Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry has set the ball rolling for a debate on gender diversity in the corporate world, cautioning that India still has a long way to go. Gaurav Choudhury
In the last few years, the no. of investors in equity funds as well as inflows into such funds has been in full retreat
The biggest public-sector undertaking — the Indian Railways — needs to urgently impart some lessons in good behaviour to its employees, so that they learn to treat railway passengers with respect.
If Infosys is to regain its mojo, then it may need not one comeback, but two. So after a failed experiment with dynastic succession, Infosys has gone back to being a meritocracy. Dhirendra Kumar writes.
If Malvider Singh wants to refute what the world has concluded about how Ranbaxy was run, he’ll have to offer a far more vigorous defence. Dhirendra Kumar writes.
When Yahoo announced last week that it was acquiring popular blog site Tumblr for $1.1 billion, it raised a big question: Is Yahoo a technology company or a content company? N Madhavan
The 48-year-old’s exit on grounds of sexual harassment from the company, the same ground on which he quit Infosys in 2012, has a ring of déjà vu. On both occasions, Murthy has denied any wrongdoing. N Madhavan
No matter how much investors would like to know, for many financial products they should not be asking how much returns they will get.
Warren Buffett’s AGM produced some advice on inheritance that Indian business patriarchs would do well to heed, writes Dhirendra Kumar.
If you ask for a summing up of what is wrong with mutual fund investing in India, here is the list I would come up with. Investors don't invest regularly and instead put in money only when the markets are high, only to pull it out when they are low. Dhirendra Kumar writes.
The mere presence of legitimate financial services will not stop the Saradhas of the world.
Some investors have a misplaced sense of patriotism that keeps them from investing abroad. This is a mistake. Dhirendra Kumar writes.
If you have ever been an assiduous reader of detective fiction, as I was at some point, you would know that the detective looks for means, motive and opportunity, writes Dhirendra Kumar.
Investing through direct plans of funds makes sense when investors are certain that going through an intermediary offers no value. Since the beginning of this year, mutual fund investors have had the option of investing in funds directly with the fund companies in special 'direct' plans of all funds, writes Dhirendra Kumar.
On Sunday morning, I suddenly stumbled on an ad for BigFlix.com, telling me that I can watch Sudhir Mishra's movie, Inkaar, only recently released, online. N Madhavan writes.