This article discusses the viability of UBI and helicopter money in the Indian context.
This new kind of politics of fear that is being used by politicians will have deep detrimental effects on the society.
In April 2018, the US government decided to undertake an eligibility review for India receiving benefits under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP). Then in November 2018, the US government decided to remove 94 products from the GSP scheme. India exported 50 of those products. Now, in March, the current administration under Trump has decided … Continue reading India & US Fight Over GSP
Sanjaya Baru, in his phenomenal book, “The Accidental Prime Minister” stated that the economy that Atal Behari Vajpayee bequeathed for the next PM was the best independent India has seen. FDI was at an all time high, inflation was low and infrastructure investment was soaring. Fast forward 10 years of Manmohan Singh’s prime ministership, the … Continue reading Modi’s Inheritance & Legacy – I
United Nations was formed as an intergovernmental organisation to maintain peace and security in the world, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international co-operation. One of the bodies of the UN is United Nations Security Council (UNSC). UNSC is the most powerful body of the UN. It constitutes of the Permanent 5 (P5) members and … Continue reading Veto Power & Its Mishandling
It is a sad time for all Indians. An attack in the CRPF convoy perpetrated by an Indian Kashmiri, supported by Pakistan has managed to escalate things to a new level. PM Modi said that these terrorist organisations have made a huge mistake. Free hand has been given to the forces to act, PM Modi … Continue reading India Is Mourning
Narendra Modi became the PM in 2014. Modi’s legislative agenda has been dominated by the news of defence acquisitions, participations in war games, defence budgets, etc. As the elections are coming, the defence policy of Modi is worth giving a look at after the stale tenure of AK Antony under UPA-I and II. After independence, … Continue reading NaMo On Defence
India’s relationship with Afghanistan, as all relationships, has seen its ups and downs. Recently, it was as up as it can be, but considering the dynamics of today and how certain events will unfold, there can be a big down in the future, or as some might say even a divorce. India has two central … Continue reading Policy Afghan
In the late 1940s till 1950, the constitution was being written. It meant framing the laws that would govern the land and various aspects within it. Fast forward 66 years, something similar is happening. But this time, it is happening with the giant we call the e-commerce sector. The country has been pretty late in … Continue reading New Rules In The E-commerce Game
It all started in 1949, when Chiang Kai-Shek led a revolution against the Mao led Communist Party of China. Being defeated, Chiang Kai-Shek retreated to Taipei and declared Taipei as the capital of Republic of China (ROC). Whereas Mao Zedong was representing Peoples Republic Of China (PRC). Subsequently, both China and Taiwan laid claim to … Continue reading China’s Taiwan Affair