India Inc's missing whistle-blowers

Domestic corporate scandals of recent vintage, such as Global Trust, Satyam, IL&FS or YES Bank, to name a few, have all been the result of implosions rather than employee revelations


Kanika Datta
The latest whistle-blower revelations of multiple shenanigans at global ride-hailing app Uber, coming thick and fast after serial exposes of various dodgy practices at Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google in the recent past raises uncomfortable questions about India Inc. If the FAANGs, Twitter and Uber can be guilty of multiple and diverse transgressions what’s happening in Indian corporations?  

It can be nobody’s case that India’s largely family-owned and —managed private sector is a beacon of transparency or best corporate governance practices, bolstered as it is by an informal omerta among employees, managements and even boards. In fact, in the light of
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First Published: Jul 14 2022 | 12:13 AM IST

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