Grow up India, time to set an uplifting agenda
By 2040, the proportion of the population below 34.5 years will fall to 50 per cent from 65 per cent today.
The hidden failure of US-India counterterrorism cooperation
While New Delhi is getting more diplomatic support for its position, it is doing little to change the threat Pakistan poses.
Our infrastructure must become climate-resilient
A frustrating part about the Kerala floods is that the loss of life and economic devastation could have been prevented.
The trouble with China’s edge in the AI arms race
China has been making massive investments to create a huge pool of AI experts. The Chinese government wants to overtake the United States and be the global leader in the field by 2030.
India’s bank crisis is really a power crisis
Carbon-intensive assets are a financial time bomb.
New great game: US wants Russia to help contain China
President Donald Trump’s overtures to President Vladimir Putin, while starting a tariff war with China, has the strategic community reminiscing about a time when it was all so different. During the Cold War, America had diplomatically aligned itself with China to counter the Soviet threat.
India’s future as a world power depends on 4 key relationships
In the 2040s, India is expected to surpass the United States (in PPP terms) and become the world’s second largest economy, behind China. Alongside this Indian emergence, the international order is undergoing significant change as well, with power increasingly diffused among states as a new, multipolar geostrategic landscape begins to emerge with fresh layers of complexities.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Putting team spirit over individual stardom and other lessons
In this age of constant disruption, organisations need to view the world as an intense 90-minute football game — dynamic, constantly-changing, unpredictable.
Gearing up for space wars: on America’s plans to build space weapons
The implications of the American plans for a space weapons corps are still unclear.
The zero-poverty destination comes closer
Much needs to be done and our destination is still several countries away — the 73 million Indians living in extreme poverty today add up to more than the populations of Thailand, France and the UK.