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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  13. A Brain Drain Tax - Sep 5, 2019

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

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

  16. Green card overhaul -  July 15, 2019

  17. Tariff tantrums - June 5, 2019

  18. Green Card Blues - May 21, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  29. Hubris of global summits - Dec 05, 2018

  30. A nation divided - Nov 07, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

  37. Why rename cities? - May 28, 2018

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

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

  40. Buy Green Card fast - April 11, 2018

  41. Deadline Raj - March 27, 2018

  42. Us in the US - March 18, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  59. Stop transferring bank employees - Jan 11, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  68. When things fall apart - July 18, 2016

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

  70. A missed opportunity - June 15, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  84. Combating resume fraud - April 15, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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











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Rajkamal Rao's WorldView Column  
  1. America, thanks to identity politics, faces an identity crisis

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

  3. Do budget deficits matter any more?

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

  5. Airline industry could be ‘covided’ for years

  6. Destroying historical monuments achieves nothing

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

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

  10. Race riots rock America

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

  12. What would we do without editors? 

  13. Big Government is back

  14. US college admissions continue to become more subjective

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

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

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

  18. Life after Covid-19 may change forever

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

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

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

  22. Automation’s threat to jobs is real

  23. Indian cricket is back to its glory days

  24. Modern India would squirm at Article 51-A

  25. Activists must rethink the climate change campaign

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

  27. Is Big Tech becoming too big?

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

  29. Is Washington staring at a Civil War?

  30. Free speech is not free

  31. Trump at Howdy Modi: A rare partnership

  32. Britain and its failures

  33. The GRE reigns supreme

  34. Bonds and the inverted yield curve

  35. Why central banks are easing money supply

  36. Age is no barrier to sports excellence

  37. Is the world really ready for electric cars?

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

  39. The mess of coalition governments

  40. Indian elections are democracy’s gold standard

  41. The SAT takes sides against meritocracy

  42. Why newspapers in the West struggle to stay afloat

  43. Venezuela teeters on the brink

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

  45. New York City is slowly becoming unlivable

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

  47. Turkey’s Cold War with the US worsens

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

  49. New Zealand’s actions after Christchurch are problematic

  50. A corruption scandal shakes American college admissions

  51. Brexit and the Irish backstop

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

  53. The end of a glorious run for the A380

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

  55. Citizenship is up for sale

  56. More American colleges go test-optional

  57. The EU’s problems seem to never end

  58. The abject failure that is General Motors

  59. The key is to keep the customer happy

  60. Social media use increases depression and loneliness

  61. How to write a winning statement of purpose

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

  63. Viewing the world from a Piper

  64. Why is the world moving away from globalisation?

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

  66. Illegal migration is tearing nations apart

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

  68. Job searches are still stuck in the 1990s

  69. The Trump economy has many safeguards

  70. Studying abroad is now more business and less education

  71. Turkey’s hopeless economic war with the US

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

  73. Is a technical degree needed for IT excellence?

  74. WhatsApp’s architecture is creating headaches for Facebook

  75. Europe is on the brink

  76. Too many experts, insufficient rewards

  77. Why Nadal and Federer continue their domination

  78. Look before you post on social media

  79. Why is the rupee falling?

  80. The US made history in Israel

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

  82. When top institutions misuse their brands to make money

  83. Indian cities should exploit the municipal bond market

  84. When Indian Americans’ success hurts

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

  86. West Asia is more volatile than ever

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

  88. India’s jobs crisis is serious

  89. Will public shootings in America ever end?

  90. Turmoil in the media industry is getting worse

  91. Indian websites must become more user-friendly

  92. Upwork, another matchmaker website, shows promise

  93. US immigration policy is a mess 

  94. Shortlist, perform, win!

  95. Want faster economic growth? Loosen regulations

  96. Lessons from a mountaineer

  97. India had a strong, but mixed 2017

  98. 2017 was full of surprises

  99. Mr Carr, IT does matter after all

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

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

  102. Using social media to demystify classical music

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

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

  105. Mobile applications are becoming more indispensable

  106. Closing India’s energy deficit

  107. Government schemes to create jobs may fall short

  108. India’s corporate scene is increasingly becoming Darwinian

  109. The Fed begins to correct its balance sheet

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

  111. The Equifax breach is a warning to UIDAI

  112. How important are corporate leaders?

  113. Revelations about world languages

  114. Federer and Nadal return to dominate tennis

  115. Why Google was wrong to fire Damore

  116. Indians’ love affair with Texas

  117. Is LinkedIn’s utility waning?

  118. Protecting jobs through licensing

  119. The dumbing down of our minds

  120. Oil continues to be a boon for the Centre

  121. Is the government becoming too addicted to Aadhaar?

  122. What a dramatic fall for Snapdeal

  123. Cricket and its failings

  124. Dangers of reckless online behaviour

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

  126. At what price point will people act?

  127. The DIY-types are impacting the global economy

  128. How RPAs take away BPO jobs

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

  130. Are banks overusing password rules?

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

  132. The resurgence of Federer and Nadal is a treat

  133. The paradoxical job growth crisis

  134. China could lead the world in heavy industry

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

  136. Highway billboards are great marketing devices

  137. India unlikely to suffer from a Russia hack

  138. When privacy protection policies hurt customer service

  139. GoFundMe is a boon for people in distress

  140. The tragedy of our big cities

  141. The money-making insurance industry

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

  143. Fine wine and the Australian Open

  144. The sheer domination of ME3 airlines

  145. Understanding Obama’s legacy

  146. Technological advances threaten existing companies too

  147. Investing in Solar Bharat Abhiyan!

  148. There’s value in going back in time

  149. China’s new strategy: sell direct

  150. Technological advances directly threaten jobs

  151. Large Whatsapp groups hurt more than help

  152. When all airlines behave like no-frills carriers

  153. Consumer collusion is a great free-market leveller

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

  155. A guide to understanding the US election

  156. The epidemic of self-written recommendation letters

  157. When corrupt governments restrict competition

  158. Going the extra mile, successfully

  159. Are we ready to embrace surge pricing?

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

  161. Why do we still permit age discrimination?

  162. Tech advances are greatly improving lives

  163. The darker side of social media

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

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

  166. Employers, think twice before you rescind offers! 

  167. Pokémon Go highlights video game addiction like nothing else

  168. Duplicate Olympic spirit? Easier said than done!

  169. GST may become a nightmare to implement and maintain

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

  171. Automation’s impact on us is huge

  172. Broadcast neutrality — the next battle?

  173. It’s time we retired the OTP

  174. Why the Brexit vote was not a surprise

  175. Brexit vote is crucial for other reasons too

  176. Ban commission-based student recruiting

  177. India’s GDP could double in 8 years

  178. How companies and government exploit consumers

  179. Why do companies cheat?

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

  181. Apps teach us World Geography better than any textbook

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

  183. Is the end of the website era near?

  184. Taming the tax havens

  185. Trouble on the high seas

  186. Political correctness going too far?

  187. Our compulsive addiction to testing

  188. Online education makes a MOOC point

  189. Need of the hour: bankruptcy laws

  190. Indian socialism continues to trump capitalism

  191. Customer service is still the best differentiator

  192. Call the NFIR’s bluff

  193. What is happening to the global economy?

  194. Innovation is key to India’s future

  195. All is not well with Heathrow

  196. Place names do matter

  197. The bottom is falling for the telecom sector

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

  199. The changing face of engineering education

  200. Why oil has been a boon to the government

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

  202. Paris climate accord is all hot air

  203. Manufacturing for India’s military holds great opportunity

  204. The brain drain problem is getting worse

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

  206. Banking on student loans

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

  208. Acing that application essay

  209. Where customer is not king

  210. The sharing economy extends to mini-truck moving

  211. Lessons from the Volkswagen debacle

  212. Is it time to rethink tax strategies?

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

  214. Innovation in the media industry has been highly disruptive

  215. Is too much money tainting tennis?

  216. The Internet of Things could dramatically change our lives

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

  218. Net neutrality is a bad idea

  219. Why Western-sounding brand names work with buyers

  220. We’re doing nothing to address gridlock

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

  222. India's online retail markets are near perfect

  223. How West Asian airlines leverage Moore’s Law

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

  225. How about a career in consulting?

  226. Manufacturing returns to the US

  227. What Federer and Nadal teach us all

  228. Why learning English is overrated

  229. How to do Europe on your own

  230. 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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