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Shyamal Majumdar

SBI: A limited account

The book gives several examples of government interference in the working of the bank, despite the then finance minister's assurances to the contrary in Parliament

SBI: A limited account
Updated On : 04 Jan 2022 | 11:41 PM IST

Real-world banking

The book raises quite a few questions on other important issues concerning the financial sector

Real-world banking
Updated On : 08 Nov 2021 | 10:22 PM IST

Human Factor: Pushback on withdrawal of 'work from home'

The debate over whom to bring back to office, when and for how long has become complicated

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Updated On : 09 Oct 2021 | 8:06 AM IST

Stardom and tragedy

One of the highlights of the book is the detailed analysis of the enigma

Stardom and tragedy
Updated On : 22 Sep 2021 | 11:11 PM IST

Infy should have listened to Mr Murthy

There is no denying that Infosys must take a major part of the blame for the problem

Infy should have listened to Mr Murthy
Updated On : 15 Sep 2021 | 10:55 PM IST

CoCs need best practices code

'The delay in insolvency case resolution is another problem area where CoCs need to play a more proactive role', says the author

CoCs need best practices code
Updated On : 18 Aug 2021 | 10:34 PM IST

Long wait for the next flight to Dominica

Efforts by India to get back Mr Choksi will depend to a large extent on the response to the request for his repatriation from Dominica

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Updated On : 16 Jun 2021 | 11:33 PM IST

Games promoters play

If a promoter knows that he can afford not to repay loans and buy back his company in the bankruptcy court at a discount with a reduced debt burden, he has a strong incentive to drive his firm aground

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Updated On : 27 May 2021 | 10:28 PM IST

Sunil Jain, an outstanding journalist and a generous friend

That Sunil Jain was one of India's finest economic writers was evident from his weekly column 'Rational Expectations' in BS and then in the 'Financial Express' where he was the Managing Editor

Sunil Jain, an outstanding journalist and a generous friend
Updated On : 16 May 2021 | 10:33 PM IST

States must share the blame

Many state govts were taken to the cleaners by high courts for doing next to nothing to prepare for the devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic

States must share the blame
Updated On : 30 Apr 2021 | 12:21 PM IST

Start-up's flights of fancy

India's first home-grown messenger app Hike shut down and vanished from app stores on Monday

Start-up's flights of fancy
Updated On : 20 Jan 2021 | 3:16 AM IST

Making a mockery of arbitration

Ending "tax terrorism" was the BJP's promise in the 2014 election that brought Narendra Modi to power giving hope to the likes of the UK's Cairn Energy Plc. But the hopes have been belied

Making a mockery of arbitration
Updated On : 19 Nov 2020 | 1:00 AM IST

Why some don't deserve a second chance

Last week, Videocon's Venugopal Dhoot and DHFL's Kapil Wadhawan offered to pay to pull their firms out of insolvency process

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Updated On : 30 Oct 2020 | 12:46 AM IST

Mismanaged transitions

Governments have followed different rules for different banks at different times

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Updated On : 13 Aug 2020 | 12:24 AM IST

When succession plan is just a letter

There was no will; no other binding documents; no family constitution - just a letter, prompting a leading lawyer to say it couldn't get more absurd than this.

When succession plan is just a letter
Updated On : 16 Jul 2020 | 10:40 PM IST

Making WFH work

Despite their reservations, companies must frame clear guidelines for the new normal

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Updated On : 30 Apr 2020 | 10:48 PM IST

Need of the hour

Telecommuting can only be a temporary solution as the more people work apart, the less they work together

Need of the hour
Updated On : 19 Mar 2020 | 10:00 PM IST

Hiring, the Welch way

The CEO of CEOs used the "4Es and 1P" principle to recruit a winning team

Hiring, the Welch way
Updated On : 05 Mar 2020 | 9:05 PM IST

Deregulate large-scale philanthropy

The purpose and performance of these companies do not demonstrate that any one class, on a secular basis, is superior or inferior in these respects.

Deregulate large-scale philanthropy
Updated On : 28 Feb 2020 | 2:47 AM IST

Three-day weekend

Even Sanna Marin wants it to remain a statement of aspiration

Three-day weekend
Updated On : 10 Jan 2020 | 1:18 AM IST