Banking without Charges?

Surprise! Surprise! Surprise! – An announcement from a IDBI Bank has taken me by surprise. IDBI Bank has decided that henceforth it’s savings account & current account holders will not incur any charges other than Cheque Return Charges. This is surprising given that the bank used to charge for online NEFT fund transfers also even ...

The Best Marketer in the World

When we talk about Marketers the first things that come to our mind are the FMCG companies, the soft drink companies, the fast food companies & the consumer durable manufacturers of the world. All these are great names in marketing – getting public to know about their products. But above all these we have a ...

Why USA is in Afganistan?

Now we know why USA is so actively involved in Afganistan and probably also why Pakistan wants India out… Mineral Resources… In fact Abundant untapped mineral resources…. USA has a policy of using up other country’s resources and also an habit of ensuring that nobody else gets access to the resources… take the instance of ...

USA: Protector. Of whom: World or Americans?

US president has been very vocal in lambasting BP over the oil-spill in Gulf of Mexico for the loss of income and the ecological damage caused. US president is doing well in protecting American interests. Even in the case of Bhopal Gas tragedy it is protecting American Nationals & Corporations.  Just imagine if such an ...

Quota on Religious Basis

It is surprising that in India all poor are only from the so-called minority religions only. This is what can be interpreted from Supreme Court ruling allowing quota for poor among Muslims in Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Government has categoried almost all sects, sub-sects, groups of Muslim as backward/poor and given them quota in education & ...

M F Husain & Disgraceful Indian Media

Indian Media has shown it yet again. It can fall to new lows again and again just for TRPs. Media has yet again proved that it does not show what people want, people must see what it shows. Anti-Hindu bias of the media in India is again on the forefront. One person who shows scant ...

SEBI’s acquital of NSDL

SEBI’s acquital of NSDL in the IPO scam is another proof of influence of the SEBI Chairman on the proceedings. NSDL as a depository should have put in place a system to identify multiple accounts and doubtful accounts. More than any other entity NSDL could have done the job easily. One more biggie in the ...

New Tool from NSE

National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India has launched a new feature/page on it’s website (www.nseindia.com) – SPARKLINES. A useful tool to view the trend of stock prices among the major indices in the exchange – NIFTY, JR. NIFTY, CNX IT, BANK NIFTY & NIFTY MIDCAP 50. In a single page it provides in the current ...

New Rule for Mumbai Taxi Drivers – Media Overboard

Yesterday Maharashtra Govt. announced new rules for issue of new permits for Taxi Drivers in Mumbai. It stipulated that only persons domicile in the state (i.e., living in the state for 15 years or more) and who can speak, read & write Marathi will be given permits. The reaction – Media was all over it ...

Fly Free in India

Indian Parliament has approved bill that is the most Poor Friendly till date. It enables Poor People to fly for free within India. How? All you need to know is an MP or a Minister in the Union Cabinet. You can fly free with the MP/Minister anywhere within India. So get ready to fly. Additional ...