Category Archives: Analysis

How Risky is Coronavirus?

I was just returning home from office and saw this warning banner (see figure 1), which my local municipality office hung on the middle of the road, saying, and I translate from local Gujarati language, You are now entering a Coronavirus infected high risk area so be careful. Any sane thinking person will immediately ask […]

Thanks to Narendra Modi, India is Fast Going Bankrupt

In the aftermath of full lockdown imposed by the central government of Narendra Modi, Indian GDP has crashed by -24% in the June quarter. This is an historic event. Government’s revenues continue to plummet while their expenditures, to supposedly revive the economy, continue to sky rocket resulting in historically high record budget deficits. Government’s debt […]

Gold/Silver and their Importance for an Economy and an Individual

Gold bar

Price of gold (and silver) is going up recently. The price of gold has risen from under 40,000 rupees per 10 gram to 54,000 rupees in these few months time. Internationally also price of an ounce of gold has breached historic US$2000 level. What is driving prices of gold and silver higher in India and […]

India Desperately Needs the Mining Industry

For the last several decades, the Indian government has announced one mining policy after another. After each change, ministry officials go around international conferences boasting about how India is opening up. The devil is always in the details. And the details are never thought out. Policies are utopian, unrealistic, distant from ground realities, and based […]

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 […]