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...

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...

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...

Unqualified people in “not proper jobs”. Great?

One of many interesting Indian traditions is creating jobs that's actually not required. "Not proper jobs". The thought behind that is as simple as it's nice: to...

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...

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,...

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...

Top diplomatic presence at NICCI meeting to promote Norwegian business in India

"We need to hear from you - to know what to do for you" This was the clear message from Mr. Eivind Homme, Norwegian ambassador to India. That...

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...