April 29, 2019

Over the last few years, US's Drone Policy has been responsible for thousands of deaths. However, the Pentagon's evaluation of what constitutes civilian deaths has been controversial. Has Donald Trump turned things for better?

April 29, 2019

Shalini Guleria explains an innovative method of curing cancer may now be developing - through antibiotics. Learn all about how it works.

Francesco Ziveri explains the riveting plot twists and turns from the moralistic (and amoralisitc) perspectives of Machiavelli and Nietzsche. No GoT fan should miss this.

April 28, 2019

How does the Supreme Court respond when the highest judicial authority in the country – the sitting Chief Justice of India – is accused of sexual harassment? Parth Maniktala explains the latest controversy in India's Supreme Court.

April 28, 2019

Between 2014 and 2016, India's government won a landmark case in a tax court. Despite that, it never staked claim to winnings worth US$5.7bn. The reason? Ananya Satish explains the story of the controversial MAT Issue, and how India gave up a massive tax windfall.

As India prepares for its 2019 General Elections, a fresh, albeit familiar face has joined the electoral fray. The 3rd surviving member in the country's longest running political family is now officially in battle. Prashant and Rehana take a pass at analyzing the i...

December 25, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections were an interesting twist to the dynamic battlefield that is US Politics. As January draws closer, here is a look at what the incoming Democratic house means for the battlefield – and, President Trump.

September 14, 2018

“We may not have an economy on Monday.”

Those were the words of Ben S. Bernanke, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve on September 18, 2008, three days after the US government presided over the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers – a 158 year old financial institution that ha...

September 14, 2018

This year, Netflix’s India special series brought three landmark webseries for the world to binge – Sacred Games, Lust Stories and Ghoul. Patrick Graham’s Ghoul has become a sort of an obsession for me purely because it hits home with a political landscape, shades of w...

September 14, 2018

 

2008 witnessed the US financial system imploding and the world economy plunging into a deep recession.  The blame for this over-heating of the economic system was placed on investor over-confidence egged on by the failure of American government to regulate and superv...

September 14, 2018

The 2008 sub-prime mortgage crisis exhibited significant shortcomings in our financial system and showed us the range of uncertainties that the world is exposed to courtesy, globalization. Nearly a decade after the crisis, the world is still struggling with meagre amou...

September 14, 2018

From L to R: Former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh, Dr. P. Chidambaram (former Finance Minister of India), and Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia (fmr Dep. Chairman of the Planning Commission). The three are considered to be the architects of India's post-Lehman economic policy.

 

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September 14, 2018

Cyntoia Brown was drugged, abused and raped.

Cyntoia Brown was sentenced to life imprisonment and has been in prison for over 13 years.

Cyntoia Brown fatally shot a man when she was 16 years old.

You’ve probably heard of Cyntoia Brown, her case went viral in November 2017...

August 7, 2018

The first machine that considerably reduced human effort was the wheel. It has been a central feature in mankind’s progress. Recent technological advancements, however, might end up with a bitter side--unlike the wheel. Technological up-gradation like the technology to...

As Artificial Intelligence envelopes our lives, among the many sectors expected to enter a period of rapid transformation, is transportation. Increasing urbanization, rising incomes, influx of new technologies and the political economy of each of these changes will cau...

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