Author Archives: Jayant Bhandari

Did India Really Strike Gold?

gold mine

Indian media is going crazy about India having discovered a major mine in UP. India has claimed to have found a mine containing 3,500 tonnes of gold. This would be, by a massive margin, the biggest gold mine in the world, in a country where there is today only one small gold mine. This gold […]

What Should Rational Indian Savers Do?

The World Bank and IMF consider India to be among the fastest growing world economies. Recently India humiliated Pakistan by invading its airspace. Also, India became one of the rare countries capable of destroying low-orbit satellites. India is on its way to becoming the most populated country. It already has more youth than any other […]

Can India avoid becoming the next Pakistan?

Pakistan faces two major external foes. One is India, whose economy is eight-times larger, and hence has a much higher capacity to finance the military. The other external foe is the existence of Afghanistan, a chaotic bunch of tribes that is a country only on the map. In trying to tame it, the USSR faced […]

Financial Corruption isn’t the Real Problem

Those hoping to clean up our institutions imagine conducting sting operations, with hidden cameras, to catch the culprits in action. There is nothing wrong with such investigations. Governments should be afraid of the citizens. However, it is erroneous to think that the removal of bribery would solve the problems and defects of our institutions. Survival […]

India to Grow at 10% per year for 10 Years?

Morgan Stanley (MS), an international financial institution, has come out with a report on India claiming that India was already on a path to growth, but the country’s drive towards digitization may put it on track to be the world’s fastest-growing economy over the next decade. MS’s study makes the claims primarily on two initiatives: […]