The Indo-Pacific has emerged as a critical region in global politics. The stakes for India and Japan are rapidly rising in this theater, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) sits at the heart of it.
Despite repeated efforts, including at the highest political levels, Ottawa has seemed reluctant to address India’s concerns about the question of Sikh separatism in Canada.
Instituting a Universal Basic Income requires public support spanning demographic lines, executive backing, and strong macroeconomic fundamentals.
The idea of a universal basic income (UBI)—periodic and unconditional cash payments to all citizens—has gained renewed attention amid growing concerns about technological unemployment in advanced economies.
India may not need a formal “Look West policy” to realize the new opportunities in the region if New Delhi views the Middle East on its own merits, pays sustained political attention, and delivers on the Indian economic and security commitments made at the highest levels.
Beyond just military power and humanitarian relief, India’s capacity to serve as a first responder to crises in the region also requires the strategic will and skill to help solve neighboring countries’ political conflicts.
The unfolding crisis in Maldives draws attention to the perennial question about whether and when India should intervene in the internal politics of its neighboring countries.
ITechLaw India is a global conference where technology leaders, lawyers, and policymakers converge for three days of intensive brainstorming and networking. The theme of this year’s conference is the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the challenges ahead for India.
In the last few years, New Delhi has stepped up its efforts to develop the Andaman and Nicobar islands, strengthen their connectivity with the mainland, and leverage their strategic location for India’s security.
For New Delhi, the challenge is to patiently address the domestic concerns of its partners and develop frameworks for military cooperation that both are in fact, and are seen to be, mutually beneficial.