The government has been working to effect a radical shift in Indian energy production and consumption patterns to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
India should focus on shaping the outcomes of the U.S.-Pakistan negotiations, since those talks will not only influence the situation in Afghanistan but could also have significant implications for the subcontinent as a whole.
The current legal framework in India offers insufficient safeguards against mass surveillance and the gathering of big data tranches.
India needs to craft a more streamlined regulatory system and take other concrete steps to support growth in its domestic biotech sector.
Brain gain—the phenomenon of Indians returning from work and study abroad, and the government initiatives designed to encourage their return—has contributed significantly to the growth of the Indian economy.
India will inevitably have to do more in Afghanistan, since the United States will not bear the security burden forever. Any substantive India-U.S. strategic coordination, however, could presage a major change in the regional politics of South Asia.
Given the mammoth scale and extraordinary nature of the November 2016 demonetization in India, it is almost an obligation on the government’s part to reap a wider range of economic benefits from it.
While New Delhi and Tokyo realize their limitations in competing with China-led initiatives, there is an unmatched intent and willingness in the Indo-Japanese relationship to collaborate on new areas across the region.
An examination of New Delhi’s policy and programmatic responses to President Trump’s Afghanistan strategy and its greater role for India.
As old ideological divisions break down at the United Nations, New Delhi should take the lead in promoting practical solutions to international challenges, remembering that multilateralism is not an end in itself, but a means to pursue India’s national interests.