A Generational Saga

A Generational Saga

Aug 2, 2017

Sujit Saraf’s novel The Peacock Throne captured the political and religious contradictions of modern India. It was shortlisted for the Encore Award and won the author international acclaim. Another book, titled The Confession of Sultana Daku, was a fictional reconstruction of the fearsome

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Treasures of Marwariland

Treasures of Marwariland

Aug 2, 2017

The inimitable charm of the majestic havelis of Rajasthan continues to draw the discerning traveller to the state. Marwari merchants from the Shekhawati region, which comprises the districts of Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Churu and Nagaur, constructed these opulent mansions in the years between 1830

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Redefining Resilience

Redefining Resilience

Mar 17, 2016

When Dilip Piramal, the executive chairman of VIP Industries Ltd, took over the business in 1973, the sales figure was R50 lakh. Under his able leadership, the company became the market leader with the current market capital being R1,500 crore. We meet Dilip,

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