An extract from the best-selling book on the trial of the former Goldman Sachs director who has been ordered to pay USD 6.2 million to his former employer for legal expenses in the insider trading case
'I myself found it difficult to believe that the same person had written both of them!' says former Outlook Managing Editor Sandipan Deb on two of his books released in quick succession.
The former Goldman Sachs director is appealing the convictions, but generally appeals don’t go in favour of the defendant unless the appellate court finds an egregious malfeasance of justice. A failed appeal can be doubly damaging:
Full text of the statement read out by the former head of McKinsey in court, before the sentence for two years jail term for insider trading was announced.
The US district court judge explained that while giving Rajat Gupta a lighter sentence of two years, he wanted to ensure that others must "be made to understand that when you get caught, you will go to jail"
Given the nature of competitive politics and the very fractured mandates given to governments, it has become difficult sometimes for us to do what is manifestly obvious.
Fishermen fishing from Kumari dam as it overflowing following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.PTI Photo
Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.PTI Photo
Commuters wade through amid heavy rain in Gurugram.PTI Photo
People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.PTI Photo
BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates