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The rise of South India
I recently landed in Trivandrum, in the midst of a light rain-shower: the northeast monsoon is active in Kerala. The plane described a wide circle out to sea and then made its descent and I was......
Bullish on Bihar: Go East, young man!
As someone who believes in economic cycles, I have become a believer in Bihar. If only for the negative thought that Bihar couldn't possibly get any worse. The news from the state is depressing......
Borrowed words and pronunciation
I was travelling by train in South India recently, and the others around all happened to be Hindi speakers. One of them sang Hindi film songs quite well. He sang old songs that I recognised and......
Parle scripts novel strategy to market confectione
Parle Agro, which has just entered the confectionery market with Simply Imlee, is making sure that it is covering all possible distribution alternatives.The product, which was first launched in......
Mumbai police seize cash, laptop from Sreesanth's room
Going deep into its Indian Premier League spot-fixing probe, the Mumbai Police seized a laptop, an ipad, and a mobile phone of fast bowler Sreesanth, one of the three arrested cricketers, from the......
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