Saritha Rai is a contributing editor based in Bangalore. She was formerly the business writer in India for The New York Times, and before that the tech writer in South Asia for TIME Asia. She is currently a contributing editor at Forbes Asia, writes an India blog on Forbes.com, a monthly column for CBS Interactive on India’s tech industry, and a column on social change in India for NYTimes.com. Rai has a degree in journalism from Bangalore University and was a Knight Fellow at Stanford University.
Weighed down by internal bickering, the Congress will find it tough to meet the BJP’s challenge in Karnataka.
India needs to create the bandwidth to absorb the best of the returnees.
Citizen groups are chipping away at Bangalore’s urban chaos, one street corner at a time.
Banking paraphernalia required for this ‘micro ATM’: a smart phone, a small biometric fingerprint reader and a tiny printer.
Philanthropy for medical research in India has been insignificant — until now.
Nilekani’s efforts to convince the NDA of Aadhaar’s benefits appear to have paid off.
Bangalore police is trying not to let its lack of numbers show.
For now, India’s startup ecosystem is miles behind global hotspots such as Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv and Beijing.
Technology-based solutions can help sort out urban challenges like waste management, water disposal
Vishal Sikka may just provide the shake-up Infosys needs as it seeks to climb to its former position.
Trash management is reaching a critical point in Bangalore.
Parents come in at Nimhans centre in Bangalore saying teens showing academic decline or withdrawing from family.
Parents seeking treatment for their teenagers’ compulsive dependence on social networks, texting and mobile games.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah needs to focus on urban infrastructure and growth.
A new study on the Dal Lake could point the way in dealing with ecological challenges
The low turnout, despite the striking array of candidates, reveals a disengaged electorate.
86 at last count, helipads atop buildings are hosting dinners till they receive the all-clear.
A private engineering college on India’s southwest coast has suddenly come into the limelight.
Rohini says her husband has the support of not just core Congress workers but others too. “
The Sunday Express follows high-tech campaigns as tech billionaires wade into the rough and tumble of politics.
The actual fundraiser is the brainchild of a Bangalore-based group, Well Wishers of Aam Aadmi Party.
The former Infosys CEO is remodelling himself as a son of the middle class.
There are signs that large companies are beginning to see the need for gender diversity
The party is yet to collate the number of applicants seeking a ticket for the Lok Sabha elections.
Assigning an Aadhaar number to 1.2 billion Indians may turn out to be the smaller challenge