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Why did Lakshmi walk away from LVB?

Issue Date : 04 December 2020

Editor's Note

The curious case of Lakshmi Vilas Bank’s merger with DBS

The RBI has displayed hitherto never-displayed alacrity in merging Lakshmi Vilas Bank with Singapore’s DBS, sidestepping a credible deal on the table

Has the Nifty topped out or will it head higher?

Powered by private banks, the benchmark is trading near its all-time high 

After two blockbuster bets, Info Edge wants to be more. Will investors bite?

With two unicorns in its bag, the internet company is modelling itself as a VC firm. It is a tempting buy, but pricey 


Leaving a sour taste

With carryforward stock of over 10 million tonne, the sugar industry is in dire need of export subsidy 


Sticking to the script

Over all these years, men haven’t changed and so haven’t Imperial Blue ads 


Tata Motors’ passenger cars swerve back into the race, but need someone to ride shotgun

The company’s passenger vehicle business seems to be on an impressive rebound in H1FY21. Now, it needs a reliable partner 

All cash, no mortgage

As the stock rallies back towards its all-time high, HDFC CEO Keki Mistry sells shares worth Rs.550 million 

Lead Story

Why did Lakshmi walk away from LVB?

How promoter KR Pradeep pushed a community-owned bank on the road to ruin 

Digital offices layered with hacker-resistant security are selling like hot cakes

Vendors, big and small, are tweaking their products and adding layers of security to haul in gold from the WFH rush 

Graphically Speaking

Can electric vehicles find their way around India?

EVs have found little success, but with considerable headroom for growth, the segment is charged up 

Pursuit of Happiness

Ritesh Chopra finds peace in navigating the unknown

NortonLifeLock India head is always a team player — be it the work setting or a wilderness course

Big Idea

Don’t waste a cloud

Your business is paying for cloud space more than you use it. Lightwing might help you save a few bucks

The Good Life

Treasure tome

Grace your bookshelf with rare first editions and author-signed books that you can find on AbeBooks and

My Favourite

Dhaval Radia

The senior vice-president of Greenlight Planet finds joy in reading comic books when he is not walking with the wild  


Inside information

American lawyer James Rickards shares his 'efficient market hypothesis'


“Ambiguity can be the Achilles heel of accountability”

Moelis India CEO Manisha Girotra on how to instil a culture of accountability