Many times as children, we were reminded to eat slowly and chew one's food. This also applies to all the news and information being thrust on us continuously. The main consequence of 24*7 media, twitter and facebook is the gulping of news and the inability to digest it all. There are lot of vested interest… Continue reading Chew your News: Popular Misconceptions in India
Rethink, Dr Manmohan Singh is a very Honest Man.
Let me start with one of Oscar Wilde's famous quotes " Everything popular is wrong" and would like to challenge the popular belief that Dr Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India is a "very honest man". I have been struggling with this concept of someone being honest, but with all kinds of dishonest acts… Continue reading Rethink, Dr Manmohan Singh is a very Honest Man.
Software Superpower: I continue to insist that the software services story is over, however many are in a state of denial. Infosys declared results this morning, Income was Rs 6,198 crore (Rs 61.98 billion) for the quarter ended June 30, 2010; QoQ growth was 4.3 per cent; YoY growth was 13.3 per cent. Net profit… Continue reading Critical Corner
Infosys reported net profit of Rs 1600 crore a drop of 1%. The stock has doubled in price over the last year in anticipation of good results. The company generates 6400 crores of cash and market capitalization is 153,000 crores. How can one or anyone justify this kind of valuation. Even the stock market does… Continue reading Critical Corner
Critical Corner Feb 2010
Vancouver is the best city to stay in the world and Mumbai is ranked 117th. Australia had 4 cities in the top 10. Shiv Sena can take the mandate to improve this ranking. All of a sudden Shiv Sena chief decided that the Australians were welcome to play IPL-3. May be his think tank pointed… Continue reading Critical Corner Feb 2010
Critical Corner Jan 2010
It is always good to ask Why ? Why ? Why ? and peel the onion. The superficial media and the so called youngistan do not ask tough questions or challenge the status quo. So I have decided to post these simple questions as and when they come my way. Has anybody taken a status… Continue reading Critical Corner Jan 2010
Why India will not become a Super Power this Century
A few old school mates met up last Sunday and were discussing the current economic and political situation. I commented, that in a few years, 50 families will rule this country, economically and politically. There was silence and for a change everyone agreed. The reason, that few families will control this country implies that we… Continue reading Why India will not become a Super Power this Century