Politics of hate is not good for business

It was, therefore, surprising that in recent days, Biocon’s articulate executive chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw courted controversy.

03 Apr 2022

‘Abstention’ is not an option on the world stage; US President comments on India's shaky stand

As a leader among the world’s nations, a weak-kneed stance aimed at not irritating Russia amounts to surrendering moral high ground.

27 Mar 2022

Reliance’s ‘Capture’ of Big Bazaar stores raises questions  

Amazon has been in a see-saw litigation with the Future Group and Reliance since 2020, and has so far blocked the R24,500 crore sale of Future’s retail chain to Reliance.

20 Mar 2022

Sanctions are not an alternative to a battlefield victory

The fear of triggering a world war is real, and the learning from the disastrous war in Afghanistan is too fresh to make the same mistake again.

06 Mar 2022

ICICI-Videocon loan case: Adopt ‘best practices’ Chanda Kochhar, and quit

Allahabad Bank CEO & MD Usha Ananthasubramanian has been shorn off her executive powers but the big question is why has Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO of ICICI Bank, being left off the hook?

20 May 2018

Questions Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn’t answer in US hearing

Last week, over two days and 10 hours, Zuckerberg, with a dead-pan face, fielded over 600 questions from nearly 100 US Congressmen.

15 Apr 2018

Kisan Long March brought ‘India vs Bharat’ debate back

Front page images of the blistered, bleeding feet of women who had faced the blazing heat with broken footwear left an indelible mark on those who had no idea what rural poverty was like.

18 Mar 2018

Fear of identity theft from Aadhaar’s servers

The government argued that there was no Fundamental Right to Privacy and so Aadhaar is a scheme that the government could implement at its discretion.

07 Jan 2018

The rise and rise of the ‘spiritual’ economy in 2017: From Patanjali to Sri Sri Tattva

The new tribe of spiritual gurus-turned-entrepreneurs is tapping the world-wide rejection of processed foods; global wellness industry pegged at $3.4 trillion.

01 Jan 2018

Thanks to Yashwant Sinha, the economy is talk of the town

Everyone is discussing Yashwant Sinha and Arun Jaitley.

02 Oct 2017

IT stares at its biggest job meltdown ever

A CIEL HR Services survey predicts that nearly 2 lakh jobs are expected to evaporate in the sector over the next two years.

17 Jul 2017