Lodha Developers cannot do an IPO because of past violations

SEBI, the chief Regulator for all share markets in India, has kept Realty biggie Lodha Developers’ maiden push towards an IPO in abeyance “for examination of past violations,” latest update with the markets watchdog showed. The IPO proposal is for Rs. 55,000 Crores. Why has that happened? Okay, before that let me introduce some of you who do not yet know Lodha Developers very well. Privately-held Lodha Group is developing around 40 million sq ft area and has 31 ongoing projects in London, Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Pune, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.…

Alik Sakharov and the art of the impossible

You don’t know him. I bet. But if you happen to go to Amazon Prime and watch the “Pride and Prejudice” episode of Goliath, you will know what I am speaking about. He is the director who directs Billy Bob Thornton in this most awesome show. Or if you are on Hotstar and you would want to revisit the Fire and Blood episode from Game of Thrones from back in 2011. He is the Director of Photography in that and some other episodes from that year. The lighting and the…

Many things people do for a H1B visa in India!

Even before I start a tirade, see this tweet: Things Desi guys do for H1B Visa. pic.twitter.com/cr6xAKN2JH — Unofficial Sususwamy (@swamv39) June 4, 2018 I encourage you to see the pic once more. Saw it? Now, let’s examine what do they do in India to get a H1B visa: a. Get an engineering degree, somehow. If that is beyond possibility or dreams or both, then get a BCA or MCA degree. Both of these are seen by organizations as the sign that a software developer is born and alive. b.…