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What is insolvency and bankruptcy code of India 2016?

Insolvency and bankruptcy code is nothing but a mechanism of settling failed or bankrupt entities without causing damage to any players of the economy. The code was passed by the parliament as a welcome gesture that overhauls the existing framework dealing with insolvency of corporations, individuals and partnerships. It paves way for the much-needed reforms [...]

2019-10-19T16:56:28+05:30October 19th, 2019|

Current offline voting systems are neither safe nor secure

For the last 2 years I have been trying to convince people that we need to move to mobile based voting system as it has several benefits including: Higher voter turnout Convenient for the voter Cost saving Time saving Human resource saving Instant result Nobody disputes these benefits but still people are not willing to [...]

2019-05-17T12:37:54+05:30May 18th, 2018|

YES, we provide blockchain for eVoting. But do you really need it?

With cryptocurrencies hitting the roof, blockchain is the new fad. These days, I hear this question very often – are you using blockchain? Many of the people who ask us this question generally does not even know the difference between blockchain and bitcoin. Mostly we have heard this question from investors, startup ecosystem people and [...]

2019-05-17T12:37:54+05:30January 27th, 2018|

Aadhaar, Bio-metrics & Privacy

Let me start with a question. What is the information that you are sharing with Government of India under Aadhaar which anyway you were not sharing? Biometrics – Fingerprint & Iris scans? Even when I applied for my passport, providing fingerprint and Iris scan was a must. In countries like Malaysia and Dubai they took my [...]

2019-05-17T12:37:54+05:30September 27th, 2017|

How much India spends on a Lok Sabha election?

Foundation of good decision making is availability of sound data. I believe, big reason for low quality political decision making in India is misleading & low-quality data. The whole process of accounting in government is managed by people who have no training in accounting. Also, the leaders – bureaucrats from administrative services and politicians have [...]

2019-05-17T12:37:55+05:30September 18th, 2017|

Don’t blame the voter for low voter turnout

For the last three years, I have been meeting lot of politicians, political parties, election officers, government representatives, activists, NGOs and one common thing that I have noticed everywhere is that they blame the voter for the low voter turnout. And when I ask them how many times they themselves have voted – they always [...]

2019-05-17T12:37:55+05:30April 12th, 2017|

Mobile Voting Vs EVM & Paper Ballot

Today there is huge debate going on in India regarding (Electronic Voting Machines) EVM used in voting. Many politicians lead by Mayawati, Arvind Kejriwal, Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi have questioned the EVM and blamed them for the recent poll debacle. And considering they have questioned EVM, they are asking Election Commission (EC) to revert to [...]

2017-06-20T17:10:31+05:30March 16th, 2017|

Why Coercion is the only and not valid argument against Mobile Voting

This is the only argument people use against Mobile Voting – Coercion (the action or practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.) Let me answer this and would love to discuss it for your views: 1.      India is providing postal ballot facility to certain sections – election workers, soldiers. It would [...]

2017-06-20T17:41:05+05:30February 23rd, 2017|

Right2Vote – Our attempt to change the world

In the last 15 years we have regularly seen India being compared with China. We all are ashamed that our growth rate has been nothing compared to China. Every-time we try to find a reason for the same the conclusion is – India is a democracy, unlike China.   Another regular refrain we here is [...]

2019-05-17T12:37:55+05:30May 10th, 2016|
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