Category: Markets

How The Mighty Have Fallen

The Silk Road founded in February 2011 as an outlet for libertarian beliefs of Ross William Ulbricht ultimately caused his downfall.

Ross William Ulbricht was a student of materials science and engineering at Penn State in 2008, his friends called him careless but caring. He was a normal college student in every aspect, he was one of the smart bulbs with 1460 on his SATs and a liking for djembe, an African drum. While studying crystallography, he took an interest in eastern philosophy and economics. He was highly influenced by Ludwig von Mises, and Austrian economist and came to look at taxation as a coercive and negative move of the government. He believed that economic freedom lead to one’s true freedom. Continue Reading..


Devika Soni
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Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana: From UPA to NDA

Roads are a bedrock to the modern world. Good roads network key to economic development.

Pradhan Mantri Gram SadakYojana (PMGSY) focussed on providing allweather road connectivity in rural areas of the country was floated on 25th December 2000 and is a fully funded Centrally Sponsored Scheme. The mission of this programme is to “provide sustainable and inclusive growth of rural India through all weather road access to rural habitations to improve their livelihood opportunities including farm to market connectivity and quality of life bringing them in the main-stream of socio-economic activities”and the vision is “Rural Road Connectivity for sustainable and inclusive growth of rural India.” Continue Reading..


Anirvan Mukherjee
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Anirvan Mukherjee

Indian retail in detail

People are always going to go shopping. A lot of effort goes in, ‘How to make the retail experience a great one’. Continue Reading..


Anirvan Mukherjee
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Anirvan Mukherjee