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BSG Alumni, Economic growth and resilience

Manjit in post-flood cleanliness drive.

Post BSG destination: Full-time volunteering at home

So, I did it! It’s been over a year now, since I returned to my country from 10 Merton Street [the previous home of the Blavatnik School of Government], followed by an internship stint with the McKinsey Amsterdam office. Amidst all the things that kept my schedule super packed during […]

by × 12 January 2016 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

The first boat of Amsterdam Gay Pride Parade 2014 in memory of the MH17 victims, 193 of which were from the Netherlands. Image source: Manjit Nath

Internalizing BSG-ism

I took more than a week’s time to pick a title for this blog-post. Finally I decided to settle with the word ‘internalize’, which is indeed a ‘gifted word’ from Professor Paul Collier to our MPP cohort. Without going into that story, let me write six lines for the outside-BSG […]

by × 19 August 2014 ×

BSG Students, Governance, cooperation and law

Indian Elections: Should I aspire to become a Modi, RaGa or Kejriwal?

Indian Elections: Should I aspire to become a Modi, RaGa or Kejriwal?

I often ask myself – whom should I consider a role model if I get into electoral politics someday? This is indeed an increasingly relevant question in an Indian context as we are witnessing a personality centric US presidential style campaign in 2014 national election. For the sake of this article, I want to restrict my choices to three personalities whom I have been following very closely in the last eight months.

by × 13 May 2014 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

What am I learning in Oxford?

What am I learning in Oxford?

Most of my friends in India keep asking me what I am really studying in Oxford. They have heard about degrees such as MSc, MA, MBA, MPhil and PhD (Oxford lingo- DPhil), but few have heard of something called MPP. This is not their fault though; in fact, many of […]

by × 06 January 2014 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

My first day at school

My first day at school

I can’t remember writing a ‘first day’ essay when I first entered primary or high school; but I did write one when I entered Government office for the first time. As I am getting accustomed to the academic words such as library, attendance, assignment all over again after 6.5 years, […]

by × 08 October 2013 ×