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TVS group restructures ownership

TVS Restructure

TVS Ownership aligned to family units.. TVS. the largest iconic business house of TamilNadu, is recently in the news for re-structuring ownership/management of its unit companies.The management has come down to the third and fourth generations. The group has recorded huge, continuous growth over a century. Through  these years the family

Chennai Mysuru High Speed Rail Line

A dream come true.. In 2007 IE organised a day-long seminar on Corridors of Excellence. Impressed with the rail freight corridors of the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Kolkata, the IE seminar suggested a high speed rail corridor between Chennai and Bengaluru.  Recently the government has mooted a Chennai-Mysuru high speed rail line to be

Cairn’s arbitration Case

A Pranabda bequeath... Pranab Mukherjee, as finance minister in 2012, introduced a retrospective amendment to the Income Tax Act in the budget to overturn a Supreme Court ruling in favour of telecom firm Vodafone. Now comes news on the government losing its c case involving a cost of $ 1.4 billion, just

Disinvestment of large PSUs

Welcome attention to disinvestment by S.Viswanathan During 2019-20 the government announced an ambitious target for disinvestment.  A bold plan to disinvest a number of reputed and large PSUs was announced with the target to raise handsome resources. This did not materialise during that year with the economy and the market sluggish.

Farmers Protest

Farmers’ or Punjab’s protest? by S.Viswanathan The farmers’ agitation seems essentially an agitation by Punjab. To understand this reasoning, we take you back to the 1960s. Rice is not a staple food of Punjab and it has no buyers. During 1965-66, Punjab produced 1.9 million tonnes of wheat and 0.29 million tonnes of

Switch to Natural Gas

Switch to Natural Gas

Jan 2021 Cover Story : Cheer on the Gas front  *** Premium Content for logged in users*** Reliance Industries and BP has announced that commencement of production at the ultra deep water gas field in the Krishna-Godavari Basin of Andhra Pradesh. Of the three blocks developed at an investment of around Rs

FC Kohli – Father of Indian Software Industry

Faqir Chand Kohli or FC Kohli, often called the Father of the Indian software industry passed away at the age of 96 on Nov 26 Thursday, leaving behind a rich legacy of having laid the strong foundation of the USD190 billion IT industry in India. Developing visions, building people.. "My profession became building people.

IE DEC 2020 – from the Desk of SV

Dear Readers, We share  the link to the e-version of IE  December 2020 issue: The issue carries a cover feature on general insurance. We have also presented a tribute to Mr F C Kohli, Father of the IT industry. Other features of the issue include reports on US elections, Bihar elections, road

Kalki – Popular Tamil Weekly Magazine stops it’s print edition..

Periodicals - Pathetic Plight THE 20TH CENTURY has seen a flourish of periodicals in Tamil Nadu. Visionaries foresaw the potential for expanding leadership in line with expanding literacy. There were several attempts at launching magazines with literary flourish, short stories, poems and serlalising novels. AnandaVikatan commenced publication 94 years ago. With