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Rajkamal Rao's TV Appearances
  1. The Election That The World Is Tracking - Nov 5, 2020

  2. All eyes on the Trump-Biden Debate - Sep 29, 2020

  3. India can fly again from May 25 - May 21, 2020

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

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

  6. Trump impeachment - Dec 18, 2019

  7. Howdy Modi event - Sep 22, 2019

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

  9. India Development Debate - Sep 8, 2019

  10. Jet Airways - April 4, 2019





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Rajkamal Rao's Op-Ed Page Columns (Print & Online editions)
 
  1. Why banks should retire phone-based OTPs
     
  2. How Democrats trumped Republicans

  3. United States of Hypocrisy - Oct 22, 2020

  4. For American voters, the choice is Black or Blue - Aug 31, 2020

  5. Kamala Harris and identity politics in the US - Aug 12, 2020

  6. How the media may have hurt Trump’s chances of re-election - July 13, 2020

  7. Work From Home may make H-1B tech visas irrelevant - June 25, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  17. A Brain Drain Tax - Sep 5, 2019

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

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

  20. Green card overhaul -  July 15, 2019

  21. Tariff tantrums - June 5, 2019

  22. Green Card Blues - May 21, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  33. Hubris of global summits - Dec 05, 2018

  34. A nation divided - Nov 07, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

  41. Why rename cities? - May 28, 2018

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

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

  44. Buy Green Card fast - April 11, 2018

  45. Deadline Raj - March 27, 2018

  46. Us in the US - March 18, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  63. Stop transferring bank employees - Jan 11, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  72. When things fall apart - July 18, 2016

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

  74. A missed opportunity - June 15, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  88. Combating resume fraud - April 15, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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











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Rajkamal Rao's WorldView Column  
  1. A big H-1B holiday gift fails in Congress

  2. Goodbye California, and hello Texas!

  3. Jet Airways’ take off may meet too many headwinds

  4. Google Photos: Another example of bait and no switch

  5. How the likes of Rajiv Maheswaran are using data to pull out winners in sport

  6. How Trump came to lose a closely fought election

     
  7. Trump could shock the world again with a win

  8. Unplugging from social media and TV is the way to attain ‘nirvana’

  9. SPB: Artist with an iconic stature, loved as a friend by millions

  10. Big Tech probably never dreamed it would get this big

  11. Covid-19: A lesson in humility for the human race

  12. At the US Open, bizarre rules topple top seeds

  13. WhatsApp for Business can be an indispensable tool

  14. What makes the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Oz special

  15. Israel-UAE diplomatic ties could forever change the Arab world

     
  16. America, thanks to identity politics, faces an identity crisis

  17. Elon Musk’s SpaceX shows how extreme science can work

  18. Do budget deficits matter any more?

  19. Indian students in the US caught in a legal battle

  20. Airline industry could be ‘covided’ for years

  21. Destroying historical monuments achieves nothing

  22. Wirecard’s case is another extreme example of corporate fraud
     
  23. For China, Galwan Valley is a lot more than a border skirmish

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

  25. Race riots rock America

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

  27. What would we do without editors? 

  28. Big Government is back

  29. US college admissions continue to become more subjective

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

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

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

  33. Life after Covid-19 may change forever

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

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

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

  37. Automation’s threat to jobs is real

  38. Indian cricket is back to its glory days

  39. Modern India would squirm at Article 51-A

  40. Activists must rethink the climate change campaign

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

  42. Is Big Tech becoming too big?

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

  44. Is Washington staring at a Civil War?

  45. Free speech is not free

  46. Trump at Howdy Modi: A rare partnership

  47. Britain and its failures

  48. The GRE reigns supreme

  49. Bonds and the inverted yield curve

  50. Why central banks are easing money supply

  51. Age is no barrier to sports excellence

  52. Is the world really ready for electric cars?

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

  54. The mess of coalition governments

  55. Indian elections are democracy’s gold standard

  56. The SAT takes sides against meritocracy

  57. Why newspapers in the West struggle to stay afloat

  58. Venezuela teeters on the brink

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

  60. New York City is slowly becoming unlivable

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

  62. Turkey’s Cold War with the US worsens

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

  64. New Zealand’s actions after Christchurch are problematic

  65. A corruption scandal shakes American college admissions

  66. Brexit and the Irish backstop

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

  68. The end of a glorious run for the A380

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

  70. Citizenship is up for sale

  71. More American colleges go test-optional

  72. The EU’s problems seem to never end

  73. The abject failure that is General Motors

  74. The key is to keep the customer happy

  75. Social media use increases depression and loneliness

  76. How to write a winning statement of purpose

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

  78. Viewing the world from a Piper

  79. Why is the world moving away from globalisation?

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

  81. Illegal migration is tearing nations apart

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

  83. Job searches are still stuck in the 1990s

  84. The Trump economy has many safeguards

  85. Studying abroad is now more business and less education

  86. Turkey’s hopeless economic war with the US

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

  88. Is a technical degree needed for IT excellence?

  89. WhatsApp’s architecture is creating headaches for Facebook

  90. Europe is on the brink

  91. Too many experts, insufficient rewards

  92. Why Nadal and Federer continue their domination

  93. Look before you post on social media

  94. Why is the rupee falling?

  95. The US made history in Israel

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

  97. When top institutions misuse their brands to make money

  98. Indian cities should exploit the municipal bond market

  99. When Indian Americans’ success hurts

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

  101. West Asia is more volatile than ever

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

  103. India’s jobs crisis is serious

  104. Will public shootings in America ever end?

  105. Turmoil in the media industry is getting worse

  106. Indian websites must become more user-friendly

  107. Upwork, another matchmaker website, shows promise

  108. US immigration policy is a mess 

  109. Shortlist, perform, win!

  110. Want faster economic growth? Loosen regulations

  111. Lessons from a mountaineer

  112. India had a strong, but mixed 2017

  113. 2017 was full of surprises

  114. Mr Carr, IT does matter after all

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

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

  117. Using social media to demystify classical music

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

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

  120. Mobile applications are becoming more indispensable

  121. Closing India’s energy deficit

  122. Government schemes to create jobs may fall short

  123. India’s corporate scene is increasingly becoming Darwinian

  124. The Fed begins to correct its balance sheet

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

  126. The Equifax breach is a warning to UIDAI

  127. How important are corporate leaders?

  128. Revelations about world languages

  129. Federer and Nadal return to dominate tennis

  130. Why Google was wrong to fire Damore

  131. Indians’ love affair with Texas

  132. Is LinkedIn’s utility waning?

  133. Protecting jobs through licensing

  134. The dumbing down of our minds

  135. Oil continues to be a boon for the Centre

  136. Is the government becoming too addicted to Aadhaar?

  137. What a dramatic fall for Snapdeal

  138. Cricket and its failings

  139. Dangers of reckless online behaviour

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

  141. At what price point will people act?

  142. The DIY-types are impacting the global economy

  143. How RPAs take away BPO jobs

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

  145. Are banks overusing password rules?

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

  147. The resurgence of Federer and Nadal is a treat

  148. The paradoxical job growth crisis

  149. China could lead the world in heavy industry

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

  151. Highway billboards are great marketing devices

  152. India unlikely to suffer from a Russia hack

  153. When privacy protection policies hurt customer service

  154. GoFundMe is a boon for people in distress

  155. The tragedy of our big cities

  156. The money-making insurance industry

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

  158. Fine wine and the Australian Open

  159. The sheer domination of ME3 airlines

  160. Understanding Obama’s legacy

  161. Technological advances threaten existing companies too

  162. Investing in Solar Bharat Abhiyan!

  163. There’s value in going back in time

  164. China’s new strategy: sell direct

  165. Technological advances directly threaten jobs

  166. Large Whatsapp groups hurt more than help

  167. When all airlines behave like no-frills carriers

  168. Consumer collusion is a great free-market leveller

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

  170. A guide to understanding the US election

  171. The epidemic of self-written recommendation letters

  172. When corrupt governments restrict competition

  173. Going the extra mile, successfully

  174. Are we ready to embrace surge pricing?

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

  176. Why do we still permit age discrimination?

  177. Tech advances are greatly improving lives

  178. The darker side of social media

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

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

  181. Employers, think twice before you rescind offers! 

  182. Pokémon Go highlights video game addiction like nothing else

  183. Duplicate Olympic spirit? Easier said than done!

  184. GST may become a nightmare to implement and maintain

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

  186. Automation’s impact on us is huge

  187. Broadcast neutrality — the next battle?

  188. It’s time we retired the OTP

  189. Why the Brexit vote was not a surprise

  190. Brexit vote is crucial for other reasons too

  191. Ban commission-based student recruiting

  192. India’s GDP could double in 8 years

  193. How companies and government exploit consumers

  194. Why do companies cheat?

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

  196. Apps teach us World Geography better than any textbook

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

  198. Is the end of the website era near?

  199. Taming the tax havens

  200. Trouble on the high seas

  201. Political correctness going too far?

  202. Our compulsive addiction to testing

  203. Online education makes a MOOC point

  204. Need of the hour: bankruptcy laws

  205. Indian socialism continues to trump capitalism

  206. Customer service is still the best differentiator

  207. Call the NFIR’s bluff

  208. What is happening to the global economy?

  209. Innovation is key to India’s future

  210. All is not well with Heathrow

  211. Place names do matter

  212. The bottom is falling for the telecom sector

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

  214. The changing face of engineering education

  215. Why oil has been a boon to the government

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

  217. Paris climate accord is all hot air

  218. Manufacturing for India’s military holds great opportunity

  219. The brain drain problem is getting worse

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

  221. Banking on student loans

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

  223. Acing that application essay

  224. Where customer is not king

  225. The sharing economy extends to mini-truck moving

  226. Lessons from the Volkswagen debacle

  227. Is it time to rethink tax strategies?

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

  229. Innovation in the media industry has been highly disruptive

  230. Is too much money tainting tennis?

  231. The Internet of Things could dramatically change our lives

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

  233. Net neutrality is a bad idea

  234. Why Western-sounding brand names work with buyers

  235. We’re doing nothing to address gridlock

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

  237. India's online retail markets are near perfect

  238. How West Asian airlines leverage Moore’s Law

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

  240. How about a career in consulting?

  241. Manufacturing returns to the US

  242. What Federer and Nadal teach us all

  243. Why learning English is overrated

  244. How to do Europe on your own

  245. 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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