A note about notes

You come back home one day and see that your house is flooded with water. You check and find out that a couple of your taps were left open. What would you do? A. Leave the taps running and try and drain the water? B. Turn off the taps first and then drain the water? I […]

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Stubborn/Strong

When the Narendra Modi led NDA came to power in 2014, a common refrain I heard was that unlike the outgoing Prime Minister, Narendra Modi would be a ‘strong leader’. I have had my misgivings about this since I believe that in a democracy a government should be weak and constantly at the mercy of the […]

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A Tale Of Process and Performance

Nearly two years into the NDA government, I’m tired of reading unverifiable reports about process improvements. Manohar Parrikar claims to have found USD 3 Billion of Defence Funds lying unused in US bank accounts. I don’t know if the current Defence Ministry actually ‘found’ this money just now or the NDA government simply had an […]

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