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India’s pink economy
Indian Economy Mar 02, 2024

India’s pink economy

Unlocking the economic potential of the LGBTQ+ community will enhance India’s economic progress by tapping into diverse talents, driving innovation, and fostering sustainable economic growth ...

Building bridges, fostering peace:  J&K's new DGP connects with the public
Domestic Politics and Governance | Terrorism Feb 28, 2024

Building bridges, fostering peace: J&K's new DGP connects with the public

The continued collaboration between various stakeholders is crucial to effectively foster trust and maintain peace in the Valley. ...

Budget allocation for urban development expected to rise by 12 percent
Indian Economy | Urbanisation Feb 10, 2024

Budget allocation for urban development expected to rise by 12 percent

The increase in funds allocated for improving the quality of life in urban areas by 12 percent, as pledged in the Interim Budget, is positively received ...

National budget 2024-25 from the urban perspective
Indian Economy Feb 06, 2024

National budget 2024-25 from the urban perspective

Under the Interim Budget, the Financial Minister has outlined a few schemes for urban development, but a more comprehensive budget would be required for major policy decisions ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

A brief history of India’s Interim Budgets
Indian Economy Jan 29, 2024

A brief history of India’s Interim Budgets

On 1 February, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will make her most important political economy speech ...

India’s industrial policy is maturing
Indian Economy Jan 25, 2024

India’s industrial policy is maturing

India has undertaken steps towards exports-centric manufacturing and has kickstarted its own industrial policymaking, suggesting that India’s industrial policy is beginning to mature ...

Netaji’s mayoral tenure: People-centric administration through nationalistic ethos
Domestic Politics and Governance | National Politics Jan 24, 2024

Netaji’s mayoral tenure: People-centric administration through nationalistic ethos

Analysing Netaji’s efforts during his mayoral tenure offers motivation across the socio-political spectrum to give due importance to municipal affairs in India ...

Are Anganwadis ready to provide quality early childhood education?
Education in India | Education Jan 24, 2024

Are Anganwadis ready to provide quality early childhood education?

Increasing public spending on early childhood care and education and empowering India’s Anganwadis is important to ensure that quality early education is accessible to all children ...

India's human capital: Quality education vis-à-vis sustainable development
Education in India | Education Jan 24, 2024

India's human capital: Quality education vis-à-vis sustainable development

For a developing nation like India, education emerges as a fundamental tool for creating the human capital necessary to sustain development in the 21st century. ...

Empowering nations: Educating girls for economic growth and equality
Education in India | Education Jan 24, 2024

Empowering nations: Educating girls for economic growth and equality

Educating girls helps foster a more prosperous, equitable, and empowered India ...

Women and STEM: The inexplicable gap between education and workforce participation
Education in India | Education Jan 24, 2024

Women and STEM: The inexplicable gap between education and workforce participation

India could be a STEM powerhouse if only it can ensure its female STEM graduates are retained in the workforce ...

Edtech in India: Boom, bust, or bubble?
Education in India | Education Jan 24, 2024

Edtech in India: Boom, bust, or bubble?

The experience of Indian edtech between 2020 and 2023 appears to be a textbook case of a bubble burst. But there is hope yet, and there are new opportunities to be tapped. ...

ICT and education in India: Gains and gaps
Education in India | Education Jan 24, 2024

ICT and education in India: Gains and gaps

The NEP 2020 can help ensure that a holistic approach towards the integration of technology with different functional requirements of the sector is undertaken ...

Medical education in India: Democratisation through public infrastructure creation
Education in India | Education Jan 24, 2024

Medical education in India: Democratisation through public infrastructure creation

By increasing the number of medical colleges and subsequently the healthcare workforce, India is working towards ensuring enhanced healthcare access for its population ...

Beyond the Preamble: Measuring up the right to education in practice
Education in India | Education Jan 24, 2024

Beyond the Preamble: Measuring up the right to education in practice

While the right to education is widely recognised by national constitutions, its actual implementation remains inadequate ...

Indo-Pacific and financing SDG 4: Another brick in the wall?
International Affairs | Education in India | Sustainable Development | Education Jan 24, 2024

Indo-Pacific and financing SDG 4: Another brick in the wall?

Although financing infrastructure in the developing economies of the Indo-Pacific region has become an increasing international priority, quality education remains elusive ...

Aspirations must be backed by investments for the energy transition
Indian Economy | Economics and Finance | Energy Jan 16, 2024

Aspirations must be backed by investments for the energy transition

To achieve both its development goals and energy transition goals, India needs consistently higher levels of growth in national income to enhance the pool of investible capital ...

India is bringing reputational security back into focus
Indian Foreign Policy Jan 12, 2024

India is bringing reputational security back into focus

India, through its foreign policy choices and its multi-alignment strategy, has built its reputational security in significant ways in the last decade ...

A case for inclusive wealth assessment of Indian states
Indian Economy Jan 04, 2024

A case for inclusive wealth assessment of Indian states

The Inclusive Wealth (IW) approach provides a more comprehensive analysis of wealth and development, essential for India's diverse and complex socio-economic landscape ...

Indian economy: 2023 wrapped
Indian Economy Jan 02, 2024

Indian economy: 2023 wrapped

To ensure organic, responsible growth in 2024, India will have to implement a policy structure which is unique to a developing nation in the current geopolitical setting ...

Indian rice export ban: Implications for global markets and food security
Indian Economy | Energy | Energy Security | Economic Reforms | Sustainable Development | Agriculture Dec 22, 2023

Indian rice export ban: Implications for global markets and food security

India’s rice export ban is unlikely to lead to a global food crisis, given the extent of the reduction in supply to global markets and the concomitant increase in prices ...

Analysing India’s shifting economic landscape
Indian Economy Dec 06, 2023

Analysing India’s shifting economic landscape

Leveraging India’s demographic dividend through education, skill development, and job creation can boost economic growth ...

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Stefania Petruzzelli

Stefania Petruzzelli

Stefania Petruzzelli, PhD., after an extensive period of academic research in Italian and Comparative Literature with a focus on anthropological, historical, and social issues, has directed her studies toward understanding the epistemological changes of our times, especially in the field ...

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Stefania Petruzzelli

Stefania Petruzzelli, PhD., after an extensive period of academic research in Italian and Comparative Literature with a focus on anthropological, historical, and social issues, has directed her studies toward understanding the epistemological changes of our times, especially in the field ...

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