Losing State elections 2018 can be a master stroke for Narendra Modi in winning India 2019

BJP has lost elections 2018 in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The national media is hyper-active theorizing that Narendra Modi wave has ended, Modi magic does not work anymore, Amit Shah has lost his touch, Amit Shah does not know the electoral pulse anymore and so on. Congress has won elections 2018 in Rajasthan, Madhya […]

Modern Retail Myths in India

Every now and then we come across the reports about the size of the modern retail in India. The experts and the analysts will predict the size of the modern retail in India in some years to come. It will be mentioned in these reports that the modern retail in India is growing at such […]

Indian Farmers and Organized Retail: A Misleading Fantasy

Indian farmers are in distress. There have been a number of farmers march to the national capital. Among the Indian farmers’ demands for loan waivers and MSP, the policy experts will also announce the requirement of development of organized retail in India to help out the Indian farming sector. The organized retail is being considered […]

Indian Railways Escalators Policy: Keep Climbing

The tag-line of Indian Railways is “Lifeline to the nation…”. Another strong contender for the Indian Railways tag-line can be “Keep Climbing”. Indian Railways has numerous objectives – some stated, some un-stated. One of the un-stated objectives is to keep the passengers of the Indian Railways fit and healthy. Indian Railways shows to the world […]

The corrupt TTE – Everlasting memory of a train journey

What would be your everlasting memory of a long distance train journey? The answer will vary from person to person. For someone, it might be the ever-changing landscapes. For someone, it might be the chance to take a long pending rest. It could be the smell of food at each of the railway stations for […]

Mitticool: The success story needs to continue

Mansukhbhai Prajapati of Mitticool is a case-study of what a man with vision, mission and ignition can achieve in real life. Starting with not even humble roots, Mansukhbhai Prajapati is now the extraordinary entrepreneur, the true grass-roots innovator, the real son of the soil. Mitticool is backed by National Innovation Foundation (NIF), Gujarat Grassroots Innovations […]

How the real Ayushman Bharat should be?

I have failed to identify the Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries. The Ayushman Bharat execution is equally flawed as beneficiary identification, if not more. The scheme seems to have been arrived at by a politician proclaiming that he needs something good for the masses to be used at the election rallies and subsequently designed by the government […]

Ayushman Bharat Execution: Nothing Adds Up

I have failed to identify the Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries. The government is surely proceeding nonetheless. Now, I wanted to understand what and how will the government benefit the non-existent beneficiaries. I looked at some of the execution details for Ayushman Bharat and came up with some basic queries: Why Ayushman Bharat is not for the […]

Ayushman Bharat Beneficiaries: Do They Exist

Ayushman Bharat has been launched with big fanfare. It is being touted as the game-changer for the Narendra Modi government. Ayushman Bharat aims to provide health insurance to 10 Cr families. It is deemed as the world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme covering around 50 Cr beneficiaries.┬áIt will target rural families and identified occupational category of […]

5 leadership qualities that Virat Kohli teaches us

Virat Kohli is a legend. His success as a sports-person is phenomenal. Virat Kohli continues to reach even greater heights after becoming the captain of the Indian cricket team. Which are the qualities that set him apart? What can we learn from him as a country? What can our so-called leaders, political and corporate, learn […]