Rebuilding Our National Character around Civil Obedience

Rebuilding Our National Character around Civil Obedience

Eighty-eight years ago, Indians had responded to Mahatma Gandhi's unifying call for a non-violent, mass ‘civil disobedience’ movement to force the British to leave India. It provided the momentum that eventually secured our country’s independence in 1947. Today, India needs another mass movement. But this time it has to be all about ‘civil obedience’, which [...]

Kannada With English Education Can Prepare Karnataka Youth to Succeed in a Globalized World

Kannada With English Education Can Prepare Karnataka Youth to Succeed in a Globalized World

To read the Kannada version please Click Here As a Kannadiga, it pains me to see that my comments suggesting that students should learn both Kannada and English in schools being deliberately misinterpreted to suggest I support English as a medium of education over Kannada. Nothing could be further from the truth. Kannada is my [...]

New Government Should Focus on Inclusive Development of Karnataka

New Government Should Focus on Inclusive Development of Karnataka

By - Kiran Mazumdar- Shaw, President, B.PAC and CMD, Biocon The results of the Karnataka Assembly elections have fallen short of giving an absolute majority to any party paving the way for alliances which has set in a bit of uncertainty. Irrespective of which alliance forms the government, Karnataka needs a stable government that carries [...]

Karnataka Needs Political Maturity Not One-upmanship

Karnataka Needs Political Maturity Not One-upmanship

By - Kiran Mazumdar- Shaw, President, B.PAC Karnataka’s business-friendly policies for knowledge-based industries such as information technology and biotechnology have won it the epithets of ‘IT Capital’, ‘BT Capital’ and ‘Startup Capital’. The leadership assumed by the state is not an accident. It is the result of a decade long strong collaboration between government, industry and [...]

From Brewing to Biologics: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in conversation with Catherine Jewell, Communications Division, WIPO

From Brewing to Biologics: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in conversation with Catherine Jewell, Communications Division, WIPO

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw shares with Catherine Jewell, her story of innovation and entrepreneurship; Her journey from brewing to creating Biocon, Asia's leading Biopharmaceutical Company.

Crusader for Affordable Healthcare

Crusader for Affordable Healthcare

Financial Chronicle: Big Interview: Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw spoke to FC on a range of topics, including women as entrepreneurs, philanthropy, affordable healthcare, citizen activism etc. Here’s the full version of the interview. As a woman business leader, what are some of the challenges you have encountered in getting to the top and how were [...]