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.
While the traditional powers of the Indian Ocean continue to work together across the maritime domain to maintain a balance of power, the role of islands in shaping a new security architecture is often overlooked.
The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has proposed a nationwide Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) that will use images from CCTV cameras, newspapers, and raids to identify criminals against existing records in the Crime and Criminal Tracking Networks and System (CCTNS) database.
The success of such a law depends on how its purview is defined and how well it is implemented.
It has been estimated that children and adolescents under the age of 18 account for one in three Internet users around the world.
As countries in the Indo-Pacific continue to deepen maritime collaborations between friends, partners, and allies, the island territories in the region are well-positioned to offer tremendous support and strategic leverage to India and its partners.
The recent debate on privacy that started with Aadhaar is at a curious inflection point with the introduction of The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 in Parliament.
It is projected that two out of every three people in the world will live in cities by 2050.