TN advocates are at it again

TN advocates are at it again With great difficulty Chief Justice R K Agrawal and Chief Justice S K Kaul brought some discipline and order in administering the Madras High Court. Sadly, the advocates had reverted to their familiar and old habits of staying off courts, disrupting court proceedings. This time

Needed – Reform For Disruptive Economic Growth

In this feature IE suggests a few steps to stimulate economic growth. It points to opportunities and challenges. Even as the issue was being sent for printing we came across the welcome and pleasant initiatives of finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. In her lucid presentation, she pointed to rolling back some

Sushma Swaraj – Dignity personified

Sushma SWARAJ was one of the prized newer generation leaders of the BJP. She functioned as the chief minister of Delhi, later as Minister of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) and Parliamentary Affairs under the Vajpayee government and as Minister of External Affairs (MEA) in the Modi. She vested these portfolios

In and around…

The past month had been quite eventful. The Palkhivala Foundation presented senior advocates Arvind Datar and Somasekhar Sundaresan who explained, with case studies, the legal framework needed to tackle corporate governance issues and corporate failures. The speakers argued that there should be a differentiation between corporate failures due to frauds and

Turmoil in motown

Regulations, policies, technological disruptions and NBFC crisis – have come at the same time to wreak havoc on the industry and hence everyone is clueless about the recovery in demand. According to the latest statistics of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), passenger vehicle sales reported a decline of 31 per

The bicycle revolution

Three lakh users, one million rides and counting... Meet Mybyk, the bicycle revolution, raring to go! It’s a rather unusual sight of 150 plus cyclists getting together for cycling at 5.30 am. That’s just one of the morning rides organised by Ahmedabad based bike-sharing and rental service start-up Mybyk founded by

Reliance Industries – to be debt free in 18 months!

Amidst the gloom and lack of enthusiasm for mega growth, Reliance Industries continues to provide room for optimism. Chairman Mukesh Ambani, in his address to shareholders at the AGM, outlined plans for re-structuring the company and for strident growth in several directions. The most interesting one relates to massive investments

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