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1st woman Director of IIM-C quits after tiff with faculty
First woman Director of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta Anju Seth has stepped down from her post in the backdrop of confrontation with the teaching faculty. She resigned from the post one......
In praise of the bureaucrat
Does IAS officers' work go unappreciated, asks Ajit Balakrishnan. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Just the other day (but before the lockdown) we were at home with several of our......
Kovind will carry vast experience to Rashtrapati Bhavan
The fourteenth President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, carries vast public, social, and political experience to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, which will help him better to discharge his duty as the First......
Accept criticism as argument, not as intolerance: Prez at IIM-C
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday put a premium on debate and discussions, exhorting the student community to be argumentative, but not intolerant. Referring to first Prime Minister......
Amish: You cannot judge 1.25 bn people by 5, 10 incidents
IMAGE: Writers and cultural activists tying black gags and arm bands at a solidarity march to protest the growing intolerance in the country in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI 'When you are returning......
The T-Shirt Wars
Ajit Balakrishnan on the evolution of a cultural symbol. IMAGE: Mark Zuckerberg, Marlon Brando and Peter Thiel. Photographs: Getty Images I stood gazing admiringly at the perfect green......
Meet India's Latest Billionaire
'It has taken us 15 years to get to where we are. It obviously doesn't happen overnight.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Amongst all the unicorns that listed last year and had......
I've never asked for raise: Indra Nooyi
Indra Nooyi, the former chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo, has said that she has “never, ever, ever” asked for a raise as she found it “cringeworthy” and cannot imagine working......
How Xiaomi passed the Covid lockdown test
'One out of three phones sold in India is a Xiaomi phone,' Mi India MD Manu Jain tells Peerzada Abrar. IMAGE: Manu Jain, vice-president, Xiaomi and managing director, Mi India. All photographs:......
Managing Internet tech change wisely
Ajit Balakrishnan on learning from past technology revolutions. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The media, the world over, is flooded with stories about how Internet companies are......
The soldier who played a soldier
'Putting your life at stake defending your motherland is the best feeling you can get.' IMAGE: Major Mohammed Ali Shah (retd), second from right, plays a soldier in Avrodh. All Photographs: Kind......
Indian mountaineer goes missing in Andes; Indian govt slammed
The next two days are extremely crucial to locate top Indian mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, who is lost in South America's Andes since March 24, say the handlers of his rescue operations while......
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