Do unto yourself do unto others

Ethics
There are times when an employer has to pass a judgment on moral grounds against an employee. This is a case of a big manufacturer and his agent of a territory. The agent collected a cash component of an order from a customer and he did not remit the amount to the manufacturer. The agent in the past had been pleading the manufacturer to remit his commissions but the manufact...
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No Alcohol Drinking during the Festival

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Alcohol has become an important factor in social circles in many cultures. Almost in every country during the festivals, people prefer alcoholic drinks. Thus alcohol has become the most widely used recreational drug in the world. It is a legal drug which is available without any prescription. Though Amitava Dasgupta in his article, The Science of Drinking, has mentioned that dr...
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Theory and Practice

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I learnt “Business Law” as a subject in my “Marketing Management” course, during the first job. Although I was pursuing a marketing career then, yet I could not appreciate the importance of the subject. I failed to understand the utility knowing and recalling various Acts, Statutes, Case Laws, Customs and Usage of “Business Law”. I thought that the information was catalogued ...
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What death is , my view!

I have been thinking about death for many years. It is a natural thought for every one.It has been answered differently in different religions and in different cultures. My interpretation is as per my own understanding and that is what is important for me. I saw the trunk of an old tree which had fallen, while walking through a jungle . The tree had lived probably for tw...
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Nostalgic memories of New Year

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On 1st Jan 1972, the first day of the year, I had got up with groggy eyes after having hardly two to three hours of sleep. On New Year eve I was at old Pune club till wee hours. It was a cold morning in a friend's house. His house was more or less a shelter where I had got ready in semi darkness and then had rushed to catch the bus to my factory. Once I had reached the factory ...
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The New Old

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Every one would like to be young, no one would like to be old is a universally understood idea. However the premise of old age needs to be re stated as its conventional view no longer holds water. Today many positive changes in peoples’ attitudes, life styles, new drugs, better medical care, higher incomes have pushed the old age by at least two decades further. Till a few y...
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My love affair with exhibitions

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First day of my career in Pune and I was taken by two managers of the company to spend the day at an exhibition, where our company also had a stall. We had a working demonstration of a packaged steam boiler there. Raj Kapur was the chief guest in that exhibition and that day he also visited our stall. One of my colleagues from Kerala even asked him to buy the boiler. RK smiling...
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Introduction

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I am a novelist. I started writing novels about nine years back. My two novels, "Make me your friend" and "Stars in your eyes" have been published. They are available to my readers in paperback as well as ebook formats from Amazon, Flipkart etc. I have sent the manuscript of my third novel, "Life is a one time offer" to the publishers. I am shortly going to start my fourth nove...
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Why are festivals important in my life?

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Festivals hold importance in everybody’s lives due to so many reasons. It would be too big a list to mention everyone’s reasons. Here I will enumerate only my reasons, that will describe the importance that our festivals hold in my life: • Festivals make me feel cheerful. • Quite often they are the reasons for my family get togethers. • I live in north India where Diwali an...
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