Category: Politics

Robert Lighthizer

Lighting up Trump’s protectionism

Will Lighthizer prove to be Trump's Protectionist in the Silver Armour?

/ January 12, 2017

Trump and India: What can we expect in the economic domain?

With massive dichotomy in public opinion, how far is it possible to predict Trump's impact on India?

/ January 10, 2017
FAARC and te government of Columbia

Columbia needs peace and stability. How does the Amnesty law help?

The Amnesty law aims appear like a dim light at the end of the tunnel to an entire nation that dallies in hope of peace and harmony.

/ January 3, 2017
Political Parties

Why demonetisation is not a war on black money

Demonetisation has brought to the foray the unfair laws, which automatically aid the process of converting black money to white through political parties.

/ January 3, 2017

Core supporters or swing voters: What matters for MNREGA fund allocation?

Do political incentives influence the allocation of funds by local politicians to their constituencies under MNREGA: India’s largest anti-poverty programme ?

/ December 31, 2016
Public Philosophy

The dilemma of public policy: Any room for philosophy?

The more pressing the issue, the easier it's drowned out. The more philosophical it is, the less importance it's given.Strange times for public philosophy?

/ December 30, 2016

Trump’s imprudence may worsen the arms race

With his careless comments on 'arms race', President-elect Donald Trump proliferates dubiety and succeeds in increasing fear in the world community.

/ December 26, 2016

The yin – yang of 2016’s politics

Life is far from binary. Every argument and discussion has more than two sides. In 2016 however, most debates were polarised and opinionated, resulting in conflict.

/ December 24, 2016
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: The nation in question

Divided, Sri Lanka could not conquer any freedom or peace that its population had been looking forward to after gaining independence from the British.

/ December 24, 2016
Trump and US-China relations

Trump’s effect on China: The tale of two superpowers

How would Donald Trump's outlook towards Asian politics and international trade policies affect China and US-China relations?

/ December 24, 2016
Trump and the One China policy

One China policy: Has Trump got Taiwan’s back?

What does the Trump administration's approach to One China policy augur for the US-China relations and Chinese foreign policy?

/ December 22, 2016
America-West Asia

Will West Asia ever be America-free?

Barack Obama had promised to bring the troops back home. Now that he's coming to the end of his Presidency, will America ever exit West-Asia?

/ December 21, 2016

US has chosen its Electoral College. Will the latter choose Trump?

The Electoral Colleges have been insignificant in the US elections until now. This time, however, they may turn the game around for 'President-elect' Trump.

/ December 20, 2016

China Pakistan Economic Corridor: A ploy by China to establish dominance

The author discusses the nexus over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that is bound to change the fate of not just two, but three nations.

/ December 16, 2016

The Government and the Muslim community: The Chief Imam speaks

In conversation with Firoz Bakht Ahmed, Imam Umer Ilyasi talks about the Prime Minister's agenda for the Muslim community, Babri Masjid conflict and ISIS.

/ December 13, 2016
Trump with followers

Breaking down the cult of personality

Have post-truth leaders cracked the secret path to sweeping glory through followership?

/ December 12, 2016
Donald Trump

These are the seven things President-elect Trump needs to do

Which set of policies should be ideally adopted by the new President-elect Donald Trump in order to fix the governance of America?

/ December 11, 2016
Xi Jinping and Donald Trump

“Cooperation is the only correct choice” – Xi Jinping

After being castigated throughout the US relations, China's president attempts to relieve the tense relations with Trump.

/ December 11, 2016

Freedom of press no more, says Trump

With Donald Trump as President Elect, is it time for America to witness an all new season of seditious libel?

/ December 10, 2016

The rise of anarchist leaders across the world makes us ask: Has democracy failed?

Expanding presidential powers could pave the way for Trump's policies. But can it be for good?

/ November 27, 2016

America’s Declaration of Independence was pro-immigrant?

Trump says his economic plans echo the wishes of the founding fathers. A closer look at the Declaration of Independence shows that he is doing the exact opposite.

/ November 26, 2016

US and EU: Not democratic enough?

United States and European Union are among the least democratic assemblies. Are they going through a democracy deficit?

/ November 25, 2016

Is Clinton’s defeat really a feminist tragedy?

Hillary Clinton's defeat has often been carelessly attributed to the misogynistic outlook of American society. What factors actually landed her there?

/ November 23, 2016

And the markets get “Trump-ed”

How are the markets reacting to President-elect Donald J. Trump? Is the self proclaimed saviour of the economy trusted by the markets?

/ November 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has always been body shamed. Suprisingly, it is the feminists who do so

Politicians are renowned for engaging in dirty wars. What is noteworthy is that a lot of it is being done by women – feminists mostly.

/ November 19, 2016

Three take-aways from Trump’s epic win, and a fourth as a bonus to EU

Key lessons which can be drawn from Donald Trump's playbook that helped him conquer the masses and win the presidential campaign.

/ November 18, 2016
Donald Trump's reality show, 'The Apprentice'

From ‘The Apprentice’ to Mr. President – Trump’s big leap

How did Donald Trump's reality show did the groundwork of his presidential campaign?

/ November 18, 2016

Trump and the triumph that wasn’t meant to be

The controversial and unexpected election of Donald Trump as the President of the United states may be either a vote for growth and prosperity, or for global doom.

/ November 18, 2016

This is why America voted for Trump after all

Politics and political ideological beliefs are changing. People don't want the sweet, smooth talking politician anymore. They want the 'truth'.

/ November 17, 2016
Modi and Trump

Does Trump still view India as a ‘job-stealer’?

With Donald Trump becoming the newly elected President of the United States , will the US-India ties strengthen or weaken?

/ November 11, 2016