Haunted by the idea of ​​success, I found self-therapy through writing

I grew up with three defining beliefs related to myself and the world around me, based on the prevailing family business environment and my response to it: First, to be successful was to be an entrepreneur or businessperson, not just because of wealth and lifestyle, but of standing, reputation, the lives at stake, contribution to … Read more

At the root of Eknath Shinde’s rebellion lies the weakening of the idea of ​​Shiv Sena

With each passing day, Shiv Sena leader and cabinet minister Eknath Shinde’s rebellion, With a large number of MLAs from Maharashtra’s ruling party, it seems to be growing in magnitude. What seemed like an internal skirmish at first has now become a high-voltage political drama, pointing towards a deep-rooted crisis in the state government led … Read more

What school textbook deletions tell us about the ruling establishment’s idea of ​​democracy and its understanding of social sciences

Chopping off sections from a textbook is much easier than writing one. Yet, the deletions made to social science textbooks by the NCERT — revealed by an Indian Express investigation — need to be taken seriously as an act of rewriting. This revision touches on vital points about the state-citizen relationship, the government’s vision of … Read more

Explained: Why it may be a good idea to use your FD to pre-pay part of your home loan

In a surprise move, RBI on Wednesday (May 4) announced a 40 basis point hike in the repo rate. While repo rate is the rate at which RBI lends to commercial banks, the move is set to make borrowing expensive. The news came out of the blue, and as the shock hit investor sentiment, the … Read more