Entries Tagged as 'Politics'

Nina Davuluri is a person of Indian origin, born and raised in the US. It is funny when I have to start an article with an important fact as there appears to be a huge discussion going on the internet on racism and related topics right after Nina was crowned Miss America 2014 recently. As […]

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This morning I woke up to the sad news of four teenagers crushed to death after travelling on the foot board of a bus in Chennai. Every one in Chennai knows that travelling on the foot board is a daily affair and the Government has done nothing about it so far. I am not here […]

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Arvind Kejriwal is the latest entrant into the list of politicians in India, but definitely deserves a lot of attention due to the efforts he is taking to make India better. Arvind Kejriwal is an ex-IAS officer, who gave up his job as he did not agree with the way the country was being run. […]

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All Indians know very well about how politicians and their family are ruling our country today. I happened to come across a very interesting formula implemented in the local DMK party by its Youth Wing Secretary, M.K.Stalin. (More details about this news here ) It is simple: There is an upper age limit of 35 […]

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This is the final part of a three part series written based on the rumours that were going on in the past two weeks in India. The 20th of August has come and gone. Chennai is as peaceful as ever. There are a few side effects of this event, affecting different kinds of people. Trying […]

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Reality Today The main fear of the people of North East was that by the 20th something bad is going to happen. It was considered a lot better to be with their families even if something bad happens, at least they will be together. The 20th has come and gone and I see no signs […]

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This is part one of a three part series I intend to write after noticing this hyped up news about people from North East rumoured to be attacked in cities like Chennai and Bangalore on the 20th of August. In this series, I intend to bring out my opinion about the cause, the effect and […]

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I watched Satyamev Jayate by Aamir Khan last Sunday and was totally impressed by it. Aamir Khan is trying something similar to what Oprah Winfrey has been doing on her show for quite a few years in the US – trying to bring to public attention typical issues, that we have all heard of, spoken […]

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I got a chance to watch the TED video presentation by the Mayor of Rio di Janeiro in Brazil, Eduardo Paes, about his recommendations on the City of the future. Rio di Janeiro also has won the bid to conduct the 2016 Summer Olympics, beating the top challenges from Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago. Eduardo speaks […]

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Having spent a few weeks here in Chennai, I realized there is various forms of corruption/bribery/scam going on all over Chennai. I am starting a new series of posts with the tag ‘Developed India’, to show what are the small things that are pulling our country down. Starting this series with a Chennai Central Railway […]

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