Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: Socialism

Letting go of bureaucratic stranglehold is the only way forward for Indian economy

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

India needs Ram Rajya, socialism is ‘biggest superstition’, UP CM Yogi Adityanath says

Speaking at the UP Legislative Assembly, the CM said India doesn't need communism or socialism but Ram Rajya, which he described as eternal, universal & not affected by circumstances.

Sachchidanand Sinha’s work is a reminder of what the Republic of India is. We must cherish it

At 93, Sachchidanand Sinha is a bridge between two centuries, someone who brings lessons of the 20th-century ideological debates to our times.

Socialism to wed Mamta Banerjee in Tamil Nadu, with Communism and Leninism in attendance

A CPI district secretary from Tamil Nadu's Salem named his sons Communism, Socialism and Leninism to 'reflect communist ideology'. His son Socialism will marry Mamata Banerjee namesake on 13 June.

What India must do to be a functioning social democracy — stop practising state capitalism

India, more an electoral democracy than a system-respecting republic, is moving in the direction of pre-socialist Britain, with powerful billionaires controlling the state.

OK Boomers, you might be one of the reasons why Millennials are embracing socialism

It's the generation in their 20s-30s that's facing the brunt of Covid. They're watching older generations milk the system at their expense, through what some call Boomer socialism.

Parota-vs-roti tax fight will exist until Indian policymakers let go of Socialist mindset

The roti-vs-parota battle is hardly India’s first tax classification problem. Remember chappal vs sandal? It’s a problem with how Indian officials function.

India doesn’t want taali-thali charity from billionaires, it wants Socialist state to act

Everyone becomes a Socialist in a pandemic. It’s time India realises billionaires aren’t the cure for coronavirus — the State is. 

Socialism may just be what the service economy needs

It’s possible that the future of advanced economies will be a plateau in the output of manufactured goods and food and an increase in consumption of services.

American politics is taking a radical new turn. Socialism is no longer a dirty word

American dream is fading with jobs being shifted to Shanghai and Bengaluru, factories shutting down and “outsourcing” raising corporate profits but lowering American wages.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.