Here's Why 'Bangalore Erupted' In A Riot Over Revised EPF Rules

Tonight I scribble from my angry city: Less than 7 km from where I live in Bangalore, at the bustling Jalahalli Cross off National Highway 4, a Karnataka state transport bus burned this afternoon - sending up toxic black embers, almost engulfing th

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It's the Economy, Stupid! Not the GST

The IMF recently projected India to be the fastest growing economy in 2016. FDI inflows put India in the top spot amongst all economies. The World Bank feted India for its efforts to improve the ease of doing business. To add some flavour, growth pro

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Enemy Property: Modi govt's price for nationalism

The Modi government is undoubtedly tensed this Budget session. A reason thereof is the nationalism debate has began to backfire against it and may result in putting parliamentarians from the BJP in a spot. But the more pressing cause for concern, hid

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Budget 2016: The good, bad and the ugly!

The Minister of Twitterati explains: Confirmed this NDA government is UPA 3.0. #Budget2016— Jacob Joseph (@23jacob) February 29, 2016 Highest ever allocation for NREGA this year at Rs 38,500 cr: @arunjaitley; But allocation for 2009-10 was hi

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BattleGround 2.0 in 21 tweets: #NaMoInSansad

The battle intensified in the Lok Sabha today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi directly attacking the Opposition parties for their disruptive parliamentary behaviour. Taking a jibe at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's statement made on 2nd

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The Government Can Handle Drought A Lot Better. Here's How

India is a country of extreme weather, where droughts and floods can occur simultaneously in different regions. Having said so, the intensity of damage caused by them can be massively avoided with appropriate disaster response mechanisms from the gov

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