India has just concluded its marathon seven phase general assembly elections 2019 and BJP has won an astounding majority on its own. In the last three months, India has seen some highly politically motivated debates, discussions and mostly rhetoric. However, this article tries to offer a different and a completely apolitical perspective on these elections.
Majority of India’s population, almost 69% is rural population. Being an agrarian country, it is alarming that the GDP contribution of agriculture has declined from 29% in 1991-92 to almost half at 15% at the present time. At the same time, food production is decreasing day by day. Given this scenario, the proposal for Minimum
What Does History Say About The General Elections And Its Relation With The Indian Stock Market Returns?
Note: This research was done by Krishna Kunal and me during our Summer Internship. Governments that have completed at least 3 years have been considered. As we are about to enter 2019, a year set to be a significant one in the Indian political landscape, there is a lot of apprehension about how the financial markets will
8th November 2015 It was a gloomy evening for two Gujju men in Lutyens zone bungalow of New Delhi. BJP was clean swept in Bihar state assembly elections. These two men had put their 200% efforts in elections; staked their reputation on it, as it was considered to be the first litmus test for them
The dramatic shift in the budget towards a rural focus was predicted by most analysts given the failure of monsoons two years in a row and the defeats in Bihar Assembly and Gujarat local elections. The current agitations for reservations in Gujarat, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh were also used to buttress the logic behind the rural
Battle #2 – CounterPunch by VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur – Only Graduates should be allowed to contest elections
Only Graduates should be allowed to contest elections – VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur Rebuttal This is an article written as a rebuttal to IIT Kanpur’s opening arguments for the Great Indian B-School debate 24 hours earlier phronêsis: practical wisdom analphabetism/illiteracy: an inability to read The author of the article “Battle #2
This is a counter-punch to the opening arguments made 24 hours earlier by IIT Kharagpur here Why always a few represent all! The paradigm of working with a sample rather than the population has always been in question. Now the question arises, why should this sample be skewed in nature, or should be tilted towards the
Only Graduates should be allowed to contest elections Against the motion: Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur The hysteria which followed the graduation row of our incumbent HRD minister made us contemplate, like the plethos of our nation, about the significance of a degree for contesting an election. To add up to our already
Only Graduates should be allowed to contest elections. We say, why not? Source: http://www.nationalparty.in Welcome to The Great Indian Politics! 1.2 Billion Citizens, 545 seats in Lok Sabha and 245 seats in Rajya Sabha. The first question which arises from these facts is, can’t we find handful of responsible people across the country, which are