A Tangled World of Lobbies

The Real Estate Industry comprising of Builders and Developers, Realtors and Agents, Architects and Engineers, Contractors and sub-contractors who work on plumbing, elevators, electrical, fittings, tiling, carpeting to interiors and more; all sustained by another lobby – Banking Industry. Keep interest rates lowered, let people buy more homes or invest in offices. Boom in housing,…

I realized I am a Racist!

I write this post with trepidation as I confess to the fact I realized quite recently; that I may perhaps be a racist. I may sound flippant or a trifle impetuous in the manner in which I share this. But the very nature by which this thought surfaced recently during one of the many nonsensical…

The little ones still do kill Giants

When Tata Nano was conceived and realized, there were many critics. Many were head honchos of the auto industry itself. They and a large section of the domestic and international media claimed that due to its “affordability” more people will end up buying more of it thus increasing pollution and congestion. So do they mean…

Believe in your Dreams

The moment you start believing in your dream, it stops being just a dream. Your dream is the foundation of your vision. Your belief is the mortar that binds your vision into a reality. If you act on your beliefs, your actions will help you realize your dream; Once you have achieved your dreams, they…

Pseudo Democracy

We have government subsidized Liquor Shops and tax breaks for manufacturers But we also have bans on advertising of liquor on all media channels We have a ban on tobacco products and smoking in public places But we also have a dedicated Directorate of Tobacco Development to promote production Prostitution in itself is not an…

Random Thought

After you become famous, your stupid one-liners become important statements. After you die famous, they turn into memorable quotes on calenders. If I quote today, I am told just that – it is stupid.