How to claim COVID-19 ex gratia in Hyderabad, Telangana

While Supreme Court is asking why only a few have claimed the compensation, there is absolutely no information available online on any of the government run web portals. From a family member I heard that the application can be submitted at a Meeseva, I tried to find the same online but again in vain. Proper information or a specific page […]


The Story of Customer Support at Bounce Share

This is a rant story about two incidents that happened to me with the Bounce Share, the self-drive bike rental service currently available in Bangalore, Hyderabad and a few other cities. I wouldn’t have probably written this at all, if the customer service was this bad. I was a regular customer of Bounce until the following incidents happened. Read on. […]


[How To] Use Real-time Air Quality API from data.gov.in

data.gov.in is an Open Data platform which has many datasets and APIs from the Government of India. One of them is the Realtime Air Quality Index API which gives values from different monitoring stations across India. The pollutants monitored are Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2), Particulate Matter (PM10 and PM2.5), Carbon Monoxide (CO), Ozone(O3), etc. I’ve played around with […]