If you know me you know that I am not a big fan of the APS ecosystem. While at the outset the framework of intention looks pretty solid and makes a great business case, in the backdrop of low learning outcomes in public schools and a seemingly willing buying class…


So the other day I was talking to myself, you know the thing you do when your political stand is so well known that no one dares swipe you ‘right’ and you are ‘left’ alone. Anyway, so I was talking to myself and wondering what would this world look like…


Over the last 4 months, the world has been busy fighting a global pandemic and as of today, India has been under complete shutdown for almost 8 weeks. …


I hope you are doing well, and have found your Work from Home sweet spot.

It has been more than 4 months since I last published an edition of the Interesting Things. In this edition, I have curated some articles that have enabled me to see the world in a…


Happy Republic Day, India!

We celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day today, a celebration of our ownership of India, a celebration of the country’s stated desire to be governed by the very people who live in this land.

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But honestly, we have struggled to ensure that the public is kept at…


2019 has been an interesting mix of things I wanted and things I did not want, and then things I did not even see coming. Overall it has been a year filled with emotions and learnings. …


This blog is about Podcasts, Music and Books that kept me and my friends going this past year. Do let me know what kept you going in 2019!


2019 is almost over and things are not looking good for the planet. In January I was hoping that April and May will bring some relief with a possible change in the political discourse of our country but that did not happen. The discourse only got stronger and deeper.

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Someone…


In 2012, right after Peter Theil invested in AirBnB he was invited to come to the Airbnb office. During the visit, Brian Chesky, the CEO of Airbnb asked Peter what was the single most important advice that he had for them. Peter replied, “Do not fuck up the culture”

At…


In 1966 the Kothari Commission Report (National Education Commission) urged laws to be passed to legalise education standards and to raise the annual spend on education from 2.9% …

Mainak Roy

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