Naushad Forbes

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Rahul Bajaj, World's Favourite Indian

Rahul Bajaj, World's Favourite Indian

Rediff.com12 Apr 2022

'Rahul inspired Indian industry with an ethos, an ethos of being more confident, more independent, more thorough, more competitive, more generous, more public-spirited, and more national and more international all at once,' remembers Naushad Forbes.

India MUST Vaccinate Like Mad!

India MUST Vaccinate Like Mad!

Rediff.com31 Aug 2021

It is our only chance of avoiding a repeat of our catastrophic second wave, asserts Naushad Forbes.

We are safe only when everyone is safe

We are safe only when everyone is safe

Rediff.com7 Jul 2021

So vaccinate employees and families, staff at home, rickshaw drivers, milkmen, service providers, shopkeepers and street vendors, says Naushad Forbes.

Leaders must lead, not go missing

Leaders must lead, not go missing

Rediff.com27 May 2021

Our government has failed the country on several counts. All this must change for India to redeem itself in six months, says Naushad Forbes.

India must order 1.7 billion vaccines

India must order 1.7 billion vaccines

Rediff.com23 Apr 2021

Winning against Covid means thinking ahead, at least six months, putting in place the likely scenarios of what might happen, and then planning. Planning is the role of the government. Having planned, it should communicate what and why. Then, get out of the way, recommends Naushad Forbes.

How to win the race against the virus

How to win the race against the virus

Rediff.com1 Apr 2021

The Johnson and Johnson and Sputnik vaccines should be approved now, as should the Pfizer and Moderna ones, suggests Naushad Forbes. Leave it to the companies to figure out how to put in place the right chilling infrastructure. Don't let a lack of approvals deprive the country of availability, suggests Naushad Forbes.

We must vaccinate 140 million people a month!

We must vaccinate 140 million people a month!

Rediff.com26 Feb 2021

At 8 million a month, times two doses, it will take us 17 years to administer the vaccine to our 800 million adults. The rollout must speed up twenty times, asserts Naushad Forbes.

Control Covid for economy to recover!

Control Covid for economy to recover!

Rediff.com15 Oct 2020

Unless we control the coronavirus, we are going to struggle to get our economy and country back on track. The spectre of the virus haunts recovery, warns Naushad Forbes.

How India can be truly Atma Nirbhar

How India can be truly Atma Nirbhar

Rediff.com20 Jul 2020

'India's future: To manufacture so efficiently that we do not need protection,' says Naushad Forbes.

'Henceforth, no Indian should fear the taxman'

'Henceforth, no Indian should fear the taxman'

Rediff.com31 Dec 2019

'We have set out a timetable to reduce income tax rates for all incomes below Rs 50 lakh, and to progressively eliminate the surcharges on income above Rs 50 lakh, by 2024.' The Budget speech past CII president Naushad Forbes wants to hear.

High Onion Prices? Modi must do nothing!

High Onion Prices? Modi must do nothing!

Rediff.com5 Nov 2019

'Let the high price of onions clear the market, matching supply with demand.' 'Let onion growers keep exporting -- we are the world's largest onion exporter, export 10% of our production,' advises Naushad Forbes.