Enforcement of standards and informed consumer choice work better than bans. Pratik Kanjilal writes.
The government can't regard the Kudankulam agitators as Luddite hicks, writes Pratik Kanjilal
Today we have all the lifestyle diseases but not much of a lifestyle, writes Pratik Kanjilal
Communications is no longer about deep thoughts or information. It’s about money, writes Pratik Kanjilal
Is Rajat Gupta Indian, American, Indian-American, South Asian and does it matter? The question is interesting because the story of the fall of the biggest desi name in global business is told in terms of geography and identity. Pratik Kanjila
Will the politics of mass protest give us a humane, alternative power structure? Pratik Kanjilal writes.
Electronic currencies could give traditional, unstable ones a run for their money. Pratik Kanjilal writes.
In a crowded planet, even the last undisclosed, nameless location is getting mighty claustrophobic now that Elvis, Netaji and Michael Jackson have to make room for Osama bin Laden. Pratik Kanjilal writes.
Could India go the way of Tunisia and Egypt? The very thought was dismissed during the Jasmine Revolution because India is different. It is a working democracy whose citizens own the nation and can let off steam through protest. Pratik Kanjilal writes.
When the Libyan crisis ends, much later than its stakeholders expect, another crisis will follow - a crisis of faith in the doctrine of armed international intervention. Pratik Kanjilal writes.
My mother-in-law has revealed to me that I have 3G. We were driving her to the airport, behind time and hurtling along at near-3G speeds, when she yelled that she had left her laptop behind and had to go back. Pratik Kanjilal writes.
The ancients believed that to be able to name something was to take control of it. So, for instance, the exorcist had to force a demon to yield up its name before he could command it to be off, writes Pratik Kanjilal.
Justice R Reghupathy, whom former telecom minister A Raja allegedly tried to influence, says he is scared. Now that the scandal is out, he fears harm from powerful interests. Pratik Kanjilal writes.
Today’s India doesn’t believe that idealists can be gentlemen. Therefore, we are eager to forget P Lal and LC Jain, writes Pratik Kanjilal.
Now that the adrenalin rush triggered by the fiasco over Viswanathan Anand’s honorary degree has drained away, I’m wondering why we got so mad at babudom, writes Pratik Kanjilal.