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The Tax Battle Between India & Energy Giant: Story & Implications​

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Tax Battle Between India & Energy Giant: Story & Implications By Vanshika Paharia Cairn Energy plc is Europe’s leading oil and gas exploration and development company that is listed at the London Stock Exchange. It has operations set up in various countries and is an energy giant. But why is Cairn coming after India …

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BSNL: Struggling To Stay Connected

Reading Time: 4 minutes BSNL: Struggling to Stay Connected By Priya Gupta Telecommunication is one of the most important sectors of any economy. It empowers a nation to stay connected. Without telecommunications, it would have been physically impossible to transfer information and knowledge. Currently, India is the world’s second-largest telecommunications market with a customer base of 1.2 billion. Nearly …

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A Case Of Cynical Malfeasance: The Electoral Bond Scheme

Reading Time: 5 minutes A case of cynical malfeasance: The electoral bond scheme  By Priyam Verma A public policy is an all-embracing mode of creating situations which ought to be befitting for the society. These rules are formulated and implemented to increase the overall welfare of the society. Ideally, this welfare should be increased in such a manner that …

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Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who’s The Fairest Of Us All?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who’s The Fairest Of Us All? By Stuti Sarkar “What beautiful features you have! But poor thing, you’re dark,” said the Aunty next door as she handed out a tiny tube of Fair and Lovely. This tiny tube has been presented to girls since 1975 when it was first launched …

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A Comparative Analysis of the Effects of International Immigration on the Economic Pursuit of Happiness for Immigrants

Reading Time: 21 minutes A Comparative Analysis of the Effects of International Immigration on the Economic Pursuit of Happiness for Immigrants By Batool Husaini ABSTRACT:  When immigrants move from one continent to another, they expect to increase their standard of living through increased income and access to better facilities and institutions. However, it is debated on how this drastic …

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Comparing The Cost Of Living In Different Countries: Which Country Delivers Cost Effective Living Standards

Reading Time: 5 minutes Comparing The Cost Of Living In Different Countries: Which Country Delivers Cost Effective Living Standards By Arshiya Chaudhary All of us have this desire of living in an urban developed city that is well reputed for its living standards. Every government, for the sake of the people, would do their best to maintain an achievable cost …

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The Economics Of Crime ​

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Economics Of Crime By Arshiya Chaudhary The prevalence of crime as well as its persistent nature has attracted the attention of numerous psychologists, economists, philosophers and sociologists throughout our history. Sociologists like Durkheim have been of the view that crime is a natural phenomenon and cannot be completely wiped out. The harm inflicted on …

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Is India Ready to Face China on Equal Footing? Not without boosting its Economy.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Is India Ready to Face China on Equal Footing? Not without boosting its Economy. By Abhishek Kumar While border skirmishes between India and China last month sent commentators rushing to Google Maps to locate obscure mountainous places, the Himalayan jousting may prove to be a geopolitical inflection point. New Delhi and Beijing have long been …

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GIG ECONOMY – A POST PANDEMIC LIBERATOR

Reading Time: 5 minutes GIG ECONOMY – A POST PANDEMIC LIBERATOR By Aayush Abraham What happens when a “rapidly growing” economy is faced with defending itself from a virus that has taken over the world, a bunch of cyclones, the largest lockdown in history and a swarm of murderous locusts – a truckload of nervous graduates and working-class population …

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Is Technical Analysis Overrated?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Is Technical Analysis Overrated? By Bhakti Goenka The markets are a complex reflection of human nature and their actions. With vast improvements in technology, real time data feed and automatic trading system, market analysis has improved by tenfold. Despite thousands of books being written on market analysis and countless theories attempting to explain the price …

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Waging Wars Is More Important Than Winning Them: Modi 2.0​

Reading Time: 5 minutes Waging Wars Is More Important Than Winning Them: Modi 2.0 By Jayesh Mirani The readers’ poll conducted by British Herald labelled the honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Damodardas Modi, as the world’s most powerful person of 2019. Especially after his landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, there are very few people out …

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Is finance beneficial to society and how?​

Reading Time: 6 minutes Is finance beneficial to society and how? By Shivang Singh There are several theories that illustrate the crucial role played by finance in the world today: managing risk, providing important price signals, curbing agency problems, and eliminating informational irregularities, being the most essential ones. There is adequate evidence that demonstrates how finance fosters growth, promotes …

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Immigration Brings Economic Prosperity​

Reading Time: 5 minutes Immigration Brings Economic Prosperity By Batool Husaini The topic of immigration has been a hot topic in politics in recent years, from the 2016 US presidential elections to Brexit. In politics and media, immigration has been painted as an evil and a threat to modern and developed economies, where immigrants steal native workers’ jobs and …

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India’s App Economy- A Socio-economic Analysis​

Reading Time: 4 minutes India’s App Economy- A Socio-economic Analysis By Isha Pande App economy refers to the gamut of economic activity involving and encompassing mobile applications. Mobile and internet applications have led to a revolution in the way business is conducted. The sale of these apps, advertisement revenue or promotion generated by free apps, and the devices on …

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The Future of Cryptocurrencies in India

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Future of Cryptocurrencies in India By Pratiksha Biswal Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies which use multiple encryption techniques in order to regulate the generation of currency units and also to verify the transfer of funds. They operate independently without the need of a central bank. In the year 2009, with the introduction of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency …

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China’s Panda Diplomacy: Cute, But Ineffective

Reading Time: 20 minutes CHINA’S PANDA DIPLOMACY: CUTE, BUT INEFFECTIVE By Vinayak Kamal Ghosh ABSTRACT This paper studies the unique form of diplomacy practised by China which involves the use pandas and not only humans as ambassadors. This form of diplomacy which involves the Chinese governments’ use of an endangered species as a tool to pursue its international interests …

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Psychoactive Substances – A Rising Counterrevolution Against Drug Laws

Reading Time: 6 minutes Psychoactive Substances – A Rising Counterrevolution Against Drug Laws By Ratnabh Mukerjei In an enlightened society, there are pivotal transformations on our views regarding certain prevalent accepted truths. In the 1960’s, for instance, it was quite normal for adults and teens to be smoking, and being proud of it. Cigarettes were a step ahead of …

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