Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicFamily businesses

Topic: family businesses

Hinduja family feud puts their century-old business empire in jeopardy

The increasingly bitter feud has raised the possibility of a messy unraveling of the $18 bn British-Indian group, which employs over 150,000 people in 38 nations.

Is there life after family business? Fourth-generation Baidyanath owner offers lessons

In 'How to Thrive in a Family Business: Business Lessons from my Baidyanath Journey', businessman Ajay Sharma narrates his experiences and learning.

Something nearly tore Mariwala family apart. Timely IPO saved it from hostile takeover

In 'Harsh Realities: The Making of Marico' entrepreneur Harsh Mariwala and management expert Ram Charan zoom in on the journey of the company - from its establishment in 1987 - to becoming a leading international FMCG giant.

‘The Consolidators’ book review: Entrepreneurs who turned their silver spoons gold

Author Prince Mathews Thomas narrates stories of successful second-generation entrepreneurs who grew the family businesses they inherited.

On Camera

YourTurn

Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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