Crippled Consumer, Paralyzed Citizen

Riffs, Rants and Raves

My little steps towards managing trash

Yes, it’s been a long time since I posted! Yesterday, a friend asked me to share with her a list of all the green things I’ve adopted, so she can … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Big win for Good Samaritans who help accident victims!

The Government of India has issued the guidelines that protect Good Samaritans from legal and procedural hassles. You can find them here: This is a big win for all … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Who will guard the guardians?

Originally posted on V. Ramani's blog:
Let me tell you a true story. The protagonist and the locale do not matter; this happens to the poor every day in…

June 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

My NEW Samsung microwave leaks radiation!

I got it from Amazon about 10 days ago. First of all, I was disappointed with the tacky alignment of the door in relation to the control panel. See pictures … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Values to Cherish

Originally posted on What's the point?:
“Garage ka chaabi de jara” said my brother (Give me the keys to the garage). He normally does not keep anything there, so…

September 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Loyalty points: lapses in communication

Good news travels slowly; bad news has wings. All these days, I desisted from writing about my once-positive experience with my print shop — for good reason: I did not … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Purchasing land in Bangalore: lessons learnt

As a consumer, when you decide to buy a product or service, if you check around at three or more places, you begin to get wiser. And that’s precisely what … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

ICICI credit card recovery agents wake up after over 3 years

My dad held an ICICI credit card from around 2006 to 2012. Initially, the card number was xxxx. Later, around 2010, they brought in some enhancements so they replaced it … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

About my 377 friends

Enough has been said about the Indian Supreme Court’s (in)famous ruling—that’s not what I’m going to bother talking about. I am writing to share my own views of homosexuality a … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

How to piss off a customer

Three weeks ago, I went to the Costa Coffee outlet. My post on their Facebook timeline explains what transpired: “TERRIBLE! I went to Costa’s on Church Street (Bangalore) yesterday. I … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

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