Entries Tagged as 'Politics'

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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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 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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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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Raping everyday?

July 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Politics

What is wrong with us Indian men? Why do we get in the news every day for raping? Is it because Indian men have become more desperate or is it that it has always been this way and just that the news is coming out in the open more often now-a-days than before? I do […]

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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 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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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 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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Twenty years ago, a teenager walked into a driving school in a small suburb in Chennai, paid 400 Rupees and got his motor bike license the same day – without even having to drive anything in front of any one. For a small additional fee, he also got his car license. All valid for 20 […]

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