Holy cow, Varanasi really is Raw-India

If an India-overdose is what you are looking for - then head for one of the oldest, holiest, dirtiest, strangest and most exotic cities in the world;...
17th May reception Norwegian Embassy India

Cinematic celebration at the Norwegian Embassy in Delhi

Reception at the Embassy on the evening of 17th of May. Guests were entertained by scenes from several Indian blockbusters recently shot in Norway. See the photos from...

India’s independence and the violent India-Pakistan partition

Today 15th of August  is India's Independence day. So, its time to learn more about it. Don't worry. As usual I will give you the short version,...

Do’s and don’ts on business travel to India

Handshake when meeting people? Should I discuss religion and politics? How should I dress? What to do if I am invited home to someone? Should I offer...

Do you actually speak English?

If the conversation with someone is leading absolutely nowhere, it's tempting to pop the question "do you actually speak english?".  Let's look at some of the answers... I...

Diwali – ohhhh well …it’s kind of like our Christmas

Every year when I expect it the least, someone in India tell me that "next week is Diwali". That means I have to warn our clients and...

The India lion is attacking

  The new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a lot of promises to live up to. Hundreds of millions that helped putting him where he is,  expect...

The simple formula to India success

  Are you eager to introduce your products or services to the billion people market India? Let me introduce you to criteria number one for India success.   You just...

Political revolution in Gandhi-land?

"Enough is enough" says Dr. Manmohan Singh, after 10 years as the Indian Prime Minister. The obvious plan of leaving the door open for the crown prince...

Never expect a “NO” in India

When in India, you can't avoid getting into a situation where you think “why didn’t he just answer; no?” or “why didn’t she just tell me it...