India’s deepening economic mess

The growth potential of the Indian economy is back to its level way back in the first quarter of 1997.   The true extent to which the growth potential of the Indian economy has been damaged is evident in a chart published by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its economic review that was … Continued

When It Comes To Rape, Familiarity Breeds Danger

  India is seeing an increasing number of cases of rape where the offenders were known to their victims. This is not a phenomenon confined to India but this happened in 98% of the 24,923 rape cases registered in India last year.   Of the 24,470 cases in which offenders were known to the victims, … Continued

Can Air India really be saved? Circa 2013

Can the Government really revive Air India? The answer could be a Yes/No depending on whose views you are willing to listen.   Going by the views of Jitender Bhargava, former executive director of Air India, only a new vision of the Government can save the airline. Bhargava’s new book The Descent of Air India … Continued

Fact Check: Does Gujarat Have Highest Per-Capita Debt?

Congress general secretary and former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Digvijay Singh claimed recently that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled Gujarat has the highest per-capita debt in the country.   As an immediate retort, BJP claimed that the per capita debt in Gujarat is lower at Rs 23,000 than the national average of Rs 33,000.   Both are … Continued