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Prabal Basu Roy

The author is a Sloan fellow of the London Business School and a chartered accountant. He has previously been a director/ Group CFO in various companies. He now manages a PE fund and advises startups / corporates.

Latest Articles By Prabal Basu Roy

Infosys: By No Means A “Boring” Company!

Prabal Basu Roy

Nandan Nilekani’s challenge will be tougher this time

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The Hyped Up Expectations Will Hurt Us All

Prabal Basu Roy

Nirmala Sitharaman must not be set up for failure by unrealistic expectations in dealing with India’s most serious economic challenge post liberalisation

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The Upcoming Budget: The Hyped Up Expectations Will Hurt Us All

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Nirmala Sitharaman must not be set up for failure by unrealistic expectations in dealing with India’s most serious economic challenge post liberalisation

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Modi Changes The Doctrine – His Statesmanship And That Of President Xi Will Determine The Final Outcome Now

Prabal Basu Roy

The courage to use the Air Force in crossing the LOC and the international border in a limited retaliatory strike is what changes the paradigm of our engagement with Pakistan.

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A Typical Election Budget: COMPETITIVE POPULISM IS HERE TO STAY

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Dole, welfare measures or buying votes : take your pick, but surely not reformist enough

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RBI’s Impending Metamorphosis Will Test Our Claim To Be A Liberal Democracy

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The only definitive outcome of the 10-hour RBI Board meet meeting was that the RBI is on the cusp of a metamorphosis. What path we choose to achieve this laudable metamorphosis in the RBI will determine the veracity of our claim to be a liberal democracy.

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India’s #MeToo Manthan: PM Modi Must Help Drive Change

Prabal Basu Roy

The #MeToo movement is not about legality but about influencing change and demonstrating support

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The ILFS Situation: Despite The Mayhem, An Innovative Solution Can Save The Day

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The prime reason for the current predicament of ILFS has been its penchant for over leverage and a highly risky capital structure based on such leverage in its legal and operational entities which hold its significant long-term infrastructure assets

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The New LIC “Policy” For IDBI: Insuring Corporate Mortality

Prabal Basu Roy

Though LIC has been the favorite milking cow since times immemorial for the Government of the day, it has been generally used to prop up markets during bear assaults or helping pick up some residual stakes during partially unsuccessful divestment initiatives

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The Great Corporate Governance Challenge

Prabal Basu Roy

Satyam, Kingfisher Airlines, United Spirits, Ricoh India, Fortis... the list of companies that have duped minority shareholders is long and worrisome. Is there a way to keep unscrupulous promoters /managements under check?

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