Illegal immigration from Bangladesh has been a key issue for India and has become a focal point in the 2016 assembly election in Assam.
To avoid regulatory paralysis, India needs to reimagine the regulator’s role.
By 2030, South Asia is bound to be a far more connected place within itself as well as the rest of the world, thanks to a number of new factors reshaping the region’s economic and political geography.
Rather than just looking at Maritime Domain Awareness collaboration as a reaction to China’s rise, India must see it as a necessary step to maintain its position in the Indian Ocean and secure its strategic leverage in its primary area of interest.
India’s draft circular on the regulation of drones stifles innovation, raises operational risks, and creates substantial uncertainty for organizations, individuals, and enforcement agencies.
The draft circular, if implemented in its current form, will stifle innovation, raise operational risks, and create substantial uncertainty.
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.