Unlocking in the face of a rampaging pandemic
With economic compulsions forcing governments to ease lockdown restrictions, the pandemic seems set to run its course in the country.
Will India catch frost-byte in the tech Cold War?
Moves to attract US technology should be prioritised. Yet the constraints that the US-China tech war can impose on India must not be overlooked.
From streets to tweets: Surveying the impact of online activism
Despite being criticised as being ‘convenient’ or ‘lazy’ — online activism makes a significant impact. It has become an integral part of activism in the 21st century.
Fighting fire (wall) with fire (wall)
Global pushback against China now targets the latter’s cultural and techno-nationalism.
Celebrity Mental Illness: A bitter pill to swallow
The death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput has taken the country by storm. Since his demise two months ago, numerous theories regarding its “real” cause have received incessant media coverage, from nepotism in Bollywood to allegations of foul play. It is, of course, plausible that some of these theories might be true.
Western Media Bias against India
The Western Media is now more vocal about the growing pervasiveness of moral denunciation through ‘Cancel Culture’ in western societies. Cancel Culture refers to a boycott of someone in professional or social circles that is determined by an aggressive minority, based on an opinion or an action that goes against the preconceived dogmas that began in its very own universities or organisations.
Innovation in the times of COVID19: Do companies really need to build something “new”?
Let us start by pointing out that while this article is being released during COVID-19, much of what is mentioned here is related to business-as-usual, whether there is a crisis or not.
This time the US is taking India’s side against China
Unlike in 2017, U.S. support for India at a time of confrontation with China is much more pronounced this time around.
Libya: Dangerous Escalation
The UN Secretary-General in a briefing to the UN Security Council on 8th July said that the conflict in Libya has entered ‘a new phase with foreign interference reaching unprecedented levels’.
Questioning India's Robust Response to the Chinese Threat is Anti National
The current Sino Indian faceoff is the most serious since the 1962 conflict. Strung across hundreds of kilometres and encompassing many contentious areas it has been marked by scuffles between the two sides resulting in scores of casualties and heavy troop build ups. Three rounds of talks between the military commanders of the two sides accompanied by diplomatic exchanges have not so far resulted in any meaningful de escalation.