What Indian Military Really Needs

By Anang Pal Malik It is estimated that at its peak, the total strength of soldiers present in Delhi during the 1857 War of Independence reached about 60,000. But they were all More »

Why Politicians Are Able To Grant Their Vote Banks Immunity From Law

    On 27th August 2013, in the Kawal village of Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, two cousins were brutally killed when they objected to molestation of a girl in the family. More »

The Great Indian Education Loot

By Anang Pal Malik My first memory of school is of the day I was literally dragged by four boys to the primary school in our village, and as they handed over More »

Mr Prime Minister, Scrap The National Green Tribunal Before It Scraps India.

By Anang Pal Malik The National Green Tribunal was constituted following the passage of the National Green Tribunal Act of 2010. Initially the country was given to understand that the Tribunal would More »

Engineers With Rs 10000 per month Salary, Farmer Suicides, Land Acquisition Bill, And Future Of India

By Anang Pal Malik In India, average salary of an engineering graduate, fresh from college, is between Rs 15000 to Rs 20000 per month, and it is easy to hire them at More »

A Journey From Modinagar To Manesar

Human beings settled down from a life of nomads to become farmers but soon afterwards those who were entrusted arms to defend settlements from raiders, turned on their own and declared that More »

 

Mr PM, Liberalise The Economy Even As You Reopen It

1990. India was bankrupt. Bajaj scooter had five year wait, telephone had ten year wait, Delhi Mumbai airfare was Rs. 5000 and you needed to know a Jt Secy to get a seat. Entry level salary of Class A officer

Corona Lockdowns And Economy

Consider the following: Before Corona epidemic1. 26000 persons were dying in India per day2. 1600 persons were dying in Italy per day.3. 7000 persons were dying in the US per day. Now compare that with Covid deaths, in say, the

Indian Spending On Health

Why exactly can’t we even see the obvious dancing before our eyes? How did we become so shallow and superficial, living mediocre lives? The Dumbs of Hindostan have discovered that Europeans are spending such and such percentage of their GDP

Indian States Want Corona Loot

States are demanding fantastic amounts from the Centre to tide over the revenue loss caused by the lockdown. Suppose they lose two months’ revenue (March April). That would be one twelfth, 8.3% for each year. Can’t they bear this downtick

Inequality Con Once More

Thugs of Oxfam You would expect that the thugs who promised to make the poor rich by looting the rich and redistributing their wealth would go into hiding in guilt after failing to do so but murdering 120 million human

Infantile Environmentalism Kills

Australia has been ravaged by forest fires.There is nothing new about forest fires. In summers, every forest is a tinderbox. Any spark, result of stone on stone impact, lightening, and now careless human beings, can start a fire. The scale

Ricardo’s Law of Comparative Advantage

Ricardo’s law was framed for international trade, but it is equally true for two individuals also. Suppose there are two persons A and B. A produces 10 pieces of Article 1 in one day and produces 8 pieces of article

“Farmers” Are The New Trade Unions (The 4.5 GDP Story)

The survey team called to say that the villagers had come and stopped the survey. “No work related to the plant X will be allowed.” They had declared. Plant X was in operation for a decade and wanted to expand.

Rupee Dollar Exchange Rate Explained

Value of a currency is its power to purchase goods, and depends upon its quantity relative to the total goods produced in the country. If goods produced are constant, and quantity of currency is increased (by printing it), its value

Environmental Mafia Is Killing Indian Industry

On TV the news is running in loop that India’s industrial production has slumped to a five year low. On TV I also saw the news that EPCA or something like that has shut down all the industries in the