Economics of Qatar Isolation

Coalition of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain cut off diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar the last week. The reason for such surprise step was Qatar’s funding to terrorism as alleged by the Saudi Arabia led coalition. According to one report, Qatar has directly provided $1 billion to Iran and Al-Qaeda…

Make Agriculture Great Again

Agriculture has always been a controversial sector in India. Every government tries to please farmers in their own ways. But the sector is haunted by a variety of problems. CHALLENGES There are different factors that affect agriculture [1]: Local and global environment Soil and crop-specific issues affecting yield of the crop Government policies like minimum…

LOST IN IDENTITIES

Human being is a social animal dwelling and growing up in social networks. These networks provide different narratives, leading to the development of various norms, values and, ultimately, several identities and patterns of behaviour. Self identities and shared identities determine the level of tolerance and cooperation within the group. For example, if the state decides…

Want to Earn! But Ready to Learn?

Welfare, politics, elections and economics are correlated in amusing ways. As election approaches, politics of welfare rises. Marketing tools are being used immensely by political parties to convey their messages. Ruling party leaves no stone unturned to portray their clean image, while opposition strives hard denigrating the former. In this fight, the list of false…