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.
Rudra Chaudhuri explains how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has undermined strategic choices available to India.
Deep Pal and Shibani Mehta explain India's stake in the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
A ceasefire along the Line of Control and International Border has lasted a year. It brought relief to civilians, reduced forced displacement, increased access to schools, and allowed construction and development projects to resume.
The proposal allocates a major funding increase for research, but the government needs to implement measures to stoke the private space industry.
The proposal aims to produce high and sustained growth to get the country back on track after slowdowns that preceded the coronavirus pandemic.
Priyadarshini D. & co-author Sabyasachi Kar examine whether Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) can have a destabilising effect on the banking sector in India, and the possible solutions that may lie in designing CBDCs appropriately.
The government extends the uncertainty with its two new taxes and digital rupee.
Suyash Rai details how the pandemic affected the already-struggling budget management & what we should look for in the upcoming Union Budget 2022.