Tag: india

  • 6 months of lockdown

    How has things changed over the past 6 months. Here’s a list off the top of my mind.

  • Helping GenZ find their place

    When do backpackers settle?

    A few decades back, the only time a fresh out of college fledgling would consider buying their own house was when they contemplated marrying and even then within a joint family system they saw buying property as investment. Over time, with escalating rents and increased self independence, the robust Gen Z is showing an inclination […]

  • Gold

    Gold

    I am in the middle of reading Shashi Tharoor’s An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India. If you have been living under a rock like I was, then you may not have heard about his Oxford debate where he smashed his contemporaries on why Britain should do reparations to India. At this time, […]

  • The tragedy behind Indian IT Services

    Understanding Indian IT Companies (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL Tech, TechM) via Understanding Indian IT Companies (TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL Tech, TechM) — An excellent infographic of the top IT/ITES providers in the country. The bulk of the revenue comes from abroad, and this seems to be a problem. As technology keeps getting more simpler and easier […]

  • Stuttering Start-ups

    Stayzilla, an Airbnb for homestays in India, is closing down its service. The company was founded six years ago and had raised $34 million from investors, including a $20 million Series B in 2015. Now is the time to pause and “reboot” however, CEO and co-founder Yogendra Vasupal explained in a blog post. The company […]

  • Meanwhile on Reddit

    Haha Seriously, though heralded as a bold move, the amount of inconvenience this has caused to normal citizens is staggering.

  • Living without Cash

    Oh my god! The Modi government has made a huge announcement today. All 500 INR and 1000 INR notes have been invalidated in one fell swoop. Banks are closed the next two days and ATMs wont be operating more than 2000 INR until the end of the year. अब की बार मोदी सरकार। नोटों की बजा […]