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Samir Shukla

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PMC crisis, farmer suicides and absconding barons

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Samir Shukla While India is surely fighting a war on various economic fronts, if we want to reduce all such problems, they all will boil down to the inefficient way money is distributed across the society, and the biggest bugbear in this process is how money i... More »

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Economics to create a society or turn it into a market?

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Samir Shukla Gandhi-Jayanti this year seems to have a different flavour. Historically it was spend in going emotionally overboard in turning Gandhi into a God he is not, and now there is clear shift of making a devil out of him that too, he surely is not. If G... More »

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It is Gandhi or extinction, sooner or later

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Samir Shukla On the eve of 150th Gandhi Jayanti, I am staring at the TV screen showing a panel discussion on the subject of extended monsoon turned into a masochistic guilt-trip of how bad we humans are and how climate change will devastate humanity, with each... More »

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The only difference between India and Pakistan

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Samir Shukla As I wrote an open letter to Imran Khan full of friendly banter and yet heartfelt concern about people of Pakistan, it was my first misadventures into a media space that is like a room full of angry porcupines. As I had crafted the piece with due ... More »

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If climate change is REAL, you will have a WAR at hand

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Samir Shukla Dear young Indians, As I watch you get emotional over young Ms. Greta’s theatrics, I can sense that every TV soap-opera maker of India would have his/her faith reinstated in next-gen. It is clear that they can go on making emotional melodrama full... More »

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“Tera Mera Hamara, Mera Mere Baap Ka”

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Samir Shukla As I had the audacity to write my last piece responding to the tears of young Great Thunberg, my extremely learned Indian social media friends decided to educate me out of my uncouth stupidity of questioning genuinely of the western world that is ... More »