Happy Independence Day!

“At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” -Jawaharlal Nehru With these words spoken by Jawaharlal Nehru 70 years ago on 15th August 1947; the nation state which we call our homeland, India came into existence. From the tyrannical and despotic two century rule of … More Happy Independence Day!

National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog)

Arvind Panagariya stepped down as the Vice Chairman of the Indian Government’s think tank body, National Institution for Transforming India or the NITI Aayog. This marks the exit of a second policy maker in two years, the first one being Raghuram Rajan; who was the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Let us see … More National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog)

Right to Privacy

“People are very reluctant to talk about their private lives, but then you go to the internet and they’re much more open” – Paulo Coelho The internet is possibly the greatest invention mankind has seen in almost five decades. It has made our vast and diverse planet into a ‘global village.’ It has made our lives … More Right to Privacy

One Belt, One Road

The infamous Silk Route, which extended all the way from China to the Mediterranean Sea was a crucial part of the economy of the ancient world. It was called the ‘Silk Route’ because the trade route was setup mainly for the purpose of meeting the demands of Chinese Silk in Europe. It was travelled upon … More One Belt, One Road

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir, perhaps the biggest black dot on India’s foreign and domestic affairs. The violence in Kashmir seems to be at an all time high; but why is it so? Why is Jammu & Kashmir (Henceforth referred to as J&K) in such a situation? Why isn’t it like any other state of India? Let … More Jammu & Kashmir