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Catch me if you can

Ravi Ramaswamy Parthasarathy perfected the art of networking and science of logical persuasion. He carefully built contacts in financial, political, bureaucratic and business...


From Raj to Rafale 2 : The Thug of Bombay

EVERY scandal needs a villain, rather a hero-turned-rogue. In fact, what a scintillating scam requires is an anti-hero, who combines the traits of...

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The House of Cards Ravi Built

The mismatch or the leverage paint used to hide the widening cracks IN most cases, the problem generally lies with over-leverage, or creating...


FROM RAJ TO RAFALE 1 : Clive of Corruption

BY the third quarter of the 18th century, there was one word in Britain that was both loved and hated, and reviled and...

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Fly-by-Sire – Yes, Mr Minister

GORDON Gekko has emerged as one of those movie characters that some people love, but hate to love. The rest, of course, loathe...

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Public loss, private gains

A civil servant, generally, is a Master (pardon the gender bias) of Manipulation. She (bias corrected) is, generally, adept at the art of...


All that glitters isn’t Modi

KUCHCH din to gujaro Gujarat main! Only then can you visualise the entrepreneurial spirit of money-making adventures that grips the soul of a...

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Delhi : Uncivil fight

THE ugly face-off and the violent fallout between the Civil Service and Delhi government remind us of EV Lucas’ short story, Face on...

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Bitcoin – Fraud Coins

IT’S either the biggest fraud in financial history or the biggest revolution in human civilisation. In a few years, it will either trade...

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Cover Story : King Karti

TWENTY-FIVE years ago, when Palaniappan Chidambaram was the Commerce Minister, he claimed that he was the bigger and better reformer than Manmohan Singh,...