Know realities about China’s $900 billion New Silk Road : OBOR

Don’t be fooled with PM Modi’s globe trotting tours and great hugs and handshakes. Countries don’t care about the popularity of any country’s PM but only care about country’s economic and political capabilities which in India’s case is much behind China.

Global migration, trends, challenges and opportunities

Trump’s policy of ‘America for Americans’ ,limiting the number of visas, and similar policies by countries across the world would do the reverse, i.e migrant flow would be checked and reverse brain drain is expected to occur.
With globalization, migration is inevitable, so it is better to make policies for smooth integration of migrants in the alien country rather their alienation.

Sikkim : The ultimate victim

Since West Bengal is the only Indian state Sikkim is connected to, such happenings in West Bengal directly affects Sikkim and the state is already occuring huge losses. There have been instances of attacks on trucks going to Sikkim via Siliguri.

India-China faceoff at Dokolam : China’s hidden objectives

The incident was also significant as it takes place in the Sikkim sector, where the border is settled. The earlier stand-offs between soldiers from the two sides have usually taken place in the western and eastern sectors, where the status of the boundary remains unresolved.

Saudi Arab-Qatar crisis and impact on India

As of now impacts of short term nature are seen but if the stalemate continues this may take bigger shape and pose bigger challenges to India including loss of jobs in Qatar for Indians, decline in remittances for India, decreased trade and foreign exchange including investments as Qatar has been one of the major investor in Indian infrastructure.

Modi in USA : India-US cooperation areas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump talked about terrorism, extremism and radicalization and expressed concern over rising instability in the war-torn country Afghanistan and agreed to ensuring peace and stability in the region. Afghanistan can be seen as a core area to be focussed upon by both leaders.

Saudi Arab-Qatar crisis : Gulf in the Gulf

Qatar has been given 10 days to comply with the demands or face unspecified consequences. It is however not clear how Qatar would respond to the one sided conditions which may be harsh on it and moreover aims to keep Qatar cut off from it’s allies which probably means, make it a Saudi Puppet.

प्रधानमंत्री की नीदरलैंड-अमरीका-पुर्तगाल यात्रा : संभावनाएं

जलवायु परिवर्तन के एक दृश्य में, भारत को एक बड़ा शिकार होने का खतरा है इसलिए प्रभावों को कम करने के लिए भारत की भूमिका भी अधिक है। अत: भारत को उन समृद्ध यूरोपीय देशों और भागीदारों की जरूरत है, जो इन मुद्दों को गंभीरता से लेते हैं|

PM trip to US-Netherlands-Portugal : Reasons for regions

In a scene of substantial climate change, India is expected to be a bigger victim therefore India’s role to mitigate the effects are also higher. Therefore India needs other partners, preferably from rich European nations and the ones who take these issues seriously.

Not all bad, Pakistan helps bind Indians

Pakistan does have international benefits too. It does not only bind Indians, but also many like minded countries to Indian values and together these countries form a strong bloc at the world forum.

Hanuman Jayanti : Lord Hanuman and the Government

The over population is the Shani and the demographic disaster is it’s malefic effect. Governments have to take corrective steps to reap benefits of populations explosion which has already occurred and ensure that it’s impacts are reduced. If the people are educated, employed and empowered, this explosion would help India reap demographic dividend but if this population is untamed, uneducated and unemployed, then unrest, crimes and chaos would prevail.

UP government waives farmer loans : Bad Economics after Good Politics

As per data, the total outstanding credit by all commercial banks in 2016 towards the agriculture sector is Rs 86,240 crore in Uttar Pradesh. Their demand is to waive the total agriculture loan without any condition. Thus their demand is that this total 86,240 crores should have been waived and the UP CM has cheated the farmers by a partial waiver!

RBI bimonthly monetary policy review : what’s in store?

The forecasts for monsoon are not encouraging with a lesser than normal rains being expected, inflationary tendencies are also to be worry about. The worry is compounded by rise in crude oil prices, volatility in exchange rate, and the effect of the 7th Pay Panel.