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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Haha Seriously, though heralded as a bold move, the amount of inconvenience this has caused to normal citizens is staggering.
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 […]
History is written by the winners. It’s quite possible that the then documented history is through the eyes of the winning side. Reading Mahabharata, one would naturally assume that Duryodhana was an evil prince who oppressed his subjects and was extremely conniving in nature.