Feature stories and interviews

The making of the Nano
January 2008 | Christabelle Noronha
Ratan Tata rolls the window down and talks about the vision and conviction, the innovation and improvisation, and the leap of faith that went into creating the People's Car
In step with the nation
November 2007 | Christabelle Noronha
Tata Sons' Chairman Ratan Tata elucidates the Tata group’s engagement with the idea of India, his team-over-individual doctrine and his hopes for a fair deal from history
Vision of the future
August 2006 | Christabelle Noronha

Group Chairman Ratan Tata speaks on a wide range of issues concerning the Tata group and its place in a world changing more dramatically than ever before

One hundred years of fortitude
June 2004 | Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata, Chairman of the Tata group, pays tribute to Jamsetji Tata, JRD Tata, and Naval Tata

Driving global strategy
March 2004 | Ratan Tata
Is globalisation an imperative in today's business? What are the challenges that define this path? Ratan Tata shares his views on the subject
Treating the customer as king
March 2003 | Christabelle Noronha
A brand can establish itself in the minds of its customers only if it can successfully gain their loyalty and trust. Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, expands on his vision of what Tata companies must do to create a unified brand that is a class apart from the competition
View from the top
June 2002 | Christabelle Noronha
Ratan Tata, the chairman of the Tata Group, takes off the business suit to articulate his thoughts on subjects beyond the strictly entrepreneurial
Standing out, standing apart
August 2001
The JRD QV Award is the pinnacle of an in-house process that recognises and rewards business excellence among Tata Group companies. In this address at the awards function held on July 29, 2001, Group Chairman Ratan Tata celebrates the blossoming of an idea whose time had truly come
Tata gets two awards in one day
March 2001
In an event that happens but rarely, the Tata group received two awards on one day, Tuesday, March 27, 2001 — a testimony to the group’s record in corporate governance and leadership
Ideas that have worked: the Indian car
October 2000 | Ajay Kumar

The December 1998 launch of the Indica by Tata Motors, marked the advent of India's first fully indigenously made car. Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata's presentation on an idea that has worked