Bengaluru, India: Foreign Investment Brief


In this investment brief of Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka in South India, we discuss key industry opportunities, the city’s living environment, and prevailing infrastructure.

Survey: Bangalore on the Rise


In a recent survey conducted by the Global Initiative for Restructuring Environment and Management (GIREM) and real estate consultancy firm DTZ, Bangalore has been ranked as India’s top business destination in terms of infrastructure, human capital, city culture and basic quality of living.

India’s Top Six Cities – Free City Guides!


Asia Briefing takes a closer look at India’s top six cities (by GDP) in the newly released Indian city guides for Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. These city guides are available for free download on the Asia Briefing bookstore.

Court Ruling Says Payment in Kind Also Subject to Tax


Aug. 4 – A recent Supreme Court decision has ruled that payment made in kind will also be subject to taxes in India. This was based on an appeal made in court by local company Kanchanganga Sea Foods regarding its payment in kind to Hong Kong-based company Eastwide Shipping for lending the use of vessels […]

Mahindra & Mahindra to Establish Special Economic Zone for Aerospace Sector


Jul. 6 – Indian conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra is in negotiations to establish a special economic zone (SEZ) targeting the aerospace sector industry. The 250-acre SEZ will be located near Bangalore International Airport following a public private partnership model. M&M is not new to the aerospace industry. The company opened a component-making facility at Malur […]

Monorail Manufacturers Concentrate on India’s Infrastructure Boom


Apr. 12 – As the Indian economy develops, the need for massive improvements in its transportation network also increases. With Mumbai’s first monorail service about to be launched and those familiar street level cantilevered rail lines now weaving their way above the city’s roads, other places in the country have already started taking notice. All […]

Karnataka Considers Global Financial District


Mar. 12 – Karnataka government is considering establishing a global financial hub in Devanahalli district located near Bengaluru International Airport. Senior officials from 45 banks, insurance companies and mutual funds have expressed interest in the district according to state minister for large and medium industries Murugesh Nirani. “We are looking at a public private partnership […]

New Delhi Best City for Living


Mar. 9 – The Confederation of Indian Industries has ranked New Delhi as having the best quality of life for its residents among all cities in the India based on their latest  “Liveability Index.” After New Delhi, the next best cities to live in are Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore. The survey looked at 37 Indian […]

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