Economy

Let’s fix our cities

During this COVID-19 pandemic, situation in Mumbai has resulted in several jokes on social media. One of my favourite one says “If Mumbai decides to implement social distancing seriously then 1/3rd of population would be in Pune, 1/3rd in Gujarat and remaining 1/3rd can settle in Mumbai”. Honestly speaking Mumbai has been at Read more…

By Chinmay Barhale, ago
Economy

Big Fat Indian Wedding

Recently I came across a quote on Twitter which said, “If you’re not a socialist at 20, you’ve no heart. If you’re socialist at 40, you’ve no brain”.  As someone in mid 30s, I can very much relate to it. It may also help explain some of the media headlines Read more…

By Chinmay Barhale, ago
Economy

Digitize or Die

Over last few weeks, wife and I have been discussing if we should get Netflix subscription or not. We already have Amazon Prime membership. Today Netflix and Amazon are competing with each other online streaming market. About 15 years ago, Netflix had a different competitor, a company named Blockbuster. Chances Read more…

By Chinmay Barhale, ago
Economy

Urban India and Rural Bharat

Over the course of next 12 months, India is expected to hold its next round of General Election to elect new Central / Federal Government. Prime Minister Modi won majority mandate in 2014 election and since then BJP has expanded its rule in and now has Government in 22 states. Read more…

By Chinmay Barhale, ago
Economy

The Holiday Calendar!

This year February 19 had a historic significance attached to it. America celebrated their annual holiday of Presidents Day. This day marks celebration of George Washington’s Day. While America, celebrated birthday of it’s founding father and first President, parts of India predominantly Maharashtra observed holiday to celebrate birthday of founder Read more…

By Chinmay Barhale, ago