25 Years on…..

25 years on after The Bhopal Gas Tragedy, the victims and their relatives are still looking for justice, while the CEO at the time is probably sipping margaritas at a beach. How in the world, can a society be selective in the dispensation of justice? Compare this with the Ambani vs Ambani battle which has […]

NREGA- With the blessings of Mahatma Gandhi

With the latest plans to radically overhaul NREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) has a lot of politicians excited without any valid reason. The NREGA has been a radical scheme introduced by the UPA Government. The scope of the Act is as follows: An Act to provide for the enhancement of livelihood security of the […]

The CAT’s out of the box… And it stinks….

The IIM Management launched the online CAT test this year amidst great hoopla. Well Prometric (which supposedly conducts GRE and TOEFL) got the contract and everybody was happy. Well, when the CAT 2009 arrived, and the reality struck. Well, a report here is amusing, especially the response from Prometric. It is too good to be […]

An Indian in the Forbes List….

Well, news just in… An Indian in the Forbes list of World’s 10 Most Outrageous CEOs as The Mint newspaper reports here, and The Hindu reports here. Good ol’ Ramalinga Raju. He surely has created a legacy….

RIL RIG??…

For all who think that the stock market is the place for earning an honest living, here’s an article. SEBI has accused RIL of rigging the stock price of RPL. This doesn’t come as a shock, even though it’s from the highest echelon of this corporatocracy-cum-thugocracy called India

A Foreign Affairs CM??

The “honourable” CM of Tamil Nadu, M. Karunanidhi‘s take on the LTTE strife in Sri Lanka, as reported by The Hindu. Is he planning to become the chief strategist for the LTTE??…. I find it ridiculous, that politicians in India involve themselves with issues abroad, especially when they have their hands full with issues of […]

A Religion called Cricket??…

It’s being often said here , “Cricket is a religion in India”, and that set me thinking. The just-concluded India-Australia One-Day International series could very well have been the summary of the “faith” of the religious Indian cricket fans. Well, the 1st One-Day International was a practice match for Indians. After all, how could we […]

Happy Government to you……

On the eve of the  26/11 attacks, Maharashtra gets a state governement. The Democratic Front government finally gets sworn in. Most notable being that RR Patil gets back the Home Ministry portfolio, which he has lost the last time around, for making a foot-in-mouth remark. I am wondering what he did to get it? Attend […]

Jokers in the Pack…..

Well, the last week included a really controversial day for Indians. Not for any reason other than being a day when hooligans run amok everywhere. Yea, you guessed it right- 14th February i.e. Valentine’s Day. This year saw the entry of a new Joker in the pack- Pramod Muthalik, leader of the Sri Ram Sene. […]