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The curious case of judiciary - Utkarsha Thombal

The Curious Case of Indian Judiciary!

This article discusses what’s wrong with the judicial system and the possible solutions to cure the ailing judiciary which is an extremely vital pillar of an Indian democracy.
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Artificial Intelligence and Adam Smith

Recently spoke on the economics of Artificial Intelligence / Fourth Revolution in a TedX talk @IIMLucknow. Will AI lead to job losses and heightened inequality?...

Paying for the Free Lunch: Indian Public Sector Banks

Some time ago, I wrote an article on the banking sector woes and the need to recapitalize the public sector banks. I argued that without...
Look, A Vestigial Organ is being treated in an Intensive Care Unit!!

Look, A Vestigial Organ is being treated in an Intensive Care Unit!!

Public Sector Banks need to be privatized. PSBs need to be privatized as they might have suited the needs of some long forgone era but are vastly irrelevant to present times

Are long-gone Muslim rulers and British imperialists to blame for the mess that India...

Here is one myth that needs to be debunked. Indian nationalists, particularly Hindutva fanatics, do not tire themselves of blaming the long-dead Muslim and...
Adultery and Section 497: The archaic law must be done away with.

Adultery!

Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code is so designed that a husband cannot prosecute the wife for defiling the sanctity of the matrimonial...

Why India is not a prosperous first world country like Australia, and how to...

Australia is the world's second most developed country, and one of the richest countries on a per-capita basis. It is one of the world's...

All for nothing? #2GVerdict

  #ViewsArePersonal Recently the trial court acquitted all the accused in the 2G ‘scam’ case. Since then a lot of articles have been written, lot of...

Let’s get the government out of running hospitals

The first question with health policy, as with all policy issues, begins with the examination of the role of government. Without addressing this question...
India | Education Policy | OpinionCentral | We need For-Profit schools and the government to get out of the provision of education

We need For-Profit schools and the government to get out of the provision of...

Mihir Sharma wrote in Bloomberg on 15 November 2017 that “Indians’ skills don’t match up. Consider the “Make in India” program. With its...