Saritha Rai The Indian Express Group

Saritha Rai-

Membership trickle turns flood after Delhi AAPswing

Sunday 5 January '14

The party is yet to collate the number of applicants seeking a ticket for the Lok Sabha elections.
Candidate Nilekani

Tuesday 31 December '13

Assigning an Aadhaar number to 1.2 billion Indians may turn out to be the smaller challenge
Bangalore biggies flaunt new muscle: bouncers

Sunday 22 December '13

From tycoons to the merely rich, singers to politicians, they are seen as a must in ‘changed times’.
Bangalore biggies flaunt new muscle: Bouncers

Saturday 21 December '13

Bouncers came to the scene during the pub boom in Bangalore in the 1980s and 1990s.
The waning of science

Tuesday 10 December '13

The young and brightest in a city once big on science and technology research have turned to IT, entrepreneurship, banking.
Small change, big city

Monday 25 November '13

The idea that ordinarily apathetic citizens can rally around to fix urban problems is gaining traction
For 2014 polls, parties net techies as 'backroom boys'

Monday 18 November '13

Firms crunch data to study voting patterns, make campaigns more effective.
Walmart-ising healthcare

Monday 11 November '13

A hospital chain applies economies of scale to bring down costs without compromising on quality.
Creating a Silicon Valley at home

Monday 28 October '13

Karnataka is trying to reboot its IT policy, but it needs to invest in the necessary infrastructure first.
The ghosts within

Monday 21 October '13

As he prepares for 2014, Siddaramaiah must deal with Congress dissidence, apart from a regrouping BJP.
Wake up and smell the Starbucks

Monday 30 September '13

Bangalore’s homegrown Café Coffee Day now faces real competition
Discounting the city

Monday 16 September '13

Siddaramaiah is being accused of ignoring Bangalore
In season of poll freebies, new one makes a splash in Bangalore Rural: Water ATMs

Monday 2 September '13

Newly elected MP from Bangalore Rural says drinking water got him the seat.
Rohan Murty soon to be re-designated as VP of Infosys

Wednesday 28 August '13

Earlier, Narayana Murthy had said his son's role was to make the chairman 'more effective'.
Anitha, Ramya and a shared story

Friday 23 August '13

Politics is a vicious place for women, even in one of India’s more progressive states.
The party's over

Monday 12 August '13

Government and police directives are overwhelming the city’s already stricken nightlife
Hashtag, better service

Monday 29 July '13

Social media is emerging as a popular and effective channel for consumers to register complaints
Playing Cupid: In start-up capital, DIY love event for lonely-heart entrepreneurs

Tuesday 16 July '13

Innovators busy, platform to help them meet like-minded people: organiser
Leader with a scheme

Monday 15 July '13

Siddaramaiah’s position in his party, and the Congress’s fortunes in the Lok Sabha polls, could hinge on the one rupee rice scheme
From unemployment to innovation

Monday 24 June '13

There are fewer jobs for engineering graduates. The upside could be a start-up nation


The Big Debate
Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
The Big Debate
Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
The Big Debate
Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
The Big Debate
Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
The Big Debate
Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
The Big Debate