Sometimes admired, sometimes reviled, the law profession and its practitioners elicit mixed responses from the public at large. Yet there are those within the law fraternity who owe their success to a reputation woven together through decades of cutting-edge practice and quality services that go beyond client expectations. A glowing example is the Kolkata-based Khaitan & Co, a century-old law firm, to whose illustrious founding fathers we pay this tribute.
Steered by his vision and a quest to make it big in life, Tarang Jain took a train out of the ‘City of Dreams’ to set up the Varroc Group in Aurangabad in 1990. In what started as an automotive parts supply business, the Varroc Group has since grown both organically and inorganically to establish itself as a global automotive component behemoth that has clocked sales of Rs 10,300 crore in FY 16-17.
Rajasthan Spinning & Weaving Mills Ltd, the flagship of the LNJ Bhilwara Group, counts among India’s top textile companies. We spoke to Riju Jhunjhunwala, …
Few industrialists inspire as much respect and awe as do Juggilal and Kamlapat Singhania, whose indomitable will and patriotic zeal saw them meet every challenge to set up the iconic Juggilal-Kamlapat Cotton Spinning & Weaving Mills in 1921 that was to lay the foundations of the mammoth JK Organisation which still remains one of the largest names of Indian industry. MARWAR dedicates this tribute to the father-son duo, who continue to be celebrated as its larger-than-life architects.
It was a twist of fate that launched Ramkrishna Dalmia on the road to success, glory and fame, and it was again the hand of destiny that left him with fragments of the massive industrial empire he had built from nothing. In between all this lies the saga of a financial and entrepreneurial genius whose drive, courage and extraordinary business acumen merits the tribute we pay him.
Dr Swati Piramal is a woman of many parts. Scientist, industrialist, philanthropist, art enthusiast, design aficionado—she is all of these and more. MARWAR catches up with the tireless vice-chairperson of Piramal Enterprises Ltd, whose latest passion, incredulously, is enriching the Thane landscape with the splendour of a million blooms.
Novotel Kolkata, winner of the Best Debut and Best Design and Architecture Award for 2014, symbolises the growth trajectory that the Salarpuria Sattva Group has achieved in just two-and-a-half decades, and the rise of Apurva Salarpuria, the dynamic scion of the prolific real estate company, to whom the prestigious award is due. Young and raring to go, the 34-year-old plans to take the group to newer heights as the man at the helm of the Kolkata wing of the business.
Bhakti Sharma is barely 26 and she has already conquered all the five oceans of the world, not to forget other prominent swimming championships and an MBA to boot. MARWAR talks to the Rashtrapati award winner, who is currently undergoing rigorous training for the open water events of the 2020 Summer Olympics.