Renewal of license from another city a painful process

If you are no longer living in the city where you got your licence from and it needs to be renewed, you need an NOC (a No-Objection certificate) from the RTO of the city you once called your home. And you have to travel back to your previous city to get it. It is one…

Four awesome Supreme Court rulings – what next?

We might feel that all this is all long overdue, but let us not forget that there are countries in the world where retrograde laws still rule.

However, we are not there yet. Each of these laws can be taken a step further.

Loud sounds and hearing loss

Calling out to world-class companies which manufacture hearing aids. Please set up shop in India because we will need you soon.

And if anyone reading this is studying to be a doctor, best get for an ENT specialisation. You will make money.

TCGN – a movie on cybercrime

This Marathi film (with English subtitles) warns people about cybercrime. TCGN – Take Care Good Night. However, the movie is primarily aimed at the older generation or those who are not internet savvy.  It is all about the dangers of befriending people online, phishing, ATM and online frauds and it is presented in an entertaining…

Extortion in the name of God

Perhaps the law is trying to ensure that the loot is strictly used for polluting our rivers, killing the fish and other life, and contributing to air pollution and digging up public property.  A license to pollute and destroy.

Beware of laser beams!

Come festival season, street noise increases ten-fold, roads get dug up and traffic snarls plague citizens. Now there is a new danger. Laser beams. It took years for the authorities to wake up to the damage caused to the ears by loud sounds. We can safely say that it can take several more years for…