• A Worthy Crisis – Shreyas Vasant Joshi (SVJ)

    “What would have become of Hercules do you think if there had been no lion, hydra, stag or boar – and no savage criminals to rid the world of? What would he have done in the absence of such challenges? Obviously he would have just rolled over in bed and gone back to sleep. So by snoring his life away in luxury and comfort he never would have developed into the mighty Hercules. And even if he had, what good would it have done him? What would have been the use of those arms, that physique, and that noble soul, without crises or conditions to stir into him action?” I…

  • India Economic Seminar 2016

    It’s not often that one gets to be in a room with eminent economists who have a wide range of views on a subject that sounds alien to most. The Public Policy Club, IIMB, in association with Swarajya, organised a speaker series on some of the most pressing issues ranging from GST to the imperative of creating 100 million new jobs by 2022. Dr. Nageswaran started his session by debunking the much loved theory of “small is beautiful”. The central message he wanted to put across was that it was always better to under-promise and over-deliver. He suggested that the way forward for India was to devolve decision making power…