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Monetization Barometer Unplugged : An Awakening to Indian Economy

The author Rahul Goswami talks about the incursions that the demonetization of upper value conversions make into the Indian economy and the after-effects that will resound for long. Past few years have seen Indian diaspora adopt...
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Open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on black money

Dear Modiji, With due respect, I would like to share my thoughts on the demonetization efforts initiated by you in pursuit of the national interest of curbing black money and fake currency in India. I understand that...
Kim

Accessing the threat perception: Pyongyang and “fanatic recklessness”

The nuclear tests conducted by North Korea on Friday received worldwide condemnation. The incident sparked the debate of how “reckless” North Korea has become and for how long will this “recklessness” continue. Soon after...
organic farming

Agri, the Culture: Six Commandments for a sustainable living

Organic farming has become a fashion among many households in India, all thanks to the soaring cost of vegetables and unusually high pesticide usage. I too own an organic farm, not very big though, in...
The cost of a good life

The cost of a good life

If we have to plan for the coming generations after us, what are the basic necessities that we as humans would need at the household level or village level. Solar Panels to generate energy...
Winds of Change

Winds of Change

Reluctant to be gasped into the mortals of exquisites Undeterred to be spasmed By the colonial aesthetics ….I will totter through the mountainous range ….I will weather, to bring the winds of change.   The glitterings were gleaming The fervour was beaming Immaculate...
Ayyappa and Malikappuram

The misogynist God and his #ReadyToWait devotee

Image: Lord Ayyappa and Malikappuram in Artist's imagination Defining a “God” in the context of Hindu religion is quite difficult. Such is the diversity of Hindu Gods and the strange ways they perform their “duties.”In...
Sikkim organic

Sikkim’s Organic Trail

In Perspective     Sikkim has recently become India’s first fully organic state by implementing organic practices on around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land. Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally announced this at a sustainable agriculture conference in...
EU-Russia

Let the War Games begin

“So does the war begins”: EU’s loss, NATO’s Opportunity and Russia’s quagmire Introduction One of the most pressing issues (after Brexit) EU faces today, is the relationship with its neighbour and economic giant, Russia. After Brexit,...
India post memories

The nostalgic coming-of-age story of India Post

We all are tuned to cope up with the delays and defaults of government services. Yes, in India, approaching a government office is generally perceived as “the job of the jobless;” and if anyone...

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