State regulation must identify concrete problems, not create interventionist bureaucracies based on potential ones. These lessons have made India one of the world’s largest economies and enabled the present government to seek “atmanirbharta."
The pandemic has enabled the central government to implement far-reaching reforms in areas such as agriculture, traditionally considered to be the domain of states.
Although clarifications came from the Prime Minister’s Office a day later, this swift round of China’s infamous “wolf-warrior diplomacy” allowed them to capture the narrative surrounding the clash at Galwan Valley.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are increasingly embedded in society – from curating social media feeds and assisting law enforcement, to deciding an individual’s creditworthiness and aiding in healthcare.
Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi recently announced that India must become Atmanirbhar (self-reliant).
China’s foreign minister Wang Yi finally admitted late last month that the Covid-19 pandemic has severely slowed down Beijing’s flagship foreign policy project, the Belt and Road Initiative.
While the rest of the world is all hands on deck tackling the coronavirus pandemic, China has made a powerful move that might significantly strengthen its geopolitical influence in the global financial space.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on May 12 had two central messages: India will have to learn to live with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and India must pivot towards economic recovery.
How does diplomacy work in the age of social distancing and coronavirus?
India’s migrant workers have fallen through the cracks of its social security net, and government response has shown a significant gap between high-minded intentions reflected in existing laws and their implementation.
As the Indian government prepares to gradually dial down the economic freeze on May 3, politics, too, must emerge from its hibernation.
Large sections of India’s population are invisible to the state. That is why in crises like Covid and lockdown, we need one common social database.
The description of the battle against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as a “war” has graduated from an analogy to a metaphor.
How should a legal framework for data protection balance the imperatives of protecting privacy and ensuring innovation and productivity growth?
Although the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is relatively small in India, 137 as of 17 March, most of the cases have been detected in the last two weeks. Experience suggests that this number will rise.
In the short term, there are two interrelated challenges—protecting Yes Bank’s depositors, and maintaining trust in the private banking system.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s two-day visit is designed to partially tickle his vanity, but, as importantly, it is to boost his chances of returning to office in the 2020 U.S. general election.
As President Donald J. Trump makes his maiden visit to India, it is a genuine opportunity to reaffirm the strategic contours of a relationship that is currently a bit too defined by trade differences.
At a time when pitting Patel against Nehru has become the stock-in-trade of the Narendra Modi government, it is not surprising that this particular point in Basu’s important book has attracted attention.
The presentation of the Union Budget is always a melodramatic occasion–full of hype and excitement, especially in the boisterous Indian democracy.