This morning HBR retracted a story on why women in China don’t rise up to the CXO level. In consultation with the author, we have decided to remove the text of this article from HBR.org. We did not properly convey the cultural context of the author’s observations. We, the editors,Continue Reading

The budget speech has been delivered. And, it was a long speech. The Finance Minister made several literary references. Quoting Kashmiri poet, Dina Nath Kaul, she said that everything the government did was for the “payara vatan” or beloved country. Quoting Tamil poet Avvaiyar she said ‘tend to the land,Continue Reading

This appeared on the 26th of December The protests around the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NR) have provided a welcome respite to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who was facing increasingly uncomfortable questions about the state of the economy. ThatContinue Reading

This piece on rape, and gang rape, appeared on the 9th of December A young woman in Hyderabad faced every woman’s worst nightmare. Her two-wheeler deliberately punctured, she is kidnapped by 4 men, who rape her, and then burn her. Her body is discovered the next day. Some reports suggestContinue Reading