Here is an update to the Dr. Sasi Kumar's article India must adopt free standards. It seems that the Redmond company responded predictability. Now the author sheds some light on the so called clarification on his blog.
Microsoft has responded to my write-up about the need to adopt the Open Document Format. As may be expected, they are just trying to convince people with propaganda. Since Infochange is unwilling to publish my response to Microsoft's clarification, I have to do it hereMicrosoft Responds