On the mistakes in the recent CSO data release, see P. Raghavan in the Indian Express.
By the time 3G telephony came about, India was well into the telecom revolution. By December 2007, there were 190 3G networks in 40 countries and 154 HSDPA networks in 71 countries, but none in India. We're now finally getting on with it, and will probably be the last place in the world with 3G telephony.
And there are the failures in organising the Commonwealth Games.
It is enough to make a man worried.