Drive towards Consolidation in Banking Industry

I had the opportunity to attend a Banking Conference in Mumbai organised by IBA & FICCI. The Theme was “Navigating succesfully in an uncertain world”. Speakers discussed about the current financial crisis and what needs to be done.  Some of the points that regularly featured in most speaker’s action plan or suggestions where: Increase Capital … Read more


I am a regular commuter in the MRTS in Chennai. I find it the best and most convenient way to reach my office in ELNET (Opp. Tiruvanmiyur Station) on a weekday. Observing the MRTS for the past one year, I wonder about the negligence of the Railway Authorities. Most of the Stations on the Phase … Read more

Empty Air India Flight – Drain on Tax Payer’s Money

Our return trip from Mumbai to Chennai was booked on Jet Airways (2020HRS flight). Unfortunately they had cancelled the flight, we got an sms a day before we were supposed to start from Mumbai. Since our hotel was adjacent to the Airport in Mumbai, we went to the Jet Airways Reservation Counter to clarify. We … Read more

Power Crisis

Are we (read: public) doing anything to combat the Power Crisis that we are currently facing in this City (Chennai), State (TN), Country (India)? The answer is a BIG NO. In fact, other than the fact that we are not able to use ACs or watch out favourite serials/movies or sometimes not able to use … Read more

IRCTC – E-Ticket – Change in Rules for ID Proof

IRCTC has changed the rules for Proof of Identify for e-tickets. Now it is not necessary to specify the person and the ID details. Any one of the passengers need to carry one of the specified proof of identity (Voter ID card/ Passport/PAN Card/Driving License/Photo Identity Card) along with the Electronic Reservation Slip (ERS). Earlier … Read more