In this article, Vanshika Mittal talks about how nationalism determines (anti)consumption patterns in India. She shows how consumers inherently believe that they are being environmentally conscious when their consumption is motivated by nationalist ideologies. Ironically, not only is that not always the case but such (anti)consumption also results in other disputes.
Yet another bank is in trouble after PMC Bank and Yes Bank in the span of just two years. The question is what is common in these crises and how is the RBI responding?
In this article the author compares the two competing arguments about the determinants of development (geography versus institutions) to comment upon the impact of colonial rule on the present state of Indian education.
In this article, the author evaluates the economic reforms of 1991 and talks about how they were lopsided as well, focussing on unemployment and exploitation of labour and environment.
The stock market and the economy are moving in opposite directions.The disconnect between the two is said to be the largest in India— the country having the world’s second-highest number of coronavirus cases.
This article analyses the IMF’s 0 interest loans and provides an insight into the structure, lending exercises, and policy governance practices of the IMF. Simultaneously it evaluates the truth in IMF’s claims of uplifting poor/distressed states.
The diamond industry which has been fueled by an artificial supply shortage, while surprisingly maintaining relatively stable high prices. However, the onset of the coronavirus pandemic has turned the seemingly stable industry on its head.
This article explores debt management through monetisation of debts, theoretical causation of inflationary pressures as a consequence of growing fiscal deficits and how fiscal deficit affects the interaction of fiscal-monetary policies?
Why did the central government refuse to pay up GST compensation to states across India? Through this article, Ashu Jain explores the current scenario of the GST with respect to the centre and the state.
Over six thousand rivers and rivulets pass through the land-locked country Nepal, making it the third richest country in water resources. This article will demonstrate that if the development of a natural resource is strategically conducted, it proves to be a boon for economic growth.
This article is an introduction to the three part series focusing on India’s National River Linking Project. Vanshika Mittal traces the background and plan proposed by the government for this project.
In this article, the author discusses the trend in budgetary allocations to schemes such as MNREGA to bring out the stark reality through the data analyzed in the July Issue of Infosphere.