Why am I a Socialist?

By Mrunal Mathuria We often discard socialism as a failed concept without understanding its basic modus operandi, but let’s, for a moment, forget about the rest of the world and ask ourselves, about the success of capitalism in India itself apart from its quite evident failures in the whole of Continue Reading

Have Acche Din Arrived? Part 12

Have Acche Din Arrived? Part 12: Summary and Conclusions By Seshadri Kumar One of the important reasons for doing this exhaustive (and exhausting!), data-driven study of the economy is that one metric does not capture what is happening in the Indian economy, especially today. There has been too much focus Continue Reading

BJP Manifesto 2019: Another Compilation of Blatant Lies by Modi Sarkar

By Darshan Mondkar So BJP has finally released its 2019 election manifesto. Here are the 10 highlights of the manifesto as reported by NDTV and let me tell you how bogus these claims are: 1. For strengthening armed forces purchase of outstanding defence equipment will be fast tracked. – The Continue Reading

Modi Government & Women Welfare

Modi Government & Women Welfare “Bahut hua naari pe waar, ab ki baar Modi sarkaar” was one of the theme on which Modi got elected to power. Lets take a look at how Modi govt fared on its promises of welfare of women:- 1: Kishori Shakti Yojana During 2006-07, there Continue Reading

Have Acche Din Arrived? Part 10

Have Acche Din Arrived? Part 10: Government Expenditures, Revenues, and the Fiscal Deficit By Seshadri Kumar One of the achievements the Modi Sarkar is proudest of is the reduction of the Fiscal Deficit to 3.7% of GDP. What is this achievement? Does this herald good times for India? First, let Continue Reading

Have Acche Din Arrived? Part 9

Have Acche Din Arrived? Part 9: Education, Science, and Technology By Sheshadri Kumar Education is the basis of the growth of any nation. Power, steel, and coal may be what we need for building things, but without educated minds the steel might just as well rust through disuse. The world Continue Reading

Have Acche Din Arrived? Part 8

Have Acche Din Arrived? Part 8: Roads, Railways, and Container Port Traffic By Seshadri Kumar There are many measures of infrastructure generation. But two important measures that very significantly affect the future of a nation are roads and railways – the transporation network. Delays in transportation are one of the Continue Reading