Cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade, which is generally seen only as a confidence-building measure, has benefits for the micro-economy in border areas, which are often overlooked.
The withdrawal of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 intends to help the Indian government to focus on technology policy in a holistic manner.
Suyash Rai and co-author Rishab Bailey explain why the withdrawal of the Personal Data Protection Bill (2019) from the Parliament increases uncertainty about the future of privacy regulation in India.
Anirudh Suri highlights the need for India to have a comprehensive climate bill and to invest heavily in climate technologies and domestic manufacturing.
Shibani Mehta argues that centres of power should approach the South Asian region not as a collective but appreciate the particular interest of each nation.
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.
Anirudh Suri highlights the need for private-public cooperation in India to achieve a greater level of cybersecurity.
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.
Anirudh Suri writes about the key factors and macro trends in favour of Climate tech.
An excerpt from The Great Tech Game: Shaping Geopolitics and the Destinies of Nations.