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Reactions to Rafah: Preventing humanitarian supply chain breakdown
International Affairs | Multilateralism Jun 06, 2024

Reactions to Rafah: Preventing humanitarian supply chain breakdown

The near breakdown of humanitarian supply chains and services in Gaza merits new measures from the ICJ against Israel. ...

A singular challenge to American hegemony
International Affairs | Great Power Dynamics Jun 06, 2024

A singular challenge to American hegemony

The contest between US and China-Russia alliance is heating up as the battlelines are being redrawn. However, the latter realises that in the renewed contest, it faces a far more competitive West. ...

The highs and lows of India–US convergence
International Affairs | Indian Foreign Policy Jun 06, 2024

The highs and lows of India–US convergence

The strategic convergence between India and the US might be weakening as the US increasingly focuses on the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and Eurasia. ...

The Chattogram-Ranong connect: Establishing direct shipping in the Bay of Bengal
Indian Economy | Economics and Finance | Economic Diplomacy Jun 05, 2024

The Chattogram-Ranong connect: Establishing direct shipping in the Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal presents an opportunity for Bangladesh and Thailand to enhance bilateral trade through their shared maritime space, making a Chattogram-Ranong connection highly beneficial. ...

AU's push for global financial reforms is a must for SDG revival
Economics and Finance | Financial Markets | International Financial Institutions Jun 05, 2024

AU's push for global financial reforms is a must for SDG revival

Massive resources are needed to realign Africa's SDGs, and the current global financial order is proving to be inadequate. The AU must boost efforts and partner with Global South countries. ...

Ties with Pakistan: Loose talk or opening the latch?
International Affairs | Indian Foreign Policy | Defence and Security | Indian Defence Jun 05, 2024

Ties with Pakistan: Loose talk or opening the latch?

Speculation is rife on both sides of the Radcliffe Line about a possible re-engagement between India and Pakistan. However, it remains uncertain whether this policy will work. ...

Forests for Future: Achieving India’s net-zero goals
Climate, Food and Environment | Climate Change Jun 04, 2024

Forests for Future: Achieving India’s net-zero goals

Adopting effective forest management strategies will provide a sustainable and cost-effective solution, significantly advancing India's net-zero emissions goal and mitigating the impacts of climate change. ...

Creating climate resilient food systems
Climate, Food and Environment | Climate Change Jun 04, 2024

Creating climate resilient food systems

Although making our food systems climate resilient is complex, it is an imperative task in the face of climate change ...

Climate conservation: Small steps for communities, giant steps for climate action
Climate, Food and Environment | Climate Change Jun 04, 2024

Climate conservation: Small steps for communities, giant steps for climate action

Although the scale of the environmental problems seems overwhelming, nature conservation works. ...

Surveillance cameras in cities: A threat to privacy?
Privacy and Surveillance Jun 03, 2024

Surveillance cameras in cities: A threat to privacy?

Although there are positive results of surveillance technology, questions regarding the invasion of privacy are being raised. ...

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Ambar Kumar Ghosh

Ambar Kumar Ghosh

Ambar Kumar Ghosh is an Associate Fellow under the Political Reforms and Governance Initiative at ORF Kolkata. His primary areas of research interest include studying Indian democracy and its institutions federalism political leadership citizenship and migration studies. He is presently pursuing ...

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Sharon Sarah Thawaney

Sharon Sarah Thawaney is the Executive Assistant to the Director - ORF Kolkata and CNED, Dr. Nilanjan Ghosh. She holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from St. Xavier's University, Kolkata, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science ...

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