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Kanika Datta

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  • Kanika Datta: The wrong aspiration

    26-08-2015 21:46:00

    The India Aspiration Fund does not address the basic aspirations of small entrepreneurs in India

  • Kanika Datta: Kanwariyas & their rampant religiosity

    14-08-2015 22:44:00

    Dealing with the inevitable traffic chaos as signals stop working and NCR turns into a Lake District of less than scenic beauty is just one part of the struggles

  • Kanika Datta: Too big to succeed?

    12-08-2015 21:46:00

    Like Enron and Posco, Foxconn's Terry Gou may just discover that when it comes to doing big business in India, it's better to stay under the radar

  • Kanika Datta: We've got a long way to go, baby

    29-07-2015 21:44:00

    Several high-profile and unedifying examples have confirmed what we suspected for decades: sexual harassment in the Indian white collar workplace is alive. The mechanisms to address this problem are imperfect, but the internal complaints committees ...

  • Kanika Datta: Decisions for the CEO-PM Narendra Modi

    15-07-2015 21:46:00

    This government could find itself a prisoner of its pro-business stance as much as the UPA found policy circumscribed by its pro-poor focus

  • Kanika Datta: Written down value

    01-07-2015 21:44:00

    Are you or your colleagues and/or employees horses or donkeys? Mice or a dwarfs (or Little People, to use the politically correct term)? Runners, joggers, walkers, drivers? Couldn't care less? Writers of self-help/inspirational management books ...

  • Kanika Datta: Are women and votaries of women's rights exceptionally thin-skinned?

    17-06-2015 21:46:00

    We know that sexism is alive and kicking but there is, undoubtedly, a case for my sisters to cultivate more equilibrium and a better sense of humour

  • Kanika Datta: Celebrity risks

    03-06-2015 21:44:00

    Now that a court in Bihar - of all states - has issued an order to the authorities to file First Information Reports (FIRs) against a galaxy of movie stars - Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta - for endorsing Maggi noodles and its ...

  • Kanika Datta: Divide & lead

    20-05-2015 21:46:00

    First, the bad news: A survey earlier this week by TJ Insite, a platform on the TimesJobs.com portal, suggests that most people prefer male bosses to female ones and that view includes a significant majority (79 per cent) of female respondents.But ...

  • Kanika Datta: Activism against activists

    08-04-2015 21:46:00

    When it comes to activists, do credit Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his consistency. His address to a joint conference of chief justices of the high courts and chief ministers on Sunday isn't the first time he has derisively referred to activists ...

  • Belle Epoque and a nuclear deal

    03-04-2015 23:30:00

    Breakthrough at Beau Rivage on April 2 could mark the start of a new chapter in Iran-US relations

  • Kanika Datta: 'Indian culture is best'?

    27-03-2015 22:40:00

    It is natural that someone's cultural choices will be shaped primarily by local and national influences. But much also depends on exposure

  • Kanika Datta: Beyond 66A

    25-03-2015 21:44:00

    Luckily, I have not experienced the harassments to which the state and kooks, gooks and lackeys associated with it subjected hundreds of unsuspecting people under the late unlamented Section 66A of the Information Technology Act. But I do wish there ...

  • Kanika Datta: Women as a Cause

    11-03-2015 21:49:00

    The Gregorian calendar, which most of the world follows today, rather dampened the enthusiasms of PR-CSR industry complex that rises to a crescendo before each March 8. In case you've been on Mars this last week, March 8 is International Women's Day ...

  • Kanika Datta: For the people?

    25-02-2015 21:46:00

    The Indian Railways website says: "India has some of the most spectacular and unforgettable rail journeys in the world … .There's no better way to enjoy India's outback, cities, coastal towns and regional areas in comfort."Even the most charitable ...

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