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.
Shibani Mehta writes about how the unclarified nature of the de facto boundary between India and China—the Line of Actual Control (LAC) is causing a strain on the nations' relationship.
Rudra Chaudhuri writes about the significance of the Tashkent pact in ending the 1965 war between India and Pakistan, and how it brought Russia into South Asian politics.
Rahul Bhatia writes about how the unsettled nature of the India-China border and the lack of meaningful dialogue is leading to the LAC becoming increasingly militarized. He outlines how the misunderstanding between the two countries along the frontier could lead to a conflict on the border.
Anirudh Burman writes about increased privacy concerns in India following the Joint Parliamentary Committee Report on Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019.
Suyash Rai writes about how India as a developing country with relevant capabilities can leap forward when new technologies comes forth.
India’s central bank is considering launching a digital currency. Yet a key question that needs to be addressed first is: would Indian consumers even choose to use it?
Priyadarshini D and Arjun Kang Joseph write on the discussion around the exchange of personal and sensitive health info and how it has largely focused on aspects of security and privacy of the data.
Udbhav Tiwari writes on how there is a false binary between encryption and public safety and highlights the need to give users better products while protecting their texts.
Bengaluru did not become a tech innovation hub overnight. It shows key policy changes that are required in India to foster an innovative ecosystem.
As Covid pandemic moves to epidemic conditions with regional hotspots, caution must be taken because any fault line in global vaccine supply can be cataclysmic.
Konark Bhandari writes how a moratorium on further testing of DA-ASAT weapons may take time, but countries must start exchanging data on debris in outer space and question sustainability in space.
War and Peace in Contemporary India examines the importance of institutions and the role played by international actors in crucial episodes of India’s strategic history.
Rudra Chaudhuri writes on how the outrage of ex-Servicemen against new claims on Manekshaw’s role in 1971 shows a homily in the larger literature, which undermines the agency of the forces.
Tensions along the de facto India-China border have long been simmering, but past agreements have failed to permanently lower the heat. Can a new agreement succeed?
While the world helps Afghanistan battle hunger and the collapse of its healthcare system, women’s rights are at risk of being politically orphaned.
Rudra Chaudhuri writes about how India is a top foreign policy priority for Global Britain.