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All indications are that India is heading for a major economic slowdown, but it is unlikely you will get that impression reading the so-called business newspapers

The less said about India’s business newspapers the better, but sometimes it has to be reiterated that they live in an alternate universe, all of their own making. Not one of them ever breaks a scam, although the state is seemingly receding from the lives of people and business houses are taking over. Most are…

12 gems from a response to a TOI legal notice

There’s something decidedly execrable when a media company thinks it is well within its rights to use its might to silence another media company or media professional with a fire-and-brimstone legal threat. Even more so, when a 175-year-old media giant like The Times of India group picks on a 22-year-old girl. In April, lawyers representing…

Everybody’s changing the game these days

It is the title of a book by Ram Charan on innovation. In the US, Bloomberg has a weekly TV show by the same name. And everybody from the Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi to  Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has begun spouting it in recent weeks. Say hello to the “game changers”.…

The barbs that resulted in a Rs 500 crore lawsuit

Udayan Mukherjee of CNBC-TV18 letting fly at rival channel “No. 4”, in other words Bloomberg, on the latter’s claims of its showing on budget day. Bloomberg has now sued the CNBC-TV18 managing editor, but not his employers CNBC TV18, for a round figure of Rs 500 crore. Mukherjee’s lawyers, clearly aurally challenged,  deny any “direct…