False Dawn Or Bright Spot? Is India “Shining” Amidst Global Turmoil And Economic Gloom, Or, Is This A Mirage In The Desert Of The Unreal?

India Shining

Is India a "lone bright spot" amidst global turmoil and economic gloom, or is it too premature to announce its "arrival" on the world stage? Sure, the Indian Economy is the "world's fastest-growing major economy", and its geopolitical heft and influence have grown with the Ukraine war, where Modi can "hold its own" with Putin, … Continue reading False Dawn Or Bright Spot? Is India “Shining” Amidst Global Turmoil And Economic Gloom, Or, Is This A Mirage In The Desert Of The Unreal?

What’s With The Millennials? Quiet Quitting, The Great Resignation, And Now, Moonlighting! Slackers Or Pioneers Of A New Era Of Work And Life?

Millennials

What's the matter with Millennials? First, they quit their jobs en masse, in what was dubbed The Great Resignation. Next, they refused to work over and beyond their basic expectations in what is now being termed as Quiet Quitting, or the practice of taking it easy at work. Moreover, Millennials are also at the forefront … Continue reading What’s With The Millennials? Quiet Quitting, The Great Resignation, And Now, Moonlighting! Slackers Or Pioneers Of A New Era Of Work And Life?

India@75: An Aspiring Powerhouse Or A Middling Power, Plodding And Muddling Along?

India@75

Is India@75 an aspiring economic powerhouse or a middling power "plodding along" and "muddling through" a steady stream of crises, unable to reach its potential? Well, one would undoubtedly believe the former if one were to go by the media spin and the propaganda unleashed almost hourly and amplified by the many "cheerleaders" in all … Continue reading India@75: An Aspiring Powerhouse Or A Middling Power, Plodding And Muddling Along?

Indian Renaissance? India@75 Has Discarded The Begging Bowl, Though, Challenges Remain To Achieve A $5 Trillion Economy!

India@75

India@75: We Have Come A Long Way, Yet, Miles To Go For The Indian Renaissance Indian Renaissance at India@75! I was born in 1975, during the time of The Emergency. Though I was too young to remember, the years after my birth presented the nation with political, economic, and social challenges. As I grew up … Continue reading Indian Renaissance? India@75 Has Discarded The Begging Bowl, Though, Challenges Remain To Achieve A $5 Trillion Economy!

Raghuram Rajan At It Again! Bats For Liberal Democracy If India Has To Realize Its “Dream” Of A $5 Trillion Economy!

$5 Trillion Economy

The voluble ex-RBI (Reserve Bank of India) governor and now academic Raghuram Rajan believes that the "road to prosperity" runs through "strengthening liberal democracy". Speaking at an event yesterday, Rajan had some words of "advice" both for the Modi Sarkar and the legions of "experts" who often laud the Chinese growth miracle as having been … Continue reading Raghuram Rajan At It Again! Bats For Liberal Democracy If India Has To Realize Its “Dream” Of A $5 Trillion Economy!

As The Smokestack Era Ends, And The Digital Age Beckons, Welcome To The Brave New World Of Work!!

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Welcome to the Brave New World of Work! Where the likes of Elon Musk "order" staff back to the office, leaving them with little choice, and where Millennials quit their jobs en masse, in what has been dubbed as The Great Resignation, a trend that leaves business honchos alarmed and employers worried. On the one … Continue reading As The Smokestack Era Ends, And The Digital Age Beckons, Welcome To The Brave New World Of Work!!

The Atlantic Magazine Calls This “The Everything Is Weird” Economy! Do You Feel The Same Weirdness Around?

There is much that is strange and weird about the times we live in now. Right from the post-pandemic "blues" where corporate professionals are "rebelling" against back-to-office mandates to the very bewildering The Great Resignation, or the trend of Millions of Americans (especially the Millennials) quitting their jobs without a clue on what they would … Continue reading The Atlantic Magazine Calls This “The Everything Is Weird” Economy! Do You Feel The Same Weirdness Around?

5 Policy Suggestions For The Modi Sarkar To Address India’s Jobs Crisis As It Overtakes China As The Most Populous Nation

Modi Sarkar

  India is poised to overtake China to become the most populous nation in the world. This means more youth need education, jobs, and livelihoods supported by world-class infrastructures such as schools, colleges, universities, and physical infrastructures such as civic amenities and healthcare services. While most of these facilities take time to build and maintain, … Continue reading 5 Policy Suggestions For The Modi Sarkar To Address India’s Jobs Crisis As It Overtakes China As The Most Populous Nation

Putin Threatens Europe with a “Winter From Hell”!! China Implodes, And The US is Hopelessly Divided!! A Crisis By Christmas??

Crisis by Christmas

Are we stumbling into a crisis of historic proportions by Christmas?? As Putin threatens Europe with a "winter from hell" by using oil and gas as weapons and the United States, wracked by internal divisions, looks poised for a "fractious" Midterm elections in November, and worse, with China amid a "slow motion" implosion, it certainly … Continue reading Putin Threatens Europe with a “Winter From Hell”!! China Implodes, And The US is Hopelessly Divided!! A Crisis By Christmas??

If A Fourth Wave Arrives, It Would Send The Indian Economy Into The ICU

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The Indian economy which is just now recovering from the catastrophic impacts of the last two and half years of the pandemic risks a relapse into depression if the anticipated Fourth Wave of Covid-induced crisis strikes the country. Indeed, for much of the last two and half years, the Indian economy has been in a … Continue reading If A Fourth Wave Arrives, It Would Send The Indian Economy Into The ICU