When Radcliffe divided the erstwhile British India into two, the rivers of the Indus water system decided not to give a fuck. The Indus & its sidekicks had been flowing the way they did since eternity & they were not going to be perturbed by this newfangled concept called a nation-state. Continue reading Understanding The Indus Water Treaty
If we are to participate in OIC, it should only be as a member, nothing less than that. Continue reading Old Acquaintances: India And The OIC
In diplomacy, they say, “If you are Not at the table, you are on the menu. If India isn’t part of the peace process in Afghanistan, we can be sure that our interests will be ignored. It’s better to choose to engage with the Taliban now than being forced to talk to them later. Continue reading Should India Engage With Taliban?
India & Russia are like two friends who had been together since childhood. Now, Russia doesn’t like India’s new friends. India doesn’t like Russia’s new friends. Both of them know that it will never be like the “good old days”. Continue reading India & Russia: End Of A Bromance
The autonomy of the Reserve Bank of India has been more of a fiction than a reality. The RBI was born on the All Fools Day in 1935 & its autonomy, for most of its history, has been a joke. Continue reading The Myth Of RBI’s Autonomy
“Our farm policy is so bad, the proverb ‘you reap what you sow’ isn’t true any longer. A bumper crop is no different from a drought, for it too depresses farm incomes.” Continue reading A Critical Look At The Farm Loan Waivers
As smartphones have become affordable to a large population, they have, for the first time, allowed Indians to enjoy porn privately. This has fuelled a porn boom in India & consequently given rise to a “moral panic” around Pornography. Continue reading The Great Indian Porn Panic