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Indian industrial sector could drive energy demand through 2035
Jan 28, 2014

Indian industrial sector could drive energy demand through 2035

The chief economist of BP Group, Mr. Christof Ruehl, says the industrial sector is less flexible in India than in China and that this could drive the energy demand in 2012-2035 period. He also predicts that China's industrialisation will continue even if it changes its economy structure.

Indian Muslim clerics’ call for action to overcome vaccine hesitation during Ramadan
Apr 17, 2021

Indian Muslim clerics’ call for action to overcome vaccine hesitation during Ramadan

Enforcing a sense of discipline among 170 million people, sharply divided on sectarian and linguistic lines, is never an easy task as it requires volu

Indian Ocean Dialogue - 2015
Sep 28, 2015

Indian Ocean Dialogue - 2015

Perth hosted the second edition of the Indian Ocean Dialogue from September 5-7. Eighty-seven officials and representatives from think tanks and civil societies participated in the proceedings. The dialogue concluded with the release of the Perth Consensus.

Indian Ocean Dialogue 2014
May 09, 2014

Indian Ocean Dialogue 2014

Observer Research Foundation, with support from the Ministry of External Affairs, hosted the Indian Ocean Dialogue 2014. The event witnessed participation of delegates from the far corners of the Indian Ocean and beyond, capturing the vastness and diversity of the region.

Indian Polity at the Crossroads, Again?
Aug 06, 2004

Indian Polity at the Crossroads, Again?

A decade and more after the ¿reforms regimen¿ caused a rethink of the ¿national agenda¿, the Indian polity may be at the crossroads again. If cascading fiscal compulsion was behind the earlier re-think, this time round it has more to do with the evolving polity and ageing personalities.

Indian Regional Parties: Do They Genuinely Represent Regional Aspirations?
Nov 10, 2011

Indian Regional Parties: Do They Genuinely Represent Regional Aspirations?

While Non-Congress parties spare no opportunity to accuse the Congress Party of psychophancy and a feudal culture, regional parties are not far behind. In fact, they have perfected the art of dynastic politics, beating the Congress Party.

Indian stand at NETmundial surprises many
May 03, 2014

Indian stand at NETmundial surprises many

India was among the few governments that did not sign the NETmundial outcome statement. It certainly seems that the weight and development of a billion people sits heavy on the shoulders of the government. The question is: does it need to lead them to the world wide web, or can they find it themselves?

Indian subcontinent staring at water shortages, says new study
Mar 08, 2013

Indian subcontinent staring at water shortages, says new study

The Indian subcontinent could be hit by water shortages in few years as increasing populations and growing development demands are placing tremendous pressure on the Indus Basin, according a recently released report, on Indus Basin

Indian wheat diplomacy in Afghanistan
Feb 25, 2022

Indian wheat diplomacy in Afghanistan

Although India has abstained from recognising the Taliban government, it has extended humanitarian aid amidst the ongoing food crisis.

Indians invest more in UK than in rest of EU
Jul 09, 2015

Indians invest more in UK than in rest of EU

UK's Deputy High Commissioner in Chennai, Mr Bharat Joshi, has said that Indian investments in the UK have created over 5000 jobs while UK investments in Chennai alone have generated several thousands.

India’s coastal security: An assessment
Nov 23, 2018

India’s coastal security: An assessment

Coastal preparedness is better than earlier — but the overall picture remains less than satisfactory. While the state of inter-agency coordination h

India’s decisive decade
Nov 11, 2021

India’s decisive decade

Revamping our development model is crucial to achieve growth and prosperity in the coming decade, while keeping in line with green transition.

India’s Defence Chief opposes aircraft carrier plans
May 14, 2020

India’s Defence Chief opposes aircraft carrier plans

Budget woes are unlikely to ease. The Chief of Defence Staff and the Army leadership are likely come under pressure to seriously think about downsizing the Army.

India’s fight against health emergencies: In search of a legal architecture
May 24, 2023

India’s fight against health emergencies: In search of a legal architecture

The ongoing pandemic of COVID-19 (caused by the novel coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2) has exposed glaring gaps in India’s domestic laws. Absent a rationally structured legislation to fall back on, the Union government in March advised states to invoke the Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897 to tackle the pandemic in their jurisdictions. The 123-year-old colonial law, however, does not even define what a disease is, let alone an epidemic or a pandemic. Ind

India’s G20 Presidency: कोरोना महामारी के बाद की दुनिया को आकार देना
Jul 27, 2023

India’s G20 Presidency: कोरोना महामारी के बाद की दुनिया को आकार देना

जब समूची दुनिया में भू-राजनीतिक अस्थिरता का दौर है ऐसे वक�

India’s Historic Vaccination Drive: Evaluating the Stakes, Hurdles and Opportunities
Jan 08, 2021

India’s Historic Vaccination Drive: Evaluating the Stakes, Hurdles and Opportunities

Various vaccine trials across the world are showing highly promising efficacy, and multiple vaccines are getting approved across continents. The global vaccine race has now entered its second phase, where countries try and procure as many doses of Covid-19 vaccines as possible. India has put its faith primarily in the vaccines of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Bharat Biotech-ICMR. It has also secured future stockpiles of Gamaleya and Novavax vaccines thr

India’s Malabar Dilemma
May 10, 2023

India’s Malabar Dilemma

Speculations are rife about India possibly inviting Australia for the next Malabar naval exercise—which COVID-19 has caused to be moved to 2021.[1] If true, this would represent a break from the past and signal a change in the Asian strategic environment. Over the past few years, India has consistently resisted including Australia in the exercise, despite the latter’s willingness. The only other time that Australia was included in the Malabar

India’s Moment in the Geopolitics of Oil
Apr 04, 2023

India’s Moment in the Geopolitics of Oil

Global energy markets have battled continuous uncertainty over the past three years, disrupted first by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, and by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022. India has been adept at navigating both these disruptions, using economic diplomacy to position itself favourably in the geopolitics of oil. New Delhi’s delicate balancing of its political relationship with both Washington DC and Moscow has been accompanied

India’s national security election: Why it’s advantage Modi
Apr 11, 2019

India’s national security election: Why it’s advantage Modi

The Indian prime minister’s national security credentials are poised to have benefits at the polls.

India’s naval evacuation gets underway amidst a pandemic
May 08, 2020

India’s naval evacuation gets underway amidst a pandemic

Indian planners would do well to reflect on some lessons from past missions.

India’s preferences for arms acquisitions
Mar 05, 2022

India’s preferences for arms acquisitions

Irrespective of the policy strategy adopted by India, it will prefer to expand its domestic production over buying from other countries

India’s Role in the Emerging Dynamics of the Indo-Pacific
Jan 26, 2022

India’s Role in the Emerging Dynamics of the Indo-Pacific

The Indo-Pacific region will shape the trajectory of global politics for most of the 21st century

India’s shape of recovery
Dec 15, 2020

India’s shape of recovery

The shape of India’s recovery shows a multi-speed recovery with different sectors recovering at different paces, with the poor and marginalised bein

India’s Taliban dilemma: Diplomatic engagement and moral disquietness
Mar 24, 2023

India’s Taliban dilemma: Diplomatic engagement and moral disquietness

Taliban diplomats attending the course extended by the MEA should not be misconstrued as India’s overall approach towards the Taliban

India’s UNSC moment
Jan 25, 2021

India’s UNSC moment

Delhi must contribute its bit to shape the rules of a “reformed multilateralism”

India’s UPI Market: Projections for Growth Under Various GDP Scenarios
Sep 08, 2023

India’s UPI Market: Projections for Growth Under Various GDP Scenarios

This paper projects the nationwide and state-wise size of India’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) market under various GDP growth scenarios. The market sizes under these scenarios are expressed in monetary values at the scale of both sub-national units and the Indian economy as a whole. With the help of transactions and market share data from Phonepe, a UPI company, the paper estimates the national and state-wise base case scenario market volu

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy
Jan 23, 2021

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy

The world’s pharmacy is looking to inoculations to build friendly ties around the world—and compete with China.

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy Reaches Taiwan
Apr 21, 2021

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy Reaches Taiwan

As New Delhi and Taipei draw closer together, the map of the Asia-Pacific could change for good.

Indications of industrial revival
Aug 19, 2014

Indications of industrial revival

On the job creation front, there is need for higher manufacturing growth and the creation of 'decent' jobs and not just menial jobs of security guards and peons as around 10 million people will be enter the job market each year over the next decade.

Indifference to price rise can irk voters in Tamil Nadu
Jul 15, 2010

Indifference to price rise can irk voters in Tamil Nadu

Given the existing alliance pattern involving the ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu and its partnership in the Congress-led UPA coalition at the Centre, people's perception of issues like price rise could become a double-jeopardy for the alliance in any election.

Indigenise defence production to cut out corruption
May 11, 2012

Indigenise defence production to cut out corruption

India must learn to quickly indigenise defence production to cut out both dependence on external sources and corruption that is endemic to the system and to provide employment to Indians along with a sense of pride. This will not happen overnight and there will be obstructions by vested interests.