Columnists

Kriti Jain
RISKFACTOR: Tell a story sell a product

The days of just providing products and services seem to be over now. The era of customer experience is here. Customers no longer just expect a great product but an exceptional journey throughout.

Ranjan Das
SCREENsavour: The lovely Waheeda Rehman

Bound scripts were uncommon in the early days…. Many times the scene was given to us on the day of the shoot. On the spot!

Yajurvindra Singh
close-in: Need of the hour

The premier domestic tournament of Indian cricket, the Ranji Trophy, got underway a week ago. Every Indian cricketer’s first goal is to represent his respective state in the Ranji Trophy.

Ranjit Bhushan
Fifth Columnist: Strangulating Soccer

A few years ago, the then Portuguese ambassador to India, in a rare fit of undiplomatic candour, wondered aloud at a gathering at the India International Centre why a country of 1.2 billion was una

Shubha Singh
Diplomatic Enclave: Political turnarounds

Nepal’s politics has a pattern of shifting alliances but the political turnarounds of the recent weeks have converted the forthcoming provincial and federal elections into a battle between two shar

Jemima Raman
Newsmaker: The Roshan-Ranaut rip-roar

This probably will find a spot right next to ‘Who killed Aarushi Talwar?’ – the other question that still has the nation wanting to know after nine years now. Who’s telling the truth?

Sandeep Bamzai
Freedom Files: The real plotters behind the feudal lords

The diabolical and even Mephistophelian Prime Ministers or Dewans of Indian Princes were actually more wicked than even their Masters, for simply told they were more loyal than the King.

Ananda Majumdar
Ruminations: Respecting the opposite view

Liberal views have a complicated relationship with essential Indianness.

Falaknaaz Syed
Higher provisions, weak loan growth to mar bank earnings

The banking sector is expected to report yet another quarter of subdued performance on both revenue and profitability fronts.

Ashwin J Punnen
Q2 results shine on lower base effect

Even as GST continues to drag earnings growth in the second quarter, there could be some positive surprises in certain pockets like auto, cement, and metals and mining in the upcoming earnings seas

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