Zero to One

Peter Thiel, the co-founder of Paypal, taught a course at Stanford University in 2012. The notes that a student took from that course eventually became the book Zero…

Small Is Beautiful

Small is Beautiful is a classic collection of thoughts by Schumacher on reorganizing economics for a sustainable and prosperous future. In his own words, ” the real task may…

Clean Cinema Halls

During our travel to Sri Lanka, we ended up going to a cineplex to enjoy a movie. After the movie got over, as we were coming out of the…

6 Traits of Leadership

We recently took part in Young Thinker’s Meet, an annual congregation of young activists, scholars, entrepreneurs etc. to deliberate on issues of national importance. In the concluding session…

The Nationalist – Story of A M Naik

Most books give you information, but some give inspiration. ‘The Nationalist’ by Minhaz Merchant is one such book. It is the story of Anil Naik as he rises…

Sister Nivedita – Woman who broke 21st century myths in 19th century!

“The whole history of the world shows that the Indian intellect is second to none. This must be proved by the performance of a task beyond the power…

City of Future

We are living in a world of cities. More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas. By 2050 more than 70% of us may…

Love Traveling? Make sure you carry everything

Sahil and I love traveling, also because our work demands so. Vision India Foundation keeps conducting various workshops all across the country and our family business gives us…

The Sacred Sword by Hindol Sengupta

For someone who has little knowledge of the history of Sikhs or may be Khalsa in this case, this book was a revelation. A fictional piece with easy…

Making Elections Efficient – A case for Simultaneous Elections

In the recent three-years action agenda released by NITI Aayog, it has called for holding synchronized two-phase Lok Sabha and assembly elections from 2024 in the national interest….