Genetically Modified Food – The Time has Come Jan25

Genetically Modified...

“My conclusion is very clear: the GM debate is over. It is finished. We no longer need to discuss whether or not it is safe – over a decade and a half with three trillion GM meals eaten there has never been a single substantiated case of harm. You are more likely to get hit by an asteroid...

Indian School Education – The Barriers to Private Enterprise Jan25

Indian School Educat...

“Uncertainty has gripped 2,235 unrecognized private schools in the city as they might shut down by the end of this academic session. As per MPD 2021 (Master Plan Delhi 2021), recognition will be granted only to those schools that have 8,000 sq mt of land per 5,000 people.” – Times of...

RBI – Can do Better Dec28

RBI – Can do B...

My review of RBI’s policy over the last few months centers around 3 crucial factors – stability, inflation and growth. In its mid-quarter policy review in December 2012, RBI stressed upon the impact of the European Sovereign Debt Crisis and the ‘fiscal cliff’ in the United States while...

The Indian Tempest Sep19

The Indian Tempest

This is Manmohan Singh's second opportunity to cement his place as an economic legend in the annals of Indian history. Can he hold his nerve?

Salary for Housewives – The Wrong Incentives Sep13

Salary for Housewive...

The Women and Child development ministry is considering a proposal to make it mandatory for men to share a certain percentage of their income with wives if they stay at home and do the household chores. This has generated substantial debate from all quarters centering around difficulty in...