The old octopus of Bori Bunder – Part II

The Times Group, India’s largest media company has financial interest in not one but hundreds of businesses across the country. 570 is just what we counted. Of course, the Group doesn’t see anything wrong with it. Meanwhile, believers of the church-and-state separation can go cry a river


Yesterday, in Part 1, we learnt about the scale and business performance of Bennett Coleman & Co (BCCL). The holding company, its subsidiaries and associates. Everything that makes the Times Group a Rs 10,000 crore media powerhouse. If you haven’t read it already, we suggest you do.   

Today, let’s start with a puzzle. What’s commonly referred to as the ‘what’s common between’ puzzle. So, what’s common between the companies listed below? As you scroll, you will notice companies that you’ve read about, a lot or whose…

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