Corruption Perception Index – India Vs Thailand

And for a Friday in Bangkok attending a Strategy Conference, some musings….. some thoughts….. Bangkok is a fabulous Business Conference and as much a Holiday destination. Value for Money Luxury Hotels, good shopping, lovely Beaches, excellent cuisine and ofcourse the choicest of Massages. Lots have changed from my first visit in early seventies and thru…

PNB Scam – The Day After

And for a Friday of a big bank fraud – 11,300 crores siphoned from PNB….. some thoughts….. Basic Management principle in any crisis….. the Responsible Decision centre, in this case the RBI, must immediately restore confidence in the system. All international payments and banking commitments will be honoured. Deal with PNB and its Management later.…

Embracing the IDEA OF INDIA

And for a Friday at the PCGT annual event in Mumbai, some thoughts…… As a Trustee of PCGT (Public Concern for Governance Trust ), I am amazed by our Chairman – Padma Bhushan Julio Riberio – 90 years “Young” Warhorse, his childlike enthu, boundless Energy, Can-do Spirit and willingness to take up causes for the…

69th Republic Day – Time to Look Ahead

And for a Friday, the 69th Republic Day of India, when in an unprecedented event, 10 Heads of States of ASEAN countries are our Chief Guests….. some thoughts….. Whilst India gained Independence on 15th August 1947, we were still part of British Constituent Monarchy under King George VI, with Earl Mountbatten as the Governor General…