What are some of the game changing events that took place so far, all across the world, that we should be aware of ?

A brief understanding of events such as The Financial Crisis of 2008, The Dot-Com bubble, The Artificial Intelligence Bubble etc. Knowledge of these events may be helpful in general as well as during the GD-PIs. What are some of the major events like these from an MBA point of view?


4 years ago

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Parth Shekhar
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Chirag Shukla

This is from memory. There may be some that I may have missed out.
The Industrial Revolution, Cryptocurrency, Artificial Intelligence, Ventures into the privatization of space travel, Brexit, United States elections, Formation and influence of ISIS, 9/11, The boom of social media, The policies of the US towards its allies and formation of new alliances (North Korea), World Wars, Arab Spring, Cuban Missile Crisis, Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall, Vietnamese War, The Treaty of Versailles, Osama killed.
For India,
the riots of 1993, 1984, 2002, the emergency of 1975, assassination of Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Naxalism, Kashmir Conflict (including Kashmiri pandit exodus), launch of Chandrayaan, Kargil, Indo-China war, Indo-Pakistan wars of 1965, 1971, the formation of Bangladesh, 1947 partition, 26/11, 5 year plans, Pokhran nuclear test, Operation Blue Star, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Cauvery dispute (and Karnataka riots), demolition of Babri Masjid, Uri attack (and surgical strikes), RTI, Demonetization, GST, 2014 elections, Telangana creation.
Do let me know if there are any that I missed out. Would love to read about them.

4 years ago

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  • Chirag Shukla

    Also, the rise of feminism, the Delhi rape case, Kathua rape case (unfortunately), creation of NITI Aayog, Nirbhaya Fund.

  • Parth Shekhar

    That sums a good quantity of topics! A few I can think of- Robert Mugambe’s Ouster (Zimbabwe), Rohingya Crisis, the General Data Protection Regulation, Vladimir Putin’s 4th re-election, China’s Xi jin Ping’s ‘Presidency for life’ Companies & Industries specific- The Ratan Tata- Cyrus Mistry spat, Vishal Sikka- Narayanmurthy issue, Sale of Anil Ambani’s Cos. to Mukesh Ambani & Adani, Vodafone-Idea merger, The Trade-war between USA & China...

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