Rajinikanth Keynote Address – Important Points

I am a big fan of Rajinikanth and hence have compiled the important points from his keynote address while announcing his political entry. Discipline and control are the key to win anything Focus on your efforts – do your duty – results will happen Time has come for change to happen – we have to …

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Shashi Tharoor @ Gartner Symposium in Goa

I got a chance to watch Dr.Shashi Tharoor speak for the first time at the Gartner IT Expo in Goa today. Was mesmerised by the speech. While I have heard a lot about his oratorical skills, experiencing it first hand was amazing. The topic of his speech was ‘Pursuing a Culture of Innovation and Quality’. Shashi …

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Will Reduction of GST Rates Help India?

Within six months of launching the Goods and Services Tax (GST) programme in India, the Government has reviewed the rates of many of the items. The biggest impact is the fact that the tax slab in the top bracket (28%) now has only 50 items. Earlier, it has 200+ items. This means that it is …

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Clean India – Lets Start From Within

Clean India Campaign should be to clean ourselves from the inside, not just the outside. Lets start from within. Please see if you can promise the following: Promise I will never give or take bribe Promise I will always respect to women and will never be a party to rape, eve-teasing or abuse of women …

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Report Child Labour in India – Call 1098

Many people have become blind to child labour in India just because of the way we have been brought up. We did not have the awareness that child labour is a key factor for a country’s lack of growth. We happen to come across child labour in many forms The boy assisting the guy who …

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Indian Nurses Safe – Thank you, Indian Government

It was a moment of relief when we learnt the news that the flight with the 46 Indian nurses have taken off safely from Erbil airport in Iraq and they are going straight to Kochi in Kerala. The Indian Government have used their political connections and handled the situation well. Imagine the difficulty in negotiating between …

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Jallikattu The Bull Taming Game – Banned in India

Jallikattu is a game involving bulls and humans, very popular in the state of Tamil Nadu. This game involves letting the bull run towards a group of participants, who will try to tame it. The person who tames the bull is declared the winner. Every year, Jallikattu has resulted in quite a few deaths and also …

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Public Fury Over Treatment to Indian Diplomat in the US

It is quite interesting to see the amount of publicity created after the Deputy Consul General from India was arrested on charges of underpaying a nanny.   It appears revenge/payback seems to be the top most priority in all our minds. My dear Indian friends, please spend a minute and think about the treatment we …

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Amma Canteen at Alandur – Pleasant Experience

Amma Canteen is an innovative initiative started by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. This is supposed to be a place where we get breakfast, lunch as well as dinner items for a very affordable cost. Had breakfast at Amma Canteen at Alandur in Chennai and it was an excellent experience. For the lowest price …

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