India’s monumental failure: Demonetisation

Demonetisation per se, as per recent economic statistics, has turned out to be a regressive step. As most of the observers seem to agree, it was a failure in relative to the costs it imposed on the country and its people. The whataboutery of the government as to what this regressive step might manage to achieve in the future remains a distinct possibility, something that … Continue reading India’s monumental failure: Demonetisation

Does Gandhi have a caste?

Recently, in a political discourse, a high-end political entity called Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi alias Mahatma Gandhi inter alia Bapu, as a chatur baniya. Although highly uncalled for, this ragged statement was highly prerogative. But if not taken in its literal sense, was it wrong? “In March 1922”, as quoted by Ramchandra Guha- “Gandhi was arrested on charges of sedition. When he was produced in the … Continue reading Does Gandhi have a caste?

What Led India and Japan Closer?

Two decades ago Japan was in open condemnation of Indian nuclear program which was inclusive of its desire for a collective international economic imposition on India. Howsoever, today the world saw India and Japan cooperating to facilitate the establishment of a high-speed bullet train line between Mumbai to Ahmedabad, the foundation of which has been laid down. So what led to such extensive cooperation between … Continue reading What Led India and Japan Closer?

The difference between a cashless economy and a cashless- enabled economy

In the month of November 2016, the demonetization of Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 currency notes in India led common men through troubled times. In the wake of opposition and rising voices of dissent, the government changed its stance from citing black money as a reason to aiming for a cashless society. But the vision’ of people effortlessly swiping away on their smartphones to make … Continue reading The difference between a cashless economy and a cashless- enabled economy

Why Congress boycotting Parliament is a disservice?

Throw the bathwater out, not the baby! The decision of the Indian National Congress to boycott the parliament and Bharatiya Janta Party, consisting of the Prime Minister (“PM”) this budget session, over a derogatory remark made against the former P.M. Dr. Manmohan Singh (“Singh”) draws attention towards its depleted arsenal and its hollow sounds of making. The issue involved the present P.M. Mr. Narendra Modi … Continue reading Why Congress boycotting Parliament is a disservice?