Breaking News: Padma Bhushan for Vir-G and Barkha-G

Broken News: All India Radia reports that Madam Sonia will recommend both Barkha Dutt and Vir Sanghvi for Padma Bhushan. In addition both will be awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Integrity Award (sponsored by Bofors), the Jawaharlal Nehru Prize (sponsored by the Chinese mouthpiece newspaper The Hindu), an honorary doctorate from Indira Gandhi University (sponsored in … Continue reading Breaking News: Padma Bhushan for Vir-G and Barkha-G

The King of All Telecom Scams — Part 5

[Previously in this series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.] There's a saying in Hindi. "Raja vyapari toh praja bhikari." If the ruler involves himself in business, the citizens are reduced to begging. Good old fashioned down to earth practical wisdom. Astonishing isn't it that a people whose ancestors include Kautilya are reduced … Continue reading The King of All Telecom Scams — Part 5