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Energy Security for the AAM ADMI
Sep 17, 2010

Energy Security for the AAM ADMI

Fourteen years ago, in 1996, Dr Vijay Kelkar, one of my distinguished predecessors in the long list of luminaries who have delivered this Lecture, said, "What petroleum was to the 20th century, natural gas will be to the 21st."

Energy security: Yours, mine, or ours?
Oct 17, 2023

Energy security: Yours, mine, or ours?

Western narratives on energy security that tend to exaggerate threats to scare the rest of the world into action are mostly about their interests. The

Energy Transition Through Waste-to-Energy Projects in Peri-Urban and Rural Areas
Jan 25, 2023

Energy Transition Through Waste-to-Energy Projects in Peri-Urban and Rural Areas

Waste-to-energy projects in India have historically been city-centric. As cities are well-served by LPG and CNG distribution systems, the Bio-CNG produced has to be used for either fuelling urban public transport, or moved to rural areas at considerable cost. Distributed production and distribution of compressed biogas (CBG) from municipal organic waste in rural and peri-urban areas could be a cheaper option for local consumers. Such prod

Establishing Rules of the Road in Space: Issues and Challenges
May 06, 2011

Establishing Rules of the Road in Space: Issues and Challenges

Space is once again becoming the sphere of rivalry and potential conflicts. But the EU Code of Conduct does not move towards a legally binding mechanism that has been the demand from the Asian countries at various multilateral forums.

Evolving trajectory of US aid to Ukraine
Apr 13, 2022

Evolving trajectory of US aid to Ukraine

Is US using aid to avoid any direct participation in the military conflict while garnering popular support at home for backing Ukraine?

Expanding India’s share in global space economy
Jul 09, 2019

Expanding India’s share in global space economy

ISRO should embrace a civilian identity and, aided by legislation, form partnerships with the industry and entrepreneurs.

Exploring new drivers in India-Russia cooperation
Oct 24, 2017

Exploring new drivers in India-Russia cooperation

The 70th anniversary of Russia-India relations is an opportune time to make a comprehensive assessment of the current state of their cooperation, keeping in mind the long history of friendship between the two countries. In the last few years, India and Russia have been struggling to retain the legacy of their long-term relationship while moving beyond the traditional spheres of cooperation to reach new heights. To expand their bilateral agenda,

Exploring Prospects for India-Azerbaijan Ties Through Connectivity Projects
Jan 22, 2024

Exploring Prospects for India-Azerbaijan Ties Through Connectivity Projects

Azerbaijan has become an attractive investment destination, connecting Europe, Central Asia, Russia, and the Indian subcontinent via the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) and the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR). Indeed, over the years, India has explored various options to enhance connectivity with Russia and Europe via Azerbaijan. This brief assesses how the Western Route of the INSTC and the TITR can improv

Exporting Indian healthcare workers to the world
Jul 14, 2021

Exporting Indian healthcare workers to the world

At a time when countries are closing borders and curbing migration, health workers are the exception.

Fair share of nuclear power
Jan 17, 2006

Fair share of nuclear power

The Iran nuclear issue is touching yet another point of criticality. The build-up was evident to the naked eye, the crescendo almost predictable. It was six weeks ago that Secretary of Iran¿s Supreme National Security Council, Ali Larijani, expressed Teheran's frustration that EU-3 (Britain, France and Germany) was stonewalling in the negotiations, meandering into blind alleys, lost in thoughts.

Financing the radicals
Nov 02, 2010

Financing the radicals

The existence of an embedded financial network of militant organisations in Bangladesh will seriously undermine the global effort to neutralise global terrorist networks entrenched in the region.

Follow the money
Jul 08, 2019

Follow the money

The NIA raids have had a salutary effect, but a lot more needs to be done to shut down the funding networks and penalise and reduce to penury of the conflict entrepreneurs.

Forward from the Tokyo Quad Summit and IPEF
May 27, 2022

Forward from the Tokyo Quad Summit and IPEF

The growing focus on the Indo-Pacific as reflected by the recent Quad summit and the launch of IPEF indicates that despite the ongoing war in Europe,

Fractured multilateralism and the search for COVID19 vaccine
Jun 27, 2020

Fractured multilateralism and the search for COVID19 vaccine

The EU’s push for multilateralism on developing a vaccine against COVID-19 comes amidst fraying international relations

France-US partnership: फ्रांस-अमेरिका साझेदारी में फिर से मज़बूती
Dec 26, 2022

France-US partnership: फ्रांस-अमेरिका साझेदारी में फिर से मज़बूती

पिछले दिनों फ्रांस (France) के राष्ट्रपति मैक्रों के अमेरिका �

From turmoil to clarity: International relations in the new decade
Jan 04, 2021

From turmoil to clarity: International relations in the new decade

Indian foreign policy will have to respond to the meta-trends by crafting an approach that is more than just the sum of its bilateral and multilateral

From War Zone to China’s Poster Child, to Economic Despair: Angola’s 40-Year Journey
Jan 28, 2021

From War Zone to China’s Poster Child, to Economic Despair: Angola’s 40-Year Journey

Angola is rich in natural wealth, with massive petroleum and diamond deposits across its territory. Most of its people, however, continue to live in poverty. Since its independence in 1975, Angola has had a tumultuous journey: from being a war zone, to becoming a poster child for Chinese engagement in the continent, and since 2015, declining to its current state where the challenges are so massive—negative growth rates, high external debt, risi

From Xi with love: A New Year greeting to the new POTUS
Jan 13, 2021

From Xi with love: A New Year greeting to the new POTUS

As a new American President prepares to assume office, China has sent him a greeting card with three messages conveying the terms of Beijing’s engag

G20 के समूह देश: प्रवासी नागरिकों की आर्थिक विकास में अहम् भूमिका!
Oct 07, 2022

G20 के समूह देश: प्रवासी नागरिकों की आर्थिक विकास में अहम् भूमिका!

G20 देशों में घटते श्रम बल के असर को कम करने में प्रवासी एक न�

G20 मध्ये आफ्रिकन युनियनचा प्रवास - चांगली सुरुवात पण पुढे मोठे आव्हान!
Jan 19, 2024

G20 मध्ये आफ्रिकन युनियनचा प्रवास - चांगली सुरुवात पण पुढे मोठे आव्हान!

आफ्रिकी महासंघाच्या जी-२० च्या सदस्यत्वामुळे आफ्रिका ख�

G7 हा भारताच्या बहुध्रुवीय जगाचा महत्वपूर्ण भाग
Apr 22, 2023

G7 हा भारताच्या बहुध्रुवीय जगाचा महत्वपूर्ण भाग

अशा वेळी जेव्हा जागतिक व्यवस्था तीव्रतेने ध्रुवीकरण होत आहे, तेव्हा भारत अशा काही राष्ट्रांपैकी एक आहे जे G-7 आणि BRICS या दोन्ही देशांसोबत काही दिवसांत इलानमध्ये सहभागी होऊ �

Genetic editing in humans: Guiding change
Dec 30, 2020

Genetic editing in humans: Guiding change

The real question is not whether therapeutic gene editing is possible, but rather — do we want it and are we ready for it?

Geneva II: Breakthrough or Stalemate?
Aug 23, 2023

Geneva II: Breakthrough or Stalemate?

With the stage set for the Geneva II conference on Syria, positions have been drawn, bargaining will be tough and the outcome could go either way.

Geostrategic aspects of the Ukraine war
Apr 20, 2022

Geostrategic aspects of the Ukraine war

What awaits the world in the aftermath of the Ukrainian war as years of trust and cooperation to tackle global challenges have been dismantled?

German Chancellor Scholz की China यात्रा: मायने और रिश्तों की भावी दशा दिशा?
Jul 27, 2023

German Chancellor Scholz की China यात्रा: मायने और रिश्तों की भावी दशा दिशा?

जर्मनी (Germany) एक लंबे अर्से से चीन को “एक साथी, एक प्रतिस्पर्

Germany continues its risky China habit
Apr 19, 2024

Germany continues its risky China habit

Germany’s renewed coziness with Beijing has wider implications given the broader context of Brussels and Washington’s tensions with China

Germany needs to board the right train in Asia
May 06, 2023

Germany needs to board the right train in Asia

With Berlin left vulnerable to the weaponisation of its dependence on China, it is high time Germany diversifies to safer alternatives