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Rajkamal Rao's TV Appearances
  1. India can fly again from May 25 - May 21, 2020

  2. Trump's visit to India - Feb 20, 2020

  3. Trump's address to the nation after Iranian strike - Jan 8, 2020

  4. Trump impeachment - Dec 18, 2019

  5. Howdy Modi event - Sep 22, 2019

  6. Howdy Modi on Times Now - Sep 21, 2019 

  7. India Development Debate - Sep 8, 2019

  8. Jet Airways - April 4, 2019





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Rajkamal Rao's Op-Ed Page Columns (Print & Online editions)
 
  1. Work From Home may make H-1B tech visas irrelevant - June 25, 2020

  2. There’s no easy solution to America’s racial divide - June 05, 2020

  3. Coronavirus upends the American dream for Indian students and H-1Bs - May 15, 2020

  4. Why the average American was hit hard by Covid - April 25, 2020

  5. Covid-19 hurts H-1Bs - March 19, 2020

  6. The stage is set for a Biden vs. Trump show - March 11, 2020

  7. Trump’s impeachment may not stop his re-election - Dec 19, 2019

  8. How device addiction is affecting real-world productivity - Nov 19, 2019

  9. Whistleblowers’ complaints could cost Infosys dearly - Oct 25, 2019

  10. American nearshoring spells trouble for Nasscom - Oct 6, 2019 

  11. A Brain Drain Tax - Sep 5, 2019

  12. Solution to India’s economic malaise lies in cutting taxes and regulation - Aug 20, 2019

  13. Time to go on a cruise - Aug 6, 2019

  14. Green card overhaul -  July 15, 2019

  15. Tariff tantrums - June 5, 2019

  16. Green Card Blues - May 21, 2019

  17. The EU is in a complete mess - May 9, 2019

  18. Jet Airways flies into oblivion - April 18, 2019

  19. India's Acche Din (Good days) began in 1991 - April 11, 2019

  20. Let Jet Airways recover on its own - March 24, 2019

  21. Indian-American high school students continue pushing the envelope - March 12, 2019

  22. Time to upgrade internet banking - March 3, 2019

  23. Engineering education needs serious rethinking - Feb 17, 2019

  24. Welcome to another WhatsApp election - Feb 10, 2019

  25. Why the BJP is vulnerable in 2019 - Dec 2015, 2018

  26. A clever switch by the U.S. - Dec 12, 2018

  27. Hubris of global summits - Dec 05, 2018

  28. A nation divided - Nov 07, 2018

  29. It’s not India’s fault - Nov 04, 2018

  30. How Nasscom played its cards right in the US - Sep 20, 2018

  31. From New Delhi to New York, it’s hell on the streets - Aug 31, 2018

  32. We've already lost the data privacy battle - Aug 7, 2018

  33. Testing times for foreign students in the US - July 21, 2018

  34. Trump has a point about ‘rules-based’ trade - Jun 15, 2018

  35. Why rename cities? - May 28, 2018

  36. Walmart-Flipkart combine faces uphill battle - May 11, 2018

  37. Medical tourism can be the next big export earner - April 27, 2018

  38. Buy Green Card fast - April 11, 2018

  39. Deadline Raj - March 27, 2018

  40. Us in the US - March 18, 2018

  41. Indian e-commerce has a last-mile problem - Feb 25, 2018

  42. Get rid of this annual spectacle - Feb 02, 2018

  43. One year of Trump — and feeling it - Jan 26, 2018

  44. Tax corporate revenues rather than profits - Dec 31, 2017

  45. Lessons on instant justice from America - Dec 7, 2017

  46. New India is consumed by guilt - Nov 19, 2017

  47. On H-1Bs, Trump hits Indians really hard - Oct 27, 2017

  48. Modi, Trump can go together a long way - June 27, 2017

  49. Trump’s exit from Paris accord is no big deal - June 4, 2017

  50. Why aren’t we prouder of India? - May 08, 2017

  51. Trump’s new tax plan looks ‘dead on arrival’ - Apr 29, 2017

  52. US hits West Asian airlines below the belt - April 08, 2017

  53. B-1 visas are the problem, not H-1Bs - March 30, 2017

  54. IRCTC’s next-gen system is a nightmare - March 8, 2017

  55. What’s in a name? A lot, when you travel - Feb 25, 2017

  56. Selling India to Trump won’t work - Jan 22, 2017

  57. Stop transferring bank employees - Jan 11, 2017

  58. Time to get rid of the income tax - Dec 19, 2016

  59. Why globalization, as we know it, is dead - Nov 22, 2016

  60. Trump signifies hope, not pessimism - Nov 10, 2016

  61. Will Indians start buying fewer cars? - Oct 31, 2016

  62. Even in a yuck election, unfair’s unfair - Oct 19, 2016

  63. Is the RTE Act fair to private enterprise? - Sep 22, 2016

  64. Our diaspora has a lot to offer - Sep 8, 2016

  65. Trump and the crisis of jobless growth - Aug 26, 2016

  66. When things fall apart - July 18, 2016

  67. Indian banks must share digital dividend - June 29, 2016

  68. A missed opportunity - June 15, 2016

  69. Will India be stumped by Trump? - May 13, 2016

  70. Let’s not play the interest rate game - Apr 3, 2016

  71. Do political parties matter anymore? - Feb 26, 2016

  72. India's daring exceptionalism - Jan 27, 2016

  73. The RBI should relax mobile money rules - Dec 24, 2015

  74. This time, it is serious - Dec 14, 2015

  75. Where have all the good candidates gone? - Nov 20, 2015

  76. Unemployable engineers: Who’s to blame? - Nov 2, 2015

  77. Nadella is just what Microsoft needs - Sep 12, 2015

  78. US Trump card against Indian immigrants - Sep 1, 2015

  79. Fallout of a flimsy case against Wipro - July 7, 2015

  80. No one’s talking brain drain anymore - June 9, 2015

  81. Case for a uniform school-leaving exam - May 15, 2015

  82. Combating resume fraud - April 15, 2015

  83. Error Message: Access Denied - March 26, 2015

  84. Is a business school education worth it? - Feb 18, 2015

  85. Move State capitals to secondary cities - Jan 9, 2015

  86. RBI: 1 Uber: 0 - Dec 8, 2014

  87. Immigration reform is Obama’s gift to India - Nov 24, 2014

  88. The importance of doing the right thing - Nov 19, 2014

  89. Modi should woo the Republicans - Nov 14, 2014

  90. Modi missed the bus in the US - Nov 3, 2014

  91. Why US visa rules can see a flight of talent from India - Oct 28, 2014

  92. Why you need to worry about the Fed - Dec 25, 2013

  93. It’s Khobragade’s mistake - Dec 20, 2013

  94. How can “innovation capitalism” drive India’s technological and economic development? - Dec 2013 (Winning Entry in McKinsey's Global Essay Competition)

  95. Going all out for a US degree - Nov 8, 2013

  96. This is no ordinary IT slump - Oct 19, 2012









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Rajkamal Rao's WorldView Column  
  1. For China, Galwan Valley is a lot more than a border skirmish

  2. Political correctness in post-Floyd era alarms free-speech advocates

  3. Race riots rock America

  4. Covid-19 reveals, again, that our leaders don’t always know all

  5. What would we do without editors? 

  6. Big Government is back

  7. US college admissions continue to become more subjective

  8. Flattening the curve doesn’t mean that the virus is conquered

  9. Covid-19: Environment: 1; Activists: 0

  10. Covid-19 is a massive failure of public health leadership

  11. Life after Covid-19 may change forever

  12. Indian American activists are pushing America to the extreme Left

  13. Covid-19: Impact on China’s manufacturing and the global supply chain

  14. Boeing 787 and Airbus 350 are great for airlines, not for passengers

  15. Automation’s threat to jobs is real

  16. Indian cricket is back to its glory days

  17. Modern India would squirm at Article 51-A

  18. Activists must rethink the climate change campaign

  19. Lost your phone? Life, as we know it, will stop

  20. Is Big Tech becoming too big?

  21. America’s trade war with China is hurting both countries

  22. Is Washington staring at a Civil War?

  23. Free speech is not free

  24. Trump at Howdy Modi: A rare partnership

  25. Britain and its failures

  26. The GRE reigns supreme

  27. Bonds and the inverted yield curve

  28. Why central banks are easing money supply

  29. Age is no barrier to sports excellence

  30. Is the world really ready for electric cars?

  31. It’s migrant labour that keeps cruise-ships afloat

  32. The mess of coalition governments

  33. Indian elections are democracy’s gold standard

  34. The SAT takes sides against meritocracy

  35. Why newspapers in the West struggle to stay afloat

  36. Venezuela teeters on the brink

  37. Brexit gets a second vote — sort of - Apr 30, 2019

  38. New York City is slowly becoming unlivable

  39. Why Rahul Gandhi’s income programme won’t work

  40. Turkey’s Cold War with the US worsens

  41. So, Trump did not collude with Russia after all 

  42. New Zealand’s actions after Christchurch are problematic

  43. A corruption scandal shakes American college admissions

  44. Brexit and the Irish backstop

  45. Socialists kill Amazon’s expansion plans in New York

  46. The end of a glorious run for the A380

  47. Trump’s chances of re-election look strong

  48. Citizenship is up for sale

  49. More American colleges go test-optional

  50. The EU’s problems seem to never end

  51. The abject failure that is General Motors

  52. The key is to keep the customer happy

  53. Social media use increases depression and loneliness

  54. How to write a winning statement of purpose

  55. Khashoggi mystery: Another geopolitical crisis in the making?

  56. Viewing the world from a Piper

  57. Why is the world moving away from globalisation?

  58. Nike’s high-risk CSR strategy may just not do it

  59. Illegal migration is tearing nations apart

  60. Serena Williams lost, and not just the US Open final

  61. Job searches are still stuck in the 1990s

  62. The Trump economy has many safeguards

  63. Studying abroad is now more business and less education

  64. Turkey’s hopeless economic war with the US

  65. Iran’s recent struggles are only likely to worsen

  66. Is a technical degree needed for IT excellence?

  67. WhatsApp’s architecture is creating headaches for Facebook

  68. Europe is on the brink

  69. Too many experts, insufficient rewards

  70. Why Nadal and Federer continue their domination

  71. Look before you post on social media

  72. Why is the rupee falling?

  73. The US made history in Israel

  74. Click-and-forget features bring AI to life

  75. When top institutions misuse their brands to make money

  76. Indian cities should exploit the municipal bond market

  77. When Indian Americans’ success hurts

  78. Ola-Uber merger: Prevent the creation of a monolith

  79. West Asia is more volatile than ever

  80. Made in China 2025: World’s largest nationalist polic

  81. India’s jobs crisis is serious

  82. Will public shootings in America ever end?

  83. Turmoil in the media industry is getting worse

  84. Indian websites must become more user-friendly

  85. Upwork, another matchmaker website, shows promise

  86. US immigration policy is a mess 

  87. Shortlist, perform, win!

  88. Want faster economic growth? Loosen regulations

  89. Lessons from a mountaineer

  90. India had a strong, but mixed 2017

  91. 2017 was full of surprises

  92. Mr Carr, IT does matter after all

  93. MBA courses in the US must reprogram to stay relevant

  94. Corruption invokes such distaste, but should it really? 

  95. Using social media to demystify classical music

  96. Apple’s hook on tomorrow’s customers starts early

  97. Predators vs social media: the dawn of justice?

  98. Mobile applications are becoming more indispensable

  99. Closing India’s energy deficit

  100. Government schemes to create jobs may fall short

  101. India’s corporate scene is increasingly becoming Darwinian

  102. The Fed begins to correct its balance sheet

  103. Voice chat tools: double-edged swords for big telcos

  104. The Equifax breach is a warning to UIDAI

  105. How important are corporate leaders?

  106. Revelations about world languages

  107. Federer and Nadal return to dominate tennis

  108. Why Google was wrong to fire Damore

  109. Indians’ love affair with Texas

  110. Is LinkedIn’s utility waning?

  111. Protecting jobs through licensing

  112. The dumbing down of our minds

  113. Oil continues to be a boon for the Centre

  114. Is the government becoming too addicted to Aadhaar?

  115. What a dramatic fall for Snapdeal

  116. Cricket and its failings

  117. Dangers of reckless online behaviour

  118. Is investing in bad debt India’s next big industry?

  119. At what price point will people act?

  120. The DIY-types are impacting the global economy

  121. How RPAs take away BPO jobs

  122. The EU’s sigh of relief is heard around the world

  123. Are banks overusing password rules?

  124. Why May 7 could be a do-or-die day for globalisation

  125. The resurgence of Federer and Nadal is a treat

  126. The paradoxical job growth crisis

  127. China could lead the world in heavy industry

  128. India’s drive-time radio shows can do so much better

  129. Highway billboards are great marketing devices

  130. India unlikely to suffer from a Russia hack

  131. When privacy protection policies hurt customer service

  132. GoFundMe is a boon for people in distress

  133. The tragedy of our big cities

  134. The money-making insurance industry

  135. Medical tourism could be India’s next industry boom

  136. Fine wine and the Australian Open

  137. The sheer domination of ME3 airlines

  138. Understanding Obama’s legacy

  139. Technological advances threaten existing companies too

  140. Investing in Solar Bharat Abhiyan!

  141. There’s value in going back in time

  142. China’s new strategy: sell direct

  143. Technological advances directly threaten jobs

  144. Large Whatsapp groups hurt more than help

  145. When all airlines behave like no-frills carriers

  146. Consumer collusion is a great free-market leveller

  147. Post-Trump, international students can still plan to study in the US

  148. A guide to understanding the US election

  149. The epidemic of self-written recommendation letters

  150. When corrupt governments restrict competition

  151. Going the extra mile, successfully

  152. Are we ready to embrace surge pricing?

  153. A bold experiment in tennis streaming may help answer a vexing question

  154. Why do we still permit age discrimination?

  155. Tech advances are greatly improving lives

  156. The darker side of social media

  157. With a new visa, the US steps up efforts to poach top talent

  158. Re-Mind it! This app can dramatically improve campus communication

  159. Employers, think twice before you rescind offers! 

  160. Pokémon Go highlights video game addiction like nothing else

  161. Duplicate Olympic spirit? Easier said than done!

  162. GST may become a nightmare to implement and maintain

  163. Verizon's acquisition of Yahoo! makes little sense

  164. Automation’s impact on us is huge

  165. Broadcast neutrality — the next battle?

  166. It’s time we retired the OTP

  167. Why the Brexit vote was not a surprise

  168. Brexit vote is crucial for other reasons too

  169. Ban commission-based student recruiting

  170. India’s GDP could double in 8 years

  171. How companies and government exploit consumers

  172. Why do companies cheat?

  173. Metro rail: a crucial cog in the urban wheel

  174. Apps teach us World Geography better than any textbook

  175. Poor urban planning to blame for Bengaluru’s heat

  176. Is the end of the website era near?

  177. Taming the tax havens

  178. Trouble on the high seas

  179. Political correctness going too far?

  180. Our compulsive addiction to testing

  181. Online education makes a MOOC point

  182. Need of the hour: bankruptcy laws

  183. Indian socialism continues to trump capitalism

  184. Customer service is still the best differentiator

  185. Call the NFIR’s bluff

  186. What is happening to the global economy?

  187. Innovation is key to India’s future

  188. All is not well with Heathrow

  189. Place names do matter

  190. The bottom is falling for the telecom sector

  191. Indian firms’ website designs have a long way to go

  192. The changing face of engineering education

  193. Why oil has been a boon to the government

  194. Indian e-commerce:  It feels like 1999 all over again

  195. Paris climate accord is all hot air

  196. Manufacturing for India’s military holds great opportunity

  197. The brain drain problem is getting worse

  198. India can survive a Fed interest rate hike just fine

  199. Banking on student loans

  200. When will the BRIC countries create a world-class product?

  201. Acing that application essay

  202. Where customer is not king

  203. The sharing economy extends to mini-truck moving

  204. Lessons from the Volkswagen debacle

  205. Is it time to rethink tax strategies?

  206. Passport centers are world-class models of e-governance

  207. Innovation in the media industry has been highly disruptive

  208. Is too much money tainting tennis?

  209. The Internet of Things could dramatically change our lives

  210. In-flight systems beware, the future lies with Android

  211. Net neutrality is a bad idea

  212. Why Western-sounding brand names work with buyers

  213. We’re doing nothing to address gridlock

  214. Would Greece have been better off exiting the EU?

  215. India's online retail markets are near perfect

  216. How West Asian airlines leverage Moore’s Law

  217. School rankings matter less than you imagine, so think different

  218. How about a career in consulting?

  219. Manufacturing returns to the US

  220. What Federer and Nadal teach us all

  221. Why learning English is overrated

  222. How to do Europe on your own

  223. Unsung heroes too shy to sing




Quoted recently in the media:
  1. Ex-Wipro staff alleges toxic work culture

  2. Visa case: Infy gets clean chit from the US 

  3. H-1B visa issue: US begins probe of TCS, Infosys

  4. Discrimination case: US court rejects Infosys plea

  5. US gets a record 2.3 lakh H-1B visa applications

  6. Indian IT companies still cautiously watching US Immigration Bill 

  7. Not out of the woods:

  8. US shutdown brings some relief for Indian IT firms:

  9. US Bill may lose bite before final version:

  10. Infosys, Cognizant, others form lobbying consortium:



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