Category Archives: Racy Cases

A column that I wrote in the Business Line to show. The paper published over 60 articles.

RACY CASES 50 China meets his match — Reliance demerger demystified.

 V Pattabhi Ram and Pavan N Rao Wafers had a cup of Cappuccino in one hand and a piece of roasted papad in the other. “Terrible combination” thought the captain, but decided to keep his counsel.  As the clock chimed … Continue reading

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Racy Cases 20 Heera ya paani?

First published in HBL A V Vedpuriswar and V Pattabhi Ram The captain, taking the order at Table No 3, asked “regular water or mineral water?” An irritated Wafers waved him off suggesting that “ordinary” would do. Pay Rs 15 … Continue reading

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RACY CASES-23 Wheels within wheels

V Pattabhi Ram and A V Vedpuriswar. Wafers, the CA trainee, was exasperated. She had picked up the Companies Act to check the applicability of Sec 314. And she was stumped to find that if A was related to B, … Continue reading

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RACY CASES-22 Decision Making. The photocopying way.

V Pattabhi Ram and A V Vedpuriswar Wafers was in a sour mood. She had this morning been taught “Make V Buy” and she was literally seeing stars. At times the good professor considered fixed costs; at times he coolly … Continue reading

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Racy Cases 19 The Prisoners’ dilemma

First published in HBL A V Vedpuriswar and V Pattabhi Ram Professor Shondeep Chatterjee was known just as Chatshow. “Chat” being short for Chatterjee and “Show” being reflective of his talk-show style of delivery. Chatshow who was teaching game theory … Continue reading

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