Ethical Leadership

The Tatas as a Business Group is the best example of a Corporate Global Citizen. In Hospitality, nothing can beat the Taj service; gracious, subtle, caring, personalised and non-intrusive….. Excellent !!! As for the global reach, I understand TATA Steel is still the largest Employer in UK and TCS is probably India’s best known MNC.…

CHOR MINAR

Across our guest house in Hauz Khas is a 700 years old National Archaeological site – CHOR MINAR. The peculiarity of this 3 storeyed solid stone structure is the numerous Round Holes on its surface. CHORS (thieves) if convicted were taken atop, beheaded and the heads put in the circular holes to deter other thieves.…

Baba Ramdev Vs MNCs

The Press Conference this week by “India ka Growth Icon” Baba Ramdev was indeed a wake-up call for all MNCs operating in India. Looking at the scorching pace of growth of Patanjali products 2011-12 – 446 crores 2014-15 – 2006 crores 2015-16 – 5000 crores and hold your breath – target for 2016-17, TEN thousand crores….…

India’s Proud Moment

Young Dipa Karmarkar has done our Nation proud. She is the first woman to qualify for the Rio Olympics in Artistic Gymnastics. All Sports are good. But, Cricket in India is not just a sport, it’s a Religion. IPL is a great entertainer especially in May when the kids are free from exams and TV…

Kollam Temple Tragedy

This Friday my thoughts with the bereaved families of the temple tragedy in Kollam – Kerala. It was a huge AVOIDABLE human tragedy leaving more than 100 confirmed dead and many, many more injured for life. As citizens, is it not our right to believe there is someone in the System responsible for our safety…