Category Archives: Commentary

Don’t Follow a Person, Follow an Idea

Modi bhakt

In my daily life I meet a lot of people who are followers or fans of some individual person like the popular prime minister of India Narendra Modi. They say they like them a lot. When I ask them why they like them or for what they like them, most of them have no answers. […]

Is the Indian Economy in Recession because of Covid-19 Pandemic?

The Indian finance minister Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman while addressing the annual general meeting of the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) said that, While in early 2020 green shoots and revival signs of the economy were visible, it was upset with the pandemic setting in. the government has taken several of measures to support the economy […]

Modi’s Swamitva Yojana (Rural Property Card Scheme)

The next batch of reform accompanying recent farm bills by the Modi government has arrived in the form of Swamitva Yojana  for the rural people. Why did I say ‘reform accompanying recent farm bills’? Because combined with those bills and looking at the intentions of this scheme, it looks like the Modi government is readying […]

Is Indian Government Consumption Key to Growth?

Consumption

The Indian central bank RBI recently said that, Indian government consumption key to growth in economy amid pandemic. Indian government spending will support the economy during the pandemic, but private consumption will be needed to drive any economic recovery once the coronavirus threat eases. Is it so? Is government spending and consumption key to growth? […]

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 […]