Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 14

Being part of this movement to help transform India is what I propose to do going ahead. We cannot sit by silently and watch the extraction and exploitation continue. It is only when some among us start getting outraged at what we see happening that the wheels will be set in motion. But this has … Continue reading Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 14

Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 13

This is what I wrote earlier this year: People in India need to understand that things are not going well, and there is an alternate future that can be crafted – and which will not be created by those who are responsible for ensuring that India has still stayed poor more than 60 years after … Continue reading Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 13

Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 12

To bring about change in the country, we need to bring about a change in people’s thinking. Awareness will lead to Action. There are many things that we don’t know about our past. India’s poverty need not have been so. The quality of life in our cities could have been much better. Our children should … Continue reading Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 12

Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 11

The last few months have been a disappointing chapter in India’s history. Just when we should have been powering ahead on the development front, we have stumbled. Corruption scandals have shown how, besides the politicians being venal, many of our institutions too have been compromised. The biggest disappointment has been that the person with the … Continue reading Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 11

Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 9

The answer to transforming India’s future lies with us, the people of India. This is what I wrote in my series in May 2010 entitled “It’s Up To Us Now“: Middle class India has many more people than the few required for change. These are the people who are frustrated with the state of affairs, … Continue reading Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 9

Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 8

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Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 7

In late January 2010, I asked and answered three questions which help lay out the agenda for India’s future: 1. What are the 2-3 big issues that will present the most challenges and opportunities for India? Quality Education Jobs Creation Urbanisation (moving India’s rural people to livable new cities) Corruption 2. Which ideas/issues would resonate … Continue reading Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 7

Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 6

In January 2010, a year after I made the decision to support the BJP and help start Friends of BJP, I reflected: A number of people whom I meet (along with others who have commented on various blog posts) ask me whether I think I made the right decision given the results of the elections … Continue reading Helping Transform India’s Future – Part 6