What will Starbucks look like in India?

Starbucks in Center World, Bangkok

Starbucks in Center World, Bangkok

Coffee giant Starbucks from Seattle (home of Microsoft) finally enters India through a joint venture with Tata. TeenagersĀ (including those who have never been to Starbucks before) in India were looking forward for Starbucks .

Initially they will open their cafes only in Mumbai and Delhi. Bangaloreans will be denied of Starbucks in 2012.

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Internet and Digital Media Freedom: Where does India stand?

Internet has become a very important part of democracy across the world. We have seen social media put to peaceful use in Egypt and very recently in India for its fight against corruption. Many countries have put a leash on internet to suppress the democratic rights of their citizens. At the same time we must recognize how bad elements misuse the internet to bring harm to the society & nation. But who decides if a particular country provides sufficient ‘Internet Freedom’?

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Elections: By-polls should be banned in India

ECI

ECI

Rs 10,000 crore is going to be spent on General Elections 2009. For every election there is a ‘side effect’ in India – bypoll šŸ™ I wrote a small piece on Oneindia.in about by-polls,

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Should NSG first attack the TV cameras and politicians?

The Wall Street Journal has come down heavily on the UPA govt. I guess every international and domestic media house will attack the current government in the wake of these attacks in Mumbai.

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I wish it was Wednesday, not Thursday..

Taj Hotel attacked during Mumbai attack

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