What’s In Store? The 2014 Picture

By | 2014-03-23T19:07:36+00:00 January 26th, 2014|Categories: Elections, Lok Sabha 2014, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A year can be almost an eternity in a country like India. Last December, there was a sense of doom and gloom around us. Angry citizens had taken to the streets in protest against the gang rape of the Delhi brave-heart and the issue of women safety and security;

The Clash of Democracy and Capitalism

By | 2013-09-27T17:17:13+00:00 September 27th, 2013|Categories: Business, Economics, Government, Politics, UPA, Youth|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The domestic origins of India's economic problems lie in that clash. Over the last few months, India has been going through an experience, namely a clash between democracy and capitalism. Most wealthy democracies have had this experience at a certain stage of development, and one might even argue that the clash has not yet fully

Truly Democratic?

By | 2013-09-26T18:53:55+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Categories: BJP, Congress, Government, Narendra Modi, Other Parties, People Power, Political Parties, Politics, Uncategorized, UPA, Youth|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

World's largest democracy? Yes, surely. But the World's largest successful democracy? Maybe not.In a country where the approval rating of the incumbent Prime Minister is below 10% (Ouch), at the heart of all problems lies the politics of the country. We opted for democracy as our political system. But I have been wondering for quite