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.
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.
The Russia-Ukraine war has reinforced the role of big tech firms as geopolitical actors and clearly established the dual-use nature of information technology. Anirudh Suri highlights the need for India to have a cyberwar doctrine to better prepare against the country's immediate adversaries.
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.
Anirudh Suri highlights two major changes in perspective that are needed within India to bolster the development of a climate tech ecosystem.