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Category Archives: Hall of shame

Corruption in Public Sector Units (PSU)

Example of corruption by PSU while doing ‘legal’ thing:

Socialism brought into existence industries owned by Govt. Some of these are monopolies of sort and are also in profit. The companies which are in profit are given a lot of autonomy by Government and in India such Companies are called and given a status called ‘Navratnas’ or one of the nine jewels. One such jewel under Ministry of Railway called up our office to seek legal opinion in respect of a matter which was patently wrong.

This is the reply given by us to them:

Dear Sir,

We have strict policy of not to be part of any corrupt practice. Opinion shopping is one such corrupt practice. Though we do not imply any corruption on your part at all.

Some PSU officials resort to seeking opinions from a number of lawyers but use one opinion which favours their cause. Since they can’t keep other contrary opinions on record, others are destroyed. And the lawyer who gave favourable opinion gets paid.

Accordingly to discourage this corrupt practice we have as a policy insist on upfront payment so that the opinion given be us remains on record.

In the year 2012 your predecessor took an opinion and was not happy with it. Hence our bill is still unpaid. We were not given any reason for non payment. Emails ignored and phone call refused as busy.

If you desire details of that transactions can be made available.

Under these circumstances we insist advance payment and can not render opinion without an advance payment.

We regret if it caused you any inconvenience.

Regards

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Facing terrorism called Islamic Jihad.

Supremacist conflict or paranoia.

Death to kafir is the massage to every single person who does not follow Islam is in “kufr” or ” Sin”. Those folloing Islam are superior people if not race. Democratically elected Govt. cannot determine what is right or wrong. The correct word in Persian is Halal & Haram which can only be deterrmined by Allah. The last sentence is a near reproduction of the words used by ISIS or Daesh* commander in an interview. Thus the only option for non-Islamic people or not following correct version of Islam is but to convert to Wahabi-Sunni-Islam or die.

Are all the above expressions exaggerated.?

Is it a paranoid version of a Non-Islamic person?

Unfortunately the above stanza is buildup with the word spoken, written, conveyed or preached by Terrorists, Leaders and Preachers. Continue reading


Kejri effect and it’s spreading tentacles.

What is Kejri effect?

Kejri effect is a new addition to vocabulary of Indian English. Kejri effect means reckless lies in shape of false promises which the promissory is neither in position to fulfill nor has the intention to do. so. It is an inducement to sway the decision in favour of Promisor who shall be called ‘Kejri‘ for the sake of brevity.

Selecting a lawyer.

A friend called up last Sunday. His problem was that he was an educated person who had a case pending in a distant High Court and that he had a good case on merits as well as law. Case was continuing for over a decade and inspite of changing several lawyers there was no conclusion. As we discussed the friend confessed that it appears that he has been duped by lawyers in the past who promised like Kejri but simply could not deliver at all. This problem made me realize that we have new word in our thesaurus. Just to be through let me share the advice I gave to the friend. My advice to him was. Continue reading


Crocodile tears for Yakub Memon for publicity. 

Bad choices are sometimes more than mere mistakes.

Yakub Memon was hanged yesterday, 30th July 2015. He was found guilty of conspiracy of terrorist bomb attack killing 257 people and injuring over 700 people in Bombay in 1993.  His second petition to Supreme Court was dismissed during the day. However certain legal and political intelligentsia decided that it would be in ‘public interest’ to challenge the hanging of Yakub. This public interest petition was heard during the night by Supreme Court and rejected at 3.00AM on 30th July 2015. First a little background about public interest litigation.

Public interest litigation. 

Public interest litigation in India is similar to Class action suits in USA except that in India only High Court and Supreme Court have exercised it in writ jurisdiction.

A litigation can only be started by a person aggrieved. That is the law. If a cause of action is personal i.e. not relating to estate, it dies with claimant/plaintiff/petitioner. Public Interest Litigation is an exception in which a person can approach the court to seek redress on behalf of another person or class of persons if such person(s) are underprivileged or in disability.

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ebay.com what a waste of time?

ebay.com is run by computers and robot like humans!

A short review of ebay.com:

I opted to purchase something on ebay.com and checked out as guest. I was asked all the details and in the end I had to enter confirmation code sent on my mobile phone. For 30 minutes, I did not receive SMS, I tried – it. Yet no response. I left the page. After a while I tried to register afresh but it would say, invalid email At this point I sought help from their chat. This is the waste of time but it is hilarious. If you know anything about computers, You will ROFL, at the solution and would wonder how ignorant can be the employees of such big corporations like ebay.com. And I wonder if success now need only one talent, attract people in herds. Few fools would always pay.

Bottom line is: Can you trust ebay.com with money when it offers no help on a minor issue of registration??

eBay_Guest
Hello!
Bhagyashree J.
Thank you for contacting eBay Live Help. My name is Bhagyashree, How may I assist you today?
eBay_Guest
I have completed registration but I am not receiving the confirmation code to my mobile. Tried resending several times.
Bhagyashree J.
Oh, so sorry to hear that.
eBay_Guest
Can you proceed by sending code on email?
eBay_Guest