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Shona Adhikari
Bhopal, where old and new co-exist

The history of Bhopal has always fascinated me. It is unique among states in India, as the only state ruled by a succession of four female monarchs—that too in purdah.

Nirbhay Kumar
Jobless growth? Yes, says data of top companies

The government is trying hard to dispel the impression of economic growth sans jobs.

Sandeep Bamzai
Cut & Thrust: Why Chanda Kochhar must go

Propriety demands that Chanda Kochhar, member of Kamath’s Angels (K V Kamath headed ICICI for many years and both Chanda and Shikha Sharma were his proteges) quit post haste.

Zehra Naqvi
Darkness is beautiful

Darkness is the beginning of life. Life begins in the darkness of the womb, and is nurtured by the darkness until the creature inside is ready to face the light.

Susan Visvanathan
Bail for Salman Khan

The totemic animal appears to us in many ways. The Sikhs have their lion, Singha. The Hindus have the cow, Gaumata.

Michael Gonsalves
Record vehicle sales in FY18 puts India ahead of Germany

The passenger vehicle segment, like the two-wheeler industry that fires on all cylinders, crossed the 3-million sales mark for the second year in a row, backed by rising demand of utility vehicles.

Subhash Narayan
Operational creditors to Binani Cement move SC

The Binani Cement insolvency case has taken a new twist with operational creditors of the debt-ridden firm filing a writ petition in the Supreme Court seeking declaration of the Insolvency and Bank

M Muneer
Loyalty With Omni-Channels

The bizarre valuations in e-tailing are taking India by surprise. Flipkarts of the world are imitating Amazon but with no innovation drive.

Michael Gonsalves
Jaguar F-Pace is practical & stylish luxury SUV

Sports utility vehicles, better known as SUVs, are a rage today, selling faster than the sedans in India, the world’s fifth and Asia’s third biggest car market today.

Ritwik Mukherjee
Chowman on a pan-India foray

Offering premium quality food in a fine-dining ambience and at an affordable price. Hyperbole?

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