Tag: Politics

perfect_society_dreams

The perfect society is ‘up there’ – or is it here on earth?

From Plato to John Rawls, the diversity of political theories that were developed leads us to question if perfect justice is a realizable dream at all.

/ January 22, 2017
Northern ireland politics

The scandal that shook the Northern Ireland politics

What do the disagreements between Northern Ireland's leading parties mean for the political future of the region?

/ January 22, 2017
UP elections

The state that matters: UP elections 2017

Battle lines have been drawn in Uttar Pradesh, as the regional heavyweights and national stalwarts face off against each other in February 2017.

/ January 22, 2017
Barack Obama

What’s next for Obama’s economic legacy? 

What kind of changes to policies and institutions does the Trump team aim to bring to the status quo?

/ January 22, 2017
twitter-people

Make Twitter ‘great’ again: Saving a platform

The once mighty social media platform - Twitter, is under serious threat of being sold out and selling out its users. How and why should we save it?

/ January 4, 2017

Americans have sent a clear message: No more sweet talking politicians

With the declaration of the US election results, today the world is curious to know whether Trump will spell doom or boom?

/ November 19, 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 at BRICS

Geo-politics in the 21st century: What’s in store for India?

Will India be a variable in the global power equation?

/ October 24, 2016

Does free trade leave workers behind?

Populist political foes of globalisation pose serious risks.

/ October 17, 2016
Questions on Dr. Gopinath's Appointment

Closing Doors to a Harvard Professor?

In Kerala, politicians play the ostrich and evade the evolution monster which demands innovation, creativity and modernisation. The question is for how long can this persist?

/ August 30, 2016
Knowledge in infinite

Infiniteness of the Fount of Knowledge

Urging people to rise above the status quo, the author opines that knowledge of any topic is worth its weight in gold.

/ July 31, 2016

Religion – A Political Spectacle?

The article explores the inextricable bond which ties religion to politics as it transcends our beliefs and enters the public fora.

/ June 12, 2016
Surge Pricing: A Market based solution

Surge Pricing: In Defence of Trivial Things

The author explains how trivial political factors are determining prices instead of market factors like demand and supply resulting in dis “equilibrium”.

A Tale of Banking Decisions Gone Awry

This article explains the author's take on the economic bubble that is created in India due to the huge amount of bad loans or investments by public sector banks.

The Constitution and ‘The Right to Sin’

The article discerns the constitution of India and elucidates how the right to sin is intrinsic to upholding a liberal democratic fabric in India.

Uttar Pradesh State Budget 2016 – 17

The article deep dives into the Uttar Pradesh Budget for the year 2016 - 17.

/ March 2, 2016

Religion—A Private Affair or Political Spectacle?

In a free country like India, does Right to freedom of Religion have any role to play or political parties have been instrumental in infringing it.?

/ January 21, 2016

Disinfecting viruses from India’s political DNA

The article is an insight into the sort of ideas that have been carried forward in Indian Politics since Colonialism.

/ October 21, 2015

Philosophers on drugs

The article focuses on the discerns and critiques DeMarneffe’s claims on decriminalization of drugs and highlights the problems in implementing the same.

/ October 14, 2015

The Importance of Being Raghuram Rajan

The author through this article highlights the measures undertaken by Raghuram Rajan for our economy under various political and economic influences.

/ August 20, 2015

Political Communication and Indian Cinema

The author explains that political communication in contemporary cinema, has not just developed over the years but has also become more nuanced.

/ August 5, 2015

After 1 year Has the Modi Government Really Brought in “Ache Din”?

The article talks about the past year's performance of the Narendra Modi government at the centre.

Effulgence

The Argumentative Aam Aadmi

The author states that a Aam Aadmi of 2016 knows his rights and his voice cannot be suppressed by the bureaucracy or those in power.

Needless clamour over Bharat Ratna

The selection process for Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award needs a change, but it is by no means, a disrespect to personalities who have been conferred the award.

‘Coming-Home’ or Going Away

The author explains how the divide and rule theory , adopted by the British is being used by few religious groups for political gains.

Is BJP the new Congress Party of India?

Is BJP the new face of Indian politics? Is it treading on the path paved by the then Congres party? Discover it all, here.

Selfish Motives or Genuine Concern?

Is the WiFi installation plan of the Shiv Sena in southern part of Bombay, a correct measure to ensure growth of the country? Read to find out.

Raghuram Rajan: The Man who redefined Central Banking in India

“Change is risky but not changing is even riskier”. These words marked the entry of the man so charismatic and able, who offered India, respite from a long inflationary spell.

The Scope of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

PM Modi lauched the Swach Bharat Abhiyaan whose aim was to clean India and make it a better place to live in. But what is its scope?

Overview: Indian Economy

This article summarizes the achievements of Indian economy as a whole after PM Modi came to power. How far is India from becoming a global power?