On June 15, at least 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives in a violent clash between Indian and Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley region of eastern Ladakh. As tensions between India and China soar, what immediate impact will this conflict have on their already precarious relationship?
Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi recently announced that India must become Atmanirbhar (self-reliant).
An overwhelming majority of labor in India works in the informal sector without adequate social security. Simultaneously, the inflexibility of labor regulation prevents Indian firms from growing through labor expansion, incentivizing investments in capital instead.
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.
Although India holds strategic reserves of crude oil and food, it entered the coronavirus pandemic with severe shortages of essential medical equipment.
Taiwan has made considerable headway towards successfully implementing its Artificial Intelligence (AI) initiatives. India, however, remains at a nascent stage. How can they effectively collaborate to encourage AI growth?
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to aggravate tensions between the U.S. and China, it has impeded multilateral coordination in tackling both public health and economic crises across the globe. India now finds itself in a pivotal position.
With the United States set to leave Afghanistan, India’s involvement there may be at risk. India needs to update its priorities to prepare for this change.
While the rest of the world is all hands on deck tackling the coronavirus pandemic, China has made a powerful move that might significantly strengthen its geopolitical influence in the global financial space.
The coronavirus pandemic coupled with a fragmented multipolar world has led to widespread disruptions in global trade and investment. Can India and the EU leverage their strong economic and security ties to deal with the evolving geo-political consequences of the pandemic?