Mukesh Ambani

Farmers and disabled people protesting at CST in 2013

Banks Like Moneylenders Charge @ 21%-36% From Farmers #JaiKisan

On Short Term Crop Loans – BRIBES & Documentation cost and Interest cost 8% for average 3 months  Translates to 36+ Interest Rate on compounding.   On Short Term Loans – BRIBES & Documentation cost around 12% for average 2 Years, @ 14% is 40-45% Charge in 2 years or 21%+  Rate on compounding.   …

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India Against Corruption

IAC’s response to TRAI’s Consultation Paper no. 2/2015 “OTT Services”

To: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India “advqos@trai.gov.in” 19-April-2015 Kind Attn: Shri Rahul Khullar / Chairman Sir Sub: Short response of INDIA AGAINST CORRUPTION to the Authority’s consultation paper no. 2/2015 Regulatory Framework for Over-the-top (OTT) services dated 27th March, 2015 On behalf of the India Against Corruption jan andolan “IAC”, I respond to the …

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Blindsided by Big Numbers: Looking Beyond Electoral Wins

tr.v. blind·sid·ed, blind·sid·ing, blind·sides. 1. To hit or attack on or from the blind side. 2. To catch or take unawares, especially with harmful or detrimental results Too much of a good thing, as the idiom goes, is bad. Excessively bright light can be more blinding than pitch darkness. The glare of the limelight, another …

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David Ogilvy - British Intelligence - Baker Street Spies - Indian Elections-GreatGameIndia

The Kingmakers – Baker Street Spies & Indian Elections #GreatGame

The Great Game blog has an interesting post by Shelley Kasli that caught my eye. The Kingmakers But many a king on a first-class throne, If he wants to call his crown his own, Must manage somehow to get through More dirty work than I ever do. —W.S. GILBERT in The Pirates of Penzance quoted …

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Untracable communications beyond the reach of RTI

11 June 2012, Mumbai: This isn’t about Ratnakar Gaikwad, who was sworn in as Chief Information Commissioner of Maharashtra last Friday in the teeth of widespread opposition from RTI activists. This is about the decision-making environment in Mantralaya, MMRDA and many other government offices. It is about how government documents are nowadays like burqas, concealing the …

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