Category: Opinion

Pariyerum Perumal : A Hard Hitting Examination of Caste in Our Society

What starts out as a meek question, a plea, slowly turns into a roar that drowns the insults thrown at him. “Can we stop the bullies? Then why stop him alone? It is better to die in a fight than opting to suicide,”

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Verizon Infosys Deal – What is Wrong in Terming it Slave Trade?

Yes, you heard it correct and I am also the part of slave group. I am also in Information technology sector for more than 50% of my life. I am resisting the slavery act upon me and I know the risk associated with it. I feel calling myself as slave is far better than living even without knowing I am a slave.

 

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TCS Makes India Poorer in Favour of Foreign Companies

Little less hypothetically, lets say that TCS starts paying Rs 12 LPA to all its entry level employees and accordingly adjusts salaries at all levels. Essentially ~8LPA increase per employee per year – nearly equivalent to a increase of $5.55/hour. Even this will make a big impact.

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Raj Mehta Dead-Ends Cognizant Employees Careers with DeadWood Comment

We demand that Mr. Raj Mehta should publicly retract his “Dead Wood” comment providing a comprehensive explanation on how it is wrong and Cognizant should drop this illegal and unfair retrenchment plan.

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$ vs INR – debate

There may be many counters and arguments on this writeup, I viewed the dollar fluctuations from a guy who is a Indian and has not travelled out of India, and the impact on his savings. But please feel free to comment and debate on this.

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Capitalist Automation Closes the Door for the Majority

Technology-led disruptions are likely to make informality an enduring, if not accelerating, condition of Indian labour markets, requiring new and imaginative approaches to social protection.

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IT Layoffs – Are we really smart?

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series IT Life

“life of IT employees with good salary, onsite exposures is more of fun provided employee learn to resist illegal terminations and fight for their rights in work place.”

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Women in IT – Are we really Empowered?

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Are we really empowered.... women series

If we raise concern on this, to manager or transport admin, they say that the system will not allow to raise request beyond this time. Had we ever questioned who created the system/app? And for whom it is all created?

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Corporate Monopolies Poison Agriculture, Food, Health and Environment

despite the evidence, the corporate media in Britain is silent about pesticides, which partly results from the corporate sponsorship of the UK Science Media Centre; so any science against the corporations can be suppressed by interested parties

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Corporate India Brought Modi to Power and Regrets Now

  • The big, rich guy’s biggest fear isn’t bankruptcy, but the police. As we noted earlier, none of them has been raided or prosecuted criminally yet. But, first Vijay Mallya and then the Nirav Modi-Mehul Choksi duo have given corporate India a foretaste of criminalisation of economic offences.

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Dhoni – Not a Cricketer, a Corrupt Corporate Stooge!

In CSK perspective, match fixing is done for making team to lose. If Dhoni don’t know that 3 of his players and his team management involved in illegal activities, then how can he be the captain?

 

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Detroit shows the future of Chennai?

Detroit was once the car manufacturing capital of the world. Now it has gone bankrupt. Corporates run with their investment to a place giving higher profits and desert the place once that attraction is over. What about the future of Chennai which is called Detroit of India as it attracted major car makers? What about …

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Appraisal and HR Threats – Don’t be Afraid

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series IT Life

Termination threat is painful but don’t react immediately/don’t panic and don’t lose your confidence when faced with such prospect. Please recall the start of your career and consider where you have reached now.

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Karl Marx and his work endure through the ages!

“He died beloved, revered and mourned by millions of revolutionary fellow workers — from the mines of Siberia to California, in all parts of Europe and America. His name will endure through the ages, and so also will his work.”

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Brahminical Forces Dread Periyar and Lenin

Periyar E V Ramasamy fought for Rationalism, Self Respect and Annihilation of Caste. Crores of Tamil youth are inspired by his work and fight Hindutva and Brahminical social order. That is the reason BJP and RSS has a visceral hatred of Periyar. Similarly, it is natural for them to hate Lenin who inspired working people all over the world to fight against exploitation and colonial oppression.

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