India–China Conflict – Issues Involved and Options for India

The violent clash on the night of 15th-16th June at Galwan valley has brought to light the fragile relationship between India and China. The bigger concern is that China has reportedly moved its positions forward at several other spots along the line of actual control (LAC) and is attempting to change the status quo. So, why what is happening is happening and what are India’s options. Here is an attempt to build a perspective. Continue reading India–China Conflict – Issues Involved and Options for India

Covid-19 – The Fight Continues…

COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc across the globe with a ferocity that shows no sign of abatement. Over 6 lakh cases of novel Coronavirus and over 27,000 deaths have been reported as on 28th March as per Worldometer.info. This is the worst pandemic since the 1968 influenza which lasted about six months and caused deaths of 1-4 million people as per WHO. From that perspective, we could still be some months away from the end of this pandemic even as the advancement of medical science has helped reduced the fatality rate. Continue reading Covid-19 – The Fight Continues…

Coronavirus – Tracking the Economic Impact

Coronavirus has emerged as classic ‘black swan’ event or ‘unknown-unknown’ risk deliberated upon quite extensively in the risk management fora. The rapid spread across other countries has made it even more serious even as it appears to be getting under control in the country of its origin. Other than the loss of thousands of lives, … Continue reading Coronavirus – Tracking the Economic Impact
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Modi’s Comeback! – The Economic Rationale…

NDA coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made an emphatic comeback after a bitterly fought and a vitriolic campaign! Despite the distress in rural economy, joblessness and disruptions caused due to various measures taken during the last five years, the nation has put back its faith in the government. So, how has Modi did it?? What has clicked with the masses? Here is a look at the economic rationale for the victory. Continue reading Modi’s Comeback! – The Economic Rationale…

Startups – The Churn Continues..

The startup ecosystem continues to face grave challenges resulting in huge layoffs and closing down. The latest in the list is layoffs at Snapdeal and closing down of stayzilla, a provider of homestay option for travellers. A brief look at the whole business.. Start-Ups seemed to have caught the fancy of hedge funds and venture … Continue reading Startups – The Churn Continues..
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India’s Space Odyssey…

The successful launch of as many as 104 satellites in one go, the maximum so far in the world, is another big feather in the ISRO’s (Indian Space Research Organisation) cap. It has been a long, successful journey for ISRO over last four decades which has gathered pace lately. A look at India’s journey so far.. … Continue reading India’s Space Odyssey…
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Ab ki baar, Modi Sarkar..!

Like everyone else, feel tempted to do an appraisal of the Modi led government on the eve of its completion of 2 years in office..! Here is my take.. Honestly speaking, I had not been a fan of Narendra Modi (but BJP, yes) until he became the Prime Minister. However, Modi 2.0 is an altogether different … Continue reading Ab ki baar, Modi Sarkar..!
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Hello…

Dear Friends, It may look inappropriate in some ways, but can’t stop myself from this self-congratulatory post… 🙂 I had written a post on Banks NPA a few days explaining the whole issue in a more holistic manner. The link is – https://indiaeconomyandbusiness.com/2016/04/27/bank-npa-2/ And a preliminary one – https://indiaeconomyandbusiness.com/2016/04/27/banks-npa/ The views were based on the little … Continue reading Hello…
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