• A Step Towards A Literate India!

    The auditorium was decorated in tricolors and proud parents of the working staff of IIMB sat with their little ones on the eve of Independence Day. Vikasana celebrated the 71st Independence Day by providing scholarships to the less privileged kids for academic excellence. The event started with the lighting of lamp by the director, Professor G. Raghuram and Professor Sourav Mukherji. The director then addressed the audience in Kannada and said that it was a wonderful opportunity for them to be present there and receiving the scholarships. He advised them to make the best use of the money for the education of their children and he promised to learn better…

  • Comedy ain’t no funny business- Catching up with Anuvab Pal

    -By Abhishek Aloke Ghosh, Senior Coordinator, Student Media Cell, PGP 2016-18 On the occasion of the Economic Times Young Leaders Program 2017 (B-school edition), Anuvab Pal, noted comedian and columnist with The Economic Times, talked about his unique journey from B-school to comedy. Anuvab Pal is a comedian of international repute, with his stand-up comedy special- The Nation Wants to Know, clocking up over 500 shows in Mumbai and several runs from Sydney to San Francisco.  He has also been a screenwriter to satirical Bollywood hits such as Loins of Punjab and The President is Coming. He is also a prolific writer for The Economic Times and The Times of…

  • Ramblings with Rahul Subramanian

    The MBA life comes with its share of stress and schedules that are hard to get away from. So when something like a standup comedy night comes as an escape, you know you want to grab it. The scene at the IIM, Bangalore auditorium spelled the same as one of the most popular standup comics of the country visited the campus on 4th August 2017 – Rahul Subramanian. People had come with the promise of a good time being offered to them and a good time he gave. From MBA placements to marriage and everything in between, Rahul had us in splits throughout the one hour show during the biggest…

  • “Be selflessly selfish”- Guru Gaur Gopal Das

    -By Abhishek Veeraraghavan, Junior Coordinator, Student Media Cell, PGP 2017-19 On July 26th, IIM Bangalore hosted Gaur Gopal Das, an Electrical engineer, and former HP employee, for a talk as a part of the EPGP Seminar Series. The talk saw a packed auditorium with faculty members, students from the EPGP programme, PGP2s and a smattering of PGP1s (who could carve out an hour from their hectic schedule). What set this talk apart is the fact that Guru Gaur Gopal Das moved on from corporate life to become a monk. He is currently a “lifestyle coach” (in his own words) who regularly addresses a global audience, delving into yet-to-be-decoded topics like…