Author Archives: Madhusudan Raj

Can (Indian) Government Force Citizens to Vaccinate against Covid-19?

Covid 19 Vaccine

We are entering the last months of the tumultuous year of 2020 and the Covid-19 Pandemic is still with us. As I am writing, the total number of worldwide cases have crossed 15 million mark which actually is nothing, 0.19% of total 7.8 billion world population, when we consider all the hype created around this […]

A Praxeological Analysis of India-China Nation State Border Tension

India China Border Tension

Praxeology is a science of human action where we logically spin out all the laws of human action starting from an a priori axiom of human action which is apodictic in nature i.e., necessarily true. In this article I am going to use praxeology to understand and then deduce some of the possible outcomes of […]

A New Self Reliant India

Self Reliant India

Amidst the ongoing Covid-19 lock down in India, yesterday the prime minister announced continuation of the lock down in its fourth phase in little less restricted mode. More importantly, he also announced an economic stimulus package worth 20 trillion rupees i.e., some 10% of India’s GDP. This package will also include already announced measures as […]

A New Social Contract

Social Contract

The original social contract  which was prepared by political philosophers like Thomas Hobbes, John Locke and, especially, Jean Jacques Rousseau has expired. 300 years history of the world has proved that that contract hasn’t worked. It has failed. That contract was designed to bring the institution of Leviathan i.e., the State into existence so that […]

Heads the Government Wins, Tails We the People Lose!

Covid-19 Lock Down

After 17 days of lock down in India, the official figures for total infections and deaths due to Coronavirus are 6,600 and 228 people respectively. At the beginning of this lock down the same numbers were 614 and 9 people respectively. Despite the lock down, infection cases in India have gone up 10  times and […]