Anuradha Goyal

In defence of small businesses, dear sharks

Personally, their biggest driver to invest was the potential for growth and speed with which it will happen.

09 Feb 2022

The vegetarian in every non-vegetarian

Recently, at a high-end hotel, the buffet had a dish containing oyster sauce with a green label. When asked, the serving staff, looked back and asked—Yeh vegetarian nahi hai kya? Is it not vegetarian?

29 Dec 2021

Planning for demographic shift towards elderly

In a youth-obsessed media and start-up space,one rarely sees initiatives focused on the elderly - be it for their travel requirements, social and lifestyle needs, or tapping into their experience.

06 Dec 2021

Ayodhya, an opportunity for Indic tourism model

Let visitors learn how to make flower garlands used in all kinds of Ramayana performances or to sing and dance, creating an ecosystem that sustains the art and the artists.

08 Nov 2021

Airlines and the Art of Complicating Things

Every seat on a plane now comes with a price tag. If you ask airline algorithms to auto assign the seat, which as of now is free of cost, they forget to send you a boarding pass

08 Oct 2021

The culture of water in India

Have we forgotten our sacred bond with water, as one of the five primordial elements in our universe?

13 Sep 2021

Resurrecting the recycle economy

Most companies are more interested in selling new products than servicing old ones. Their army of call centre, social media and service centre employees subtly nudge you in that direction.

13 Jul 2021

Our traditional medicine fraternity must rise up to the Covid challenge

Every calamity presents an opportunity; the pandemic is a big one for traditional medicine systems to show their strength

10 May 2021

Instant loan apps, path to a debt trap

They offer unsecured loans for short durations at exceptionally high rates, access your private data on phone before aggressive and sometimes abusive follow-ups.

07 Apr 2021

Riding the evolution curve of social media
 

Ideas are like seeds. Some of them sprout, some grow to a level and some become giant trees.

16 Mar 2021

Preparing playgrounds for the toys industry
 

About a decade ago, a board games parlour came up in Bangalore. The idea was simple: a collection of board games, a flexible seating arrangement and a small snacks corner.

17 Feb 2021

The journey of my private online data

Google ‘Data sellers in India’, and you get paid ads selling you the data of high net worth individuals, car owners, doctors, students and of course those of employees of big organisations.

20 Jan 2021

Making use of the language landscape diversity
 

This led us to launch our Hindi Travel blog that soon garnered a compact but loyal readership without much marketing.

24 Dec 2020

Where are the global food brands from India?

Food dominates our hearts and minds on a daily basis, with enhanced emotions on festivals and celebrations.

18 Nov 2020

It’s time publishers read some innovation books   

The latter come with the promise of big sales. Literature festivals created the platforms to bring authors close to their readers.

18 Nov 2020

E-commerce and the new-age middlemen

One of the key things that the internet promised in its early days was getting rid of middlemen.

18 Nov 2020

Eternal Ayodhya: The city of Lord Ram could soon be a modern terminal of faith

It made heroes and discredited villains. Hundreds of people were killed in bombs set off by criminal fanatics in Karachi. Devotees died in police firings.

10 Aug 2020

Chaotic dynamics of a project-based profession

News about nepotism, cartels or even gangs of influential professionals has been dominating the media and hence our minds.

03 Aug 2020

Fragrant opportunities in the air  

The making of perfumes is mentioned in ancient texts like Charak Samhita and Gangadhara’s Gandhasara.

07 Jul 2020

Vocal for local needs a global push

Eat Local, Wear Local, Consume Local has been an emerging trend, an undercurrent that was waiting for a trigger to become mainstream.

11 Jun 2020

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