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Infosys’ Growth In A Bad Patch

Jagdish Rattanani Whatever else the whistleblower complaint in the case of Infosys tells us (or not), what cannot miss the eye is the strains between the management team and some senior and probably key managers and leaders who have taken the risk to stand against the manner and style of operation of the CEO Salil S Parekh and those close …

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WhatsApp Controversy

T K NANDANAN, KOCHI Close on the heels of the revelation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that her phone was tapped by two governments including one ruled by the BJP, the WhatsApp snoop-gate controversy took a new turn on Sunday with the Congress claiming that the phones of three Opposition leaders, including Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi were …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Ugly Administration Of Country In Goa we have seen how one such illegal construction of a five star hotel was saved from demolition despite court orders by government bringing in an ordinance to nullify it! Similarly Parrikar samadhi will be built on Miramar beach. Is our money safe with government or in banks? Scams galore everywhere. The governments by …

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Sustainable Infrastructure Projects Needed

Contract enforcement issues significantly reduce the “bankability” of infrastructure projects, an outcome that militates the aim of rapid infrastructure creation in India Taponeel Mukherjee The recent news that India plans to open 100 new airports by 2024 is both ambitious and commendable. That said, large-scale infrastructure push whether in airports or any other sector will have to overcome challenges that …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Making mockery of death Sentence It refers to shocking media-report about jail superintendent of Tihar Jail (Delhi) giving notice to convicts of infamous Nirbhaya murder episode intimating that only seven days are left to file mercy-petition before President of India as the very last opportunity to avoid possible hanging till death. All the convicts have availed sufficient legal defense during …

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India Set To Set Internet Boundaries

Global tech players want to dictate a law that will work for them globally. They don’t want to reconfigure their platform around laws for each country as it would break their platform in multiple segments.   By K Yatish Rajawat India is ready to assign and define responsibilities in internet world.  Indian court and lawmakers want global Internet companies to be more …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Confusion Confounded, Harassment Increases The chaos at the RTO has now shifted to the Real Mazon plate fixing area! At least after suffering at the RTO, the receipt gave a date and time! Now there are long queues of people pending/ postponed jobs due unavailability of plates/ technical reasons and one window. When one reaches the window and your plates …

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Development Not At Cost Of Ecology

In remote hilly regions influx of more automobiles due to new roads will only worsen the health of people as it would contribute to further deforestation, water depletion A certain defence of ecology may seem elitist but isn’t. We were recently in conversation with one of the residents in the Himalayan village we spend a large part of the year …

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Govt Needs To Tackle Alcohol Addiction It is indeed gladdening to note that the Industries Department has cleared a proposal to declare all Industrial Estates in Goa as alcohol-free zones. Considering that such an idea was mooted with the safety of the workmen employed in mind and is aimed at improving the functioning of industrial units, the department needs to …

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Ultra Nationalism Cannot Be The Only Poll Plank

Ultra nationalism will give a platform an initial boost to take-off  but ultra nationalism cannot be sustained over long distances. BY SAEED NAQVI After the Maharashtra, Haryana elections, when I reverted to friends and acquaintances, my personal pool for an opinion survey, a majority heaved a sigh of relief. This was at variance from the response of this very group …

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