Now, stories give start-up ideas; get Parekh, Nilekani praise

Top business leaders including Deepak Parekh and Nandan Nilekani have come together to back an innovative concept of an IIM graduate penning down 21 innovative ideas in form short stories -- all of which can be start-up business opportunities.

HDFC to raise Rs 90,000 crore from NCDs

Country's largest mortgage lender HDFC Ltd Friday said it plans to raise a total of Rs 90,000 crore from various instruments including non-convertible debentures and warrants to fund business expansion.

Ambani gets 205-times of median pay; ITC's Deveshwar 439-times

Billionaire industrialist and India's richest Mukesh Ambani has not taken a pay hike for seven years, but his salary is over 205-times that of the median employee remuneration at Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL).

Get pricing right to come out of woes: Parekh to realtors

Coming hard on property developers, top mortgage lender HDFC's Chairman Deepak Parekh has said they are unrelenting on pricing despite a growing inventory of unsold housing units.

Shun 'speed money', focus on speed: Parekh to housing sector

Shun 'speed money', focus on speed: Parekh to housing sector

Raising concern over high housing costs in the country, eminent banker Deepak Parekh today said developers need to shun 'speed money' and focus only on speed in delivering projects to the customers.

Legislative process long and tedious, but no more derailed: Parekh

Legislative process long and tedious, but no more derailed: Parekh

Confident about India's growth prospects, eminent banker Deepak Parekh on Thursday said legislative process here is "unduly long and tedious, but no longer derailed" and there are ample long-term investors who believe India's best is yet to come.

Unnecessary negativism around Indian economy: Aditya Puri

There is "unnecessary negativism" surrounding the Indian economy and the government needs to be given chance to carry out its work as recovery is underway, senior banker Aditya Puri has said.

Don't get disillusioned, support PM Modi: Ratan Tata to India Inc

Stating that the Modi government has not completed even one year in office, Tata said, "All of us should understand that it's a new government, and we need not get disillusioned and dissatisfied with so fast."

Deepak Parekh pitches for greater govt, corp investment in education

"There is a lot of innovation that can be brought into the education space and with this initiative, HDFC aims to create a visible impact on schooling system," he added.

'Sustainable turnaround still elusive; time to walk the talk'

Ahead of Budget, an industry confidence survey today showed that a sustainable turnaround remains elusive on investments, profits and exports, while another study urged the government to 'walk the talk' and take steps to improve ease of doing business.

Disinvestment in LIC, Air India, BSNL will unlock lakhs of crores of rupees: Deepak Parekh

Disinvestment in LIC, Air India, BSNL will unlock lakhs of crores of rupees: Deepak Parekh

Pitching for disinvestment in public sector behemoths like LIC, Air India and BSNL, top industry leader Deepak Parekh has said it can unlock huge funds worth "lakhs of crores of rupees" and shares should be given to retail investors without depending on the overseas entities.

Govt being criticised for being too fast: Arun Jaitley

Govt being criticised for being too fast: Arun Jaitley

Virtually rebutting criticism by leading banker Deepak Parekh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said the government is being criticised for rather being "too fast".

Is this not policy paralysis, asks Congress after Deepak Parekh's remarks

Congress on Thursday latched on to industry leader Deepak Parekh's remarks lamenting no change on ground on ease of doing business to ask the Prime Minister whether it is not policy paralysis, returning the barb directed at the previous UPA government.

PM Narendra Modi lucky till now; no change on business ground: Deepak Parekh

Showing signs of restlessness, Deepak Parekh, Chairman of HDFC, on Wednesday said there have been no improvement on ease of doing business in the country despite the government's promise and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had 'lucky 9-months' with fall in oil price.

PM Modi lucky till now; no change on business ground: Deepak Parekh

PM Modi lucky till now; no change on business ground: Deepak Parekh

Pitching for relaxing "administrative controls" to improve ease of doing business, top industry leader Deepak Parekh has said that impatience has begun creeping in among businessmen as nothing has changed on ground in first nine months of the Narendra Modi government.

PM Modi had 'lucky 9-months' with fall in oil price: Deepak Parekh

PM Modi had 'lucky 9-months' with fall in oil price: Deepak Parekh

Showing signs of restlessness, Deepak Parekh, Chairman of HDFC, on Wednesday said there have been no improvement on ease of doing business in the country and that PM Modi had 'lucky 9-months' with fall in oil price.

Distinguish between legitimate funds and black money: Parekh

Distinguish between legitimate funds and black money: Parekh

In the wake of a new list revealing names of nearly 1,200 Indian account holders in Swiss banks, eminent banker Deepak Parekh on Tuesday said the government should distinguish between legitimate and illicit funds before taking any action.

India may see rating upgrade in 2015: Deepak Parekh

Zee Business Bureau Chief Mihir Bhatt caught up with HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh on his views on Indian Economy, Capital Markets, Reforms and way forward. Excerpts from his interview.

It's time we stop over-dependence on 'fickle FIIs': Parekh

Raising concern about over-dependence of Indian capital markets on foreign institutional investors, eminent banker Deepak Parekh has said that something needs to be done to change this pattern.

Time's ticking fast on Modi govt's feel good wave: Parekh

Parekh also said that India currently has "exceptionally good conditions" in place to aspire for 10 percent economic growth but much needs to be done to achieve that target.