India Insight

Role of the media in Jessica Lall case

April 20, 2010

The Supreme Court has upheld the life term for Manu Sharma who was convicted for the 1999 murder of Jessica Lall.

India in 2008: The year that was

December 25, 2008

Yet another year is coming to an end and independent India’s idea of being a republic is a year older. But is it any wiser?

Whither shareholder activism?

July 15, 2008

July is the season for shareholder meetings, an annual rite of passage for Indian companies, with directors, shareholders and reporters trooping into large, badly-lit auditoriums to hear the chairman speak glowingly of the achievements of the past year, and a litany of woes from shareholders.