May 08, 2017
Baahubali 2: What the response to SS Rajamouli's film tells us about outrage in the time of social mediaThe response to Baahubali 2 helps us see that a film’s release is a media event which provides opportunities for apparently unrelated stakeholders to publicise their concerns (or commercial interests, as the case may be)
Apr 21, 2017
Wipro sacks 600 people: More job cuts may follow as IT sector steps up automationThe traditional BPO operations model is being phased out and the $155-billion IT industry in the country is trying to reinvent itself to adjust to the advent of automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.
Apr 21, 2017
Wipro sacks 600 employees after performance appraisal; layoffs could go up to 2000The development comes at a time when Indian IT companies are facing an uncertain environment given the curbs being proposed on worker visa norms by various countries like the US, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.
Apr 07, 2017
Forbes India rich list: Mukesh Ambani is the richest billionaire in 2017 with $23.2 bn networthIndia is home to 101 billionaires, the first time it has has more than 100 super rich individuals, according to the Forbes global billionaires list for 2017.
Apr 06, 2017
Nasscom appoints Raman Roy as chairman, Rishad Premji as vice-chairmanThe new office-bearers are taking charge at a time when the over $140 billion IT sector is facing headwinds like growing protectionism and business shifts towards digital
Mar 21, 2017
Forbes rich list: DMart owner, Paytm's Sharma among 101 Indian billionaires featuredBuoyed by the recent IPO of his hypermarket chain DMart, Radhakishan Damani debuted on the list at 896th rank with $2.3 billion net worth
Mar 21, 2017
Forbes rich list: India home to 101 billionaires, Mukesh Ambani wealthiestThe Forbes list of the 'World's Billionaires' 2017 consists of 2,043 of the richest people in the world who have a combined net worth of US $7.67 trillion, a record 18-percent increase over the past year.
Mar 08, 2017
Demonetisation sees billionaire club shrinking by 11; valuation woes hit Flipkart's BansalsAccording to the Hurun Global Rich List India report, since demonetisation on 8 November, India lost 11 billionaires.
Feb 21, 2017
Adi Godrej gets Golden Peacock Lifetime achievement award for ethical leadershipGolden Peacock Awards were established more than two decades ago (1991) by the Institute Of Directors (IOD) to acknowledge the achievements of the best
Feb 14, 2017
Infosys row: Murthy's questions are needed to build an equitable corporate IndiaFor now, at least, the Infosys board and CEO Vishal Sikka agree with the founder and have aligned completely with the sharply and deeply articulated values by Murthy
Jan 16, 2017
Megastar Chiranjeevi is back with Khaidi No 150; has he ended his political career for good?Treating films as a form of propaganda may or may not help Chiranjeevi’s political career, which to be honest, can’t be in a worse shape than it is now. However, his film career can be seriously damaged by drawing parallels between filmic narratives and the acts of commission and omission of the star-politician.
Jan 03, 2017
Wipro's Azim Premji says year 2016 has raised obstacles on path to better worldIn a letter to Wipro employees, Premji urged them to increase their commitment to others and find common ground rather than focussing on conflicts.
Dec 13, 2016
Jayalalithaa, MGR seized mentors' legacies illegitimately, Sasikala could do the sameThe post-J Jayalalithaa scenario is unfolding slowly and surely.
Nov 07, 2016
Indian Hotels boardroom rebellion: Are the Tatas clasping straws in the wind?Tatas seems to be caught in a time warp. They haven’t learnt lessons from other family controlled companies in India many of whom run a tight ship with a stranglehold on the equity of the operating companies.
Oct 06, 2016
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala donates Rs 5,000 cr in charity, but Dalal Street has poor score on philanthropyCompared to the number of people and companies that are doing well on the bourses, the amount spent on charity by the successful firms is actually minuscule, said an analyst.
Sep 26, 2016
Rishad Premji, Anmol Ambani and other Corporate India NextGen join crorepati clubThe annual pay of these next-generation leaders remains relatively low, as against the overall average payout of over Rs.20 crore for CEOs
Sep 22, 2016
Mukesh Ambani retains India's top businessman list for 9th year with networth at $22.7 bn: ForbesSun Pharma's Dilip Shanghvi was ranked a distant second with a wealth of $16.9 billion
Sep 22, 2016
Forbes India rich list takeaways: Stormy debut of Acharya Balkrishna at 48 spot, Flipkart's Bansals fall offThere are no surprises in the list this year at the top level, but towards the bottom there are a few interesting names and trends
Sep 19, 2016
ICICI Prudential Life's Rs 6,057 cr IPO: Key facts you need to knowThe private life insurer, majority owned by ICICI Bank, has already raised Rs 1,635.33 crore from the 40-odd anchor investors on Friday
Sep 11, 2016
Here's why contraceptive use across India has declined despite high awarenessAccording to data from the latest National Family Health Survey, there has been six percent drop in the use of contraceptive in India. This drop comes even as awareness about contraceptives has grown. So, what can we learn about contraceptive use across India, and what might be behind this mismatch between theory and practice?
Sep 07, 2016
After Ratan Tata, now Premji Invest funds Lenskart; co has raised Rs 714 cr so farThe move will help the online eyewear retailer gain from Premji Invest's extensive experience across retail brands, Lenskart CEO and Founder Peyush Bansal.
Aug 27, 2016
Pawan Kalyan vs NTR Jr.? How a mix of stars, caste and politics has bloodied Andhra fandomIf media reports are right, this could well be the first time that rivalries among Telugu film stars claimed a life.
Aug 26, 2016
With just a year to go, L&T chief AM Naik decides to donate 75% of his total income to philanthropyEven before the latest announcement, Naik was already into the art of giving business, and he has donated Rs 125 crore to charitable initiatives since 1995
Aug 18, 2016
Amnesty India's sedition charge is second such complaint registered in Karnataka this yearPolice investigation against Amnesty International India is the second such sedition complaint registered by the police in Karnataka this year
Aug 11, 2016
Azim Premji, Shiv Nadar on Forbes list of richest tech tycoonsThe titans on Forbes’ second annual list of the world’s richest in technology are worth a combined $892 billion, six per cent more than a year ago. Just over half of the 100 richest in tech are from the US, including eight of the top 10 richest on the list.
Aug 08, 2016
CEO salaries soar; average nears Rs 20 cr, AM Naik draws highest at Rs 66.14 cr in private sectorThe analysis is based on the disclosures made by 20 out of the total 24 private sector companies on the Sensex, as the remaining four are yet to disclose their figures.
Jul 30, 2016
She Walks, She Leads: Compelling portraits of achievers like Zia Mody, Saina NehwalA book like She Walks, She Leads lends a certain inspiration and weightage to the experience of women smashing prejudices and glass ceilings everywhere — be it Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Sania Mirza, Saina Nehwal, Zia Mody or Nita Ambani
Jun 25, 2016
Does Nature need space in our cities? Study of Bengaluru's ecology offers answersNature in the City; Bengaluru in the Past, Present and Future by Harini Nagendra examines the relationship between a city and nature
May 11, 2016
Doomed to repeat past mistakes? Bengaluru Vision Group runs into trouble over absenteesThe Bengaluru Vision Group (BVG) also called the Bengaluru Blue Print Action Group (BBPAG), set up by the Karnataka government has already run into trouble with activists questioning its formation with notable absentees.