Author Archives: Madhusudan Raj

Indian Constitution and Elections

The state assembly elections of Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, and some of the by-poll elections are over in India and the results are out. In 2023 more state assembly elections in states like Madhya Pradesh etc., are going to be conducted. Not a year passes by in India when some or the other election is not […]

Did India Leave UK Behind?

After the Indian GDP – in nominal cash terms according to exchange rate adjusted basis – overtook the UK GDP a few months back India’s prime minister Narendra Modi said,  Achieving this spot is special as we have left behind those who ruled over us for 250 years. Another newspaper proclaimed,  The timing couldn’t have […]

Is Dollar Responsible for Rupee’s Weakness?

The amazing Indian finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman is trying very hard to somehow defend the abysmal economic performance of her government. As I have mentioned in my past writings, the Indian rupee will continue to slide because of the crazy money printing sprees by the Indian central bank RBI, and RBI is forced to print […]

On the Relationship of Inflation with Jobs, Equitable Wealth Distribution and Economic Growth

India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the US-India Business Council’s India Ideas Summit said, Instead of inflation, red-lettered priorities for the country would of course be jobs, equitable wealth distribution and making sure India is moving on the path of growth.  In this essay I am going to discuss the relationship of inflation with jobs, […]

The Myth of Mother India

We are being told since childhood that for the sake of mother India – Bharat Mata – we need to sacrifice our lives, we need to regularly and honestly give our money to mother India in the form of taxes, we need to diligently without fail follow all the rules, constitution and other legislative acts, […]