Suveen Sinha

Suveen Sinha

Suveen Sinha was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. He no longer works with the Hindustan Times.

Articles by Suveen Sinha

Why Hollywood studios failed in Bollywood

Chances are, Walt Disney Company won’t make movies in India anymore and, instead, will focus on distributing movies, and make money in India from its global portfolio, some of which will continue to be dubbed in the Indian languages. It seems Disney’s appetite for Bollywood has been satiated with the failures of Mohenjo Daro, Fitoor, Tamasha, Katti Batti, and Phantom.
Directed by Yash Chopra and written by Salim-Javed, Deewar established Amitabh Bachchan as the angry young man of Bollywood. It also started the era when Salim-Javed, the screenwriter duo of the 1970s, charged about half of what the highest paid heroes of the time did.(HT Archive)
Directed by Yash Chopra and written by Salim-Javed, Deewar established Amitabh Bachchan as the angry young man of Bollywood. It also started the era when Salim-Javed, the screenwriter duo of the 1970s, charged about half of what the highest paid heroes of the time did.(HT Archive)
Updated on Dec 29, 2016 11:38 AM IST
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Virat Kohli voted favourite role model, Ranbir-Deepika sexiest man-woman alive

Virat Kohli beats Dhoni, Federer, Obama and Zuckerberg, to emerge winner in both the sports icon and living role model categories while Modi tops the list in Indian politics.
India’s Test cricket captain Virat Kohli emerged the biggest sports icon in the world with 42.8% votes in the latest HT-MaRS Youth Survey.(Pratham Gokhale/HT PHOTO)
India’s Test cricket captain Virat Kohli emerged the biggest sports icon in the world with 42.8% votes in the latest HT-MaRS Youth Survey.(Pratham Gokhale/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 01, 2017 04:24 PM IST
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Shop to be merry, spend to impress: The youth’s mantra on consumerism

As much as 37.3% of the respondents in the latest Youth Survey by HT and MaRS admit they sometimes buy things they do not need to impress people, and 62.1% say they paid a high price for the brand name when buying their last smartphone.
As much as 37.3% of the respondents in the latest Youth Survey by HT and MaRS admit they sometimes buy things they do not need to impress people, and 62.1% say they paid a high price for the brand name when buying their last smartphone.(Shutterstock)
As much as 37.3% of the respondents in the latest Youth Survey by HT and MaRS admit they sometimes buy things they do not need to impress people, and 62.1% say they paid a high price for the brand name when buying their last smartphone.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 23, 2016 04:53 PM IST
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55% youngsters think a powerbank is their most prized possession

Naturally, there is a rush to buy gadgets. About a third of both genders -- 32.9% men and 31.6% women -- say they rush out to buy whenever a new gadget comes out.
About a third of both genders -- 32.9% men and 31.6% women -- say they rush out to buy whenever a new gadget comes out. (Shutterstock)
About a third of both genders -- 32.9% men and 31.6% women -- say they rush out to buy whenever a new gadget comes out. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 22, 2016 08:06 PM IST
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Career dreams to higher studies and more: India’s young wants to settle abroad

There is a clear weakening of sentiment towards India and it could be because of lack of job opportunities and gender equality. More than half of youngsters who responded to the Youth Survey said they would like to settle abroad.
Employment opportunity and gender equality are main reasons for the weakening sentiment.(Shutterstock)
Employment opportunity and gender equality are main reasons for the weakening sentiment.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 22, 2016 12:07 PM IST
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Start-up bubble in India is going to burst soon? Here’s what the youth thinks

The young people do not seem to be fascinated anymore with the start-up revolution. The reason may be that the poster boys of Indian start-ups have not had a grand time of late, with valuations falling and layoffs becoming a reality.
With valuations falling and layoffs, India’s startup bubble is about to burst, feels the youth of the country.(Shutterstock)
With valuations falling and layoffs, India’s startup bubble is about to burst, feels the youth of the country.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 21, 2016 05:53 PM IST
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HT Youth Survey: India’s young feel suffocated, want to break free

The battle of the youth against society rages on, as does the battle of generations. 84.1% of men in the HT Youth Survey say they want to rebel against society. Women are not far behind either: 80.8% say they want to break out and rebel.
The Indian youth believes there are too many rules that curb their freedom.(Shutterstock)
The Indian youth believes there are too many rules that curb their freedom.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 21, 2016 06:12 PM IST
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Annual HT Youth Survey: Only Superman can save India now, say 50% youngsters

Considerably more than half of the young men and women in the HT-MaRS Youth Survey 2016 do not believe that India is their irrefutable homeland, and will be more than happy to live elsewhere.
HT MaRS Youth Survey offers a sneak peek into what the country’s youth thinks like.(Shutterstock)
HT MaRS Youth Survey offers a sneak peek into what the country’s youth thinks like.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 01, 2017 11:46 AM IST
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Not meant to be life partners: What India’s youth feels about relationships

For the young, marriage is not a promise for life and cheating is permissible but family continue to be an anchor.
For the young, marriage is not a promise for life and cheating is permissible but family continue to be an anchor.(Shutterstock)
For the young, marriage is not a promise for life and cheating is permissible but family continue to be an anchor.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 01, 2017 11:46 AM IST
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US Fed raises key interest rate: Why it is not a good news for India

The US Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates could not have come at a worse time for India especially because the statement says there will be more increases in 2017.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a press conference following the announcement that the Fed will raise interest rates, in Washington.(AFP)
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a press conference following the announcement that the Fed will raise interest rates, in Washington.(AFP)
Updated on Dec 15, 2016 02:32 PM IST
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Trump’s visa talk, rising oil prices, falling IIP add to economic woes

Last year the seven largest Indian IT companies got nearly 15,000 of the 85,000 H1B visas approved by the US, more than any other country. A person can go to work in the US on this visa.
This file photo taken on December 9, 2016 shows US President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a
This file photo taken on December 9, 2016 shows US President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a "get-out-the-vote" rally in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Dec 13, 2016 09:52 AM IST
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All hail the Bangalore Club: Protection has a new name

The way Sachin Bansal and Bhavish Aggarwal are asking for government backing against foreign companies, the poster boys of Indian startups sound like the businessmen of 1993.
Bhavish Aggarwal, co-founder and CEO, ANI Technologies that runs Ola Cabs.(HT File Photo)
Bhavish Aggarwal, co-founder and CEO, ANI Technologies that runs Ola Cabs.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2016 05:11 PM IST
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HTLS 2016: Deepak Chopra predicts end of medicines, start of VR era

Deepak Chopra, known the world over as the mind and body healer who counts Oprah Winfrey, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian as friends, is trying to make medicines obsolete through technologies such as virtual reality (VR).
Deepak Chopra at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Deepak Chopra at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 03, 2016 02:54 PM IST
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HTLS 2016: Demonetisation, GST instances of rapidly changing India, says Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley was delighted when asked at the 14th HT Leadership Summit on Friday whether the country had the appetite to absorb two big-bang reforms.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley was delighted when asked at the 14th HT Leadership Summit on Friday whether the country had the appetite to absorb two big-bang reforms.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)
Finance minister Arun Jaitley was delighted when asked at the 14th HT Leadership Summit on Friday whether the country had the appetite to absorb two big-bang reforms.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 15, 2017 12:35 PM IST
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Akhilesh types a mystery: Who is this ‘typewriter’?

What everyone was asking at the HT Leadership summit on Friday, once Akhilesh Yadav stopped speaking, was: “Who is this typewriter?”
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said people in a democracy pay governments in the same coin if they hurt them, criticising the Narendra Modi-led government’s move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 banknotes.(HT Photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said people in a democracy pay governments in the same coin if they hurt them, criticising the Narendra Modi-led government’s move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 banknotes.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 02, 2016 06:32 PM IST
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Demonetisation pangs will last for 3 months, but benefit India in long run: Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley in conversation with Vikram Chandra during Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Consulting Editor, NDTV at Taj Palace in New Delhi on Friday.(Gurinder Osan/HT Photo)
Finance minister Arun Jaitley in conversation with Vikram Chandra during Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Consulting Editor, NDTV at Taj Palace in New Delhi on Friday.(Gurinder Osan/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 03, 2016 12:50 AM IST
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Trumped by Delhi as economic capital: Why Mumbai had it coming

Delhi is the seat of the government, its blessing and its curse. But that is lure enough for companies to flock to the city. The truth is that despite the removal of shackles on businesses, and the freedom from licences, companies need the government more, not less
Fresh air, by the way, is at a premium in Mumbai because most of the city is a large dump. It’s a good thing the average Mumbaikar spends most of her day travelling, so that she has little time to spend at home(Hindustan Times)
Fresh air, by the way, is at a premium in Mumbai because most of the city is a large dump. It’s a good thing the average Mumbaikar spends most of her day travelling, so that she has little time to spend at home(Hindustan Times)
Published on Nov 28, 2016 02:33 PM IST
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Everywhere the light touches Paytm sees opportunity

The mobile wallet is seen as the biggest beneficiary of demonetisation, but founder and CEO Viay Shekhar Sharma says the opportunity comes at a cost
The mobile wallet is seen as the biggest beneficiary of demonetisation, but founder and CEO Viay Shekhar Sharma says the opportunity comes at a cost.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The mobile wallet is seen as the biggest beneficiary of demonetisation, but founder and CEO Viay Shekhar Sharma says the opportunity comes at a cost.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Nov 28, 2016 10:13 AM IST
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I could be doing a far less stressful job for far more money: Infosys CEO

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka talks to HT on transforming Infosys, his wonderful relationship with the company’s fabled founders, and why he would rather do this job than any other despite the stress. Excerpts from an edited interview.
Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka speaks during a news conference at the company's headquarters in Bengaluru.(Getty Images)
Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka speaks during a news conference at the company's headquarters in Bengaluru.(Getty Images)
Updated on Nov 21, 2016 08:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Suveen Sinha and Kalyan Subramani

‘Wrote a pretty good bestseller’: In a world of desi commercial romantic fiction

In the world of desi commercial romantic fiction, you need to acquire fans more than readers. Authors must look good, because readers like to imagine the writers as protagonists of the stories
For writers of romantic fiction such as Madhuri Banerjee, Durjoy Datta (standing) and Ravinder Singh, looks are a big part of their appeal and popularity among readers.
For writers of romantic fiction such as Madhuri Banerjee, Durjoy Datta (standing) and Ravinder Singh, looks are a big part of their appeal and popularity among readers.
Updated on Nov 13, 2016 09:40 AM IST
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People shame you when you are ugly, and also when you are not: Nikita Singh

Author Nikita Singh feels people are prejudiced against good-looking writers
Author Nikita Singh, who has written nine romantic novels feels that people are prejudiced against good-looking authors. Singh says she wants to get better at her craft to battle such stereotypes.(Prabhas Roy/HT)
Author Nikita Singh, who has written nine romantic novels feels that people are prejudiced against good-looking authors. Singh says she wants to get better at her craft to battle such stereotypes.(Prabhas Roy/HT)
Updated on Nov 13, 2016 08:46 AM IST
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The inside story of how Tata strategy leader Nirmalya Kumar got fired

Globally respected professor of marketing says he was sacked in a minute.
Nirmalya Kumar was removed as member of the Group Executive Council of Tata Sons ‘in a minute’.(Arijit Sen/ HT photo)
Nirmalya Kumar was removed as member of the Group Executive Council of Tata Sons ‘in a minute’.(Arijit Sen/ HT photo)
Updated on Nov 05, 2016 02:54 PM IST
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‘Unsubstantiated claims, malicious allegations’: Tatas hit back at Cyrus Mistry

The Tata empire struck back as one at Cyrus Mistry on Thursday, using strong words to say the ousted chairman had departed from the “culture and ethos of the group” and made “unsubstantiated claims” and “malicious allegations” now that he was out.
Tata Group’s former chairman Cyrus P Mistry.(PTI Photo)
Tata Group’s former chairman Cyrus P Mistry.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Oct 28, 2016 10:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Suveen Sinha and Ramsurya Mamidenna, Mumbai

Cyrus Mistry lost board’s confidence, allegations malicious: Tata Sons

The Tata Group said on Thursday Cyrus Mistry, the ousted chairman of parent Tata Sons Ltd, lost its board’s confidence due to a combination of several factors, adding that an e-mail he wrote to them was leaked “in an unseemly and undignified manner”.
Tata Group’s former chairman Cyrus P Mistry(AP File Photo)
Tata Group’s former chairman Cyrus P Mistry(AP File Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2016 06:21 PM IST
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Gloves off as Cyrus Mistry slams Ratan Tata in email, Sebi wades in

A fierce fight appeared to be brewing for control of the $103-billion Tata group with details of ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry’s email to the Tata Sons board tumbling out on Wednesday.
Cyrus Mistry was removed as the chairman of Tata Sons.(Reuters File Photo)
Cyrus Mistry was removed as the chairman of Tata Sons.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2016 01:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Ramsurya Mamidenna and Suveen Sinha, Mumbai

Was lack of planning behind Mistry’s unplanned exit from Tata Group?

Those who have worked with Ratan Tata talk of his love of a plan. His favourite question, often the first he asks, is: “What is the plan?”
Tata Sons on Monday removed Cyrus Mistry as its Chairman, nearly four years after he took over the reins of the group.(PTI)
Tata Sons on Monday removed Cyrus Mistry as its Chairman, nearly four years after he took over the reins of the group.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 27, 2016 09:32 AM IST
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Cyrus Mistry’s ‘vanished’ interview restored on Tata website

The removal of the in-house interview with Cyrus Mistry, conducted when he was chairman of Tata Sons, from the website of the group’s holding company was termed an “operational mistake” and was restored on Wednesday evening.
Cyrus Mistry was sacked as Tata Sons chairman on Monday.(AFP)
Cyrus Mistry was sacked as Tata Sons chairman on Monday.(AFP)
Updated on Oct 27, 2016 10:51 AM IST
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War of emails: Tata-Mistry clash over chairmanship reaches cyber space

The Tata Group has composed an email response to Cyrus Mistry’s email to the company’s board, two days after Mistry’s surprise ouster from the company.
Ratan Tata (left) with Cyrus Mistry at an event. Tata took over as interim chairman of the Tata Group for four months after the board decided to remove Mistry.(PTI File)
Ratan Tata (left) with Cyrus Mistry at an event. Tata took over as interim chairman of the Tata Group for four months after the board decided to remove Mistry.(PTI File)
Updated on Oct 26, 2016 04:38 PM IST
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No option, but to have 4 GST rates: Govt

The government believes there is no option for the country but to have four rates of the goods and services tax (GST), though in time it might look at reducing the number.
Published on Oct 26, 2016 12:07 PM IST
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Cyrus Mistry removed as Tata Sons chief, Ratan Tata is interim chairman

Tata Sons on Monday removed Cyrus Mistry as its Chairman, about four years after he took over the reins of the over $100 billion salt-to-software conglomerate.
File photo of Ratan Tata with Cyrus Mistry. Tata Sons on Monday removed Cyrus Mistry as its Chairman, nearly four years after he took over the reins of the group.(PTI Photo)
File photo of Ratan Tata with Cyrus Mistry. Tata Sons on Monday removed Cyrus Mistry as its Chairman, nearly four years after he took over the reins of the group.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Oct 25, 2016 04:43 PM IST
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