Modern technologies like mobile phones and the internet have optimized the collection of enormous data sets. Commonly known as big data, large datasets can be extremely valuable to the government, especially in formulating informed policies and enable good governance.
Keeping India’s policy on an even keel will take constant work and will require periodic “wins” for Trump to feel that his—and American—interests benefit from this relationship.
In India, mass adoption of electric vehicles could potentially render a number of benefits, including reduced air pollution, increased employment, and greater industrialization.
In India, it is useful to view the relative success of criminal politicians as a byproduct of democratic practice, rather than its authoritarian antithesis.
In India, looking at reservations as an employment scheme is self-defeating because government jobs represent only a small percent of workers.
Over time, the Supreme Court of India has evolved from being a court of law to a major institutional actor in the political arena.
Strong cultural preferences for a male child in an era of designer babies could lead to a further deterioration of the sex ratio.
Urgent administrative reforms to generate greater efficiency and synergy hold the key to the construction of a New India that can fully tap into the nation’s internal and external potential.
Overcoming the present regulatory inertia around drones in India is important both from the perspective of the civilian drone industry—one capable of leading to multiple technological innovations, high-volume manufacture, and beneficial uses—and the overall economy.
Political bots are playing a major role in how an average voter consumes news and information.