March 1, 2024

Good morning. Every Saturday, we publish the results of polls from feature stories that were published the past week. We also give a brief overview of the topics that were discussed.

🗳️ POLL RESULTS – Week 164
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Should India move toward permanent dynamic fuel pricing?

Daily | 26 February 2024

Fuel pricing is not only an economic issue. It often becomes a political one. The government in power invariably gets blamed for high fuel prices affecting the average citizen. What if India moved toward a permanent dynamic fuel pricing mechanism? It’s updated daily based on international oil prices and the rupee-dollar exchange rate. Would this help in any way? Read more on this here.

Two years of the war in Ukraine – is there an end in sight?

Daily | 27 February 2024

The world now marks two years since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The question on everyone’s mind is, what’s next? It has already been a long, bloody, and costly war. How long can it keep going? Who’s on top? Is there an end in sight? We discuss it here.

Will Reddit’s IPO be a success?

Daily | 28 February 2024

The company has filed for its long-anticipated IPO. It would make Reddit the first major social media company to go public since Snapchat in 2017. One unique thing about this IPO is that some of its most fervent users could buy some shares. That’s typically only meant for institutional investors. Will this IPO be a success? Is it a good idea? We unpack this here.

Will the Congress-SP alliance be formidable in Uttar Pradesh?

Daily | 29 February 2024

The latest alliance confirmation is between Congress and the Samajwadi Party (SP) in the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh. There are 80 seats at stake in the state, and the BJP intends for a clean sweep. Will the Congress-SP alliance pose any threat? Can they dent the BJP’s hopes? Find the debate here.

Can the WTO stay relevant in today’s world?

Daily | 1 March 2024

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is in charge of ensuring that trade between countries is fair for all parties involved. But it has been criticised for its policies and stances over the years. In some cases, from all sides. Does the WTO, as it stands, have relevance in today’s more complex world? Is it keeping up with the times? More on this story here.