Thursday, October 18, 2018

Will Modi utilise demonetisation to clean up corrupt political funding?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s masterstroke aiming to choke the cash channels of black money seems to have many positive consequences. The government claims that...

Of skin-whitening creams and racism

A string of controversial advertisements appeared on televisions across India in the early 2000’s that turned the spotlight on to a decades-long obsession: skin-whitening...

The cashless economy of Chikalthana

In Chikalthana village, on the edge of and merging with Aurangabad town in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of a cashless economy seems...

Demonetisation: A Positive Step towards a Less Cash Society

The Prime Minister announcing the withdrawal of the legal tender status of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes was conceived as a surgical strike...

Demonetisation and fake Indian currency notes (FICN)

On Tuesday, the 8th of November, 2016, the Prime Minister of India announced in a live telecast that midnight onwards, all existing Rs. 500/-...

Demonetisation: Inconvenience or Punishment?

Governments’ decision to demonetize the current Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes as legal tenders have taken everyone by surprise. So sudden was the...

Does India Need a Global Media Platform to Project Its Soft...

Recently, speaking at Ramnath Goenka Journalism Award function Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi underlined the need for emergence of Indian media institutions with global...

Clinton vs. Trump: An election which can go either way

The elections for arguably the most powerful leader in the world and to House of Representatives (435 seats) and one-third of the Senate (34...

PM May’s Delhi visit offers various possibilities, post Brexit

On November 6, Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom begins her visit to India. This is her first bilateral visit to a...

Crisis in Global Pension Funds: Can Indian Investment potential offer a...

Global pension funds are facing financial crisis. Their rates of returns have declined sharply as they are unable to meet their obligations. According to...

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