I am a huge fan of Sachin, 'huge fan' is a small word, he is my idol and I look upto him for everything in life. And I have literally stopped watching ball-to-ball cricket after he retired, wasn't even bothered to follow World Cup.What could be the reason for such a love for Sachin? I … Continue reading What’s the most special thing about Tendulkar?
There are a few things in India’s favor which keeps me optimistic about Indian scenario with respect to Corona Scare. 1. India was one of the first few countries to impose travel ban to and from China and other affected countries, visas were cancelled and denied entries to all foreigners except select few. 2. Young … Continue reading COVID-19 may not escalate in India like in Western Europe
There has been a lot of criticism that lesser number of tests per million are being carried out in India. Blindly sharing Example of South Korea and USA is useless and not suitable for our scenario. This comparison is like comparing apples and oranges. I am of the opinion, making tests available to everyone is … Continue reading Low testing rate for Corona Virus in India is not a problem
There is a popular opinion that, having a democracy for a poor or low income country is a trade-off. We would have to forego faster growth for democracy. But, if you ask me, I wouldn’t trade democracy for any other system in India. I believe that, prosperity and democracy can never be separated from each … Continue reading Would you trade off Democracy for any other System?
Context: It is projected that approximately 20% of Indians will be elderly by 2050, marking a dramatic jump from the current 6% and there is likely to be a shift in the disease patterns from communicable to non-communicable, which itself calls for re-gearing the health-care system toward “preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of health.” … Continue reading Palliative Care in India
Tipu was an autocratic or rather despotic ruler; by some accounts, he despised the Hindus (while also gave the support for Shringeri Temple and Ranganath Temple of Mysore ). He also wanted to impose the Persian language over Kannada. Having recognized those vices, Tipu was inspired by the ideas of the French Revolution. He wanted … Continue reading A comment on Tipu Sultan’s death.
A nuclear strategist from the MIT, said, “There is increasing evidence that India will not allow Pakistan to go first.” Since then, there has been speculation among the strategic circles that India might reconsider its no-first-use strategy. Let us analyse the different aspects of it. Evolution of India’s nuclear doctrine Homi Jahangir Bhabha, the pioneer … Continue reading Will India abandon No-First-Use policy?
Ban is the easiest thing any TDH can do. What's the use of the years of legal experience in the jurisprudence if the SC wants to ban by imposing the top-down diktats which affect the businesses and then go on making perpetual exceptions for the made diktat? The directive that there shouldn't be wine shops, … Continue reading Poor diktat by Supreme Court on alcohol ban along highways
The BJP in the Uttar Pradesh elections promised of a loan waiver to the farmers in the state if it won the elections. Not just them Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh met PM to seek assistance for a loan waiver for farmers in the state. The Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra is under pressure from … Continue reading Loan waivers: Poor economic logic and anti-farmer move
There is a huge debate going on in the political environment in India on the Aadhar and apparent concerns with its implementation, especially with opposition parties walking out of the Parliamentary discussions because of the adamant stance of the government making Aadhar mandatory for several schemes despite a Supreme Court judgement that Aadhar is purely … Continue reading The Big Debate on Aadhar – Part 2