Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ghar Wapsi: CEO-KA Style

Google search gives about 8,17,000 results for a ghar wapsi (home coming or re-conversion of religion). Member of Parliament Sakshi Maharaj says, ” [it] is no conversion but just a process to guide these people to the faith where they … Continue reading

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Voter AAA, son of OOO

Expectant parents debate over what to name their baby when it arrives. For innovative names, I suggest the electoral rolls of Bangalore. There are about 2,000 records with names like ABC, XYZ, AAA, EEE, OOO, etc. XYZ is the top … Continue reading

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Thank You, and Congratulations, CEO-TN

A news story in Hindu of 06 Jan 2015 states “on an experiment, about 58,000 probable duplicate entries in Chennai were spotted. Subsequently, the conventional system of field verification was carried out. Eventually, 15,736 entries were found to be duplicate. … Continue reading

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New Electoral Rolls

CEOs have published new versions of electoral rolls at their websites today, 05 Jan 2015. In view of assembly elections in Delhi and BBMP elections at Bangalore, rolls of these two cities are important. Please check if your names are in the … Continue reading

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Delhi Rolls – Oct 2014

Today’s news report states that assembly elections in Delhi are likely to be held by middle of February. The electoral rolls at CEO-DL website were published on 15 October with all the previous errors. CEO-DL and ECI have not acted on … Continue reading

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And the winners are …

London Economist of 06 Dec 2014 declared annual prizes recognising successful innovators in eight categories. The panel of judges comprised of international authorities in various fields. I am proud to see Nandan Nilekani being awarded for Social and Economic Innovation. Strangely … Continue reading

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Truth Alone Triumphs. Does It?

Originally posted on PG's Pensieve:
Waking up at 0500, as usual, on the new year day, I open the newspaper. 1,016 files belonging to BBMP are recovered from an MLA’s private house. A BBMP executive engineer and 3 staff…

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