e-Com: Boon for consumers or Malpractice?

E-commerce sites in India have made a big dent in few product categories like books & electronics by offering lower prices to consumers. The logic behind being able to offer lower prices is that they do not have the high cost that brick-and-mortar businesses have. Given that they have build big customer bases especially of ...

Failing in Fundamental Duty as a Citizen

Today is the first time I am missing to vote in an election even when I am at home. With Assembly Elections in Karnataka today, I am sitting at home and watching people come to the nearby booth to cast their votes, unable to vote as my name has not been added to the electoral ...

Shame on Indian Politicians & Bollywood Actors

In spite of the fact that Sanjay Dutt got off with an easier sentence for the crime he committed, Indian Politicians & Bollywood Actors are shamelessly asking for him to be pardoned giving variety of reasons like he has suffered a lot, he did foolish thing in his youth, even saying the amount of money ...

Government Bending Backwards to help Foreign Retain Chains Open stores in India

With the passing of FDI bill (rather defeat of motion against FDI bill) in the Parliament, it is now the turn of State Governments to display their loyalty to Foreign Retailers. Delhi Government is already mulling amending the APMC Act to facilitate the foreign retailers to directly buy from farmers. (read here). This is being ...

Wal-mart & Co., Permission Granted to loot India …. Legally….

The motion to stop FDI in Retail has just been defeated in the lower house (Lok Shabha) of Indian Parliament. This was among expected lines, just like the Nuclear Treaty where Government managed to ‘win’ votes to implement what it wanted, irrespective of what the people of the nation wanted or whether the nation and ...

Church does not like Secularism

All along we Indians have been told that we need to be Secular… we should respect and allow other religions (to propagate)… This is probably one of the funniest things to tell us Indians – we have long allowed people to freely follow other religions, probably in our history there would never have been any ...

What’s happening in Chennai?

Over the past few days, Muslims have taken Chennai Hostage over an issue which is not even remotely related to what’s happening in Chennai & in India. Some one in USA has made a film that seems to hurt the sentiments of Muslims and they go on rampage in Chennai destroying properties and hurting people ...

Diesel Price Hike & LPG Cylinder Restriction.. Justified?

After a long long time the price of Diesel has been hiked by ₹5. As usual this has resulted in threats of price-hike and call for strike and dissolution of the Central Government. Now, is hike in Diesel prices really so bad? In a way yes, because more than the real impact, this hike is ...

BJP – what’s on agenda?

Off late it has been a routine for BJP to block the functioning of the parliament on one pretext or another. Even though the subject may be right but is this continuous block of parliament functioning correct? I don’t think so. They seem to be more eager to stop the parliament from working – what’s ...

Patriotic for 2 days in a year!!!

Indians are unique in lot of ways… One such thing is showing-off that they are the biggest Patriot the country has ever had… 363days in a year they will even regret the fact that they were born in India & live in India. Suddenly out of the blue just before Independence Day & Republic Day ...