All stories by Sai Manish
How Adani controls 26% of air passenger trafficRediff.com28 Sep 2020
While questions may arise over the sheer dominance of a single corporate group in running airports in the country, it pretty much fits into the government's plan to get out of this space and earn revenue without working for it.
Covid-19 gives India's private airlines a chance to go internationalRediff.com11 Sep 2020
Over 600 slots at three major airports - Heathrow, Dubai and New York's JFK International - could be at stake.
India's oldest regional party faces an existential crisisRediff.com28 Jul 2020
'The Badals have made the Akali Dal a family enterprise and undermined the Sikh faith. They have no right to call themselves Akalis. We have approached the Election Commission to register ourselves as the Akali Dal with a different nomenclature. We will impress on people's minds that we are the real Akali Dal' Sai Manish reports on the fight for supremacy over the Akali Dal.
How a spat revealed Punjab's liquor nexusRediff.com25 May 2020
A look at licensed distilleries shows that many have connections with politicians and influential business families. Among politicians, a minister owns a distillery. Two others are owned by ex-Congressman Venod Sharma and ex-Akali MLA Deep Malhotra.
Barmer has a special place in its heart for Jaswant SinghRediff.com3 Dec 2018
In the BJP veteran's home district, some feel he has been harmed by his party, while some think he never gave back to the place he belonged to, and then there are some who believe son Manvendra Singh will have a tough time living up to his name.
Is Election Commission ready for 2019 polls?Rediff.com21 Sep 2018
The poll watchdog faces two Heruclean tasks -- to produce over a million VVPATs in time for the 2019 elections and also iron out manufacturing tweaks in the machines which are already in use.
Red Fort gets adopted by Dalmia Bharat groupRediff.com28 Apr 2018
Conglomerate has become the first corporate house in India's history to adopt a historical monument, in a Rs 250 mn contract spanning five years.
Busting fake news: Who funds whom?Rediff.com8 Apr 2018
Some unlikely celebrities are behind multiple campaigns to fight the fake news menace.
Nirav Modi's Taiwan, Surat, Hong Kong and Dubai connectionsRediff.com20 Feb 2018
Documents accessed by Business Standard show owners of suspected Hong Kong-based shell companies are spread across the globe.
Average Paytm wallet balance before demonetisation: Rs 22Rediff.com29 Dec 2016
Sai Manish & N Sundaresha Subramanian offer a fresh perspective on the digital wallet business.
Not the endgame for Infosys, TCS: Why it's too early for an obit on Indian ITRediff.com18 Oct 2016
Though the evolving nature of the IT industry and changing needs of their clients pose a big risk