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Thane Don't believe glossy real estate ads, this city is no escape from Mumbai

Jul 30, 2014

Thane Don't believe glossy real estate ads, this city is no escape from Mumbai

Thane suffers from a highly politicised municipal governance that is ineffective -- its green cover claims are dubious, it has no idea how to deal with the fastest growing population and its infrastructure is crumbling. #Thane #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Infrastructure #Governance #realty #stray dogs #Transport #Real estate prices #Trees #Green Cover #Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Forget good rains, Mumbai doesn't deserve even a normal monsoon

Jul 28, 2014

Forget good rains, Mumbai doesn't deserve even a normal monsoon

There is no other way of overcoming the administrative ills. Just change the factors that expose the inadequacies and believe all is well. #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #BMC #MCGM #water problems #rainfall #Rainfall preparedness
When time is stretchable What CBI's latest failure in Badaun gangrape shows

Jul 21, 2014

When time is stretchable What CBI's latest failure in Badaun gangrape shows

If anything could tell us about how we as a country have utter disregard for time, then it is from the inundation of the graves of the two Badaun girls. #NewsTracker #CBI #InMyOpinion #Ganga #OnlyInIndia #Rape #Badaun #CBI investigation #Badaun gang rape case #Badaun gang-rape victims #Badaun rape victims
'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History
Don't believe Rahul, here's why the Whistleblower Bill won't matter

Feb 20, 2014

Don't believe Rahul, here's why the Whistleblower Bill won't matter

The fustian charade of anti-corruption stands exposed even as the political class pussyfoots around a severely faulty bill. #Corruption #UPA #Congress #InMyOpinion #Rahul Gandhi #Accountability #Whistleblowers Protection Bill #Satyendra Dubey
Digvijaya was right, Kejriwal really is like Rakhi Sawant

Jan 22, 2014

Digvijaya was right, Kejriwal really is like Rakhi Sawant

Both of them are trying to expose but they don't have anything to expose. #Politics #Digvijaya Singh #InMyOpinion #Arvind Kejriwal #Rakhi Sawant #Dharna #AAP
Bharti, Birla public spat with Delhi cops gives wrong message

Jan 17, 2014

Bharti, Birla public spat with Delhi cops gives wrong message

Loss of faith in a sabotaged system is the main cause for the emergence of the AAP and their formation of the government. #Politics #InMyOpinion #Delhi Police #Somnath Bharti #Aam Aadmi Party #Rakhi Birla
Why start-ups should hire non-MBAs

Jan 16, 2014

Why start-ups should hire non-MBAs

Only in India there is still some degree of misplaced respect for MBAs in relation to startups and products. Time we open our eyes. #InMyOpinion #Education #jobs #MBA #startups
Rahul's emphasis on corruption is frankly insulting

Jan 15, 2014

Rahul's emphasis on corruption is frankly insulting

His repeated emphasis on corruption completely ignores the massive corruption that Mamnmohan Singh presided on with indulgence, looking the other way for nearly TEN years. #Politics #India #Corruption #Congress #BJP #InMyOpinion #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha elections 2014
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