India and the EU are now discovering common ground and aligning strategies on how to achieve sustainable development in an open society and on how to ensure security through a rules-based global order.
Modi’s push towards demonetization shows that corruption remains a large problem in India. This challenge necessitates the creation of an anti-corruption authority and protection for whistleblowers.
India must facilitate investments in artificial intelligence and be prepared to address the negative fallouts of the technological revolution.
A study in India finds that ideological diversity in the administration is key to a tolerant government. So far there is little evidence that Trump will select a ideologically diverse administration.
Modi’s technology-based solution in going after “black money” has a long historical precedent. Only through strong public-private partnerships in cities like Bengaluru will he succeed.
A book review of Shivshankar Menon’s “Choices: Inside the making of India’s Foreign Policy” and the evolution of India’s foreign policy after the Cold War.
Regulation and innovation need to be in sync if India is to take advantage of the digital revolution, and policy research is a critical input towards harmonizing the two.
New Delhi’s stance on the South China Sea has gone through prominent changes under the leadership of Narendra Modi in line with India’s changing outlook on maritime security as a whole.
Class, not caste, may gradually become the dominant repertoire of competition between parties in Gujarat and elsewhere in India.
India and Japan are using economic cooperation to advance their strategic interests and counterbalance Chinese influence in their neighborhood.
South Asian leaders are deeply concerned about America’s long-term commitment to the liberal, global economic order and Washington’s political will to sustain its longstanding international security commitments.
Just as building more schools does not improve literacy rates, opening accounts does not empower citizens to make digital financial transactions.
The fusion of the cyber and the physical is transforming the economic and security landscape in the world. Delhi must now begin to pay attention.
Demonetization alone is not enough to end dirty money in Indian politics. Modi must also close legal loopholes, tie tax breaks to political parties with transparency, and directly attack the underlying drivers of the black economy.
The Indian Supreme Court is facing its greatest challenge since the 1970s and tensions between the judges and the government have never been so intense for such a long period.
New Delhi should not rule out change in Pakistan’s civil-military relations and examine if those changes can facilitate a more productive engagement with Islamabad.
The reason that some governments respond more tolerantly than others to anti-corruption agitation boils down to contested definitions of words like corruption.
By addressing strategic concerns beyond the realm of security cooperation, the leaders of India and Japan have found a unique and constructive way to collaborate in the Indian Ocean and beyond.
Despite India’s impressive economic growth rates in the mid-2000s, the long-term magnitude and sustainability of this progress remains uncertain.
This book examines how the region’s major political powers view international politics and the use of military force.