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Republic Day Holiday: Random Discussions
Republic Day Holiday: Random Discussions

Today, 26 January 2023, we celebrate the 74th Republic Day. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is the chief guest. The 68 year-old is one of most influential Arab leaders with a reputation as a moderate autocrat. As defense minister during Hosni Mubarak’s sunset years in power, Sisi overthrew his democratically elected predecessor, President Mohammed Morsi in July 2013. Morsi was a leading member of Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt..[By Philip Mudartha]

IT Sector Stocks India – An Overview
IT Sector Stocks India – An Overview

The IT sector is one of the most crucial sectors of the Indian industry. It is one of the largest drivers of export revenue for the country. The industry currently contributes about 8% of GDP and is expected to contribute to about 10% by 2025. India is currently the largest IT services provider in the world. India has an edge 

Part-2 of a Historical Perspective of our journey
Part-2 of a Historical Perspective of our journey

There have been sixteen governments since independence. The 17th government is in office since May 2019. The next general elections are due before May in 2024. These are the main political events during seventy-five years of our independence. ndian National Congress 

A Historical Perspective of our journey since Independence
A Historical Perspective of our journey since Independence

It has become a habit for Arvind Kejriwal, the IIT engineer turned social activist turned politician, the CM of NCT and AAP national convener to bemoan that the past governments for seventy-five years since our independence have done nothing but loot to enrich themselves 

The Revdis to Corporates: The Rise of Adani
The Revdis to Corporates: The Rise of Adani

Try googling “The debate on revdis culture”. I just did and found links to my previous two articles published last month by this website. I was pleasantly surprised. Hence, I was motivated to pen the final part on “corporate freebies”. I will follow a different approach to tell the 

The debate on Revdis Culture Part-2
The debate on Revdis Culture Part-2

There are so many central schemes like provision of piped potable water to every household by 2024, financial inclusion of every citizen through the zero balance Jan Dhan Yojana, the PM Awaas Yojana, the Skill India mission, the Make in India mission, the Swachh Bharat Mission, the Sansad Adarsh Grama Yojana, the Beti

The debate on revdis culture
The debate on revdis culture

Delhi is home to the second highest number of billionaires and millionaires of any city in India. Delhi ranks fifth among the Indian states and union territories in human development index. Delhi has the second-highest GDP per capita in India (after Goa). Although a union territory, the political administration of the National Capital 

A comparative analysis of Two South Indian States
A comparative analysis of Two South Indian States

“Many state borrow and spend on unproductive projects which will send them into debt trap. Many politicians’ aim is to spend more in order to get more kick-backs or spend on popular dole out to get more votes. At least, Kerala is in trap; to give salary of government employees 

Electricity Supply: Which is better, Private or State?
Electricity Supply: Which is better, Private or State?

As of June 2022, India’s installed power capacity is 403.76GW. In India, electricity generation primarily depends on thermal sources, coal, lignite, gas, and diesel. Thermal power generation accounts for 58.5% of the total installed power generation capacity. Of which, coal accounts 

India’s debt: Signs of alarm bells
India’s debt: Signs of alarm bells

Following the alarming economic melt-down in neighboring Sri Lanka, there are voices in India predicting gloom and doom scenario for our economy. What is the reality on the ground? Because Sri Lanka is caught up in a debt-trap and a man-made economic crisis, should we worry about our own national debt? This essay

State of Indian economy: An Overview
State of Indian economy: An Overview

An eight-year-old high inflation, soaring energy and commodity prices due to the Russia-Ukraine war are threatening to squeeze the Indian economy. The only silver lining is that the monsoon has arrived. Good rains will not only help the agriculture sector but help cool off the soaring

Quad leaders’ Summit in Tokyo: a review
Quad leaders’ Summit in Tokyo: a review

Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi returned to New Delhi early morning on Wednesday after participating in the Quad Leaders’ Summit as part of his two-day tour in Japan and immediately held a Cabinet meeting. At this week’s meetings of Quad, Japan and Australia were

Ukraine war: The role of the Orthodox churches
Ukraine war: The role of the Orthodox churches

The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) is the primary church in Russia. Legally known as the Moscow Patriarchate, it is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Christian churches. It has 194 dioceses inside Russia. The title of primate of the ROC is the Patriarch of Moscow..

Disinvestment: LIC’s mega IPO
Disinvestment: LIC’s mega IPO

The wait is finally over for the investors who were eagerly waiting for India’s biggest public issue, the Life Insurance Company (LIC) initial public offering (IPO). It hits primary markets on Wednesday, 4th May 2022. Government of India (GoI) is offering for sale 3.5% of its equity stake, totaling 22.1crore shares of face

Putin’s Unjust War on co-religionists in Ukraine
Putin’s Unjust War on co-religionists in Ukraine

n his speech declaring war on Ukraine, Putin said the goal of his “special military operation” was the demilitarization and de-Nazification of Ukraine and ridding it of drug addicts. He also said that it his moral and spiritual duty to protect the Russian speaking “brothers” in Ukraine from the

Are we a secular nation? Our dilemma
Are we a secular nation? Our dilemma

The so-called hijab row is brewing in Karnataka for several weeks now. In late December last year, six female students of Udupi Government Junior College were denied entry into their classrooms for wearing the hijab. Hijab is headscarf worn by many Muslim women and girls in public

Budget 2022-23: A perspective
Budget 2022-23: A perspective

The FY23 budget estimates an expenditure of Rupees 39,44,909 crore. Of which, largest share of Rupees 9,40,651crore is the interest burden on its outstanding debt. Unfazed, the GoI aims to borrow more by a whopping Rupees 16,61,196 crore during the year. The outstanding debt and other liabilities of the

The four shortcomings of Modi Government
The four shortcomings of Modi Government

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday, the January 15th attacked the BJP central government with an online Twitter poll. He asked his followers to vote on what they think are its biggest shortcomings. Rahul Gandhi posed the question "What has been the biggest

The Gen-Z and Crypto mania in India
The Gen-Z and Crypto mania in India

There is no official data but estimates are that there are about 20 million crypto investors in India, with total crypto holdings of around Rs. 40,000 crores. Bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, is trading at around $60,000. Its price has more than doubled since the start of this year because hordes of new

PM Modi repeals his three farm laws
PM Modi repeals his three farm laws

Unpredictable that he is, Prime Minister Modi surprised the nation when he announced hat his government will repeal the farm laws in the Winter Session of Parliament. What were the farm laws that have been repealed? The Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020 which is 

Tata Sons Acquire Air India
Tata Sons Acquire Air India

Tata Sons has won the bid to acquire national carrier Air India. The salt-to-software conglomerate placed a winning bid of ? 18,000 crore to re-acquire the airline more than half a century after it ceded control to the government. Apart from 100% ownership of Air India and its budget airline Air India Express, the winning bid 

Does Karnataka need a population control policy?
Does Karnataka need a population control policy?

National General Secretary of BJP and Chikmagaluru MLA, CT Ravi recently called for a population control policy in Karnataka on the lines of two other states ruled by his party, Assam and Uttar Pradesh. "It is high time Karnataka brought in a new population policy on the lines of 

The Legacy of Sonia Gandhi: a champion of India’s poor
The Legacy of Sonia Gandhi: a champion of India’s poor

Sonia Gandhi does not need an introduction. So too, her transformation from a young grieving widow to the centre-stage of our national politics. However, a briefing on her core beliefs and values will not hurt. Born in a small village in Italy, she was raised as a Roman

Our COVID-19 crisis in out of control
Our COVID-19 crisis in out of control

Less than three months ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi credited the spirit of Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India) for two victories, on the cricket field against Australia and in the COVID-19 pandemic. “A positive mindset always leads to positive results,” he declared. A month later, on Feb. 21, Modi’s ruling BJP passed 

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