Category Archives: India

On the lack of Suitability of Certain Unmarried Folk

I recently read ” The (In)eligible Bachelors” by Ruchita Misra. This book falls into several automatic categories – Indian English Literature, Popular Culture, MBA Authors, Chick Lit, etc. This is my review of the book… Ever since Chetan Bhagat and … Continue reading

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On What India needs..

Somewhere close to our 64th Independence day, I’d floated a tweet with the message that what  India really needs going forward is good education and good healthcare and that with these two taken care of most everything else would naturally … Continue reading

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On Promises to Keep

Four days before we celebrate our 64th Independence Day, Times of India chose to go with an Editorial by Dr. Kiran Bedi titled “Promises to Keep” [Aside] Time was when I used to recommend reading ToI Editorials as a good starting point to … Continue reading

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On Democracy in Africa and the future of its Economy

For the longest time I’ve been meaning to pen my thoughts on the phenomenon of country after country in Africa celebrating their 50th Anniversary of Independence. It has been close to two years now that I’ve been residing in Cotonou, … Continue reading

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India’s olympic Gold….

No… before you descend into raptures of orgasmic pleasure, or spasms of intense disbelief…let me state categorically THAT WE HAVEN”T WON EVEN A SINGLE GOLD YET AT ATHENS 2004..in fact 1980, Los angeles (?) was our last gold in hockey … Continue reading

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