This year’s controversy around West Bengal police’s order about idol immersion after Durga puja, on Muharram, was uncalled for, because the state has, through decades, celebrated different festivals at the same time.
The Infosys brand has taken a beating, paradoxically in the hands of Narayana Murthy who himself built it. Where does its future lie?
While the demonetisation tsunami sorely hurt the microfinance industry, Bandhan Bank offers a good template for what MFIs can do after acquiring banking licenses.
With their scorched-earth strategy, a small group of shareholders consisting of the founders and their supporters have managed to have their way when they do not have the numbers that would allow them to legitimately do so.
If Air India could have been turned around under the same system then it would have been by now. The real question is whether prospective buyers will be able to cherry pick the national carrier’s assets.
Language may have triggered off the current round of violence, but the basic demand is for statehood.
The spotlight is now back on former civil aviation minister Praful Patel, whose under whose tenure everyone from the CAG to Murli Manohar Joshi-headed PAC found highly questionable financial decisions.
The new order of the day will be to increase revenue per employee, truly achieve non-linear growth and capture new forms of digital work. But even this will be a difficult task.