E-commerce in India -2016 update

I had earlier written how e-com is pushing commerce out of business. Over the past few years of e-com in India has seen how valuations if companies go to astronomical levels with public being driven towards the thought process that e-com is best model for consumers and country. Gaints like Amazon entered the country, competition ...

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 ...

The Great 2G Auction Cheat Show

The Politicians & the Businessmen have again managed to fool the public. The 2G spectrum auction and the subsequent talks about how CAG was wrong to say Govt. had a loss in the earlier allotment of 2G spectrum is just proving that Politicians & Businessmen are doing what they do the best – fool & ...

Railway Lines – Unnecessary Routes

Railway Lines - Unnecessary Routes
Our Politicians are among the best when it comes to try to prove that they are working for the people. Railways has been among the frequently used tools to “appease” voters – promising new trains, and new railway lines. One such is the proposed railway lines from Tindivanam – one towards Tiruvannamalai and another towards ...

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 ...

Cheque Clearing – New Public Friendly Rule by RBI

Till now, even though the banks used technology and reduced their cost, they never passed on the benefits to the customer. Take the case of At Par Clearing Cheque – the Core Banking System enabled the bank to clear a cheque at any place irrespective of the city where the account is held. Before the ...

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 ...