For the first time, the Companies Act, 2013 recognized the whistle-blower concept by providing protection to individuals who expose wrongdoings by companies, particularly those involving frauds, corruption, etc. It is a salutary provision and aims to curb malpractices being indulged into by unscrupulous managements.
Truth is both precious and sacrosanct. In mature democracies, those who deliberately rely on falsehood are banished from public life. There is no doubt that with the changing socio-economic profile of India this will inevitably happen in India.
I have one thing common with Sanjeev Sanyal, sorry two. Khan Market in Delhi and lakes in South Kolkata which are the ideal hub for conversations and lovers, in that way.
There are charges against him that he destroyed crucial evidence linking politicians to Ponzi Scheme owners in the state? It means he has virtually saved members of the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress.
The big numbers ahead of Budget 2019.
The first thing Manisha Koirala, once a top Bollywood actress, told herself after doctors dropped a dreaded word into her ears like molten lava on tender earth: “I do not want to die.” She texted her friend, remembered her days as a beautiful, much sought-after star on the silver screen.
To a generation that attained political baptism from rebellion against the Emergency imposed by the Indira Gandhi government in 1975-77, the picture of George Fernandes standing at his prison cell holding his chained hands high had the same aura as Che Guevera’s photographs had done a decade earlier.
Kolkata is in a state of shock, the rebellious city lies like a prostrate, disemboweled Gulliver. There’s a deadly silence in the city where dailies and news channels are currently debating a soccer derby between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, not Mohta. Why? Wasn't he the biggest influencer of West Bengal’s fledgling film industry?
In what appears to be a noble, philanthropic effort, an estimated 1,900 gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go under the hammer tomorrow and funds used to clean India’s holiest Ganga river.