A Consummate Corporate Manager For over 60 years V Narayanan (VN) contributed richly to the evolution of Indian management. Soon after graduation in 1959, he joined Unilever- London, at the age of 21. Returning to India after nine years, he joined Chesebrough Pond’s Inc in the marketing department, became its chairman
Buta Singh, a loyal associate of Indira Gandhi, was Home Minister in the Rajiv Gandhi government during 1986-89. As a supporter of Operation Blue Star, that eliminated the Bhindranwale resistance from the Golden Temple, Amritsar, he earned the displeasure of sections of Sikhs. Singh was excommunicated by the Akal Takht
Left her footprints in the sands of time Competence. Commitment. Courage. Compassion. Integrity. Determination. Dr V Shanta was a rare amalgam of all these qualities. So, it was no surprise that even as a young doctor, she readily responded to the call of visionary Dr Muthulakshmi Reddy, to work for the treatment
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.
In 1979, after two decades of production, Ashok Leyland was still dawdling along with a modest capacity of just around 10,700 medium and heavy vehicles. Capital investments were modest. Sales were at Rs 135 crore and net profit: Rs 6.91 crore. Competitor Tata Motors (then TELCO) had capacity of around
T V Antony In a long list of civil servants, some are remembered for their passion, commitment and effectiveness. A few of these are admired for their rich contribution and advocacy of specific programs. I remember former finance secretary, K P Geethakrishnan, referring with awe to the prolific contributions of T
T N Seshan was among the colourful civil servants remembered for reforming India’s election process. In his tenure as the head of the Election Commission (EC), he understood fully the responsibilities and powers of the EC for the conduct of free and fair elections. Happily, he used the power effectively! In
15 August 1975. The Chennai TV station was inaugurated by V C Shukla, Minister of Information & Broadcasting. TN Governor, K K Shah, was another important guest. It was the height of Indira Gandhi’s emergency. Tamil Nadu was sheltering several leaders opposed to the emergency. Leaders of the ruling DMK were