N Sundaresha Subramanian

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Man behind Old Monk rum passes into the ages

Man behind Old Monk rum passes into the ages

Rediff.com9 Jan 2018

The man who ran Mohan Meakin for over four decades was a teetotaller.

18 things that will shape India's economy this year

18 things that will shape India's economy this year

Rediff.com8 Jan 2018

As economic policy making moves from pragmatism to populism, the bulls begin to make way for cautious optimists.

How Sajjan Jindal 'reshaped' banking code through tweets!

How Sajjan Jindal 'reshaped' banking code through tweets!

Rediff.com26 Dec 2017

If tweets can do so much, why do we need an independent regulator and multiple committees discuss and recommend policy?

Time to create mother of all mutual funds

Time to create mother of all mutual funds

Rediff.com7 Dec 2017

The time is ripe for a merger of eight fund houses indirectly owned and controlled by the central government, says N Sundaresha Subramanian.

The adman who headed Dera chief Gurmeet's business

The adman who headed Dera chief Gurmeet's business

Rediff.com8 Oct 2017

Though Dentsu Aegis says C P Arora left the business in July 2016, his Twitter handle and LinkedIn profile continue to refer to him as Group CFO of Denstu India.

Why Sunil Godhwani's exit is a big blow to Religare

Why Sunil Godhwani's exit is a big blow to Religare

Rediff.com14 Sep 2017

Godhwani's exit comes at a time when the company's fund raising plans and proposed related party transactions are under scrutiny, says N Sundaresha Subramanian.

DeMo effect: Money moves from real estate to stocks

DeMo effect: Money moves from real estate to stocks

Rediff.com6 Sep 2017

About Rs 2,000 crore of realty money has flown into stocks in the National Capital Region in the months after demonetisation.

Hits and misses in the M&A space

Hits and misses in the M&A space

Rediff.com16 Aug 2017

The failed deals could be the much-needed wake-up call for the M&A space.

Cow protection groups among NGOs on MHA radar

Cow protection groups among NGOs on MHA radar

Rediff.com14 Jul 2017

At least nine such NGOs that had 'gau' or 'cow' in their names are on the list.

Is the minority shareholders of stressed companies getting a raw deal?

Is the minority shareholders of stressed companies getting a raw deal?

Rediff.com3 Jul 2017

Close to a million small shareholders have stake in nine NCLT-bound companies

Is a free press also a good business?

Is a free press also a good business?

Rediff.com21 Jun 2017

A simple look at the prices of 10 media stocks during the tenure of the current government tells an interesting tale, says N Sundaresha Subramanian.

War on black money is only half-won

War on black money is only half-won

Rediff.com31 May 2017

Against estimates of black wealth of Rs 300 lakh crore and black money in cash of Rs 3 lakh crore by economist Arun Kumar, the PMGKY numbers fall short by a huge margin.

The half story-teller, half businessman

The half story-teller, half businessman

Rediff.com24 May 2017

Chetan Bhagat turns entrepreneur by getting into the movie business with Half Girlfriend.

Vijay Mallya: A man who knows the law too well

Vijay Mallya: A man who knows the law too well

Rediff.com3 May 2017

Mallya has lived on the edge for long enough to know that his extradition from UK is not a given, says N Sundaresha Subramanian.

Vijay Mallya: A man who knows the law too well

Vijay Mallya: A man who knows the law too well

Rediff.com3 May 2017

Mallya has lived on the edge for long enough to know that his extradition from UK is not a given, says N Sundaresha Subramanian.

BSE Sensex's long 10,000-point crawl

BSE Sensex's long 10,000-point crawl

Rediff.com18 Apr 2017

The Sensex took less than two years to rally from the 10,000-mark it first hit in February 2006 to double that on that New Year's Eve.

The man who passed the order on Reliance 'fraud' case

The man who passed the order on Reliance 'fraud' case

Rediff.com11 Apr 2017

Efficient use of data and a great sense of timing are two things that stand out in the Sebi whole-time member's order in the matter of Reliance Petroleum

Varanasi: Clean ghats, unclean rivers

Varanasi: Clean ghats, unclean rivers

Rediff.com18 Mar 2017

The challenges authorities face in cleaning Ganga and other holy rivers in Varanasi.

Varanasi: Clean ghats, unclean rivers

Varanasi: Clean ghats, unclean rivers

Rediff.com18 Mar 2017

The challenges authorities face in cleaning Ganga and other holy rivers in Varanasi.

UP shows that Muslims were 'Modi-fied'

UP shows that Muslims were 'Modi-fied'

Rediff.com12 Mar 2017

Muslim voters in Uttar Pradesh could have voted in significant numbers for the BJP, endorsing its stand on issues like women's rights.

Telenor's Indian adventure: A bold move that didn't click

Telenor's Indian adventure: A bold move that didn't click

Rediff.com3 Mar 2017

After building a subscriber base of nearly 50 million in about eight chequered years, it finally gave up as it saw itself up against a 600-pound gorilla that breezed through double that many subscribers in a fraction of that time, says N Sundaresha Subramanian.

The raid that led to all of Sasikala's troubles

The raid that led to all of Sasikala's troubles

Rediff.com15 Feb 2017

The December 1996 raid came following a complaint by BJP's Subramaniam Swamy naming late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Decoding the Badals' business empire

Decoding the Badals' business empire

Rediff.com23 Jan 2017

There is more than what meets the eye to the wealth accumulated by Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

BSE IPO disclosures incomplete: Investor body

BSE IPO disclosures incomplete: Investor body

Rediff.com21 Jan 2017

BSE says all requirements complied with.

'Digital payments have become a fashion statement'

'Digital payments have become a fashion statement'

Rediff.com17 Jan 2017

N Sundaresha Subramanian digs deeper into what Catalyst, an Indo-US project, brings to the payments ecosystem.

Sebi staring at vacancies at the top

Sebi staring at vacancies at the top

Rediff.com12 Jan 2017

The chairman's post will soon fall vacant, but that's not the only one that needs to be filled.

NDTV: Sebi begins action in ownership case

NDTV: Sebi begins action in ownership case

Rediff.com26 Dec 2016

The television channel is in hot water for not having made a public announcement in 2009 of a 'change of control' of the company.

How 'sonrise' landed TN chief secy in trouble

How 'sonrise' landed TN chief secy in trouble

Rediff.com26 Dec 2016

Rama Mohana Rao's son became director of 7 companies after he became chief secretary.

Why chit funds are so popular in India

Why chit funds are so popular in India

Rediff.com20 Dec 2016

While chits and the formal financial sector are not 'largely substitutable', users like the commitment to savings that these enforce and the flexibility in borrowing, reports N Sundaresha Subramanian from New Delhi.

'Corruption costs businesses more than sticking to the rules'

'Corruption costs businesses more than sticking to the rules'

Rediff.com19 Dec 2016

Helen Brand offers a CA's view on protectionism, money laundering and how India's implementation of Ind-AS will make it more attractive to investors.

'Corruption costs businesses more than sticking to the rules'

'Corruption costs businesses more than sticking to the rules'

Rediff.com19 Dec 2016

Helen Brand offers a CA's view on protectionism, money laundering and how India's implementation of Ind-AS will make it more attractive to investors.

How Sasikala took control of Jaya TV from jail

How Sasikala took control of Jaya TV from jail

Rediff.com19 Dec 2016

Did Jayalalithaa, who was also in jail then, know about these transactions?

All about Sasikala Inc!

All about Sasikala Inc!

Rediff.com14 Dec 2016

A look at the financials of some of the key companies in the Sasikala clan's business empire.

Congress, BJP got Rs 5,450 cr from 'unknown sources'

Congress, BJP got Rs 5,450 cr from 'unknown sources'

Rediff.com17 Nov 2016

I-T returns data show 83% of the Congress' and 65% of the BJP's total income was from anonymous benefactors.

American test awaits Tata & Co

American test awaits Tata & Co

Rediff.com8 Nov 2016

Every move that strengthens Cyrus Mistry's position in companies like Indian Hotels could prolong the uncertainty.

Silence is no longer an option, says Tata-funded IiAS

Silence is no longer an option, says Tata-funded IiAS

Rediff.com29 Oct 2016

In absence of hard facts, the group risks losing public trust, says the firm, which has investment from the Tatas

Cyrus Mistry's lame duck to Mukesh Ambani's leopard: When businessmen seek refuge in the animal kingdom

Cyrus Mistry's lame duck to Mukesh Ambani's leopard: When businessmen seek refuge in the animal kingdom

Rediff.com28 Oct 2016

Top businessmen often seek refuge in the animal kingdom to describe their situation

Trusts withdrew Rs 4,000 crore prematurely from Tata Sons in May

Trusts withdrew Rs 4,000 crore prematurely from Tata Sons in May

Rediff.com26 Oct 2016

Terms reveal that such premature redemption is allowable on dividend reset dates in case there is no agreement on the dividend rate

Cyrus Mistry: In 24 hours, from chairman to non-exec director

Cyrus Mistry: In 24 hours, from chairman to non-exec director

Rediff.com26 Oct 2016

A non-executive director typically does not engage in the day-to-day management of the organisation

Why was Cyrus Mistry shown the door?

Why was Cyrus Mistry shown the door?

Rediff.com25 Oct 2016

Experts view this as a case of "failed experiment" in succession

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