WhatsApp Rumours, Indian State and Indians

WhatsApp rumours lead to the death of 29 fellow citizens. India is diverse, different languages, different cultures; I had wondered what holds India together. WhatsApp rumours and its tragic results are giving me the answer – Our stupidity. Lynching has happened across the length and the breadth of the country. The responses, all throughout, are […]

Jawahar Deer Park Shamirpet and Indian State

The fact that Indian State is devoid of imagination and decrepit does not require much proof as such. I went to a deer park with my family. Jawahar Deer Park, Shamirpet, Hyderabad to be precise. A simple 2-hour visit showed how Indian State fails in any of the tasks expected. Though I am talking about […]

Ola Auto Access Fee and Indian State

Ola is promoting Ola Auto vigorously. They have Ola Auto Access Fee when you book an auto on the Ola app. Have you ever wondered what is the value addition done by Ola for the Ola Auto Access Fee? The Ola Auto Access Fee I and some of my acquaintances have tried booking Ola Auto […]

The Morals & Ethics of Indian Media – II

This is the second part of the post – The Morals & Ethics of Indian Media. For the first part, please click here.  Indian Media has no local news The news is limited to national/regional and as such, there are no journalists, so no local news. There are innumerable talk-shows/edits/opinion pages but no local news. […]

The Morals & Ethics of Indian Media – I

Recently, there has been a sting operation by Cobrapost about the morals and ethics of media – rather the absence of it. Mainstream media will not go after its own, rather they will come up with holier than thou attitude or at best, nothing at all, sweep everything below the carpet. Pratap Bhanu Mehta has […]

Elections – How Rahul Gandhi lost India 2019

In an alliance, what do you expect a party with 2/3rd of the seats to do? Lead. Wrong. In Karnataka 2018, Congress got 78 seats and JD(S) got 37 seats. Yet, there shall not be any Congress CM, but only Deputy CM. Why? Because, more than winning himself, Rahul Gandhi wants to defeat Narendra Modi. […]

10 reasons: Walmart Flipkart deal is a disaster

A company trying to enter the market for last 10 years buys out a company making losses for last 10 years and it is a milestone for all the wrong reasons. Walmart – A misfit for Indian culture: Walmart sacked the CEO (Raj Jain) and CFO of its JV with Bharti Group, on ethical grounds […]

10 jobs in India that nobody should do

India is an aspiring global super-power nation or rather it is already one, as per some. Media is awash with how Indians are dominating the world and all, and that is what we like to believe and talk about. Just that nearer home, I come across few jobs that nobody should be doing – either […]

Indian Politicians: The Devil wears White – 2

After sketching my appearance in part I of this blog, now I am detailing out my behaviour and thoughts. Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change you want to see in the world”. For starters, I garland this fellow in the morning of 2nd October (earlier I used to spend some time spinning khadi on this […]

Indians Win, India Lose

A country’s identity is made up of her citizens/countrymen. A country is what her people do and are known for. A country is a sum-total and more of her residents. Whenever mention comes of Indians, all the positive adjectives come to life. We love ourselves and portray us as world conquerors in all the different […]