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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. Biden’s travel ban on India beggars belief - May 6, 2021

  2. Biden’s left turn...And why the Indian disapora is irked - Apr 8, 2021

  3. Building bipartisan support - Pressure mounts to implement Trump’s H1-B plan - Mar 9, 2021

  4. Trump isn’t likely to lie low post exit - Jan 8, 2021

  5. Why banks should retire phone-based OTPs
     
  6. How Democrats trumped Republicans

  7. United States of Hypocrisy - Oct 22, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  21. A Brain Drain Tax - Sep 5, 2019

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

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

  24. Green card overhaul -  July 15, 2019

  25. Tariff tantrums - June 5, 2019

  26. Green Card Blues - May 21, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  37. Hubris of global summits - Dec 05, 2018

  38. A nation divided - Nov 07, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

  45. Why rename cities? - May 28, 2018

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

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

  48. Buy Green Card fast - April 11, 2018

  49. Deadline Raj - March 27, 2018

  50. Us in the US - March 18, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  67. Stop transferring bank employees - Jan 11, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  76. When things fall apart - July 18, 2016

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

  78. A missed opportunity - June 15, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  92. Combating resume fraud - April 15, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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











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Rajkamal Rao's WorldView Column  
  1. Alexei Navalny, Putin’s greatest foe, and the West's favourite Russian

  2. A new way to shop in the US: Kiosks

  3. Why the US still remains the go-to place for an MS/MBA degree

  4. Is Taiwan the world's latest flashpoint for war?

  5. How streaming transformed content creation

  6. Once-in-a-century winter storm cripples Texas

  7. GameStop aside, short selling is essential to markets

  8. The world's changing alliances are head-scratching

  9. China offers a fix for battery charging in electric vehicles

  10. Starting an online small business is so much easier today

  11. Goodbye and good riddance, 2020!


     
  12. A big H-1B holiday gift fails in Congress

  13. Goodbye California, and hello Texas!

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

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

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

  17. How Trump came to lose a closely fought election

     
  18. Trump could shock the world again with a win

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

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

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

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

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

  24. WhatsApp for Business can be an indispensable tool

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

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

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

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

  29. Do budget deficits matter any more?

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

  31. Airline industry could be ‘covided’ for years

  32. Destroying historical monuments achieves nothing

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

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

  36. Race riots rock America

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

  38. What would we do without editors? 

  39. Big Government is back

  40. US college admissions continue to become more subjective

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

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

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

  44. Life after Covid-19 may change forever

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

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

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

  48. Automation’s threat to jobs is real

  49. Indian cricket is back to its glory days

  50. Modern India would squirm at Article 51-A

  51. Activists must rethink the climate change campaign

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

  53. Is Big Tech becoming too big?

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

  55. Is Washington staring at a Civil War?

  56. Free speech is not free

  57. Trump at Howdy Modi: A rare partnership

  58. Britain and its failures

  59. The GRE reigns supreme

  60. Bonds and the inverted yield curve

  61. Why central banks are easing money supply

  62. Age is no barrier to sports excellence

  63. Is the world really ready for electric cars?

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

  65. The mess of coalition governments

  66. Indian elections are democracy’s gold standard

  67. The SAT takes sides against meritocracy

  68. Why newspapers in the West struggle to stay afloat

  69. Venezuela teeters on the brink

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

  71. New York City is slowly becoming unlivable

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

  73. Turkey’s Cold War with the US worsens

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

  75. New Zealand’s actions after Christchurch are problematic

  76. A corruption scandal shakes American college admissions

  77. Brexit and the Irish backstop

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

  79. The end of a glorious run for the A380

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

  81. Citizenship is up for sale

  82. More American colleges go test-optional

  83. The EU’s problems seem to never end

  84. The abject failure that is General Motors

  85. The key is to keep the customer happy

  86. Social media use increases depression and loneliness

  87. How to write a winning statement of purpose

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

  89. Viewing the world from a Piper

  90. Why is the world moving away from globalisation?

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

  92. Illegal migration is tearing nations apart

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

  94. Job searches are still stuck in the 1990s

  95. The Trump economy has many safeguards

  96. Studying abroad is now more business and less education

  97. Turkey’s hopeless economic war with the US

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

  99. Is a technical degree needed for IT excellence?

  100. WhatsApp’s architecture is creating headaches for Facebook

  101. Europe is on the brink

  102. Too many experts, insufficient rewards

  103. Why Nadal and Federer continue their domination

  104. Look before you post on social media

  105. Why is the rupee falling?

  106. The US made history in Israel

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

  108. When top institutions misuse their brands to make money

  109. Indian cities should exploit the municipal bond market

  110. When Indian Americans’ success hurts

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

  112. West Asia is more volatile than ever

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

  114. India’s jobs crisis is serious

  115. Will public shootings in America ever end?

  116. Turmoil in the media industry is getting worse

  117. Indian websites must become more user-friendly

  118. Upwork, another matchmaker website, shows promise

  119. US immigration policy is a mess 

  120. Shortlist, perform, win!

  121. Want faster economic growth? Loosen regulations

  122. Lessons from a mountaineer

  123. India had a strong, but mixed 2017

  124. 2017 was full of surprises

  125. Mr Carr, IT does matter after all

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

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

  128. Using social media to demystify classical music

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

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

  131. Mobile applications are becoming more indispensable

  132. Closing India’s energy deficit

  133. Government schemes to create jobs may fall short

  134. India’s corporate scene is increasingly becoming Darwinian

  135. The Fed begins to correct its balance sheet

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

  137. The Equifax breach is a warning to UIDAI

  138. How important are corporate leaders?

  139. Revelations about world languages

  140. Federer and Nadal return to dominate tennis

  141. Why Google was wrong to fire Damore

  142. Indians’ love affair with Texas

  143. Is LinkedIn’s utility waning?

  144. Protecting jobs through licensing

  145. The dumbing down of our minds

  146. Oil continues to be a boon for the Centre

  147. Is the government becoming too addicted to Aadhaar?

  148. What a dramatic fall for Snapdeal

  149. Cricket and its failings

  150. Dangers of reckless online behaviour

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

  152. At what price point will people act?

  153. The DIY-types are impacting the global economy

  154. How RPAs take away BPO jobs

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

  156. Are banks overusing password rules?

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

  158. The resurgence of Federer and Nadal is a treat

  159. The paradoxical job growth crisis

  160. China could lead the world in heavy industry

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

  162. Highway billboards are great marketing devices

  163. India unlikely to suffer from a Russia hack

  164. When privacy protection policies hurt customer service

  165. GoFundMe is a boon for people in distress

  166. The tragedy of our big cities

  167. The money-making insurance industry

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

  169. Fine wine and the Australian Open

  170. The sheer domination of ME3 airlines

  171. Understanding Obama’s legacy

  172. Technological advances threaten existing companies too

  173. Investing in Solar Bharat Abhiyan!

  174. There’s value in going back in time

  175. China’s new strategy: sell direct

  176. Technological advances directly threaten jobs

  177. Large Whatsapp groups hurt more than help

  178. When all airlines behave like no-frills carriers

  179. Consumer collusion is a great free-market leveller

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

  181. A guide to understanding the US election

  182. The epidemic of self-written recommendation letters

  183. When corrupt governments restrict competition

  184. Going the extra mile, successfully

  185. Are we ready to embrace surge pricing?

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

  187. Why do we still permit age discrimination?

  188. Tech advances are greatly improving lives

  189. The darker side of social media

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

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

  192. Employers, think twice before you rescind offers! 

  193. Pokémon Go highlights video game addiction like nothing else

  194. Duplicate Olympic spirit? Easier said than done!

  195. GST may become a nightmare to implement and maintain

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

  197. Automation’s impact on us is huge

  198. Broadcast neutrality — the next battle?

  199. It’s time we retired the OTP

  200. Why the Brexit vote was not a surprise

  201. Brexit vote is crucial for other reasons too

  202. Ban commission-based student recruiting

  203. India’s GDP could double in 8 years

  204. How companies and government exploit consumers

  205. Why do companies cheat?

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

  207. Apps teach us World Geography better than any textbook

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

  209. Is the end of the website era near?

  210. Taming the tax havens

  211. Trouble on the high seas

  212. Political correctness going too far?

  213. Our compulsive addiction to testing

  214. Online education makes a MOOC point

  215. Need of the hour: bankruptcy laws

  216. Indian socialism continues to trump capitalism

  217. Customer service is still the best differentiator

  218. Call the NFIR’s bluff

  219. What is happening to the global economy?

  220. Innovation is key to India’s future

  221. All is not well with Heathrow

  222. Place names do matter

  223. The bottom is falling for the telecom sector

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

  225. The changing face of engineering education

  226. Why oil has been a boon to the government

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

  228. Paris climate accord is all hot air

  229. Manufacturing for India’s military holds great opportunity

  230. The brain drain problem is getting worse

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

  232. Banking on student loans

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

  234. Acing that application essay

  235. Where customer is not king

  236. The sharing economy extends to mini-truck moving

  237. Lessons from the Volkswagen debacle

  238. Is it time to rethink tax strategies?

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

  240. Innovation in the media industry has been highly disruptive

  241. Is too much money tainting tennis?

  242. The Internet of Things could dramatically change our lives

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

  244. Net neutrality is a bad idea

  245. Why Western-sounding brand names work with buyers

  246. We’re doing nothing to address gridlock

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

  248. India's online retail markets are near perfect

  249. How West Asian airlines leverage Moore’s Law

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

  251. How about a career in consulting?

  252. Manufacturing returns to the US

  253. What Federer and Nadal teach us all

  254. Why learning English is overrated

  255. How to do Europe on your own

  256. 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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