Latest posts by Sourabh
The Sorry State of Indian Railways
"Life in India doesn't stop for a train journey, it invades it. The train is a meeting place, a marketplace, a hotel and a restaurant."
Welcome to India’s War on Malnutrition
Several Indian states have been battling malnutrition for decades now. While new official data show improvement and testify that multiple programs seem to be working, there remains much to do.
More and More, India's Youth Are Swapping TV for Online Entertainment
Lack of relevant material which Indian youth can connect with coupled with the increasing number of Internet users in India mean that more people are turning to entertainment online.
India Has a Less-Than-Rosy Track Record on Media Freedom
The government recently threatened to pull the licenses of three news channels over criticism of the execution of Yakub Menon, convicted of the 1993 Mumbai bombings.
India's Justice System Is in a Sorry, Sorry State
There is slow, painfully slow and then there is India's judiciary.
What Does India’s Smart Cities Project Mean for the Poor?
Some argue that the infrastructure is coming at the expense of farmers and the cities will be designed to keep the poor out.
Not Everyone in Nepal Is Happy with the Indian Media
Angered by the irresponsible reports in the Indian media, Nepalis online have started using the hashtag #GoHomeIndianMedia, which trended on Twitter for several days.
Social Media Is Changing How Consumers in India Interact With Companies
Got a complaint? When consumers in India do, around 25% of them post their grievances online before lodging their complaint in court.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Indian E-Tail
One man complained on Facebook that in October he was delivered a bar of soap and a brick instead of the smartphone he had ordered from Snapdeal.com.
Is India Ready for the ‘Big Time’ in World Sports?
When it comes to many world sports, India is considered a "sleeping giant". As the nation expands its presence in football and tennis, interest in the "giant" is rising.
Movember's ‘Mo Bros’ — Now in India
In recent years, India has embraced "Movember" in a big way. It's charity, it's chic, and it's both literally and figuratively changing the face of men's health.
India's Loud, Messy, Not-So-Happy Diwali Celebrations
What prevents Indians from addressing the environmental damages inflicted by Diwali? Is it that the public is simply ignorant about the threats to their own health and safety?