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  • The remorseful CEO

    17-05-2018 05:54:00

    Today, apologies by CEOs of global corporations have become so common that you get case studies on the subject

  • Open season on religion

    08-05-2018 17:27:00

    If open-air namaz represents a law and order problem and potential land jihad, then Khattar should also be exercised about kawariyas, jagrans and trees on public land that morph into temples

  • Transfers of power

    03-05-2018 05:57:00

    In telecom, the failure to transit early to a model in which service providers had to pay competitive prices for spectrum lies at the heart of the recent shakedown

  • The intolerance of the liberal is no better than that of the Hindutvawadis

    28-04-2018 05:50:00

    By behaving like their opponents, liberals are damaging their credibility in lasting ways

  • The age of the whistle-blower

    19-04-2018 05:58:00

    Unlike the array of agencies that monitor corporate performance within expected paradigms, the whistle-blower is an unpredictable entity

  • Corporate governance & art of recusal

    05-04-2018 05:57:00

    Recusal is not the same as a resignation, nor an admission of guilt

  • Mind the gap between superior lifestyle & public service in Indian politics

    22-03-2018 05:57:00

    The profession of politics in India is regarded as a means to accessing a superior lifestyle rather than a mode of public service

  • The treadmill of business frauds: From 1957 LIC scandal to PNB scam

    08-03-2018 06:04:00

    Satyam offered the first inkling of the chronic governance problems in Indian companies, when a board stuffed with signature international personality patently failed to do its due diligence

  • Are we creeping back to controls on corporate decision making?

    22-02-2018 05:59:00

    The I-T department's reasoning for this extraordinary ruling: That discounts are being used to create huge intangible assets for the company and therefore constitute capital expenditure

  • Balancing the costs of gender equity

    08-02-2018 05:57:00

    Incentivising women to join the workforce is less the problem than incentivising companies to hire them

  • India as a 'business partner'

    24-01-2018 22:42:00

    Two prominent incidents in the past six months highlight the unanticipated risks associated for a foreign investor in India

  • Interlude in Davos

    10-01-2018 22:38:00

    Public memory is short, but Mr Modi's early days as prime minister stood out for the frequency of his foreign travels

  • Star power in politics

    05-01-2018 23:20:00

    Corruption, the plight of the common man, the triumph of good versus evil are central concerns for the rest of India too, and most actors have played the Superman/crusader role in their heyday

  • Catching up with sexual harassment

    13-12-2017 22:42:00

    In India, 70 per cent of women said they did not complain for fear of reprisals, according to a survey this year by the Indian Bar Association

  • From Keeler to #metoo

    08-12-2017 23:42:00

    #metoo owes something to the model at heart of the Profumo affair and and her son's acknowledgement of it