Opinion: Cast In Modi Mould, Adityanath Is What UP Needs

Opinion: Cast In Modi Mould, Adityanath Is What UP Needs

Mohandas Pai | Monday March 27, 2017

A strong person who holds his own, he seems cast in the Modi Mould. For a largely lawless state, a strong Chief Minister focused on governance is essential. In his first press conference, he clearly stated he would rule with a strong hand, protecting all citizens, without discrimination and focused on development.

Opinion: UP Rejects Minority Appeasement, Fake Secularism

Opinion: UP Rejects Minority Appeasement, Fake Secularism

Mohandas Pai | Monday March 13, 2017

The massive victory of the BJP in UP has many lessons for India's political parties. A great majority of the voters are below the age of 40 and their world view is largely shaped by the heady growth in GDP of 8.4% in $ terms per annum over 25 years. They want growth, development and jobs, not caste politics, Mulayam and Lalu's brand of crony socialism, or religious co...

Opinion: Delhi Media Is Hurting Brand India With Distortions

Opinion: Delhi Media Is Hurting Brand India With Distortions

Mohandas Pai | Thursday March 02, 2017

There has been a worrisome tendency over the last two years of Delhi-based media using highly local events, mostly in Delhi, to broad-brush the entire country as religiously intolerant; increasingly intolerant; as Freedom of Expression (FOE) and our rights being under attack; becoming increasingly communal; becoming fascist, etc. The good citizens of India are perplex...

Opinion: No, India's Software Industry Did Not Die On Friday

Opinion: No, India's Software Industry Did Not Die On Friday

Mohandas Pai | Sunday October 16, 2016

The Indian software export industry is about $110 billion. It employs around 4.25 million people. It has a 60 per cent market share of global outsourcing and is globally dominant.

Opinion: With Strikes, Modi Sets New Precedent For India In Dealing With Pak

Opinion: With Strikes, Modi Sets New Precedent For India In Dealing With Pak

Mohandas Pai | Thursday September 29, 2016

India will not accept any terrorists coming across the border from Pakistan destroying army camps and destroying property. And in case anybody comes across and Pakistan does not stop them, India will go across the border in hot pursuit and take them out as has been done.

Opinion: Bigger Government Salaries Must Come With Better Service

Opinion: Bigger Government Salaries Must Come With Better Service

Mohandas Pai | Sunday July 03, 2016

The time has come for a radical change in the way the government functions to justify the increased expense the tax payers pay for their compensation.

Opinion: With Rajan Exiting, Here Is What India Loses

Opinion: With Rajan Exiting, Here Is What India Loses

Mohandas Pai | Sunday June 19, 2016

Dr Raghuram Rajan is going back to academia - from whence he came. He goes back disappointing those who respected him, with affection and hopes that he would open up our financial system and liberate the denizens from unnecessary regulations.

Opinion: Call Drop Verdict: So Telecoms Have Right To Provide Bad Service?

Opinion: Call Drop Verdict: So Telecoms Have Right To Provide Bad Service?

Mohandas Pai | Friday May 13, 2016

This is a sad day for 100 crore Indians whose interests have been overlooked by the judgement.

Opinion: Kanhaiya, Misguided Idealist With Stale Slogans

Opinion: Kanhaiya, Misguided Idealist With Stale Slogans

Mohandas Pai | Tuesday March 08, 2016

Poor Kumar is now left alone, with the great cause of being the Saviour of the Nation behind him and no greater cause to fight for, except living off stale slogans.

Opinion: Dear JNU Students, We Fund Your Studies, Not Your Politics

Opinion: Dear JNU Students, We Fund Your Studies, Not Your Politics

Mohandas Pai | Monday February 15, 2016

JNU has been a controversial university for quite some time. Professor Nurul Hasan, as HRD Minister, made sure that it became a bastion of the Left.

Opinion: What BJP's Bengaluru Victory Reveals

Opinion: What BJP's Bengaluru Victory Reveals

Mohandas Pai | Wednesday August 26, 2015

The voters of Bengaluru have spoken. The BJP has got the majority in the BBMP Council with 100 seats and 40% of votes polled, while the Congress is next with 75 seats and 39% of votes polled.

Opinion: What Infy's Doing Right - by ex-CFO Mohandas Pai

Opinion: What Infy's Doing Right - by ex-CFO Mohandas Pai

Mohandas Pai | Wednesday July 22, 2015

We must wait a little bit more before victory is declared.

Opinion: Letter From Infy's Former CFO to Its Founders

Opinion: Letter From Infy's Former CFO to Its Founders

Mohandas Pai | Sunday October 12, 2014

Mohandas Pai writes on the founders exiting the board.