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India is once again moving towards becoming a collective poor country

India is once again moving towards becoming a collective poor country

The latest figures released by the National Statistics Office for the financial year 2020-21 show that the Indian economy is in a slump. Between 2019-20 and 2020-21, India’s GDP lost Rs 10.56 lakh crore. This is a negative increase of -7.3 per cent. The demand-supply imbalance has led to a slowdown in the economy. In 2020-21, the per capita annual[Read More…]

by 26/08/2021 Comments are Disabled India
India Needs Course Correction

India Needs Course Correction

The present ruling dispensation is out to fulfill its dream of ‘one India, one religion, one language, one culture, one economy, and one party under one leader’ and to change Indian Constitution accordingly. The ruling party has absolute majority in the Parliament, but does not enjoy the sanction of the majority Indians. Nearly two-third of the electorate who cast their[Read More…]

by 17/08/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Justice: A Moral Debate

Justice: A Moral Debate

          Moralistic discussions on social dialectics and civilized ethics are bound to generate euphony if the positive vibes of Harmony vibrate in an environment of Justice. The great Greek philosopher Aristotle summed up the sentiment by saying, ‘Give each man his due’. It’s a classical philosophical assumption that human instinct craves for justice. It is ingrained in the conscious morality[Read More…]

by 03/10/2020 Comments are Disabled India
Whose India?

Whose India?

The Indian war of independence was motivated by a few ideologies. Accordingly, there were different and distinct dreams of the future India, like Secular India, Hindu India, Muslim India, Dalit India and Socialist India. These dreams remain objectives of different kinds of political and social mobilizations in the country even today, though to different extent. The outcome of this vertical[Read More…]

by 21/08/2020 1 comment India
Tentacles of an Octopus; the Pride and Prejudice of Nationalism

Tentacles of an Octopus; the Pride and Prejudice of Nationalism

 Nationalism is like a jellyfish that can take on new forms, but of late in India it has become more like an octopus, spreading its menacing tentacles, arbitrarily declaring some as ‘anti national’ others more intimidating, for being a threat to ‘national security’ which invariably ends up in slapping of law of sedition against the person whose only offence might[Read More…]

by 20/08/2020 Comments are Disabled India
When Will We Have Equitable Access To Fruits Of Development?

When Will We Have Equitable Access To Fruits Of Development?

Co-Written by Sandeep Pandey and Kushagra Kumar One of the writers of this article is reminded of an incident, when he was teaching at Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar which was then functioning from a campus in Chandkheda in Ahmedabad. On 16 December, 2011, a dog picked up a 2 months old boy child Akash who was lying on ground[Read More…]

by 03/07/2020 Comments are Disabled India