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July 30, 2018 – 9:52 pm

Completed 75 hours of Fast (only plain water) and still counting! Since it is night time here, I intend to break my fast in another 10 hours (next morning).
First 24 hours are difficult (rumbling in …

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Is US media covering Obama’s India visit?

March 18, 2015 – 2:43 am

The Indian media is taking pains to describe at length- even with graphical details- about Air Force One looking no less than a Flying White House, official vehicle of President called ‘the Beast’, his dog …

How unregulated and undisclosed political funding threatens India’s democracy

March 18, 2015 – 2:33 am

Just holding free and fair elections in a peaceful manner does not mean all is well with our democracy. The real issue is how we tackle the underlying problem of political finance – the mother …

AAP’s landslide win in Delhi is a victory of the common man

March 18, 2015 – 2:13 am

The stunning victory of Aam Aadmi Party is not only a resounding verdict on the steadfastness, self-belief and hard work of largely volunteer-driven Aam Aadmi Party; it is equally a reminder to the incumbent BJP …

Universal Health Insurance in India: A way to go forward

March 17, 2015 – 11:43 pm

Time has come that India catches up with an alternative model of allocating resources and funding to its public health programs and provide health insurance to its citizens.

My take on how Government-sponsored health care schemes can …

Providing effective health cover

March 17, 2015 – 11:13 pm
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My piece published on March 17, 2015 in ‘The Pioneer’ on why the Government instead of  running its own health facilities, should consider providing health insurance to its citizens: Providing effective health cover
To read the full …

Universal healthcare for India

March 16, 2015 – 12:37 pm
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 The Pioneer dated March 10, 2015  published my analysis of the basic health care delivery models that are prevalent in the world and how India can improve its healthcare system: Universal healthcare for India
To read the article …

Is Delhi Sustainable?

March 6, 2015 – 5:03 am

Today Delhi has become a living testimony to mass (teeming population), misery (in the name of development)and mockery (of planning)!
My article published in Maharashtra based newspaper Lokmat times highlighting the urgent need to rescue Delhi …

Healthcare challenges to new government in Delhi

February 24, 2015 – 4:56 am

Delhi’s crumbling health care system needs overhaul and some out of the box ideas.While, increasing budgetary spending on health will definitely help, there could be several other ways to meet the need.
My piece in Indian …

AAP’s landslide win in Delhi is a victory of the common man

February 23, 2015 – 3:42 am

The stunning victory of Aam Aadmi Party is not only a resounding verdict on the steadfastness, self-belief and hard work of largely volunteer-driven Aam Aadmi Party; it is equally a reminder to the incumbent BJP …

Reality not rosy for US blacks

February 22, 2015 – 10:53 am
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On the outside, the US has turned the page on its history of racial discrimination. The world’s oldest democracy currently has its first ever African American President in Barack Obama. But the ground reality is …