FASTag

FASTag: A Complex Solution For A Simple Problem

FASTag is a solution devised by the Government who never faced the problem that it is expected to solve. FASTag tries to work out so many questions that it forgets the very problem it is supposed to solve. Rather, the problem statement formulated for FASTag itself turns out to be so misplaced that it cannot […]

Why COVID-19 Cases Fall Every Weekend In India? The Answer Is The Miserable Indian State.

It has become a well-known fact that COVID-19 cases fall every weekend in India. Invariably, Monday will report the lowest new COVID-19 cases for the week. Seemingly, coronavirus takes a break over the weekend. It appears to get tired infecting people all through the week; hence it takes a much-needed breather in the week-end. Have […]

Elected Leaders In India Are The New Invincibles

India is a democracy. We, the electorate, elect the leaders as our representatives to govern the country. The elected leaders are expected to serve the nation and the citizens. If the electorate is unhappy with the performance of the elected leaders, they can be chucked out and a new Government can be voted in. Everybody […]

3 Questions For Organized Retail In India

Mukesh Ambani is on the prowl again. Now it is the turn of Reliance Retail to claim record-breaking raising of capital. As expected, investors are queuing up to get a slice of the JioMart pie. The share market and the media are in frenzy. In this euphoria, everybody seems to be forgetting that organized retail […]

Why IPL 2020 Should Be Played In India

IPL 2020 will be played in UAE. Here are the three reasons for the Government of India, BCCI and the fans/general public on why IPL 2020 should be played in India. When India is learning to live with COVID-19, why not IPL 2020? India is in the middle of the pandemic. We have the second-highest […]

Q1 2020 GDP

India Q1 2020 GDP, GST Collections & Lockdown: Nothing Adds Up

The Indian Government finally announced Q1 2020 GDP figures. Everybody has been crying hoarse about the -23.9% contraction. The catastrophic impact of the stringent COVID-19 lockdown is being touted as the reason for the dismal economic performance. All the discussions are now centred on the revival of the economy, “green shoots”, “encouraging signals” etc. Everybody […]

RBI: Inflation Is Rising, When Will Interest Rate Increase?

India has been in the state of health emergency since March 2020. The pandemic has wreaked havoc on people’s lives and livelihoods. The Government’s response has lurched from half-baked lockdown to various stages of unlock. The Government has announced various schemes and measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. The most prominent is some mumbo-jumbo […]

I Refuse To Get Tested For COVID-19 In India

India has never been a country for the faint-hearted. With all the convoluted rules and regulations and the maze of the administrative procedures, it takes a miracle to lead a life away from the influence of the Government. After all, the omnipresent but spectacularly ineffective Government specializes in making life difficult as much as possible […]

Toxic Positivity: Narendra Modi’s Mantra To Be A Prime Minister For Life

India is in the middle of a health emergency. The economy is in shambles. The people are having a torrid time in their lives – personal and professional. Though, if you listen to Narendra Modi, you will be forgiven to assume that this is the best of times to be in India. Welcome to the […]

IPL 2020: A Selfless Service To The Nation In Crisis

India loves IPL. IPL also loves India. To showcase this single-minded devotion and dedication to India and Indians, IPL 2020 is setting an example for self-less service to the nation in crisis. IPL 2020 is leading from the front to alleviate the pain that the country is suffering internally and externally. Kudos to IPL and […]