Is Anna Hazare Wrong?

Over the past week I have been reading many articles in the papers about various sections of the public – eminent personalities, so-called representatives of suppressed classes shouting out that Anna Hazare is wrong to force Jan Lok Pal on various counts. Every individual who has commented has looked at it from his/her own perspective, ...

Some logical thinking on Diesel Cars, however hopes vanish…

When I started writing, I was excited that finally there was a possibility that the Govt. was thinking logically and will try to bring in a way to ensure that the subsidy given for Diesel is not misused by the passenger car segment. However by the time I am finishing this post the honourable FM ...

How US & Europe are robbing Libya

I simply couldn’t resist posting this article that I received as a forward mail. It just shows how towards world works. Western World is on shaky ground and they are doing all they can to ensure they continue to rule the world. Read On… — Human slavery never ends, it is reinvented in various guises ...

Interest Rates of Savings A/c

RBI has made 2 important announcements in the past 10days – the recent being increasing the interest rates on Savings Account from 3.5% to 4.0%. This is definitely a good news for the a/c holders, esp. people who maintain high balances. This increase comes after almost 2 decade. The 1st announcement was release of a ...

Commission Reports on attacks on Church in Bangalore

Every minority group and “eminent personality” have trashed the commission report on attacks on Churches in Bangalore where the commission has said Hindu Groups are not to be blamed. Every group has said this report to be politically motivated to protect the Hindu Groups. One fact I do not understand is – “why only reports ...

More Trains in India?

Indian Railways now runs around 10000 Passenger Trains every day. Plans to increase the number of trains has resulted in an unexpected change in Indian Railways. Currently the Passenger Train Numbers are 4-digit numbers and this does not allow Railways to introduce new trains. So from 20th December 2010, the Train Numbers have been converted ...

Government, Compensate because I will not.

We regularly hear politicians & activists demanding government give “adequate” compensation to people for a calamity or accident or mishap. ┬áBut if we ask these people how much they have helped the improvished/affected person, we will not receive any reply. Reason – they would have never helped the affected person either financially or even through ...

Instant Money Transfer using Mobile

A new service was introduced by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) last week – IMPS (Interbank Mobile Payment Service). IMPS enables instant fund transfer from one bank account to another across the country almost instantly. Currently this service is provided by 7 banks – SBI, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Yes Bank, Bank of India, ...

2G Scam JPC Probe

2G Scam is the biggest scam to hit Indians. ┬áCAG has already submitted it’s report wherein it has pointed irregularities by A.Raja as the Minister and the DoT in spectrum allocation to companies in 2007/08. Opposition has been demanding a JPC probe on 2G Scam and has held Parliament to randsom by not allowing it ...

You cannot invest in MF for your wife

From 15th November 2010, MF invests can be made by self-issued cheque only. You cannot invest using your friend’s, relative’s or spouse’s issued cheque. All investments with third-party cheques will be rejected. Exceptions to this: 1. Investor for Minors – Up to Rs.50,000/- by the Parent/ Grand Parent/ Related Person 2. Employer on behalf of ...