Category Archives: ARTICLES

Here you will find articles of mine published in newspapers and magazines

MY 90-MINUTE DATE WITH DEMOCRACY

Pattabhi Ram I decided to land at the polling booth early, cast my vote, and continue to tell the world “voting is your right, not your duty.”  That way, I was better than those who live abroad and wax eloquent on … Continue reading

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L&T PLAYS CORPORATE RAIDER

V Pattabhi Ram A company should go to the highest bidder, unless the bidders are crooks. That’s the nature of market economy. Mindtree Limited is an IT and outsourcing company based in Bengaluru. Founded in 1999 by the high-profile business … Continue reading

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PETROL SHOULD SCALE MOUNT-200

BY: V Pattabhi Ram Recently, in the city of Amravati, petrol price did the unthinkable: it crossed L K Advani’s age. Nonagenarian ‘petrol’ should soon hit a hundred, and shortly after a double ton. Only after that, it should be … Continue reading

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DEMONETIZATION:  KING’S GAMBIT ACCEPTED

BY: V Pattabhi Ram When the history of modern India is written, Aadhar, GST, and Demonetization, will be looked upon as game-changers. On Aadhar and GST we will discuss another day. First up, DeMon. In Jan 2015, Narendra Modi was … Continue reading

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WHEN GOD DESERTED HIS OWN COUNTRY

V Pattabhi Ram Every tragedy, whatever the cause, calls for united action from the people of India.  Kerala saw this year, what Chennai had seen three years ago: unprecedented floods. Something like this had last happened in God’s own country … Continue reading

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