The US-China bilateral relationship is regarded to be one of the most important relationships of the 21st century. China’s growth in the last two decades has transformed the lives of one-fifth of the world’s population and impacted the lives of billions more. The disruptions caused by Covid-19 have highlighted the…

Will the idea of Super apps take off?

The impact of the virus on the airline industry has been debilitating, particularly in the fast growing region of Southeast Asia. Major airline carriers have been forced to explore alternative means of revenue generation. In September, Singapore Airlines launched a program, offering…

Hegemony in the time of Covid-19

Will the President’s handling of Covid-19 be his Achilles’ Heel?

The rapidly rising number of Covid-19 cases in the United States from the beginning of February have shone a spotlight on the Trump administration’s mismanagement of the crisis. ‘China-bashing’ has become Trump’s go-to strategy, especially ahead of the 2020 presidential…

Mumbai — A city of extremes

Gully Boy is the quintessential story of the struggle of India’s impassioned youth — a story of breaking out of the rut and disregarding one’s predetermined fate. The film showcases Bollywood’s gradual shift from typical song & dance dramas to real-life stories, portraying very…

Damini Dabholkar

Just an aspiring Economist, looking to capture the complexities of the world one article at a time.

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