All stories by Ajit Balakrishnan
Manchester, Silicon Valley...Rediff.com2 days ago
Why do Innovation Revolutions happen outside India, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
The rise & fall & rise again of statisticsRediff.com22 Apr 2021
Ajit Balakrishnan on the surprising drivers of mathematical innovation.
Managing Internet tech change wiselyRediff.com26 Mar 2021
Ajit Balakrishnan on learning from past technology revolutions.
Staring at an abyssRediff.com11 Feb 2021
Do India's laws governing the Internet need revolutionary change, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Speeding up justice delivery in IndiaRediff.com14 Jan 2021
Are breakthroughs on this imminent, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
In praise of the bureaucratRediff.com16 Dec 2020
Does IAS officers' work go unappreciated, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Reimagining Industrial Era GDP measuresRediff.com18 Nov 2020
...and getting GDP to measure India's data economy, recommends Ajit Balakrishnan.
India's electronics manufacturing dreamRediff.com20 Oct 2020
...but are we chasing yesterday's dreams, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Indians' love for things foreignRediff.com22 Sep 2020
...Is this a virus more dangerous than Covid-19, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
The Work From Home RevolutionRediff.com25 Aug 2020
Will it trigger a social and management revolution as well, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Sudden rise of online higher educationRediff.com4 Aug 2020
Will Covid-19 permanently change higher education, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Death knell for printed books, newspapers?Rediff.com12 Jun 2020
Or a brief stop on the way to better times, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
A better world after Covid?Rediff.com13 May 2020
It is time to shrug off the ideological shackles about the way we work, play and live, says Ajit Balakrishnan.
Hail the power of networks!Rediff.com15 Apr 2020
Not just in the fight against COVID-19, but also in politics, economics and society, observes Ajit Balakrishnan.
Doctors, lawyers and academics on strikeRediff.com12 Mar 2020
Ajit Balakrishnan offers a thinking man's guide to the angst of the professions.
E-commerce in India: To be or not to beRediff.com14 Feb 2020
Ajit Balakrishnan offers a thinking man's guide to e-commerce controversies.
Let's stop making cash the villainRediff.com14 Jan 2020
Ajit Balakrishnan offers a New Year resolution for our policy-makers.
Is India's economy crashing?Rediff.com3 Jan 2020
'Defence funding is channelled to State-owned research organisations where scientists are merely bureaucrats holding meetings and sending out minutes of meetings and press releases, but have long ago stopped any innovative work.' 'Unless this tragedy is fixed, India's chances to create world-conquering and job-creating new industries are slim,' says Ajit Balakrishnan.
The Exotic Life of an Airforce PilotRediff.com31 Oct 2019
Up in the Sky, Helicopter Stories takes us through the exotic and even charming world that Nitin Sathe has lived as an Indian Air Force pilot, says Ajit Balakrishnan.
University ranking sweepstakesRediff.com25 Oct 2019
Should we really pay attention to them, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.