Domestic Politics


    • Op-Ed

    Quota Is the Wrong Answer

    In India, looking at reservations as an employment scheme is self-defeating because government jobs represent only a small percent of workers.

    • Book chapter

    The Supreme Court

    Over time, the Supreme Court of India has evolved from being a court of law to a major institutional actor in the political arena.

    • Op-Ed

    Designer Babies and the Future of Bioethics

    • Shruti Sharma
    • April 06, 2017
    • Livemint

    Strong cultural preferences for a male child in an era of designer babies could lead to a further deterioration of the sex ratio.

    • Op-Ed

    Diplomacy for New India

    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.

    • Op-Ed

    Let the Drone Industry Take Off

    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.

    • Op-Ed

    Bots and Botching Up of Elections

    Political bots are playing a major role in how an average voter consumes news and information.

    • Op-Ed

    Let Justice Flow

    By investing in innovative “DigiProcedures,” the Indian court system can provide more rapid resolutions to disputes.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: Battling De-Globalization

    Without a deeper and dynamic three-way engagement between politics, business and science, India might find itself losing ground in the new era of de-globalization and technological transformation.

    • Event

    Book Launch: When Crime Pays

    • Milan Vaishnav, Yogendra Yadav, Anubha Bhonsle
    • February 08, 2017
    • New Delhi

    In democracies stretching from Brazil to Nigeria, criminals routinely thrive at the ballot box. In India, the world’s largest democracy, as many as a third of elected politicians are under criminal indictment.

    • Op-Ed

    Raja Mandala: It’s Not Just About H-1B

    An India that grows its domestic capabilities will be in a better position to address American concerns about jobs at home and benefit in turn from the current U.S. lead in most advanced technologies like robotics, artificial intelligence, and biotechnology.

Carnegie Experts on
Domestic Politics

  • Anirudh Burman
    Senior Research Analyst
    Anirudh Burman is a senior research analyst at Carnegie India. He works on key issues relating to public institutions, public administration, the administrative and regulatory state, and state capacity.
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    C. Raja Mohan
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Carnegie India
    A leading analyst of India’s foreign policy, Mohan is also an expert on South Asian security, great-power relations in Asia, and arms control.

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