The Indian government has announced plans for an overarching national Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS), which will be used for “criminal identification, verification and its dissemination among various police organisations and units across the country.”
The IndiGen Genome Project, launched in April 2019, is a government-funded exercise that sequenced more than a thousand individuals from diverse ethnicities to create a genome database for India.
In early 2016, the Indian government announced that it would start strategic disinvestment of central public sector enterprises (CPSEs).
Technonationalists, whatever their nationality, take a strategic view of industry and technology. They view it as fundamental to national security and economic competitiveness and take on faith that economic policies must have strategic underpinnings.
The Narendra Modi government wants to reportedly water down the provisions related to data localization proposed in the draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 formulated by the Justice Srikrishna Committee.
More than any other union government in the last 30 years in India, it is the BJP-led NDA government which can take a strategic approach to the economy and pursue long-term objectives.
The recent developments around the Strait of Hormuz have once again highlighted the importance of maritime chokepoints and their connection to regional geopolitics.
Extending New Delhi’s network of maritime initiatives to Madagascar and Comoros would only strengthen India’s own outlined priorities and interests in the region.
The Indian economy has been slowing down for five quarters now.
On October 11, 2019, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold their second informal summit in Mamallapuram in southern India. The conversation may follow from the two leaders’ earlier meeting in April 2018 in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
Proven to be the best engines for job creation, new and smaller enterprises are India's answer to rising unemployment and a burgeoning youth population.
India has always taken a multifaceted view of China. Yet broadly speaking, over the past seventy years, the relationship has evolved through three distinct phases.
To boost growth, the government, on Friday, decided to risk the only engine of the tax system that has performed lately — corporate tax.
The special and privileged strategic partnership between India and Russia now spans across both Eurasia and the Indo-Pacific.
With a steadily expanding fleet of satellites for both civilian and military purposes, the technological ability to secure these is a national imperative, as is the diplomatic ability to proactively shape the global governance of outer space with like-minded partners.
Due to its expansive role, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is a site of many conflicts.
Speaking to the press ahead of his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India and Pakistan could resolve their problems bilaterally without involving “any third country.”
In the aftermath of the military crisis between India and Pakistan this year, news of a Pakistani crackdown on anti-India terrorists has come out.
After his government voided Article 370, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that “a new age has begun in Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh.”
The Kashmir valley has lately been aswirl with rumours of an impending move by the central government to scrap Article 35A of the Indian Constitution.