India Should Be Innovative in the Challenging Times Ahead
Prime Minister Modi has shown remarkable innovativeness in foreign policy arena recently. This shows that he is cognisant of the challenges for India that are looming ahead.
Why India still doesn’t have a Pakistan policy
Despite 70 years of unremitting and implacable hostility, New Delhi still does not know how to deal with Islamabad.
Jobs and nature of work: Time to rethink basics
For the large mass of workers, a “formal” sector “good” job in the classic industrial sense of the term is becoming increasingly unlikely.
India needs a systematic overhaul in agriculture to ensure food security
Indian agriculture cannot afford to rely on unsustainable ways. Sustainable agriculture, which applies less pressure on natural resources, is the need of the hour.
When Modi meets China’s Xi in Wuhan, India starts from a position of weakness
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to talk peace with Beijing. Why?
Who is Pushing Dalai Lama to Surrender to China?
Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s attempt to present Dalai Lama’s return to a Chinese ruled Tibet as the monk’s “last unfulfilled dream”, and his call to Tibetan people for making this ‘dream’ of Dalai Lama a reality deserves a closer scrutiny by the Tibetan society, supporters of the Tibetan cause, and above all, the Government of India.
Reforming defence planning in India
The silo-driven, ad hoc approach has meant that issues like threat perception and force structure are not managed via a centralized and authoritative overview
In an age of leaks, just lock your data & sell it
Using your data to analyse behaviour trends is also acceptable, if only aggregated, secondary data is made public.
India changing tack on space policy
India is scheduled to launch the lunar rover Chandrayaan-2 in 2018, an emblematic sign of the country's will to step up its space policy. Its efforts in this arena include a revival of international partnerships and a change in its position on space militarization. In the absence of an adequate global governance regime, such activity extends geopolitical tensions to outer space.
Modi’s reforms and chances of his return
Most people will be deciding on whom to vote for next year on the basis of what the Modi government has done for them in the past five years. The state of the economy will be important in that decision specially the reforms that the Modi government has undertaken.