#ChooseToChallenge is the theme for International Women’s Day 2021. Here’s what you should know.

Change comes from challenge — and that is the message organizers of International Women’s Day 2021 hope to trumpet Monday.  “A challenged world is an alert world,” the International Women’s Day website says. “We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality.”  Gender parity in government, workplaces, health care, sports and media coverage is achievable through […]

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Why costly diesel is a bigger worry than petrol

While consumers feel that petrol pinches directly, diesel hurts indirectly, as it is an input in almost all the goods and services we use. Diesel, the most used retail fuel by almost all commercial sectors of the economy, is slowly crawling towards a record Rs 90 per litre in Mumbai. A gradual increase in retail fuel prices was expected, as […]

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Are you ready for the Citroen?

Making a debut in India with an SUV, Citroen’s products in the next couple of years will clearly chart and define its destiny in what has become both a vibrant but also a daunting market for foreign entrants, says Pavan Lall. On August 22, 1962, President Charles de Gaulle of France was travelling on a rain-slicked road when he became […]

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More Japanese women are working now — but there's still a glass ceiling for top positions, ex-Goldman strategist says

Japan has seen a marked increase in female participation in the workforce — surpassing the U.S. and Europe in terms of percentage, according to Kathy Matsui, a former vice-chair and strategist at Goldman Sachs Japan. Matsui is widely recognized as the one who coined the term "womenomics," a key pillar of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic reforms aimed at […]

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British charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is released from house arrest but her ordeal at the hands of the Iranian regime is far from over

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been freed and had her ankle tag removed, according to her lawyer. The British-Iranian woman was controversially arrested in 2016 on charges of espionage. It is unclear when she will return to London to reunite with her husband and daughter. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian dual-citizen who has been […]

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A Trump appointee who was arrested after participating in the Capitol riot asked a judge if he could be transferred to a cell with no cockroaches

Federico Klein, a former State Department aide who was arrested after the Capitol riot, complained of his cell conditions to a judge. He said he had trouble sleeping because he felt “cockroaches crawling” all over him. Klein is believed to the first Trump appointee arrested in connection with the Capitol riot. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. […]

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An exodus is under way at Goldman Sachs. Here's a running list of all the big names jumping ship and where they're heading.

Goldman Sachs has seen a series of high-profile departures in recent months. Partners across divisions from the investment bank to the consumer group are leaving. We rounded up all the top names who have announced their departures in recent weeks. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. For a recent slew of powerful Wall Streeters, there is such […]

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