Current Affairs

political funding

Election funding: Who pays for our political parties?

India’s 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the biggest democratic activity in terms of scale, also unsurprisingly has the distinction of being one of...

Latest SO Musings

Welfare State

SO Musings: The Perils of a Welfare State

What has the socialist State done in India? It has prevented freedom of choice and opportunity. It has created a shortage economy....
Freedom of Expression

SO Musings: Absolute Freedom of Speech

To say that freedom of expression should be curtailed lest it offend or hurt the sentiments of people or some people implicitly...
Retreat of Socialism

SO Musings: The Retreat from Socialism

The reason for the retreat from socialism is that societies which tried to base their economies on ownership by the...
State monopoly

SO Musings: A.D. Shroff on State Monopoly

Once the State begins to intrude in the field of private or free enterprise, it will soon develop into a...
public-private enterprises

SO Musings: The Struggling Sectors

"ECONOMIC Planning," wrote Barbara Wooten "does not mean the death warrant of all private enterprise nor does it mean the passport...

Political Economy

E-Waste: A Ticking Time-Bomb

We have truly entered the digital age. Technology has permeated into every aspect of human life. Cars, smartphones...

SO Explains

Ease of Doing Businessvideo

Story of Delhi’s illegal butter chicken

Read our report of the (un)ease of doing business in Delhi in our latest publication- Doing Business in Delhi: A Study of...
Swatantra Partyvideo

Swatantra Party