Opinion  /  Published 01.04.19

When the State becomes a bully

Men of quality and stature, who evoke respect, elevate the status of that office. Others, bereft of these qualities, diminish the status of that office. In a parliamentary democracy, the prime ministe...
By Kapil Sibal in

Books  /  Published 11.07.19

Book review: Challenges of Governance

His Bolly debut has breached the Rs 200-crore mark — and counting. Calcutta boy Soham Majumdar, who’s seen as Kabir’s (played by Shahid Kapoor) best friend Shiva in the mammoth hit Kabir Si...
By TCA Srinivasa Raghavan in

Business  /  Published 13.01.20

Top post split by April 2022

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Monday said it had deferred its direction to listed companies to split the post of chairman and managing director by two years to April 2022, givin...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

Making businesses more ethical

Moral bankruptcy is not new among Indian corporates. Several high-profile cases have left us utterly disenchanted with our ability to ensure that corporate India behaves responsibly. Unsurprisingly, t...
By Bhavya Singhvi in

Business  /  Published 21.10.19

Whistleblowers train guns at Infosys

Tech giant Infosys on Monday found itself embroiled in a fresh corporate governance storm when an anonymous whistleblower group calling itself “Ethical Employees” of the company charged CEO Salil ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Business  /  Published 08.01.20

Risk-averse attitude hits growth

Company boards are operating under increased “political and regulatory” pressure to improve their governance standards, and the resultant risk averseness is a prime reason for the growth slowdown,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 27.12.18

Quiet transformations in the time of Modi

One of the first public acts of the Narendra Modi government after the Bharatiya Janata Party lost the three assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan was to reduce the goods an...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

North East  /  Published 04.03.20

Nagaland tops e-service list

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday said the state has been recognised as a top state in the national e-governance service delivery assessment (NeSDA) at a national e-governance conferenc...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 26.12.18

SDG: Nagaland 0, yet 87

There is something uncanny about report cards that throw up a mixed bag of results.Nagaland, for instance, has scored zero in some categories and is a frontrunner in others in implementation of the 20...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 09.11.19

Goalpara app wins accolade

The Digital Transformation Award received by Goalpara for its infrastructure snapshot app in the Governance Now Digital Transformation Summit in New Delhi on Thursday was brought to the district on Sa...
By Sofikul Ahmed in Goalpara


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