Undecided or over-responsive?

compiled by Aarushi Kalra A whole range of metaphors have been employed to describe the indecisiveness (or over-responsiveness) of the RBI since the fateful night of November 8, 2016. Not only has this rendered the RBI as the new laughing stock in town, but has raised some very serious questions on the reputation, transparency and…

All the World’s a Stage

By Satyam Kumar, Amritanshu Patnaik, Ujjavala Bhotra, Aarushi Kalra The name Gita Gopinath holds special reverence in the hearts of most students at the Delhi School. Listed as one of the most influential Economists by the IMF, she was recently appointed as the as the Financial Adviser to the Chief Minister of Kerala in a…

The State Divine: Democracy and Rational Discourse Today

Guest Post by Kanav Gupta As happens in the times of cholera, art and intellect flourish with an insight and sense of urgency that they might not in times of relative stasis. The basic reason for this is the undeferrable need to face the adversity, its conditions and affects: to resist and oppose them, and…

Don’t Panic!

By Pranav Mimani On November 8, in an urgent move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the ‘Demonetisation’ of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes. The swiftness of execution was such that these currency bills were effectively rendered useless within a couple of hours of the announcement. The reasoning behind such a move has been…