The Economist on “Gold Craze” in India


The Economist summed up the reason behind the gold craze of an Indian individual saying: “At the individual level, then, the gold craze makes sense. But in aggregate it is a disaster for India. Imports of bullion impose a massive strain on its balance of payments—amounting to $54 billion in the year to March 2013.”Continue reading “The Economist on “Gold Craze” in India”

Strategic communications of political parties in India: A PR Perspective


Coming from a Journalism background, I was quite amazed at times, looking at the people saying and treating media and people with no insight or analysis as to how it may stand against or in their favor in the coming future. Politicians and bureaucrats in India are a great example of this behavior. Even traditionalContinue reading “Strategic communications of political parties in India: A PR Perspective”

Congress leaders defends Planning Commission’s poverty line indices, Opposition parties revolt


The much poor-ridiculing poverty figure debate is back once again. The common man must be reminded of how serious the government is for its suffering, when the two Congress leaders have claimed that they can buy a proper meal at unimaginable costs and that too in two urban cities. First Congress spokesperson Raj Babbar hadContinue reading “Congress leaders defends Planning Commission’s poverty line indices, Opposition parties revolt”