Largesse Oblige Needed

Large giveaways, sops to please various constituencies, tax concessions to win the middle class, etc. Nothing surprising in the interim (read election) budget announced a few days ago in India. But when you consider that the ruling party alliance came to power with the largest majority in a long time and on the back of… Continue reading Largesse Oblige Needed

Breaks-it, But Will Britain Make It?

If Britain severs its ties with the European Union, where does it belong? It’s too small to be a continent by itself. Many think it’s too diverse to even be called a country. The Scots and the Irish don’t want out. But the Welsh want to leave. And, most importantly, Brexiteers want out, we are… Continue reading Breaks-it, But Will Britain Make It?