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Shreekant Sambrani: Graveyard of ideas

In last 50 yrs, we've had just three game-changing ideas: the Green Revolution, economic reforms of 1991 & the IT transformation Shreekant Sambrani August 16, 2015 Last Updated at 22:44 IST " India seems to be held together by chicken wire and chewing gum," ... Business Standard, 1 week ago

Shreekant Sambrani: Towers of babel

The hostility among political parties is a reflection of deep-rooted animosities between their leaders Shreekant Sambrani August 10, 2015 Last Updated at 21:50 IST The South-west monsoon is not the only one playing hooky. Our parliamentarians in the current ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Shreekant Sambrani: Masters of the Universe

"I'll salaam anybody," the late Dhirubhai Ambani said to a leading Indian business journalist in the 1980s, explaining - in the high noon of India's licence permit raj - how he would happily wait at the desk of a section officer all day, so long his ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Shreekant Sambrani: Monsoon mystics

I make two assertions with complete certainty about that most uncertain phenomenon, the monsoon. Is the farmer concerned about it? Hell, yes, he is. Tribal memories from millennia past make him wary of all rainy seasons, not just the coming one. And ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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Three game-changing ideas that India ever had in past 50 years

Despite our overly loud public adherence to democracy, political parties and their leaders appear to treat its accoutrements as necessary evils to be tolerated in their quest for power, notes Shreekant Sambrani. "India seems to be held together by chicken wire and chewing gum," is how I had begun an Independence day column seven years ago. I tended to agree, though, with my young niece's confidence that her generation would invent stronger chicken wire and stickier gum, in view of the ...
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Dinner with BS: Rupinder Singh Sodhi

I never aspired to a career with the (Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing) Federation (GCMMF), leave alone being its boss someday," says the managing director of the Federation, and my old student from the first batch of Institute of Rural Management, Anand ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago

All about Scout’s honour

By Harper Lee Penguin,Rs 799 Penguin,Rs 799 Go Set a Watchman What do you do for an encore when your first published novel is an instant bestseller and hailed as a classic? Simple, thought Nelle Harper Lee. Disappear from public gaze. She became America’s ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
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Monsoon mystics: Who trusts the IMD's weather forecast?

The IMD has fancy weather-monitoring radars in the name of providing better forecasts, but their findings hardly help the farmers, explains Shreekant Sambrani. I make two assertions with complete certainty about that most uncertain phenomenon, the monsoon. Is the farmer concerned about it? Hell, yes, he is. Tribal memories from millennia past make him wary of all rainy seasons, not just the coming one. And does he trust the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts? Don't make me laugh, ...
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