Hoping the new government can halt the abduction of India’s girls.

Did you know that 40,000 (yes, forty thousand!) of our girls are abducted too, every year?!! I was horrified to read about the abduction of hundreds of young Nigerian girls that was orchestrated by the heinous Boko Haram terrorists. In trying to follow the developments in the search for the girls and their captors, and I read an article that shocked me with the enormity … Continue reading Hoping the new government can halt the abduction of India’s girls.

Reconsidering the thumping majority for singular decision making.

Thanks to the Exit Polls we knew the BJP was winning big in the Indian elections a few days before the results came out. And congratulations to the great work the research agencies put in to get it largely right this time. But, I have another perspective to share.     It’s this: apart from the (potential) coalition partners, who may have got a headstart … Continue reading Reconsidering the thumping majority for singular decision making.

More women on the Board = less fraud?

If you are a woman reading this, you probably sense that there’s truth in the assumption being made in the headline above. But you don’t have to go by gut feel, because the results of a 10-year long study by three Professors of leading business schools from China, Hong Kong and York University, prove exactly that – companies with a higher proportion of women directors … Continue reading More women on the Board = less fraud?

The Disability Bill. And how it can make our society more able.

They say that the true measure of your character lies in how you treat those who can do nothing for you. But in the case of civilisations and societies, I think the measure of our evolution lies in how we treat our disadvantaged/ differently abled/ disabled people. As far as the evolution of our own emotions go, the base level one is to feel repelled … Continue reading The Disability Bill. And how it can make our society more able.