday, former joint director of CBI, K Ragothaman calls the attack the work of a well trained organisa...
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India stands in solidarity with Sri Lanka: PM Modi on serial blasts

India stands in solidarity with Sri Lanka: PM Modi on serial blasts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed solidarity with Sri Lanka after serial bombings that killed more than 200 people on Easter Sunday and pledged support in every way for the neighbouring country.
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Terror Bleeds Sri Lanka, 13 arrested after blasts kill more than 200

Terror Bleeds Sri Lanka, 13 arrested after blasts kill more than 200

No group has taken responsibility for the ghastly attacks that killed more than 200 people in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday as authorities are speculating involvement of an international terror outfit. Three Indians have also been identified among fo...
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Report from Rampur: Jaya Prada takes on Azam Khan with focus on education, small businesses

Report from Rampur: Jaya Prada takes on Azam Khan with focus on education, small businesses

With Rampur's well known knife industry losing its edge to GST, Azam Khan and Jaya Prada are in the fray with education, small scale businesses and basic needs of people being key issues.
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Campaign Trail: Pilibhit locals disillusioned with elected representatives

Campaign Trail: Pilibhit locals disillusioned with elected representatives

BTVI on its campaign trail goes to Pilibhit Lok Sabha constituency, which was so far the bastion of Union minister Maneka Gandhi but is being defended by her son Varun Gandhi this year. Locals tell BTVI about the issues they are facing, from lack ...
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Campaign Trail: Is Wayanad a safe seat for Rahul?

Campaign Trail: Is Wayanad a safe seat for Rahul?

BTVI travels to Wayanad, Kerala – a Lok Sabha seat that has been in news since Congress chief Rahul Gandhi decided to contest from the seat along with his traditional seat of Amethi in UP. BTVI talks to locals to see what their views are on the Co...
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Bull run on the cards?

Bull run on the cards?

Next week, ACC, Indiabulls Housing, Mahindra & Mahindra Finance, Ultratech Cement, Axis Bank, Biocon, Maruti Suzuki and Nestle will announce their Q4 earnings. Jay Thakkar, Anand Rathi, says the Nifty set up looks bullish from a medium-term perspe...
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Battleground Uttar Pradesh: People of Bareilly Unhappy With Santosh Gangwar?

Battleground Uttar Pradesh: People of Bareilly Unhappy With Santosh Gangwar?

As Bareily gears up to vote, a look at problems plaguing the constituency, key issues for the people and talking to MP Santosh Gangwar and his challenger Praveen Aron in BJP's bastion.
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What makes Porsche 911 one of the most recognisable sports cars in the world

What makes Porsche 911 one of the most recognisable sports cars in the world

Find out what makes the Porsche 911 so special. And, take a look at the Macan which received a facelift. Also check out which mid-sized SUV is better - Tata Harrier or Jeep Compass?
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Campaign Trail: Raju Shetti’s shift, a major factor?

Campaign Trail: Raju Shetti’s shift, a major factor?

BTVI, on its campaign trail, brings to you ground reports from Hatkanangle Lok Sabha constituency in Western Maharashtra. Raju Shetti, the MP from the LS seat, has recently switched sides from NDA to UPA; BTVI maps how the public react to this swi...
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Campaign Trail: Battle over Betel in Shimoga, Karnataka

Campaign Trail: Battle over Betel in Shimoga, Karnataka

Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency, which goes to polls on April 23, is a matter of pride of two political parties as the sons of two former chief ministers are fighting or the seat. BTVI, on its campaign trail, looks at the burning issues, the primar...
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Nifty sees gains in truncated week

Nifty sees gains in truncated week

Nifty & Sensex were up 1% each, Nifty Bank gained 1.1% in the week gone by. Hemen Kapadia, KR Choksey SSPL, says there could be consolidation of benchmark indices now after record highs. Amar Singh, Angel Broking, sees profit booking at high level...
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Will traders back PM Modi?

Will traders back PM Modi?

Traders, an important vote bank, have been key to the BJP’s electoral success in the past. Post demonetisation and GST, this crucial segment of our economy has been upset and vocal about their problems. On ‘RajNiti', Siddharth Zarabi discusses Pr...
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Sadhvi Pragya says her curse killed Karkare, BJP calls it her personal opinion

Sadhvi Pragya says her curse killed Karkare, BJP calls it her personal opinion

While the opposition is attacking BJP over Sadhvi Pragya's statement about 26/11 martyr Hemant Karkare dying of her curse, the saffron party has distanced itself calling it her personal opinion. As political discourse hits a new low with insulting...
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Battleground Uttar Pradesh: People of Bareily Unhappy With Gangwar?

Battleground Uttar Pradesh: People of Bareily Unhappy With Gangwar?

As Bareily gears up to vote, a look at problems plaguing the constituency, key issues for the people and talking to MP Santosh Gangwar and his challenger Praveen Aron in BJP's bastion.
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Bidding farewell to North Bengal from a moonlit tea garden

Bidding farewell to North Bengal from a moonlit tea garden

With the Lok Sabha polls moving past the second phase, BTVI bids farewell to North Bengal from a tea garden on a full moon night as locals wait to see if their problems will end and their aspirations will be fulfilled when the results are out.
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Steady Q4 for RIL, GRM at $8.20/bbl

Steady Q4 for RIL, GRM at $8.20/bbl

RIL had record earnings from petrochemicals, Jio and retail with the highest ever production in petrochemicals. Revenue for retail crossed Rs 1 lakh crore and the energy business remained resilient.
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Lok Sabha polls: India votes as the battle enters round 2

Lok Sabha polls: India votes as the battle enters round 2

As the country voted in the second phase of Lok Sabha polls, which issues dominated voter sentiment? Will the Modi wave work for BJP once again or will anti-incumbency be a factor? What will be the fate of the ruling party down south and how will ...
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Campaign trail: BTVI travels to Baramati, Maharashtra

Campaign trail: BTVI travels to Baramati, Maharashtra

Baramati in Maharashtra is a bastion of the Pawar family. BJP-led NDA won 6 out of the 10 LS seats in 2014 in Western Maharashtra. Will the same run continue or will UPA make inroads? What are the issues confronting the sugarcane farmers? NCP lead...
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Campaign Trail: Know what the Real Issues Of Pune are

Campaign Trail: Know what the Real Issues Of Pune are

BTVI's Vijay Iyer reports from Pune where he speaks with BJP candidate Girish Bapat and Congress nominee Mohan Joshi, also talks to voters about the expectations from the elections.
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Decoding RIL Q4

Decoding RIL Q4

Reliance Industries Thursday reported a record net profit of Rs 10,362 crore in the March quarter as robust revenue from retail and telecom businesses offset weakness in core oil refining and petrochemical segment.
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Campaign Trail: The Real Issues Of Pune

Campaign Trail: The Real Issues Of Pune

BTVI's Vijay Iyer reports from the ground in Pune where he speaks to the civilian population about the expectations out of the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019. On this episode, he also has an excluive conversation with BJP's nominee Girish Bapat...
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Shoe hurled at GVL Narasimha Rao

Shoe hurled at GVL Narasimha Rao

A man flung shoes at BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao while he was addressing a press conference at the party's headquarters in New Delhi today. It was not immediately clear why the person, who identified himself as a doctor by profession, threw the s...
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Poll violence in Chopra, Raiganj in Bengal

Poll violence in Chopra, Raiganj in Bengal

Voting in three constituencies of West Bengal took place amidst the shadow of violence. Agitations, blocking of highways leading to police firing tear gas were reported from areas around the polling booths.
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Fate of 4 Union Ministers and a Former PM sealed

Fate of 4 Union Ministers and a Former PM sealed

95 constituencies in 11 states and Puducherry went to polls in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections. With this phase of polling, voting is over in 186 Lok Sabha seats of the total 543 seats across India. Fate of four union ministers and a forme...
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Adani Power Bags GMR Chandigarh

Adani Power Bags GMR Chandigarh

Adani Power has bagged GMR Chandigarh under the Sashakt scheme. This is the first resolution under this scheme. Here is Anku Goyal with the latest.
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Follow expert’s advice and Make your money work for you

Follow expert’s advice and Make your money work for you

Ashok Kumar, LKW Investment Advisors, talks about the benefits of building a diversified portfolio, says there are opportunities of making money from small caps even. He further says the quantum of risk should be analysed by looking at the company...
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Blow To Jet Sparks Refund Panic

Blow To Jet Sparks Refund Panic

Addressing a press conference, Kiran Pawaskar, Leader of Jet Airways' Officers & Staff Association questioned why the State Bank of India (SBI) is dragging its feet after it had offered to lend Rs 1,500 crore on the condition that founder-promoter...
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