With India lacking the depth of research and design expertise required to build state-of-the-art stealth aircraft, the country needs to prioritize improving on its indigenous fighter, the Tejas.
With monkeypox being declared a global health emergency, the WHO approach is an innovative and effective way to curb outbreaks of zoonotic diseases.
Shibani Mehta analyzes the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII) announced by the U.S.-led G7.
Rudra Chaudhuri explains why India urgently needs to invest in an office of what might be called a National Technology Coordinator (NTC).
Rudra Chaudhuri writes on current Indo-U.S. ties and strategizing for India's defense future.
It also speaks to Beijing’s concerns that extend beyond the Russia-Ukraine war.
India’s rapid growth following the reforms of 1991 has taken place without a concomitant reform of land markets. Anirudh Burman argues that land-market policies now require a high degree of agility to cope with the economic transitions underway.
In India, biotechnology has played an important role in helping stakeholders in academia, industry, and government develop new pandemic-related technology, from test kits to respiratory devices. But these biotechnology advancements can go further to strengthen India’s public health capacity.
Priyadarshini D. and co-author, Sabyasachi Kar, analyze the viability of CBDCs from the perspective of the rapid digitalization taking place in India, and suggest a few steps forward.
Rudra Chaudhuri writes about the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's upcoming visit to India and stresses upon the need for both countries to invest in more than roadmaps and deal announcements.
There may be merit in first creating the law, then addressing other concerns later.
Kathmandu has its own priorities on development and geopolitics.
To get its air force up to speed, India needs to enhance its capacity to develop and produce fighter aircraft.
Unless the government can up its communications game, anti-vax movements could prolong India’s pandemic effects.
Vijay Gokhale writes on how China is seeking to shape global arrangements in line with its own authoritarian imperatives.
The war in Ukraine has demonstrated that India needs to establish a strong domestic space economy in order to weather geopolitical storms.
A fractured global consensus on key technological and geopolitical issues could thwart much needed progress. Deepening global cooperation to develop local answers will be the way forward.
Vijay Gokhale writes about the global geo-strategic and geo-economic implications of the Russia-Ukraine crisis, including the consequential effects of it for the Indo-Pacific economies.
Priyadarshini D. and Sabyasachi Kar take a look at the current payments system, how sanctions work within this system, how a CBDC-based new payments system will be different, and how effective can sanctions be in the new system.
Vijay Gokhale speaks to Nirupama Subramanian on the effect of the Russia-Ukraine crisis on Sino-Russian relations.