Unemployment has become a major problem in India. And in the past decade, it has seen a sharp increase. This is something that all of us can see around us. A few weeks back, around 35,000 posts for Indian Railways attracted 1.25 crore applications. This alone shows the desperation among youth for employment.Read More India’s Youth Unemployment Data Shows Exponential Growth
The World Inequality Report 2022 categorizes India as a ‘poor and very unequal country, with an affluent elite.’ The report further shows that 57% of wealth is held by the top 10% of the population, while the bottom 50% hold just 13%. What are the reasons behind such inequality? What role do policies and politics play in it?Read More Role of Indian Politics in Income Equality
he recently published figure of India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) shows that it increased by 20.1% in the first quarter of year 2021-22. While the percentage figure looks splendid, it was because of the base-effect. The percentage rise in the GDP was as compared to the GDP of First quarter of year 2020-21. This was the time when India implemented a stringent lockdown because of the covid outbreak, which resulted in a massive 23.9% of contraction in India’s GDP. So the real way of looking at this number is that India’s GDP during this period is lower that what it was in April-June 2018.Read More What Can We Expect Out Of India’s Economy?
It has been more than a year since the first Covid case was detected in India. Today, we are in the middle of the second wave which is far worse than the first. What has gotten us here? What could have been done to stop it? How has it impacted the rich, the poor, the communities, and women? Let’s try and find it out in this blog.Read More Causes and Effects: Covid-19 Second Wave in India
Note: This piece was originally written for a law university by Chaitanya Pandey, Kanishk Pandey, and me. Farmers’ Protest For understanding anything it is of utmost importance that we start inspecting it from where the problem began. Only then will we be able to find applicable solutions. A chain of events has prompted a circumstance […]Read More FROM GANDHI TO GODSE: a tale of how the oppressed has become the oppressors
I have just completed reading this book called ‘The 10 Rules of Successful Nations’ by Ruchir Sharma. It was pretty insightful book on global trends, politics and economics. Ruchir Sharma, as a global investor, has tried to define the 10 rules to look for the country that will do well in the coming years. While reading the book I came across several facts that blew my mind. He has tried to bust many myths that one usually believes (or at least I believed). So, here I present you the 10 astonishing facts you must know.Read More The 10 Astonishing Facts One Must Know