Category Archives: Country Affairs

GHMC re-defines "Rectified"

A few weeks ago, I had filed a complaint regarding a semi-functioning traffic light at the Madhapur Police Station. The issue was that the traffic light would display Red and Yellow perfectly but would not display Green at all – … Continue reading

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Hyderabad's new Bus 'Bays'

A new initiative by GHMC – Bus Bays-  to keep buses out of the middle of the road. This initiative is really appreciated and definitely makes sense. However, the way it was entirely executed leaves a lot to be desired … Continue reading

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Hindustan Unilever Pure (bullsh) iT

UPDATE – 9th Oct ’09 : A visit from PureIt sales guy, and a promise of replacement. UPDATE2 – 16th Oct’09 : Another visit from PureIt. We received a complete replacement of the battery kit, for free. A consumer battle … Continue reading

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A sad day in India's history.

The demise of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhar Reddy has been confirmed and it has sent waves of shock and grief all across the state and Telugu people around the world. The very fact that this could have … Continue reading

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Emerging India : Inter-city travel

What in your opinion, is the best way to transport yourself from one city to another? Not the fastest, or the cheapest or the most hassle free. Inter-city travel in India is as cumbersome and frustrating as travel within the … Continue reading

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An encroachment has no religion.

Encroachments come in two forms : public, and private. Religious places of worship have seriously encroached upon both public and private spaces and nothing is ever done about it. We should. Lets talk about public space. How do most religious … Continue reading

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Emerging India – Are we prepared to emerge?

It is a known fact that India is an emerging country. The kind of development in the form of new swanky offices, high rises, malls and pubs that takes places in my city of Hyderabad certainly means one thing : … Continue reading

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