But nothing sticks in public memory more than his most recent avatar - Ajay Piramal, the investor. The contrarian, who is placing big bets on businesses ranging from financial services to healthcare on one hand, and drug discovery and realty on the other.
The Rs 22,915 crore injected into public sector banks will not be sufficient if we consider their severe asset quality deterioration, plunging profitability and low valuations.
Pokemon Go is an augmented reality game that uses your phone's GPS and clock settings to make different types of Pokemon - such as Spearow and Rattata - appear all around you.
The slugfest between the OTAs and hotel aggregators for a bigger slice of the estimated $20 billion (Rs 1.32 lakh crore) Indian budget hotel pie has led to discovery of a host of value-additions.
India's internet pharmacies are seeing their businesses shrink and struggle in the face of myriad hurdles.
Companies are increasing productivity and efficiency by transferring employee-related processes to apps.
Fixing power problems is paramount for enhancing India's international competitiveness.
The compilation of essays is inspirational and topical for students as well as practitioners of HR.
This is a no-holds-barred account of the author's tenure as RBI governor amidst the global financial crisis and differences with the then government.
The game changing Blockchain technology, which records transactions permanently in online ledgers, and lies at the core of virtual currencies like bitcoin, is taking baby steps in India.
How the government learnt from the failure of the disclosure window under the Black Money Act and designed a much more effective Income Declaration Scheme.
Indian drug makers are slugging it out with Big Pharma over launch of biosimilars. Will they be able to hold their fort in this emerging space?
The government has begun a major initiative to rewrite the bilateral investment treaties India has signed with other countries in the past.
Business confidence levels show marginal improvement as companies believe that the government is taking concrete measures to boost the economy, finds the latest Business Today-C fore Business Confidence Survey.
In fact, relatively high costs of 3G data packs and patchy services have not really caught the fancy of the masses. There are just over 100 million users in the six years since the launch of 3G services. Now, the early adopters of 4G have also been a section of 3G subscribers.
According to India Ratings data, out of the 1,153 MSMEs in the country, 97 companies have been upgraded by credit rating agencies, compared to 34 downgrades as on July 19, 2016.
We must realise that generalist judges cannot be the optimal resource to run specialised tribunals.
Opposition from APMC in Maharashtra has thrown a spanner in the works of free-market reforms. And, it will remain so.
Not many people realise that choosing the right car insurance is as important as choosing the right car
The draft guidelines issued by the IRDA will help the insurance industry serve the customer better
Several insurers have withdrawn their existing health plans. Read on to find out what implications this has for policyholders
A calamity is not in your control but monetary help in case your house is damaged can help you recover fast
We help you do the math to decide how much cover should you buy
All that you need to know before filing a claim during overseas travel.