There is something universally uplifting about independence — be it for a teenager, a city, a village, a province or an entire country. Coming into your own is empowering. But only if opportunities exist to break free of the inevitably skewed nature of endowments and constraining regulations. The warm feeling around cooperative federalism has faded […]Read More An opportunity called Independence- use it or lose it
Bollywood superstar Sridevi chose to opt out of the frenetic circuit of movie stars soon after her mother passed on in 1996. The glamorous superstar got married, had two children — one of whom is an actor in her own right now. But then she had the gumption to do what no other actress has […]Read More Sridevi – a superstar till the end
India produces around 1,600 films annually, which gross $2 billion on 2.6 billion tickets sold. Other revenues are additional.
Skilling is a public good but with strong private good characteristics.
Gajendra Chauhan President of FTII should have proved his support amongst the agitating students via a referendum like PM Tsipras did in Greece
The elephant in the room is getting the maximum bang for the buck. Spend on skilling should result in people getting employment.Read More Only credible leaders can skill the youth
(photo credit: wikipedia) Paul McCartney -he of the long, brown hair who hung out in the company of the Beatles in the 1960s-wrote this song when he was just 16. Clearly he was not an economist and didn’t need to be hesitant about asking his “love” to project forward by 48 years, her likely feelings […]Read More When I’m 64