The urban rural divide in the context of the Covid pandemic is clearly discernible. The percentage of infection and causality is very high in case of cities. The bigger the worse. No doubt overcrowding is one reason. A study about the pandemic in Delhi has found that the lungs of people living in Delhi are … Continue reading Making Air Breathable
Why should I be holding this paper in this digital age? If I am old fashioned, paper means a lot. In spite of all the legislation for granting legal authority to digital documents, the old fashioned would believe in a printed and ink signed document than a document originating from a verified ISP that is … Continue reading near or far the threat is real
image credit : unsplash Competitive economy and protection of environment have been at loggerheads since perhaps the agricultural age. The first disturbances to earth's natural ecosystem must have started when men cleared a part of the forest to plant crops. Still there are many societies that live in deep forests without doing any agriculture. They … Continue reading environment in the age of market economy
Knowing full well that economic slow down is an inevitable part of debt driven economy, should we blame the government of the day? Should we also create a panic situation by demanding that the patient who is suffering a normal fever be put in an ICU? If we follow Ray Dalio's explanation of economic models, … Continue reading Should we be excessively worried about the economic slowdown?
From the social media trends it appears that Indians are divided as to whether to welcome the fact of a persons of Indian origin winning the Nobel prize in economics. Many Indians, as usual, felt proud - particularly those from Bengal and JNU, while some smelt a conspiracy. I will remain sceptical. Nobel for economics, … Continue reading Nobel Intentions 2
According to a recent report of National Sample Survey Office, working hours in India is one of the highest in the world. In other words, the workers in Indian private sector, are more exploited than their counterparts in other countries. After leaving Defence Service I worked in a BPO for a short period. I joined … Continue reading of work, rest, and compensation
Right decision is that which may bring short term misery but benefit in the long run. Wrong decision is that which brings short term pleasure but pain in the long run - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar In reaction to the government's demonetization move, the mainstream and the social media are full of pro and … Continue reading Note Ban – probable long term impacts