Greater expectations from India

After a decade from the 2008 global financial crisis to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, there has been a real transformation of the world order, with the nature of international relations and its rules are changing before our eyes. For India, this means optimal relationships with all major powers to best advance its goals. A good…

Cognitive ability has become the gold standard of human esteem

Too many very clever people who are not very collaborative, in a room together could block the prospects with their love for complexity and conflict. What they have in their brainpower, lack in empathy. In our meritocracy IQ is valued much more highly than EQ (Emotional intelligence) or most physical ability. Political analyst David Goodhart…

Fanatic Hysteria

According to Mishra the West gave the world colonialism, destruction and slavery as half a millennium of dominance is now closing and is sinking under the weight of its greed and hypocrisy. Decades of violence and chaos have generated a political and intellectual hysteria ranging from imperial atavism to paranoia about invading or hectically breeding…

UK Government debt hits £2tn amid coronavirus pandemic

The UK government debt at the end of July 2020 was £2, 004 trillion, £ 227.6bn more than at the same point last year according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which means the entire value of the country’s economy for the first time in 60 years. The Government owes the equivalent of 100.5…

The UK is officially into recession

The UK economy suffered its worst and biggest slump on record between April and June due to coronavirus lockdown measures, shrinking as much as 20.4 per cent compared with the first three months of the year. The UK is officially into recession. Household spending plunged as shops were ordered to close, while factory and construction…

£10 off scheme starts today if you eat out

Diners  get 50 % discount as “eat out help out” kicks in today The offer of Diners getting 50 per cent off as “eat out to help out” scheme begins today morning and is valid at more than 72, 000 eateries on Mondays to Wednesdays throughout August 2020. The discount capped at £10 per person…

Government debt stands at £1.98 trillion

  The UK government borrowed £127.9bn between April and June for tackling the coronavirus pandemic, taking the total government debt to £1.98 trillion. The difference between spending and tax income was more than double the £55.4bn borrowed in the whole of the previous year.  The borrowing in June was lower in May at £35.5bn, as…