India- China relations

When China “felt” threatened: Sino-India nuclear quagmire

Years after the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, PRC and India managed to "maintain” a healthy relationship. The extent of the two nations' “relationships” can be measured from their cooperation in ratifying the...

Business Chatbots: ‘Executive Assistant (EA)’ to new age organizations needed!

Are you using a computer on behalf of a person or with a person and you can - see and interpret text and pictures - move and click the mouse - write text and...

Pre-1947 Indian Advertising: How it evolved

‘A man who stops advertising to save money is like a man who stops a clock to save time.’ - Henry Ford ‘Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.’  - Marshall McLuhan How...

10 things you didn’t know about yourself

While brilliant minds try to land used rockets, plan trips to Mars and find the ultimate cure for cancer, here are ten fascinating things you didn’t know about yourself to brighten your day up.

Realising our potential in a family business

A young man belonged to a business family that dealt in jute bags, but his ambitions lay in another direction altogether. He wanted to make it big in the hotel industry, and not just...
Women Power

Moving ahead with Women, Peace and Security: From conflict intervention to peacebuilding support

“Moving ahead with Women, Peace and Security”: From conflict intervention to peacebuilding support Introduction United Nations adopted the UN Resolution 1325 in the year 2000. It was, for the first time, UN’s acknowledgement to women’s situation...

UBI: A comforting balm

This year’s Economic Survey talked about rolling out a Universal Basic Income (UBI).That is a radical idea for tackling poverty. The Survey says that the scheme would nearly wipe out poverty although there are...

Sons vs Daughters in Family Businesses

THE FAMILY BUSINESS FILES of Prof. Parimal Merchant As most of my readers will know by now, I conduct a course in Family Business Management at the SP Jain Global School, and have been interacting with...
unorganized sector in India

India’s labor in post-liberalization era

Twenty five years have elapsed since structural reforms began in India. In this quarter century, the country’s GDP has grown and the Indian economy is today the world’s largest financial system. While every other...
Indian economy

Latest events impacting Indian economy in 2016-17 and beyond

Below is the list of events that may impact Indian economy during 2016-17 Chinese Market Crash: After growing at scorching pace, Chinese stock markets took a great tumble from 7 percent crash to 18 percent crash...