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Inflation Conundrum: In Whose Interest Are High Interest Rates?

India's battle with inflation is as old as the republic. There has been no budget that has not been concerned about it, no Five-Year Plan that didn't flag it, no election where it was not an issue and no government that hasn't struggled to tackle ... New Indian Express, 1 week ago

The New Grammar of Power: the Unipolar Sarkar

: India migrates from no government to no opposition. May 26: Narendra Modi takes oath as Prime Minister. September 3: Modi Sarkar completes 100 days. The discourse is stranded in expectations; it is about Achche Din—the pungent punctuation ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

CNN-IBN & IBN7's Report Card on Modi's 100 Days

This gamut of special programming will culminate in special shows based on a nationwide 16 city poll, conducted by Today's Chanakya which will analyze and assess the performance of PM Modi and his Government. With an expert panel comprising of top ...
 Web Newswire2 weeks ago 100 Days - Report Card  Agencyfaqs!3 weeks ago CNN-IBN & IBN's offerings to review 100 Days of Modi  Indian Television3 weeks ago CNN-IBN and IBN7 line up Report Card on PM Modi's 100 Days in office  Best Media Info3 weeks ago

India-Japan Ties and the Potential of an Unfinished Origami

Origami, the Japanese craft of folding paper into art, is about hieroglyphs, about the symbolism of figurines that convey a vision. Geopolitics isn't very different. Ties between nations are similarly born out of many pleats and folds. Indo-Japanese ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

Dial Innovation for Governance; Use MPLAD to Fund 1-800-Citizen

India is the world's largest representative democracy. But the moot question is whether the elected representatives adequately represent the interests of the people? Governance in India is in the open economy. The informal market for priced ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Planning Commission Shut Down. Good. Now Don't Invent a Mutant

India's institutions and politicians have often, for inexplicable reasons, outlived logic, legitimacy and obituaries. The Planning Commission is an eloquent illustration. High priests of the commission in the 1960s and 1970s opposed every ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Must We Persist with Governors, Nominees and Nominated Notions

On Friday, the raging debate in India's living room democracy was centred on the prolonged absence of two Rajya Sabha MPs. Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha Ganesan—both nominated members—were seen to have breached public trust and belied expectations ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
New Indian Express

It Costs to be Poor; Bank on Tech to Reinvent Inclusion

It is expensive to be poor… for individuals and for nations. Indians and India know this. Poor financial inclusion is the cause and consequence of entrenched poverty. The UPA regime chanted the mantra of inclusive growth for a decade. But the ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Gross Domestic Product of Lowest Common Denominators

Imagine there's no heaven, it's easy if you try; No hell below us, above us only sky; Imagine all the people, living for today... Imagine John Lennon Imagine. Imagine being elected with margins of lakh-plus votes, being part of pre-poll ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
New Indian Express

The Lingering Lunacy, Leftover Logic and Lipstick Politics

Are you being represented? There is nothing like watching the Parliament in session for a reality check. Tune into the debates—or sloganeering, if you please. The lingering lunacy of leftover ideas and logic, the attempts to air kiss every passing ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago
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