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Jaithirth Rao

Jaithirth Rao, popularly known as Jerry Rao, is an Indian businessman and entrepreneur based in Mumbai. Founder and former CEO of software company MphasiS, he is at present Executive Chairman of Value and Budget Housing Corporation.

We Will Build Millions of Houses
Sun, Jan 02, 2011

But it will be because of Indian ingenuity,not sarkari rules,which make building small apartments all but unprofitable.

Our corroding republic
Wed, Dec 22, 2010

Take a couple of cautionary examples from French history,to see how dangerous this climate of scandal is

These difficult years
Mon, Dec 13, 2010

Be worried: cosy businesses are outpacing competitive ones

The most difficult job
Tue, Nov 02, 2010

It is far from easy being a central banker these days

Teen Patti,Truly Philosophical
Sun, Oct 31, 2010

So you tend to lose at the Diwali game of cards? Raise a toast to yourself,for you are at one with a great Indian tradition.

Pound Wise
Sat, Oct 23, 2010

R. Gopalakrishnan is an unusual corporate executive.

Abandon silos in higher education
Sat, Oct 16, 2010

Let IITs and IIMs become full,multi-disciplinary universities. And give them complete autonomy

More than the judgment
Mon, Oct 04, 2010

The importance of due process cannot be overstated,even if it is often time consuming

Solid state theories
Wed, Aug 04, 2010

Let’s appreciate our politicians’ good-cop bad-cop approach. It works....

Story and history
Fri, Jun 18, 2010

Manohar Malgonkar’s fiction revealed an India that now seems like a foreign land...

Unusual powers of persuasion
Wed, May 12, 2010

It was hilarious to watch Hillary Clinton on TV threatening Pakistan with unmentioned dire consequences if a “successful” terrorist...

Let’s junk the hypocrisy
Wed, Mar 10, 2010

Believers in constitutional integrity must support SP,RJD,BSP,even if their tactics are wrong....

The Elephant and Donkey Show
Sat, Jan 30, 2010

Race of a Lifetime claims to be a “vivid and novelistic” portrait of the US presidential elections. It starts off with the candidates...

Millennial Bharat,2020 India
Fri, Jan 01, 2010

Our GDP will grow either fast or,hopefully,very fast. The trick will be to adapt society to change....

In praise of fumbling
Tue, Dec 08, 2009

The recent crash in Dubai should not come as a surprise to readers of this column. The idea that “if we build the infrastructure...

Area of darkness
Mon, Nov 16, 2009

Professor Sheldon Pollock has just announced scholarships for Dalit students who wish to study Sanskrit at Columbia University.

More than numbers
Tue, Oct 06, 2009

The potential for spin-offs in the Unique ID project is being underestimated

Why Jaswant is wrong
Tue, Sep 01, 2009

Jaswant Singh’s book is a brilliant landmark encompassing accepted and contrarian views. According to him,Partition...

Set the record right
Fri, Aug 21, 2009

A brief history of India’s Left and its stints in power....

Ten months,full circle
Sat, Jul 11, 2009

September 2008 was less than a year ago. Lehman Brothers collapsed. AIG got nationalised. Merrill got taken over. Washington Mutual disappeared.