Keynesian Economics and India's Present Economic Crisis

Born in the year that Karl Marx died, John Maynard Keynes who belonged to the British Liberal tradition was the most celebrated econo...

In Economics, Policy, Sep 14, 2020

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Keynesian Economics and India's Present Economic Crisis

Born in the year that Karl Marx died, John Maynard Keynes who belonged to the British Liberal tradition was the most celebrated economist of the last century. Perhaps, he is the secon...

In Economics, Policy, Sep 14, 2020

The Folly of Anecdotal Evidence and Today's India

There are more than seven billion of us, humans. Being social and inquisitive creatures, it is natural for us to observe our surroundings and exchange information with each other. The...

In Other, Economics, Politics, Sep 11, 2020

The Narendra Modi Paradox and the Four Pandemics Afflicting India

There seems to be a clear pattern between the multiple pandemics that India is facing today and the paradox in the prime minister’s personality. Before going any further, let me state...

In Politics, Policy, Sep 03, 2020

JEE, NEET Exams Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

There are some policy issues over which the debate is driven by ideological leanings and/or the force of events that happened long back in history. Such a debate usually involves a lo...

In Policy, Aug 23, 2020

Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Learner, Leader, Legend

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In Cricket, Aug 16, 2020

Prime Minister Modi's Present Popularity is Indeed Made of Titanium

“Data is always sacred. It does not follow the whims of any ideology.”

In Politics, Aug 09, 2020

Free-market Political Parties: Another Wishlist for the Indian Democracy

About a year ago, I wrote about two agendas that I believed should be on the wishlist of Indian Democracy. These were the dilution of the parliamentary whip system and the emergence o...

In Economics, Politics, Policy, Jul 31, 2020

The Legacy of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association

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In History, Jul 25, 2020

Individualism: The Boon and the Bane of American Society

“What I feel to be good—is good. What I feel to be bad—is bad.”

In Culture, Jul 19, 2020

Indians' Unreasonable Fascination With Leaders From Highly Developed Nations

Leo Tolstoy’s iconic novel Anna Karenina has a famous line: Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Tolstoy wrote thus since happy families have ...

In Culture, Economics, InternationalAffairs, Jul 10, 2020

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