Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicShareholders

Topic: Shareholders

The spirit of my great-grandfather, a shareholder of Air India, is now resurrected

By resurrecting Air India, the present dispensation has finally undone the mistake that we can attribute to Nehru or his advisors.

Why economist Milton Friedman wasn’t wrong about the corporate mantra — ‘make as much profit’

Shareholder capitalism is widely misunderstood. It does not argue for businesses to pursue maximum profit in the absence of any constraints, legal or ethical.

Corporations must value their workers as much as they do their shareholders: Raghuram Rajan

Companies can do better for society by identifying workers, customers & suppliers who invest in their business.

On Camera

YourTurn

Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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