The Supreme Court’s decision in Justice Puttaswamy v. Union of India finally lays to rest all doubts about privacy’s claim to the pantheon of fundamental rights.
Increasing connectivity has raised fundamental questions about data ownership and user privacy that have not been adequately addressed in current legal and policy frameworks.
It is necessary to be open-eyed and clear-headed about the practical benefits and risks associated with the increasing prevalence of artificial intelligence.
The Silicon Valley ethos of ‘too big to fail’ and ‘lean startups’ do not always work—especially not for a national identification project, where nothing can be left to scale, chance, or improvisation.
The present trajectory of AI advancement indicates that future economies and national security will be defined by it, making it among a handful of technologies that will shape global politics.
Modern technologies like mobile phones and the internet have optimized the collection of enormous data sets. Commonly known as big data, large datasets can be extremely valuable to the government, especially in formulating informed policies and enable good governance.
In India, mass adoption of electric vehicles could potentially render a number of benefits, including reduced air pollution, increased employment, and greater industrialization.
Technology-driven innovation requires more risk taking by the state in the form of investing more belief in the power of innovation to transform.
To sustain India's rise, Delhi must advance its economic policies, engage in defense sector reform, and construct strategic partnerships to navigate the power shifts among America, China, and Russia
India must make a concerted effort to expand the range of technologies it can use as part of its diplomatic arsenal.