My Mind


  • Dec
    31

    Everything looks shinier when it’s new. And that goes for a new year too

  • As the curtain falls on yet another year, it’s only natural that we ponder over the hits and misses, highs and lows, successes and failures and a whole lot of

  • Dec
    30

    It is one of the most significant events of 2014. It has influenced geo-politics and impacted the economic scenario planning of every country

  • Dec
    29
    By Clive Crook, Bloomberg

    Last month the Financial Times chose Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century, a study of the underlying dynamics of inequality, as its business book of the year. The

  • Dec
    28

    This is the refrain going round the country. January 9 2015 marks the centenary of the return of Mohandas (not Mohanlal) K Gandhi from South Africa

  • Dec
    25

    Climate sensitivity is a metric used to characterise the response of the global climate system to a given forcing (where forcing is defined as the difference of sunlight absorbed by

  • Dec
    24
    By Martin Carnoy, Reuters

    Washington has systematically pushed to ostracise Cuba from the rest of Latin America years after the policy has become anachronistic. By focusing so completely on the “bad” Cuba of

  • Dec
    23
    By Leonid Bershidsky

    US-based social ne-tworks have been credited with hel-ping protesters in many countries topple oppressive regimes or at least try. These “Facebook revolutions” and “Twitter revolutions” mostly took place