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A second glance at the Interim Budget
Indian Economy Feb 05, 2024

A second glance at the Interim Budget

While the Interim Budget is a temporary plan, the government’s priority and the country’s imperatives remain inclined towards inclusive development ...

An Interim Budget for the transforming economy
Indian Economy Feb 05, 2024

An Interim Budget for the transforming economy

The Interim Budget indicates that the economic thinking is in the right direction— India is slated to have capital-driven growth in the coming future. ...

Interim Budget 2024: India’s health spending during the pandemic years
Healthcare | Economics and Finance Feb 03, 2024

Interim Budget 2024: India’s health spending during the pandemic years

In the Interim Budget, the government seems to be focusing on important pillars of its Universal Health Coverage plans, namely healthcare infrastructure, medical education, and pharmaceutical production ...

Bridging the global gender chasm in 2024: Need for more steam?
Gender | GENDER ISSUES Feb 03, 2024

Bridging the global gender chasm in 2024: Need for more steam?

Due to unprecedented global crises, progress in bridging the gender divide has stagnated ...

Indian Army's year of technological advancement in 2024
Defence and Security | Internal Security | Indian Defence Feb 03, 2024

Indian Army's year of technological advancement in 2024

While the Indian Army’s emphasis on integrating advanced tools reflects a proactive response to evolving challenges, a broader transformation warrants scrutiny ...

The geopolitics of de-risking from China: Is India in for a win?
International Affairs Feb 02, 2024

The geopolitics of de-risking from China: Is India in for a win?

As major economies attempt to de-risk from China, India can make the most of this opportunity by attracting global economic investments in varied sectors ...

President, parliament, and impeachment: A persistent struggle in the Maldives’ politics
Neighbourhood Feb 02, 2024

President, parliament, and impeachment: A persistent struggle in the Maldives’ politics

It seems that the ongoing struggle between the Parliament and the President will continue, paving the way for more uncertainty and instability in Maldives ...

The Red Sea crisis and political equity of non-state armed actors
International Affairs Feb 02, 2024

The Red Sea crisis and political equity of non-state armed actors

The growing influence of non-state militant actors in the global order needs to be scrutinised ...

Prioritising MSMEs in India’s policy push for rooftop solar
Indian Economy | Economics and Finance | Energy Feb 02, 2024

Prioritising MSMEs in India’s policy push for rooftop solar

The focus on rooftop solar in the Union Budget 2024 has provided a strong impetus for the residential segment. A targeted scheme is also required to enable MSMEs to harness the benefits of solar energy. ...

I’ll be back! Interim Budget 2024 and its message
Indian Economy Feb 01, 2024

I’ll be back! Interim Budget 2024 and its message

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Interim Budget 2024 presents good macroeconomic numbers—and a strong political message of winning Elections 2024 ...

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Niranjan Sahoo

Niranjan Sahoo

Niranjan Sahoo, PhD, is a Senior Fellow with ORF’s Governance and Politics Initiative. With years of expertise in governance and public policy, he now anchors studies and programmes on democracy, human rights, federalism, electoral reforms (particularly issues related to political ...

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