By Zainab Khorakiwala (There have been widespread protests against Trump’s victory and his administration. The success of the American President would depend on the quality of his policies and implementation strategies. Trump has expressed strong political views over three significant aspects, namely, national defense, healthcare and immigration. Zainab Khorakiwala breaks it down for you.) […]Read more "The Triumph of Trump: Is America’s Future at Stake?"
By Basudhara Choudhuri On 8 November 2016, at 8.15PM IST, Indian PM Narendra Modi dropped a bombshell: all ₹500 and ₹1,000 currency notes were being scrapped for new ₹500 and ₹2,000 notes. From 9 November 2016, the old notes would stop being considered legal tender. With only a few hours to use the notes that […]Read more "Demonetization: It’s Time for Change!"
By Disha Manocha Consider Lord Krishna. Not the adorable little boy who stole butter and danced barefoot on top of venomous eight-headed snakes for fun. Think of the suave, swashbuckling diplomat in the Mahabharata, raising armies for the Pandavas, making their alliances, striking down their enemies, urging Arjuna to fight the Good Fight and kill […]Read more "THE DOVAL OFFICE: Reshaping Power and Security in India"
By Zainab Khorakiwala Two months before the EU referendum was released, the ‘Leave campaign’ had made the decision that it would ensure its victory. At Millbank Tower, situated in central London, Michael Gove announced that the campaign favored withdrawal from the single-market. Leave strategists knew that such an announcement would diminish their economic credibility, but […]Read more "Theresa May’s Confidential Approach to Brexit"
By Zainab Khorakiwala Almost 90% of the global population has lived in the shackles of patriarchy. Females have been treated as domestic objects usually confined to duties of child bearing and other household chores. Most of the third world lives in a state of gender inequality with men still rambling over the pleasurable norms of […]Read more "Fostering Gender Equality: The Swedish “Daddy” Act"
By Basudhara Choudhuri The crash of the Lehman Brothers unleashed a global financial crisis in 2008. Is something similar going to happen again, but this time, with the Deutsche Bank? The US justice department could potentially demand that the Deutsche Bank pay $14 billion in order to settle many high-profile mortgage-securities cases. The amount is […]Read more "Does Deutsche Bank Need a Bailout?"
By Zainab Khorakiwala One-Child Policy has been one of the biggest reforms initiated by the Chinese Government in the late 1970s. The purpose of the policy was to limit the great majority of family units in the country to one child each. The rationale f implementation of the policy was to reduce the growth rate of China’s […]Read more "China’s One-Child Policy: One Step Too Far?"
By Danish Khan Unemployment is more than just the concern of a BA Major. It is quite the hot topic when it comes to a lot of conversations regarding the country, the government, the economy – you name it. It is among those issues that governments across the world have been toiling to tackle – […]Read more "The Shadows of Agriculture: Disguised Unemployment"
By Aarathi Ganesan The scene is a plush royal court, two warring factions of the same royal family, the Pandavas and Kauravas are seated opposite each other; in between them lies a game of dice that is curiously favouring the Kauravas. As each die is thrown and each bet is made, the Kauravas emerge victorious, […]Read more "The Story of Poker"
By Zainab Khorakiwala With the independence of Bangladesh in 1971, many observers, including political scientists, economists, and socialists, thought that the nation would not be able to sustain independently. However, the resilience of the people and a combination of bold measures undertaken by the Bangladeshi government has unleashed a growth trajectory and enabled Bangladesh to […]Read more "Bangladesh: An Ideal Model of Development"