Open standards and free markets should dictate the choices available to content creators, not centralised exchanges that then become the playground for vested interests to creep into their daily administration and deprive creators of licensing autonomy.
New Delhi might find that frankness is a lot more useful with Beijing than nursing grievances in private and feigning convergence in public.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project may be based on economic principles, but broader strategic and security interests are driving both Beijing and Islamabad.
India has not addressed the influx of refugees and illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. It’s time for that to change.
New Delhi’s renewed efforts to persuade Beijing to change its mind on India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group membership should be an extraordinary exercise in realpolitik that is well worth watching.
Technology has an immense potential to transform urban mobility.
India must immediately signal strong solidarity with Britain and Europe, both of whom are likely to be weakened in the near term.
Carnegie India, in collaboration with Penguin Random House, hosted the launch of Half Lion, a biography of former prime minister of India P.V. Narasimha Rao.
The introduction of autonomous weapons will profoundly change the nature of war and will also affect the understanding of laws of war. India is uniquely placed to take a lead in the global discussion about this issue.
India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group diplomacy reveals a new level of self-assurance that can explore the space for accommodation in all directions.