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'For many years, it upset me that I was a businessman'
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'For many years, it upset me that I was a businessman'

'I wondered what mistakes I made in my life to be a businessman. Deep down, I still have doubts about it.' Shobha Warrier meets the amazing Dilip Kapur who built a Rs 160 crore business with just Rs 25,000. Image: Dilip Kapur whose Hidesign has grown from its artisan roots to an international brand. Photograph: Sreeram Selvaraj Business was not Dilip Kapur's first love. He actually wanted to "change the world." But as fate would have it, what started as a hobby, is today a business worth ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Chidambaram's son: 'Tired slogans won't take us anywhere'

'We cannot capture the mind space of today's youth by evoking past sacrifices. Politics is about hope; hope for the future.' 'The Congress hankers about the past too much,' Congress leader Karti Chidambaram tells Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com Karti Chidambaram, former Union minister P Chidambaram's only child, declared that the Congress party in Tamil Nadu did not have the freedom to function the way it wanted to, and that the issues concerning the state party unit should be dealt with by local ...
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'The way Modi is cleaning up India is wrong'

'Unless Modi uses his power to make people work, he will not succeed. He may cry hoarse, but he will not succeed.' 'I treat the broomstick as my God.' V Kalyanam, Mahatma Gandhi's personal secretary, tells Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com why the prime minister's Clean India campaign won't succeed easily. The first time I met V Kalyanam, Mahatma Gandhi's personal secretary, was in 1997. He was healthier and fitter then. Today, at 93, he is frail and walks with the help of a stick, but even today, his ...
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EXCLUSIVE! A day before the Carlsen clash, Anand is his normal, happy self

'He takes long walks at night and before going to bed he watches Yes Minister and Fawlty Towers...' Image: Viswanathan Anand in action against Magnus Carlsen at the World Chess Championship in Chennai last year. Photograph courtesy: FIDE World Chess Championship There's only a day to go for the World Chess Championship, a re-match between five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen, in Sochi, Russia. In the last World Championship, in Chennai, Carlsen unseated Anand, then the ...
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'There is a problem in the way the Congress party is run'

‘I have no grievance against P Chidambaram also. No grievance against anyone.’ ‘When I say the high command is responsible, I don't mean Sonia Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi.’ ‘I do not want to use the word coterie; I will only say that there is a problem in the way the party is run. This is not the case with Tamil Nadu alone; it is happening all over India.’ B S Gnanadesikan, who resigned as Tamil Nadu state Congress chief, tells Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com what is ...
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'More than Make in India, Modi govt should concentrate on Made in India'

What started as a small personal care products company is now one of the most successful FMCG brands in south India. Yes, we are talking about CavinKare, a household brand that most Indians cherish. Started by C K Ranganathan (left) in 1983 with a humble investment, is now a Rs 1,250 crore (Rs 12.50 billion) company with around 5,000 employees and has a hefty market share both in cosmetics and dairy segments. Both cosmetic and dairy products are a big hit not only in the domestic market but ...
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'There won't be any dearth of jobs for 10 years'

'In 1981 when I had a project in Qatar, those in charge told me they would not like Indians in high positions; they felt Indians could work only as drivers, cleaners and labourers.' 'I challenged them and showed that Indians could do great work in all areas.' 'Today, in the Middle East, they insist on having Indians in all fields. Everybody believes Indians are capable, hard working and trustworthy,' Ravi Pillai, one of the most influential businessmen in the Middle East, tells Shobha ...
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'There has been a big rush in youngsters wanting to get into ISRO'

'The most noteworthy feature of the Indian space programme is that all the unique achievements have been made by engineers from small towns who have had a non elite upbringing and who have grown with the programme,' says R Aravamudan, one of the pioneers of the Indian space programme. R Aravamudan was among the few scientists handpicked by Dr Vikram Sarabhai to start the Indian Space Research Organisation at Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram in 1962. Former President A P J Abdul Kalam was another ...
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'Rajni is a clever businessman, not a politician'

'Whenever a new film of his releases, he uses politics to hype his film.' 'Her party can manage for a short period without Jayalalithaa as the chief minister but if her absence is for a long term, the AIADMK will start crumbling and disintegrating.' 'What keeps the DMK going despite its corrupt image is it is a democratic party in comparison to the AIADMK... Also, many social welfare measures in Tamil Nadu were brought in by the DMK. So they do have a place in the political scene despite ...
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'An entrepreneurial revolution is taking place in India'

K Pandia Rajan, the Chairman and Managing Director of Ma Foi Strategic Consultants Pvt Ltd, is a revolutionary in the HR staffing, consulting and recruiting space in India. He along with his wife Hema Latha, a Chartered Accountant by profession started Ma Foi Management Consultants with just Rs 60,000 in 1992 and took the company to amazing heights with offices all over the world and providing employment opportunities to over 4 lakh people in two decades. After Ranstad, the second largest HR ...
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