India at 75: Sisyphus in the Himalayas

The occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day is a major milestone and I am sure it will prompt many articles, stories, films, songs, poems, speeches, etc on the subject. And so, it should, for it is no minor accomplishment. Guess what? As I typed the page heading “150th blog post for Peripatetic Perch” to start… Continue reading India at 75: Sisyphus in the Himalayas

Jobs Going This Time Aren’t Coming Back

March-April usually means the start of a new financial year and new opportunities at work in India. Appraisals, new assignments, new responsibilities. My mind turned to the rather high rate of joblessness in India (a subject of much debate) and whether it will be an important issue in the elections that are just a few… Continue reading Jobs Going This Time Aren’t Coming Back