Sharing facilities and information can vastly improve the naval reach of India and Australia as well as contribute to the construction of a stable maritime order in the Bay of Bengal and the eastern Indian Ocean.
India is focused on making Bangladesh a centerpiece of its Act East policy.
Strong cultural preferences for a male child in an era of designer babies could lead to a further deterioration of the sex ratio.
Bangladesh, which now has settled land and maritime borders with India, is well positioned to play a larger regional and international role that is commensurate with its growing economic weight.
India and China need a lot of wisdom to limit their differences and carefully manage them.
The first diplomatic encounter between Trump and Xi is bound to set the tone for Asian geopolitics in the near term.
The Chinese defense profile is expanding beyond Pakistan to cover India’s other neighbors in South Asia and the Indian Ocean.
Urgent administrative reforms to generate greater efficiency and synergy hold the key to the construction of a New India that can fully tap into the nation’s internal and external potential.
As the North Korean atomic crisis gathers momentum, the Trump administration is suggesting that the option of letting the East Asian allies acquire nuclear options is on the table.
Despite common interests, shared objectives and similar initiatives, biased perceptions have persistently hindered dialogue and cooperation between India and the European Union in Afghanistan.
Big Data and analytics promise a significant step towards personalized medicine. India, sitting at the cusp of a digital revolution, is well placed to integrate such solutions with public health management.
Delhi’s current realism on China is a welcome departure from the past, when India used hide problems in the grandiose rhetoric on global solidarity. Under the new approach, there is no fudging of differences.
Overcoming the present regulatory inertia around drones in India is important both from the perspective of the civilian drone industry—one capable of leading to multiple technological innovations, high-volume manufacture, and beneficial uses—and the overall economy.
Political bots are playing a major role in how an average voter consumes news and information.
The Rashtriya Swayamasevak Sangh, a paramilitary volunteer organization in India, no longer relies solely on grassroots growth. Its groundwork is now supplemented by statism.
India must follow the lead of Russia and China and realistically engage with President Trump.
By investing in innovative “DigiProcedures,” the Indian court system can provide more rapid resolutions to disputes.
While there is still a lot of uncertainty in terms of how the elections in Uttar Pradesh will unfold, it is clear that criminal politicians will remain on the prowl.
Donald Trump’s presidency presents an unexpected opportunity for India in its continued efforts to stabilize Afghanistan.
Without a deeper and dynamic three-way engagement between politics, business and science, India might find itself losing ground in the new era of de-globalization and technological transformation.