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Bridging global workforce gaps: An Indian perspective
Indian Economy | Economics and Finance May 31, 2024

Bridging global workforce gaps: An Indian perspective

India’s youthful demographic profile can positively impact the global labour market if strategic efforts are employed ...

50 years of Pokhran I: Revisiting India's peaceful nuclear explosion
Nuclear Security May 30, 2024

50 years of Pokhran I: Revisiting India's peaceful nuclear explosion

India's nuclear odyssey should be understood through the lens of geopolitical tensions, technological ambitions, and ethical dilemmas ...

Achieving water sufficiency through wastewater management
Water May 23, 2024

Achieving water sufficiency through wastewater management

Considering the role of wastewater in meeting the water requirements of cities, and the negative effects of untreated wastewater, efforts are underway for its better handling ...

India’s foreign intelligence and a need for narrative management
Defence and Security May 18, 2024

India’s foreign intelligence and a need for narrative management

As India’s international stature grows, its intelligence agencies will come under greater scrutiny. The R&AW should institute a PR mechanism to deal with the misguided perceptions. ...

Countering Maoist Insurgency: Has Chhattisgarh turned the corner?
Terrorism | Internal Security May 10, 2024

Countering Maoist Insurgency: Has Chhattisgarh turned the corner?

Despite the recent series of successful operations against the Maoists, the state and its security forces have to entrench themselves in the state while still opening a line for peace dialogue with the rebels ...

Busting the myths around Indian households’ debts
Indian Economy | Social Inclusion May 07, 2024

Busting the myths around Indian households’ debts

Declaring a decline in Indian households' net financial assets without understanding their saving behaviours would be misguided. ...

The two major 2024 election manifestos and what they have to say for cities
National Politics May 04, 2024

The two major 2024 election manifestos and what they have to say for cities

Both manifestos have made laudable assertions regarding city problems, however, the issues of the financial domain of ULBS and certain pending urban reforms are yet to be addressed. ...

Structural transformation driving services-led employment generation in India
Indian Economy | Skilling May 01, 2024

Structural transformation driving services-led employment generation in India

India needs to recalibrate its strategies and adopt a holistic approach that bridges the gap between traditional sectors like manufacturing and emerging sectors like new-age services ...

India’s Northeast: Partnerships for economic prosperity
Indian Economy Apr 22, 2024

India’s Northeast: Partnerships for economic prosperity

Global partnerships across domains hold promise for bridging developmental disparities and bolstering the Northeast's economic outlook ...

Assessing RBI's draft disclosure framework on climate-related financial risks
Indian Economy | Economics and Finance Apr 17, 2024

Assessing RBI's draft disclosure framework on climate-related financial risks

RBI’s draft disclosure framework on Climate-related financial risks is a welcome step, but there are challenges ahead ...

Household Consumption Expenditure Survey: Irrational challenges
Indian Economy Apr 17, 2024

Household Consumption Expenditure Survey: Irrational challenges

The changes brought to the Consumption Expenditure Survey have raised concerns over comparability with previous rounds of surveys ...

Tackling India’s unemployment problem: Services, skills, and symmetry
Indian Economy | Gender | Skilling Apr 15, 2024

Tackling India’s unemployment problem: Services, skills, and symmetry

The Indian service sector necessitates the implementation of specific policies to guarantee the adoption of technology and upskilling to secure growth ...

Making profit a public good: Creating shared values between business and society
Indian Economy | Developing and Emerging Economies Apr 09, 2024

Making profit a public good: Creating shared values between business and society

Governments will have to work with private corporations to provide them with a framework for making profit a public good through a long-run vision of shared value creation ...

Introducing NavIC 2.0: Leveraging India’s strategic space advantage
Defence and Security | Space Apr 01, 2024

Introducing NavIC 2.0: Leveraging India’s strategic space advantage

NavIC 2.0 not only fortifies India's defence capabilities but also places it on par with leading nations in global satellite navigation ...

Indian Consumption Expenditure Survey: Focusing beyond the trends
Indian Economy Mar 29, 2024

Indian Consumption Expenditure Survey: Focusing beyond the trends

By studying India’s consumption patterns over time, effective policies can be undertaken to boost India’s economic growth ...

DISCOMs: The weak link in India’s energy transition
Indian Economy | Energy Mar 27, 2024

DISCOMs: The weak link in India’s energy transition

Unless the financial health of distribution utilities (DISCOMS) can be revived, progress on energy transition can flounder ...

Embracing relic diplomacy: Material culture's role in India's cultural diplomacy
International Affairs | Indian Foreign Policy Mar 20, 2024

Embracing relic diplomacy: Material culture's role in India's cultural diplomacy

Relic diplomacy can substantively contribute to India’s foreign policy gains and thus ought to be explored ...

The consumers’ economy of India: What do the recent macro numbers tell us?
Indian Economy Mar 18, 2024

The consumers’ economy of India: What do the recent macro numbers tell us?

The Indian economy is at a defining moment where the future might show a reversal from the trend of the consumption-driven growth phenomenon ...

Towards a framework for wildlife-friendly products
Domestic Politics and Governance | Sustainable Development | Agriculture Mar 13, 2024

Towards a framework for wildlife-friendly products

India can lead the way when it comes to balancing wildlife conservation and sustainable crop production ...

India’s “big government” targets high growth
Indian Economy Mar 11, 2024

India’s “big government” targets high growth

Making the correct trade-offs can support higher growth over the long term as can implementing a foundational reform agenda ...

Gender lens for climate finance: A smart approach to sustainability in the Indo-Pacific
Economics and Finance | Gender Mar 07, 2024

Gender lens for climate finance: A smart approach to sustainability in the Indo-Pacific

It is imperative to integrate climate financing with a gendered approach in the Indo-Pacific region to tackle climate change in an effective manner ...

Harnessing nutritional resilience for food security and gender equality
Healthcare | Gender | GENDER ISSUES Mar 07, 2024

Harnessing nutritional resilience for food security and gender equality

Gender empowerment and food security are deeply interconnected, with profound implications for achieving sustainable development goals ...

The female workforce in India: Emerging trends and insights
Gender | GENDER ISSUES Mar 07, 2024

The female workforce in India: Emerging trends and insights

The female workforce in India is changing as younger women with higher levels of education enter the workforce ...

From data to deployment: Gender bias in the AI development lifecycle
Gender | Privacy & Data Protection | Artificial Intelligence Mar 07, 2024

From data to deployment: Gender bias in the AI development lifecycle

The AI development process from design to deployment perpetuates gender bias. Future legislation should recognise these gender-based risks to mitigate them ...

Gender attitudes in India: Changes in the 21st century
Gender | GENDER ISSUES Mar 07, 2024

Gender attitudes in India: Changes in the 21st century

Despite significant strides towards equality, traditional perceptions of gender roles still influence many aspects of life, from educational opportunities to workforce participation. ...

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