• Experiencing The Place to B – One Day at IIMB

    Contributed By: Ashay Sinha Vikasana, the Social Impact Club of students of 2 year MBA programme at IIM Bangalore organized One Day At IIMB and Sahay on January 13. One Day At IIMB One Day At IIMB provided a unique opportunity for the public to experience the life of an MBA student at India’s premier business school. The event comprised insightful lectures from renowned professors, case study sessions, interaction sessions with the current MBA students and a tour of the IIM Bangalore campus. This year, the lectures were delivered by Prof. Y L R Moorthi from the Marketing Area, Prof. Padmini Srinivasan from Finance and Accounting Area and Prof. Ramya…

  • International Mountain Day – An Ode to Anveshan

    Contributed By: Team Anveshan Edited By: Ashay Sinha ‘Climb Mountains not so that the world can see you, but so you can see the world.’ -A Mountaineer Adventure takes you to places where you’d have never imagined before. It is what keeps that adrenaline rush inside you intact and keeps you curious to explore more. Our life is filled with several adventures, and on this International Mountain Day, Team Anveshan wants to share an astonishing story of our fellow Junior Coordinator. An experience on the Sahyadri ranges and the Honeybees! “I, along with my 17 friends, planned a kayaking and an adventure trip to Dang forest in October. It was…

  • In Conversation with the Differently Abled Champions who Live Among Us

    Interviewed: Eshaan Kudtarkar, Himanshu Mittal, Jagadeesh Muthusamy, Pratap Bala and Prof. Rajaluxmi V Murthy Edited By: J K Varshika December 3rd is recognized as the International Day of Disability across the globe. Although we shouldn’t really need a specific day to recognize the magnitude of mettle that these people show on a regular basis, it is still worth to dedicate a day to celebrate their strength of character. Being at IIM Bangalore gives you an even deeper respect and appreciation to these community of people, given that the institution takes in persons from such backgrounds as well, trying to give them as much of equal opportunity as possible. You may…

  • Carnatic Vocal Concert by S. Aishwarya and S. Saundarya

    Contributed By: Ishan Sinha Edited By: Arunabh Kalita IIM Bangalore was graced by a soulful evening of Carnatic Music on 16th November, to the admiration and rapt engagement of an auditorium full of enthusiasts and admirers. The stage saw an exciting mix of young and senior artists, who were given a standing ovation by the discerning audience upon curtains to the evening. The event, organized by the student volunteer team at  SAAMA, IIM Bangalore, saw mesmerizing performances by lead vocalists Ms. S Aishwarya, and Ms. S Saundarya, great grand-daughters of Bharat Ratna MS Subbulakshmi and grand-daughters of Sangeetha Ratnakara Dr. Radha Viswanathan. The internationally acclaimed maestros, trained in Carnatic Music…

  • IIMB’s very own Retailers – MARS, The Merchandising and Retailing Society

    Contributed By: Vinod Edited By: Karthick Selvan Pursuing an MBA from one of the best colleges in the world is an arduous journey. Taking time out of a busy schedule to run errands outside the campus for everyday essentials is the last thing one wants. At IIM Bangalore, the students pay very little attention to the shops outside the campus. They know the restaurants and pubs across the street but have never paid attention to the fancy or the Kirana stores. This is because of a group of students who come together, take care of all student needs and make sure the MBA journey is as smooth as possible. The…

  • Sangram’18 – Where the Champions Rose

    Contributed By: J K Varshika “Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They are made of sweat, determination and guts.” – Dan Gable As the sun broke over the green campus of IIM Bangalore, the trained contingents from the southern institutes of IIM Kozhikode, IIM Trichy and IIM Visakhapatnam descended into the stonewall boundaries to compete for the championship trophy of the season – Sangram’18. The 3-day battle encompassed 22 sports being played by over 600 students who had put in all the practice for months to be ready to fight it out and bring glory to their respective institutes. Started decades ago to encourage the spirit of sports, Sangram,…

  • PAWS – A Look at the People for Animal Welfare Society

    Contributed By: Pushpesh Hemrom Edited By: J K Varshika “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” – Mahatma Gandhi At IIM Bangalore, we are committed to creating value-oriented leaders for tomorrow. According to the United Nations, the key challenge any growing economy faces is to achieve dual objectives of economic as well as environmental growth. Thus, while addressing the growth of the institute, it is also important to pay attention to the ecosystem we live in. Moreover, Article 51 A (g) of the Constitution of India (under Fundamental Duties of a citizen) states that – “It shall be…

  • Vista 2018 – A Three-Day Action-Packed Business Summit

    Contributed By: Arunabh Kalita The 2018 edition of Vista, IIM Bangalore’s annual flagship business summit was successfully conducted last week. Vista is organised by the business club of IIMB, Forum for Industrial Interaction, and attracts huge crowds from across the country. This year was no different and the campus was buzzing over the three days with speakers, guests and students from all over the country. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Ajay Shah, President of Polymer Chain, Reliance Industries in presence of G Raghuram, the director of IIM Bangalore and Padmini Srinivasan, PGP chair. Day 1 of this edition of Vista had a nice palette of speakers, competitions and other…

  • “I am what I am, so take me as I am”

    Contributed By: Shivam Gupta Edited By: J K Varshika It took 18 long years, for the courts to finally do what was needed. Since the first time Naz Foundation filed a PIL in the Delhi High Court in 2001, till 6th September 2018, when the Hon. Supreme Court finally gave the historic verdict. Much has been written about this judgement, but how does it affect me as an LGBTQ person? India’s higher judiciary has always shown the way whenever there has been a conflict about the right thing to do, and as such, the law is the first step to affect an overall change in the mindsets of the people.…

  • Team SMC – The Mettle Behind the Media Cell of IIMB

    Contributed By: Junior Coordinators of Media Cell, IIMB Edited By: Anirudh Agarwal The strength of media is in its ability to connect and collaborate within entities. The avenues that it opens up are multifold and this is why it is such an important platform for potential. Considering this, the Student Media Cell of IIM Bangalore was formed almost 15 years ago with the aim of communicating the ongoings of the world inside the campus walls to the world outside and vice versa. Now, more than a decade later, the club continues to be the brand ambassador of IIMB and its students by showcasing the life at ‘The Place to B’…