Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: Nissan

Meet Ravinder Passi, Indian-origin Nissan whistleblower who took down legendary Carlos Ghosn

Former Global General Counsel Ravinder Passi described what he views as a toxic corporate culture, one rife with fear, intrigue and reprisals for those who step out of line.

Japan seeks extradition of 2 Americans accused of helping ex-Nissan head Ghosn escape country

This is the latest twist in the spy-novel saga of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, who, while awaiting trial in Tokyo on financial crime charges, fled to Lebanon.

Nissan warns of losses, delays earnings report due to coronavirus pandemic

Nissan was already struggling with shrinking sales before the virus broke out, hurt by an aging lineup and a management paralysis brought by the arrest of ex-CEO Carlos Ghosn.

Carlos Ghosn is now free to defend himself, and Nissan should beware

Nissan has to decide whether it is more interested in pursuing Ghosn or fixing what’s wrong with the company. It has already proved that it can’t do both.

In first appearance since his escape, Carlos Ghosn continues attack on Japan’s judicial system

Free to speak his mind now, 65-year-old Carlos Ghosn is seeking to salvage his legacy, blighted by allegations of understating his income and raiding resources at Nissan.

How Carlos Ghosn became the world’s most famous fugitive

The former Nissan chief was awaiting trial in Japan on four charges—two for allegedly understating his compensation in regulatory filings, and two more “breach of trust” allegations.

Ghosn’s Houdini act makes one thing clear — a turnaround for Nissan won’t happen soon

As the Carlos Ghosn scandal unfolded, much that was wrong at Nissan came to light, from shoddy corporate governance to vague disclosure.

Who Carlos Ghosn is, and how he escaped house arrest in Japan

Ghosn, former head of Nissan, was accused of underreporting assets and was under trial in Japan.

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A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.