Sourav Majumdar

Sourav Majumdar was a financial journalist for nearly two decades. He has now crossed over to the other side to get a first-hand taste of corporate life.

The Return of Gordon Gekko

The fictional rogue trader makes his comeback in a second Wall Street film. But the world around him has changed.

30 September 2010
The Third Wave

The RBI raises several issues ahead of the third round of licensing for new private banks. But there are no clear answers yet.

17 September 2010
Checkmate at The Oberoi

The mighty Mukesh Ambani steps in to confront ITC’s Yogesh Deveshwar at East India Hotels. Few corporate battles can get bigger than this.

02 September 2010
The Importance of Being Ratan Tata

The panel set up to pick the new Tata Group boss will not have it easy. And the reasons are many

20 August 2010
Beautiful Minds

The tradition of brilliance in the corner room at the RBI headquarters has continued down the years.

07 August 2010
New Rules of the M&A Game

A Sebi-appointed panel proposes major changes in takeover norms to make the process fair. The real test will be in their implementation.

23 July 2010
Perestroika at Dalal Street

Winds of change are blowing at the 135-year-old Bombay Stock Exchange.

08 July 2010
The Nimble Giant

ICICI Bank has often pushed the envelope. The merger with BoR is yet another aggressive step.

26 June 2010
The Art of Letting Go

Indian business groups are learning to separate emotion from valuation. For shareholders, this can only be a good sign.

15 April 2010
Lessons from the Dugout

Many business leaders would give an arm and a leg to possess some of the skills demonstrated by team skippers at the IPL.

01 April 2010


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.


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