While India-China border disengagement is welcome news, the 2020 Galwan Valley incident has destroyed the promise of peace. What is clear is that India and China are at the cusp of entering a period of increasingly armed, markedly competitive, and ever-cautious cohabitation.
The ‘digital rupee’ could be India’s chance to move away from being an economy with one of the highest cash to GDP ratios.
The Union government's recently introduced farm laws aimed at reforming India's agriculture sector have faced stringent opposition from farmers and traders. Anirudh Burman and Suyash Rai discuss the role and structure of these laws and their revolutionary potential for the country's rural economy.
With a new administration in Washington, how can the U.S. and India forward each other’s strategic interests? Carnegie India hosted Joshua T. White for a discussion of his paper ‘After the Foundational Agreements: An Agenda for U.S.–India Defence and Security Cooperation.'
As the Biden administration works towards the democratization of the American state, it is important to examine how these changes can impact the state’s apparatus. Does a more diverse voter base and cabinet make for better public institutions?
Unless the Modi government comes up with some out-of-the-box solution, the demand for recapitalization could derail its fiscal plans for the year.
While the pandemic context cannot be ignored, it would be a mistake to view this year's budget solely through a COVID-19 lens.
India’s key strategic interests involve countering China’s growing presence in Asia, cooperating with partners to promote regional security, and protecting the sea lanes in the Indian Ocean. This requires a capable Indian military establishment.
With China’s near-permanent presence in the Indian Ocean likely in this decade, and the growing rivalry with America, India has no choice but to proactively try to shape the future of the Indian Ocean in its favor.
How unregulated lending apps preyed on the financial uncertainty of Indians, and what can be done to protect borrowers in the future.