Ascetics (colloquially known as babas) in India are re-inventing themselves as business gurus. The well-known baba Ramdev has not only become the de facto brand ambassador of yoga in India and abroad, he is also powering Patanjali Ayurved, an FMCG brand which has disrupted the mojo of deep-pocketed domestic and global giants.
India’s decision to skip the Bharat Stage (BS)-V emission standards and switch to BS-VI standards from BS-IV standards is a noble and well-intentioned step to check rising pollution in the country. However, it is laden with difficulties and has made the Indian automobile industry go into a tailspin. The new emission norms come into play from 1 April 2020.