Government Caught Unawares, Yet Again!

Indian government’s ignorance and lackadaisical attitude is in focus once again with February 9, 2016 approaching near. It is the date when the government will yet again have to explain its agreements with social media sites that it is increasingly using for information dissemination.

Near Death Experience

‘Death’ is a word, a state, that intrigues and scares many. Nobody knows what happens after one dies though there are many who claim to have the answers. However, even these people cannot be 100 percent sure. Nevertheless, everybody wants to know what happens when one dies?

e-Confused Government

A new policy is announced by the Modi government. The government claims it is ‘for’ the people. It thinks it has arrived. The people cry foul. The government hurriedly withdraws the policy.

I Agree!

In spite of being an ardent admirer of companies like Google, I have critiqued Google’s privacy policy and terms of service in the past.

On the Right Track

Having being used to seeing the Congress party make self-goals so frequently in the recent past, it seems unbelievable to see it finally do some course correction.

Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Break’

Much has already been written and discussed about Rahul Gandhi’s now infamously famous ‘break’. Well, here is another piece of some genuine advice for the Gandhi scion.

The Men Behind the Godmen

Godmen have been dominating our news channels lately, which got me into thinking why. Unfortunately, most of them have been in the news for all the wrong reasons like monetary scams, molestation, fraudulent practices and the like.

Missed calls, the Indian way

Recently, I was having a conversation with some of my friends about ‘missed calls’, a term that may be alien to many people across the world, but not to Indians for sure. What struck me was the amazement that some of them displayed about many of us considering this as a means of communication.

A collective error of judgement?

It’s been over two months since Narendra Modi was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India.

The role of social media in elections

The recently concluded General Elections are special in more ways than one.

Rahul Gandhi`s second interview – a marked improvement

Since I had critiqued Rahul Gandhi’s first TV interview in my previous blog, it is only fair that I discuss his next one too (with PTI).

Rahul Gandhi’s Media (Mis)Plan

Enough has already been written about Rahul Gandhi’s first interview to a TV channel.

Rahul Gandhi – Reinvented!

Anybody who follows politics cannot have missed one recent development – Rahul Gandhi’s new political avatar.

2013 – The Year That Was

December-end is time for celebration, introspection and New Year resolutions. This article aims to introspect on the year (2013) gone by; to understand the hits and misses.

Being in the Opposition

With the stupendous performance of the BJP in the recent state assembly elections, it is becoming clearer that the party, as expected by many, is likely to come out as the winner at the national level as well.

Google’s 11/11 Alert

Come 11 November, 2013 and Google would implement some major changes in its Terms of Service.

Politics of Mixed Signals

General elections are due in May next year, but the brouhaha surrounding them is such that it seems they have already begun.

India’s international image

How does the world outside the borders of our country, view India?

Narendra Modi’s `Being PM` plan

Let us look at what Modi’s plans or focus areas could be and should be.

The battles whistleblowers have to fight

Whistleblowing has been in existence since time immemorial.