Gurbir Singh

Transforming Dharavi: Can Gautam Adani do it?

The Adanis will spend Rs 25,000 crore on rehab, which will include necessary civic amenities like water, power, roads and other infrastructure.

04 Dec 2022

Big tech layoffs may be a long-term carnage

The Ukraine War has created a spiraling energy crisis and a global economic slowdown that is hitting Big Tech hard.

27 Nov 2022

Fossil fuels phase-out hits fresh delays, poor nations’ resistance 

It was at the expense of the poor; and now the poor nations were being forced to pay again, as victims of climate breakdown that they did not cause.

13 Nov 2022

Maharashtra loses projects and its pride to Gujarat

BJP spokespersons on the other had say there has been no arm-twisting, and the choice of location has been a commercial decision of the investors. 

06 Nov 2022

Russian connection, poor R&D drag down arms industry

This Russian connection can’t be cut in a jiffy as deployment and training takes years to absorb.

30 Oct 2022

Crude wars churn up headwinds for India

India, an importer of 85% of its crude requirements, has been playing a balancing game, but now finds itself in the midst of the crossfire.

23 Oct 2022

Cough syrup tragedy evokes cry for tighter pharma checks

Looking at the facts of the case, the company should never be around today. Maiden Pharma was blacklisted by Bihar in 2011 for selling cough syrup that failed local standards tests.

16 Oct 2022

Making sense of RSS' Dattatreya Hosabale's economic critique

In fact, poverty and income disparity is probably worse than represented by Hosabale.

10 Oct 2022

Left-right divide in a new colonial world

On the global stage, we are seeing the classical, post-colonial class divide between the haves and the have-nots.

02 Oct 2022

Bollywood’s hits and flops, and the road ahead

Trade sites show that of the 30–32 big titles released in calendar 2022, only five or six have made it. That means 80% of the releases this year have failed to recover less than half their investments

18 Sep 2022

Pakistan flood havoc: Will the sinners pay?

Nearly 1,400 people, over 500 of them small children, are dead. More than 33 million people are economically hit or displaced, more than half a million have been rendered homeless. 

11 Sep 2022

Gone too soon, a fighter for good corporate governance 

One can’t miss comparing the irony and tragedy of the death of Cyrus Mistry on Sunday afternoon with that of Princess Diana.

05 Sep 2022

Learning from Dhirubhai, succession plans must be tight and early

Mukesh Ambani is not retiring and will continue to head the big holding companies like RIL and Jio Platforms; but he has marked out the road ahead for his children.

04 Sep 2022

Dying to lead from the corporate front

Two deaths have reignited the discussion of stress taking a toll in high places. Is the live-wire routine, threat of hostile takeovers and long working hours reducing life spans?

21 Aug 2022

‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ sparks housing poverty debate

‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign has also brought the focus back to the slowly receding programme of ‘Housing for All by 2022’ launched by the Prime Minister in 2015.

14 Aug 2022