The Case Against Universal Basic Income In India

The concept of implementing Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a relevant one, that poses severe challenges to Governments and policymakers around the world. But it is also a highly controversial and contestable one. The argument about UBI will surely catch fire in the near future as we start seeing jobs getting replaced by robots at … Continue reading The Case Against Universal Basic Income In India

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A Synthesis of the Union Budget 2017-18

The Union Budget 2017-18 got all the limelight it wanted, first with the dates right before the assembly elections in a few major states, and on the morning of the D-day due to passing away of a sitting MP, inciting ruckus from the opposition to adjourn the parliamentary proceedings for the day. Thought the first … Continue reading A Synthesis of the Union Budget 2017-18

What Happens After The Rs. 1000 Notes Have Disappeared Into Thin Air?

The Government of India and the RBI announced a series of measures late in the evening of 08 November, 2016 in order to curb counterfeit currency of denominations¬† Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000. Subsequently, it also announced issue of new currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 2000. A detailed FAQ sheet was released by … Continue reading What Happens After The Rs. 1000 Notes Have Disappeared Into Thin Air?