Expressions

A Day in the Life of a Rural Poor Household

In a country which boasts of chronic poverty, it is hard to be defined poor. This is, if one is aware of the government’s latest rule to separate the wheat from the chaff, that is to separate the poor from the rich in a society. However, for me as a …

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Expressions

Media: The hero or the Villain

The Indian media has had a rich past to boast about, replete with countless examples of its undoubting and unflinching bravado in the most serious of situations. Be it the Kargil war or the 26/11 terrorist attacks, the media’s unfettering attitude earned them the respect of the entire nation. However, …

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Start-ups & Entrepreneurship

GDP Growth Vs. GDP Trend

In economic lexicon, more often than not GDP growth and GDP trend are used interchangeably.  However, this is a fallacy that suffers from the malaise of generalization.  The two concepts of GDP trend and GDP growth, though owe their genesis to the same source, namely a country’s gross domestic product. …

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