PCGT And Dr. Ratna Magotra

And for a Friday in Mumbai after a happy and sad combo Meeting of PCGT…… PCGT – Public Concern for Governance Trust, is one of my most favourite organisations that I am associated with. Happy, we cut a cake to celebrate our Chairman – Mr. Riberio’s birthday and sad, as one of our Trustees –…

Agricultural Income – To Be Or Not To Be Taxed

And for a Friday in Hyderabad, the Agricultural capital of India…. some thoughts…. The Farmers of old AP and now, Telangana and Andhra are amongst the worlds most Enterprising. Ofcourse, you hear of the Punjab farmer, but that is 100{aff5a224634bf574f692c8c7d068a0713fecca4ea38a30d3005107227dbb12e7} irrigated land. AP has all kinds, Irrigated, Assured Rainfall and Dry land Farmers and all…

Lal Batti Gul – 01 May Onwards

And for a Friday, after the landmark decision to scrap the VIP “Lal Batti” system in India…… One of the best reforms in the Country. Effective May 1, nobody in the Country can flaunt the RED-LIGHT on their Vehicles symbolising their superiority to all of us….. the Tax Paying Honest Citizens. Supreme Court had so…

VISHU – Keeping Malayalee Traditions Alive

And for a Friday…. after my Cataract Surgery…. and the Malayalam New Year…. Vishu…. some thoughts….. Vishu for Mallus is the New Year, coincides with the New Year across the Country…. Baishakhi, Bihu, Poilo Boishee and just concluded Ugadhi, Gudi Padva. Mallus pray at Lord Vishnu Temple and Lord Krishna. Vishu speciality is the Vishukanni,…

IPL – The Great Indian Tamasha

And for a Friday…. after the Annual cricket Fun – IPL…. has commenced…. Nothing unites India as much as cricket does, played across the country and watched by millions on TV. IPL combines the thrill of Cricket with the razmatazz and glamour of the show world. It is the ultimate “Value for Money” entertainment during…