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Why Is There So Much Air Pollution In India & Especially On Indian Roads?

By on Feb 5, 2012 in Wisdom | 6 comments

Have you ever wondered why do we have so much air pollution in India? Why are we left with no choice but to breath air contaminated with all harmful & toxic stuff? Let’s not talk about the pollution contributed by the industries. Rather, we’ll talk about it later once I’ve made my point. We can all talk about the pollution the roads – caused by all our vehicles. The first thing that comes to my mind is that because we’ve so huge population and consequently, we’ve so many vehicles on roads that we can’t avoid pollution. But I’ve a different take on this issue. I think number of vehicles isn’t the ‘big’ issue. The real issue is the technology that’s being used in vehicles & engines. I’m quite sure that there are more number of vehicles in Europe and in the USA than in India. But we don’t often...

Why should I stay in India?

By on Sep 3, 2008 in Wisdom | 39 comments

Couple of days ago, I had an online encounter with my friend who went to USA for post graduate studies. To fund his education he works as a night watchman. He told me he bought a brand new laptop in just 10 days’ salary. Then followed a long discussion on why I shouldn’t be staying in India because life in USA is way better than in India. I’ve been hearing this from almost all my friends who went to USA. They want me to be there. So, now, I’m thinking, why should I stay in India? What do I have here? I see India still does not have basic facilities. I won’t be able to own an Audi (which almost all my friends, who went to USA, bought in just few months’ time) if I stick to my current job all my life. I won’t be able to buy a big villa for my family. My next generations will have to face reservations in education system. I will never have a...