Shantanu Guha Ray

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Fraudsters sell fake telecom towers to the gullible

Bulk of the agents are making telephonic calls and seeking electronic transfer of cash. New Delhi: A bizarre scandal in...

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Big crisis brewing in Chhattisgarh mines

New Delhi: Serious differences have cropped up between villagers, NGOs and companies mining iron ore and coal in Chhattisgarh, triggering...

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Peel off black paint, let moonlight emerge

Market cognoscenti felt it was a bold move by 63 Moons to take the battle right into the heart of...

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code not working: Banks

NEW DELHI: Senior officials of the Reserve Bank of India have expressed serious apprehension over the way banks are taking...

New Delhi: Sanjeev Chawla, the alleged mastermind of match-fixing case being accompanied by a crime branch team from London arrives at Indira Gandhi International Airport on Feb 13, 2020. (Photo: Sanjeev Kumar Singh Chauhan/IANS)

Sanjeev Chawla hints to cops he is just the front for kingpin bookie

New Delhi: Is London-based bookie Sanjeev Chawla the kingpin of all the fixing that takes place in cricket matches across...

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I am sin, you are the sinner: Life and death of a cabaret dancer

NEW DELHI: Flowers and condolence cards continue to fill up a small apartment near Kolkata, home to the city’s most...

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Book with exclusive partition details challenges conventional narratives

Jinnah’s dream of having a separate country for Muslims seemed to be creating a situation where, if people like Patel...

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Markets silent on SEBI clean chit to NSE

New Delhi: They are calling it SEBI’s desktop investigation. This is the high-powered market regulator’s decision to grant clean chits...

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Goa mining closure causes misery

New Delhi: Miners in Goa, out of job and cash for nearly two years, are on the verge of a...

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In Belgium: Antwerp’s Indian heart glitters like a diamond

The following has been excerpted from Shantanu Guha Ray’s book, The Diamond Trail: How India Rose to Global Domination on...

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Indian gold rush in Africa leads to record inflows

Detailed investigation by a Canadian think tank shows that India, which imports one third of the world’s gold supply, is...

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Do you breed Goddesses at Solcum Magna?

New Delhi: Last year, two videos that went viral across India involved two women athletes. Swapna Barman, heptathlete, and Hima...

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SEBI wakes up to mess in Karvy, sleeps on Co-location scam

SEBI wants MCX to do an internal investigation to probe what led to the data theft. In other words, those...

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ICC worried as Indian bookies ‘spot-fix’ world cricket

ICC Anti-Corruption Unit chief Alex Marshall is on record saying Indian bookies are openly operating across the globe. ‘In most...

Kolkata: Former Australian cricket umpire Simon Taufel addresses a press conference in Kolkata, on Jan 14, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)

Umpires don’t talk, use signals

Taufel wants cricketers to show restraint and not get hyper-active both on and off the field. He has explained lessons...

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Banks have a warning message for depositors

Finance Ministry insiders claim the sudden crisis enveloping the PMCB depositors has forced the government to put the state-owned banks,...

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How much cash did you park with SRS?

NEW DELHI :Every fortnight, scores of harassed and worried people from Delhi and Haryana gather at a common spot to...

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How Bansals aimed for the sun

The book talks about walking the extra mile, maybe a hundred miles, because e-business is not all about valuations and...

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils the book

Get a tinge of digital in your soul

The book should have been written in the 1980s, and read by India’s risk-averse bureaucrats who could have then helped...

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Husband framed in 2002 Gujarat riots, widow seeks compensation

AHMEDABAD: The widow of a person falsely implicated in the Naroda Patiya riots that killed 97 people has decided to...

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After living high off bank loans, Nirav now a jailbird

The diamond merchant neatly executed plans to defraud Punjab National Bank for over Rs 14,000 crore.   NEW DELHI: Around...

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A hint of saffron: How Ganguly took a giant leap forward

NEW DELHI: Saurav Ganguly’s ascendancy as the president of the world’s richest cricket board has happened with a tinge of...

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Call centres prey on some Indians’ male child fixation

NEW DELHI: The latest scandal—now on the radar of Western crime busters—that triggered breaking headlines emerged from the heart of...

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Washington puts Gupta brothers on the burner

After financial embezzlement in South Africa, the Gupta Brothers are now seeking new pastures for investments.     New Delhi: The...