I was sad to read Manish Chauhan post the experience of a retail investor defrauded by his insurance agent because this is fairly typical behavior and there are a lot of examples like this in the Indian markets. In general it is a good idea to post a comment on any one of the several good financial blogs inquiring about a financial product before you buy it, and chances are you would be saved a lot of hardship later on.
Monika Halan writes about how the average retail investor can’t buy financial products without advice. I would just add that the advice doesn’t need to be paid advice, you can take advantage of forums and comments on any blog before jumping into a decision.
Sandipan Deb on why Narendra Modi won’t build the ram mandir.
Nilanjana Roy on India’s cruel election season.
Interesting article on the challenges that Twitter faces.
Finally, I was shocked to learn that the deadliest creature on earth is the mosquito! Check out this very interesting infographic that Bill Gates posted.