Indian IT Firms Should Hire Americans and Stop Using H1B Visa for Their Employees: Narayana Murthy

Posted on: 4th Feb, 2017

It seems from Infosys Cofounder Narayana Murthy’s response to the proposed H1B visa reforms in the Trump administration that the panic of Indian IT firms is just like a storm in a teacup. He opined that Indian software companies need to have a multicultural workforce. It will be possible if they start hiring the local […]

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New Nirma Advance Ad Featuring Hrithik Roshan Breaks Stereotype But Fails to Connect with Masses

Posted on: 18th Dec, 2016

Hema, Rekha, Jaya aur Sushma who represented the female lot of India and their choice of Nirma as an essential household necessity from the 70’s till the mid 90’s are out from the new Nirma Advance advertisement featuring Hrithik Roshan in his best. The fans and followers of Bollywood’s Greek god, as Hrithik is often […]

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Telangana CM’s New Palatial Residence is the White House of Hyderabad

Posted on: 26th Nov, 2016

While the common people are grappling with severe cash crunch in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surgical strike on black money to battle corruption in the country, some politicians are leaving no stone unturned to make headlines for their super luxury. The latest talk of the town is Telangana CM KCR’s new palatial […]

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This Hilarious Letter in Broken English by a Bengali Helped Get Toilets in Indian Trains

Posted on: 19th Nov, 2016

The British is credited with the first commercial train journey in India for introducing railways to their colony in 1853. But the credit for the introduction of toilets in passenger trains goes to Bengal. Yes, it was a dhoti-clad Bengali named Okhil Chandra Sen whose hilarious letter in broken English to the Sahibganj divisional office […]

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Epiphanic Revelation of Unfair Practices from My Recent Online Hotel Booking Experience

Posted on: 8th Oct, 2016

Recently I had an unpleasant experience of online hotel booking for my trip to Tamil Nadu. Early in September, I made a holiday trip to Tamil Nadu with my mom. She had a long-cherished desire to visit Rameswaram and Kanyakumari. I added Madurai to the itinerary since Madurai is famous for Meenakshi Amman Temple. I […]

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‘Girl Rising – Woh Padegi, Woh Udegi’ Stars Bollywood Actresses for Girls’ Right to Education

Posted on: 22nd Aug, 2015

“Girl Rising – Woh Padegi, Woh Udegi” stars a bevy of Bollywood actresses for a cause and that is girls’ right to education in India. The collective popularity of Madhuri Dixit, Nandita Das, Sushmita Sen, Kareena Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra and Alia Bhatt is the power of the film “Girl Rising – Woh Padhegi, Woh Udegi” […]

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MakeMyTrip: Where is Netaji in Your Story of India’s Journey towards Independence?

Posted on: 16th Aug, 2015

Is Netaji the forgotten hero in India’s journey towards freedom? This controversial question knocked me this 69th Independence Day of India when I came across a few blog posts, videos and articles including MakeMyTrip’s visual tribute to the freedom of India. It is nice to see MakeMyTrip’s creative way of telling the story of India’s […]

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Why do we always thank God

Posted on: 17th Sep, 2014

Mary Kom managed to hit the jackpot with a box office collection of 46 crores in the opening week. Obviously, it is a story of success, thought not as enormous as that of Kick, one of the recent Bollywood releases. Who is to be thanked for the success – Mary Kom, director Omung Kumar, audience, […]

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Kolkata from the City of Joy to the Blue City

Posted on: 10th Jun, 2014

Full waiver of property tax to the owners of houses and apartments pained in white and sky blue is another antic by the ruling government of West Bengal. Kolkata is all set to become the second Jodhpur in India. Blue is the theme of Jodhpur, the 2nd largest city in the state of Rajasthan. The […]

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Charity begins at home

Posted on: 11th Feb, 2014

Indian Railways is coming up with projects to modernize the stations which teem with commuters throughout the year. Several initiatives are being undertaken to equip the railway platforms with more passenger-friendly facilities. In the latest projects brought in by Indian Railways, 15 stations including Agra, Amritsar, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Patna, Gaya, Howrah, Tarkeshwar, Jaislamer, Indore and […]

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