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Lose-Lose Situation!

The word ‘Trade war’ has been making headlines these days. In layman’s language, trade war is a situation where a country/countries impose protectionary tariffs...

Current Account Deficit and other irrelevant lies.

The ministry of truth recently released the following video on its propaganda social media accounts so as to justify (or rather brainwash the gullible) the...
Ayn Rand’s Egalitarianism - Utkarsha Thombal

Ayn Rand’s Egalitarianism

Cherished by many, Ayn Rand was an intellectual novelist and philosopher of the 20th century. She impacted millions of lives with her views on...
Cost of the Free Lunch Gaurav Agarwal

Cost of the Free Lunch

In the previous article - Paying for the Free Lunch - we had argued that there was a party going on in public sector banks...
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...