Private sector or people? Is this dichotomy necessary?

An interesting round-table at Tehelka - see here. The representatives of the private sector start off with the usual gripe about unclear laws, poor implementation, leakages, populism and politics. Other participants fight back with arguments for people-centric policies, complaining of how public policies have come to support the interests of a small privileged minority. Tehelka … Continue reading Private sector or people? Is this dichotomy necessary?

Mrs. Rajaratnam strikes

Asha P. Rajaratnam ✆ rajaratnamasha@galleon.com03:38 (19 hours ago)to undisclosed recipientsWhy is this message in Spam? It's similar to messages that have been detected by our spam filters.  Learn moreNamaste,My name is Asha Rajaratnam,I am the wife of Raj Rajaratnam founder of  the Galleon Group ,New York.I do have a proposal for you,which would be of financial benefits to you … Continue reading Mrs. Rajaratnam strikes

First principles: R&R before CSR

In a recent article in livemint, the author Arvind Pandey makes a set of excellent points about the importance of a well-planned CSR programme, especially by companies that initiate large projects that affect and displace communities, such as the metals and mining industry. While the article rightly points out that in the current political scenario, … Continue reading First principles: R&R before CSR