Atanu Dey On India's Development

November 29, 2008
by Atanu Dey
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Basic incompetence

Expressing his frustration, Rajan Parrikar wrote saying that Indians appear to be experts in losing. . . …on every front. For three days as the Mumbai terrorist drama unfolded on American TV screens, there was not a SINGLE official Indian … Continue reading

November 13, 2008
by Atanu Dey
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It’s education, stupid

Nicholas Kristof in an op-ed in the New York Times asks: Quick, what’s the source of America’s greatness? Is it a tradition of market-friendly capitalism? The diligence of its people? The cornucopia of natural resources? Great presidents? No, a fair … Continue reading

November 12, 2008
by Atanu Dey
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About the TiE-ISB Event

These days power availability has deteriorated significantly in Pune. Where I live, power is not available for about seven hours every day, including Sundays. The peak power shortage robs people of an essential resource during the most productive part of … Continue reading

November 9, 2008
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Links for Nov 10th, 2008

Sandeep seriously considers why the Pope gets Gandhi’s message wrong: Benedict’s interpretation of Gandhi’s message of non-violence is false. Gandhi’s non-violence doesn’t stand for a cowardly acceptance of injustice and unprovoked violence. Gandhi viewed proselytisation as cultural invasion and a … Continue reading

November 5, 2008
by Atanu Dey
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Hi from the ISB

Are we there yet? Not really. The airlines and travel industry have miles to go before arriving at systems that are not obviously deficient. The e-ticket I printed out last evening listed my Mumbai-Hyderabad flight 163 on Kingfisher airlines as … Continue reading