Yesterday, I had indicated how NEER over values the INR compared to REER since the former doesn’t account for inflation differentials and how this over-valuation builds up over time.I have
Why are some Hindu RW handles praising Gandhi? Read following 3 slides. They are offered mainly 2 my liberal friends, who do not yet realise, how Gandhi will be deified
The PM is a self-confessed Hindu nationalist. What bigger idiocy than that is needed in a liberal, plural, democracy to demonstrate fatuousness? The PM in one of his earliest speeches,
My take on @tavleen_singh’s piece I IE today. Sorry for all the typos. Wrote it on the fly with no reread. Laziness will get
The third and final war between the Marathas and East India Company was fought in 1817-18, where-in Peshwa Baji Rao’s forces were defeated by Hastings. The main battles were fought
Asim Ali wants instant revolution & is disappointed in not getting it. Had Congress, or any other party, tried to insert itself in the farmers’ current dharna, it would have
My take on my favourite Editor ji’s pedantry in today’s @bsindia. Thread.
With due apologies to @tca_tca, here is his article in @bsindia, explaining the economic motivation behind the farm reforms.https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/msp-is-like-a-salary-for-farmers-120121801522_1.htmlAnd I have tak
A friend forced me 2 go this CTC on farm economics by @shekhargupta. Most of it is well known. There are 2 logical fallacies in the arguments that SG advances
My appeal to all liberals: The RW fascists are NOT, repeat not , intellectually shallow as we think. Very few of them think, & to us they appear absurd, but
Editor ji’s legerdemain with facts & logic. His wisdom in 50 words.1/n
#StandWithFarmers todayFarm reform are necessary but Modi errs in asking farmers to bear the entire burden of reforms, which will benefit all sections of society.In fairness, Modi should have proposed
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