India’s Babus Stuck in a Bunker

In his first month on the job, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken bold steps to address the systemic problems in the Indian economy and government. Notably, Modi has cut in half the number of taxpayer-funded golf club memberships for senior bureaucrats valued at 300,000 rupees ($5,000) each. Narendra Modi has wasted no time […]

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Narendra Modi’s Power Problem

Peak demand for electricity in New Delhi is at 5,600MW yet Indian power companies are only able to deliver 5,150MW, creating widespread power outages. It should come to no one as a surprise that it gets hot in India this time of year – very, very hot. Temperatures today reached a balmy 40C with anticipated […]

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