The India-U.S. relationship is too big to fail. But as U.S. president-elect Joe Biden aims to restore America’s role in the global order, India must play to its own interests.
Beyond the optics, the Trump Americans, who are the new political base, will still shape American policy irrespective of who the president is. “America First” is here to stay.
State-capital relations include direct, firm-specific interactions between the state and investors/firms, and indirect influences that shape the general conditions for raising and deployment of capital.
Asia’s two largest nuclear powers have never threatened each other with nuclear weapons. How much will the recent deadly border clashes between China and India change the security landscape?
India must treat recovery from the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to remedy long-standing problems with its economy. If left untreated, these problems could precipitate other crises.
Making fast, cross-border payments involves onerous hurdles. But progress in India points toward promising solutions.
Deepening ties with its Asian neighbors will be a challenging but vital component of India’s post-pandemic recovery.
India could play a leading role in establishing multilateral data governance, but it will have to back away from protectionist impulses.
India’s insurance market for land titles is still in the early stages of development. Borrowing from the U.S. model, here’s what Indian insurers and officials alike can do to keep the market flourishing and protect consumers.
The Indian Army’s prevailing doctrine leaves the military with two main choices: do nothing or risk wars it cannot win. The Indian Army needs to rethink its use of force to meet today’s new challenges.
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.
India now plays a crucial role in the Indo-Pacific region. But how will the country define its approach as the region takes on new geopolitical importance?
The coastal state of Kerala in south India has used a unique strategy to halt the coronavirus. By deploying police to support and inform people—for example, by arranging home delivery of essential goods to people in quarantine—it has flattened the curve.
Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi recently announced that India must become Atmanirbhar (self-reliant).
Although India holds strategic reserves of crude oil and food, it entered the coronavirus pandemic with severe shortages of essential medical equipment.
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.
As an early adopter of new payment networks, China could set standards for a transformative change in the global financial system.