KRISHNA GOPALAN

  • strategy / Feature

    To IndiGo or not to IndiGo, that is the question

    The marquee airline was flying through an air pocket when the pandemic hit. Will its cash hoard see it through? 

    August 17, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    How Kishore Biyani's maverick moves pushed him to breaking point

    The pioneer of India’s modern retail built an empire but created little value for shareholders 

    July 31, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    Tulsi Tanti built his empire on 'soojh-boojh', loans and one other secret ingredient

    Through thick, thin and terrible, the Suzlon Energy promoter has displayed the ability to charm banks and retain control 

    July 18, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    When Wind Met Sun

    In 2015, Dilip Shanghvi raised eyebrows when he invested Rs.18 billion in Suzlon

    July 18, 2020
  • markets / Feature

    Why is Radhakishan Damani betting on India Cements?

    The DMart founder is looking to work his magic on the troubled cement manufacturer

    June 22, 2020
  • the big story / Lead Story

    How far did Baba Ramdev stretch to bag Ruchi Soya?

    Even as the acquisition reeks of crony capitalism, Ruchi Soya’s preferential issue to a mystery investor raises its own questions

    June 05, 2020
  • Western dunes

    Ageless tumbleweeds, romantics and proud fathers do not let hardship or filth suffocate their ambitions, on the Ahmedabad-Kherwara-Udaipur route

    May 13, 2020
  • strategy / Feature

    United Spirits’ loss is Pernod Ricard’s gain. But no, that’s not the story

    New Indian brands have stormed the mid-market whisky segment. Little grains do a mighty ocean make

    May 08, 2020
  • strategy / Feature

    Santoor ke paas ‘Mummy’ hain

    With a strong marketing strategy that has connected with consumers over two decades, the soap’s future looks radiant

    May 08, 2020
  • strategy / Feature

    Quickr sand

    With its multiple acquisitions, the online-classifieds company bit off more than it could chew

    April 25, 2020
  • strategy / Interview

    ‘Cash flows will go down... but the collateral will not depreciate’

    Mahindra Financial Services' Ramesh Iyer shares his insights on how the industry is tackling the coronavirus crisis

    April 09, 2020
  • strategy / Feature

    Disney's grim fairy tale

    The Burbank-based company’s acquisition of Star India, along with other 21st Century Fox assets, is facing teething problems. They can’t seem to agree on money and manners

    March 05, 2020
  • strategy / Feature

    Why Nike just couldn’t do it in India

    The legendary sports shoes giant has failed to make it big in India. Its multibillion rupee bet on cricket was just a bad one

    March 05, 2020
  • strategy / Interview

    Sunil Gupta of Harvard Business School On Driving Digital Strategy

    In a digital age, while some companies are thriving by reimagining their business, others have been left behind 

    February 21, 2020