Category Archives: Communication

Proprieties and Priorities

“Kiran Mazumdar apologizes after tweet about Rohan Murty’s presentation at Infosys,” flashes front page news in Times of India on 24 Apr 2014, with a photograph of Kiran Mazumdar. Strangely and sadly, she apologised for praising Rohan Murthy. This makes … Continue reading

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Some Sticky Notes

A Fortune Global 500 company asked me to conduct a 2-days training course on Software Project Management. The syllabus was prescribed, which included Agile Development Methodologies. I reached the reception 30 minutes before the course was to commence. With polite … Continue reading

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Talks on Discount

This morning at 0630, FM Channel of IGNOU broadcasted talk of a young Member of Parliament on science education in the country. He started the talk stating that when he completed class 10 about 25 years ago, he was not … Continue reading

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Corporate Communication

My bank sent me a 500-words letter on the subject of income tax deduction at source for the interest on my deposits. This is a typical official letter, to cover their actions. It starts stating that I would be aware … Continue reading

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Winning a PIL

Chief Justice Vikramjit Sen of High Court, Karnataka, disposed our PIL with a judgement that starts as “We have perused the minutes of meeting held on 27.11.2012 by the CEO. It appears that the grievances ventilated in the Writ Petition … Continue reading

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Sarkari Circular

No. ELSVR/18/2012-13 Subject: citizen participation in improving civic amenities. Bangalore has earned fame as garden city and has attracted attention of the world. A meeting is organised in Town Hall on 15-12-2012 at 11:00 to discuss with the Commissioner of … Continue reading

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Micro Advices

“I advice you not to advice me,” advised my wife as we were getting in to our car. As I was reversing, she said, “Look behind!” As we moved through the road-less paths of the city, she continued with her … Continue reading

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