The coronavirus pandemic has re-emphasized the need for evidence-backed research in tackling health, economic, and socio-political issues in India, and across the world. In an increasingly saturated information space, how can we ensure that cogent steps are taken during times of crises?
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.
Large sections of India’s population are invisible to the state. That is why in crises like Covid and lockdown, we need one common social database.
The description of the battle against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as a “war” has graduated from an analogy to a metaphor.
To contain the coronavirus, Modi has aimed to instill a strong sense of purpose in both the government and the public. The crisis may also afford India a moment for greater global leadership.
Recent government data highlights that women comprise less than 10 percent of India’s total police force.
At a time when pitting Patel against Nehru has become the stock-in-trade of the Narendra Modi government, it is not surprising that this particular point in Basu’s important book has attracted attention.
India’s teeming population, rickety public health system, and shared border with China make it vulnerable to the deadly coronavirus. How should the country prepare?
The recent debate on privacy that started with Aadhaar is at a curious inflection point with the introduction of The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 in Parliament.
Carnegie India hosted the first discussion of the Political Economy Seminar on "The Judiciary in the Indian Political Economy."