Browsing All posts tagged under »Delhi«

The NRI quandary: Return or No Return

June 14, 2012


I was a NRI 18 months ago and returned to India with my family . With loads or patriotism , sentiments , optimism I transferred within my company’s India division.To some extent against my wife’s wishes  which required a lot of convincing and  100 % against my brother’s wishes I came back. I told my […]

The adventures in Delhi metro

February 27, 2012


Delhi metro is absolutely (without any doubt) the new lifeline of Delhi. It is the cheapest, fastest, most convenient (with lots of pinches of salt 🙂 ), cleanest mode of transport in Delhi. With phase 3 coming up by 2016 it should have a  pretty large swathe of Delhi covered.  With the daily ridership reaching […]

The disgusting Road Transport (terrorist) Office

February 23, 2012


The Road Transport Offices (RTO)  of India (equivalent of DMV in US) are the biggest if not the most corrupt bodies in India. Nothing more terrifies me than visiting a RTO or a passport office in India. If we look at the baseless numbers thrown by media for telecom and CWG scam running into lakhs […]

How India can solve its neighbor problem?

February 9, 2012


After Israel I would say India is destined with the most volatile neighbors. On one side there is a wannabe big brother who wants to take care of the family business in Asia and world across and also keep Indian rise in check .On the other side there is the little brother who has a […]

The future wars of India

January 8, 2012


Indians have become used to the threat of terror and our volatile neighbors , so a war happening on that front is a remote possibility but looking at our state of affairs and our stubbornness to not improve have thrown possibility of the following three scenarios of war or an uprising within India amongst Indians  […]

Media is the real villain for Anna Hazare fiasco

December 31, 2011


Everybody has been asking why did Anna fail the third time? Media has been putting up polls for the failure with reasons varying from People Fatigue, Delhi weather to the parliament session going on. But none of them have the balls to put the real reason as to why did Anna fail? A selfless man […]

Why I hate Delhi

December 20, 2011


Recently all the articles coming about 100 year celebrations for New Delhi made me think that for the past whole year while living in Delhi I have never had a single opportunity to like it. I just recently moved to Delhi from US with absolutely zilch expectations after hearing and reading news articles about Delhi’s […]