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Who will regulate the regulators?

It would be a good idea to create independent oversight committees for each regulatory institution and indeed, even for their appellate bodies, says A K Bhattacharya. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that in India while the political leadership is held accountable for all its actions and inaction, the regulators are not accountable in the same way.   Jaitley’s comment came in the wake of the letter of undertaking (LoU) scam that has ..., 5 days ago

'The nature of jobs is changing'

'We want to connect unique skills that students have with the unique jobs being created.'Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Errol D'Souza -- the new director of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad -- faces challenges such as hiring quality faculty and boosting research to meeting the board's expectations. Professor D'Souza shares the road map for the B-school, especially under the new IIM Act, with Vinay Umarji.   As the new director, what is the road map you have laid out ...
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How to fix India's flawed banking system

What was the RBI doing, what was the PNB top management doing, what were the auditors doing, asks Debashis Basu. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ To the collective dismay of the public, there is one more bank scam, which, not surprisingly, involves a public sector bank -- Punjab National Bank. Nirav Modi, a flamboyant jeweller, and his uncle Mehul Choksi (a one-time favourite of foreign institutional investors) have allegedly pulled off a daring heist of over Rs 110 billion and run away ...
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Remembering TT

'Through an old train ticket, a ubiquitous red and black pencil, his promotion letter to me, my plane ticket to Bangalore and Thomas House -- five objects and institutions -- my memories of his fine life, will linger.'R Gopalakrishnan remembers T Thomas. T Thomas, the legendary chairman of Hindustan Unilever, passed away on March 2, aged 90. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ There are innumerable stories from all sorts of people, who had career encounters with TT. The fact is that anyone ...
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Was Nirav Modi tipped off?

'It can't be a coincidence that he and his family, uncles and all, vanished from India only days before the scam was discovered.''Surely someone senior in the government alerted him that the scandal was about to break,' says Aakar Patel. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Nirav Modi joins a list of smart young Gujarati men -- including Harshad Mehta, Hiten Dalal, Jatin Mehta and Ketan Parekh -- who have in the last few years easily taken thousands of crores each from taxpayers. I say ...
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Why are India's babus so unprofessional?

The 2G judgment suggests many bureaucrats have poor application, inadequate interest and are unwilling to be active participants in the policy process, says Babu Jacob. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ The recent court verdict on the decade-old 2G spectrum licensing controversy opens a window into public management in India and suggests an alarming lack of policy direction and incapacity for policy detailing. A key focus of telecom policy was to regulate licensing. In 2003 the Union ...
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Meet the Love Commandos

Despite dire threats to life and property, they have brought together over 50,000 lovers under one roof across India.Sneha Bhattacharjee reports.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/   Sometime in the winter of 2010, the family of a girl charged a boy with raping her. In her statements to the police, doctors as well as the court, the girl said she was a major and in a consensual relationship with the boy. Shocked and surprised at the turn of events, a group of men reached the sessions ...
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Lessons from India's 'brightest investment minds'

'Indians are great savers, but they are lousy investors.'Excerpts from Anuj Shah's Brightest Investment Minds: Their Journeys, Their Insights. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ How many of you, by the time you are 17, get the chance to spend hours together and enlighten yourself with the likes of Raamdeo Agrawal, co-founder, Motilal Oswal Financial Services; Sankaran Naren, ED and CIO, ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Ltd; Prashant Jain, ED and CIO, HDFC Asset Management Company ...
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Architect who designed 'Patang' dies

Noted architect Hasmukh Patel, who designed Ahmedabad's landmark revolving restaurant — Patang — passed away on Saturday morning after prolonged illness. Patel, one of the founding members of the School of Architecture, was credited with making ...
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2017 was best year for equities in 3 years

In absolute terms, the year closed with the market capitalisation of all BSE-listed companies rising by Rs 45.5 lakh crore to Rs 152 lakh crore, or an increase of 42.8 per cent, compared to the closing value on December 30, 2016, says Pavan Burugula. Image: Dominic Xavier/ The S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 have delivered 27.9 per cent and 28.6 per cent returns, respectively, in 2017, making it the best year for equities since 2014. This was on account of strong portfolio flows and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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