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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

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

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

Bharati alive at Raj Bhavan I Day celebration

Last year I expressed my admiration for TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit making the annual Independence Day reception a culturally rich event. (IE, Sept 2018 issue). The Governor, ably assisted by R Rajagopal, Additional Chief Secretary, and his team, presented an even more evocative cultural fare this time. His speech and

She changed the face of Delhi

Sheila Dikshit made a lasting contribution to raising the beauty and infrastructure of the national capital New Delhi as one comparable to several other world capitals. The best tribute to Sheila Dikshit came from her bitter political adversaries: from Narendra Modi and Amit Shah to Arvind Kejriwal. They paid lavish

Torchbearers to trailblazers

This book is for anyone who wants to know about the culture and work style of the Tatas. HBS scholar Shashank Singh has done a great job in documenting the best practices that have helped India’s most respected group move the distance from Good to Great. BEYOND A CENTURY OF TRUST The

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