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Liquefied petroleum gas: A credible substitute to natural gas?  
Aug 26, 2023

Liquefied petroleum gas: A credible substitute to natural gas?  

Promoting industrial use of LPG, a relatively clean, alternative fuel with modular packaging and transportation features can serve India’s economic

Liquefied petroleum gas: Supply challenges in India
Nov 24, 2023

Liquefied petroleum gas: Supply challenges in India

Growth in demand for LPG is slowing down and supply challenges could add to the pressure on demand for LPG in India.

Locating Xinjiang in China’s Eurasian ambitions
Sep 25, 2018

Locating Xinjiang in China’s Eurasian ambitions

The importance of Xinjiang Province in China’s Eurasian connectivity initiative—the Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB)—has received some coverage in the media. However, these news articles offer only a cursory view of China’s primary motive in pursuing the initiative, that is the ethnic unrest in Xinjiang. This paper argues that the conflict in Xinjiang is a main driving force to pursue SREB and that the initiative is congruent with a broader

London eye: Wave of Muslim migrants spells doom for Europe
Jul 04, 2018

London eye: Wave of Muslim migrants spells doom for Europe

The increase in the Muslim population since the last census has prompted alarmist coverage in some sections of the media.

Macron’s wake-up call to EU
Dec 03, 2019

Macron’s wake-up call to EU

The French President has rightly said that the bloc needs to assert sovereignty over its political and security decisions

Major breakthrough in Nepal–India relations: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s visit to India
Apr 15, 2022

Major breakthrough in Nepal–India relations: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s visit to India

A shift in India’s policy towards Nepal’s power trade is proving to be favourable for the latter

Managing the energy trilemma: Role of liquefied petroleum gas
Aug 16, 2023

Managing the energy trilemma: Role of liquefied petroleum gas

LPG use in transport and industry will further strengthen its energy security without compromising on sustainability and equity

Medical diplomacy by India and Europe can restrain Iranian hardliners
May 13, 2020

Medical diplomacy by India and Europe can restrain Iranian hardliners

As the US doubles down on its “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran, India and Europe can cooperate to stem the tide against the surge of Irani

Modi’s Europe trip: Room for accommodating India’s distinct view on Russia
May 11, 2022

Modi’s Europe trip: Room for accommodating India’s distinct view on Russia

Despite India’s stance on the Ukraine crisis, Europe is eager to cooperate with India in different sectors.

NATO’s Eighth Strategic Concept: Changing force posture in Europe
Aug 20, 2022

NATO’s Eighth Strategic Concept: Changing force posture in Europe

NATO’s strategic concept may be well-timed but since it harps on defending every inch of allied territory, it may also become its biggest test.

Natural gas and nuclear power in the EU: If you can’t beat them, green them
Jan 20, 2022

Natural gas and nuclear power in the EU: If you can’t beat them, green them

The European Union’s proposal for a new green taxonomy holds valuable lessons for India.

Need for a neutral, international cyber framework
Feb 23, 2015

Need for a neutral, international cyber framework

A neutral, international framework is needed to manage cross-border requests related to the cyber sphere, says Bertrand de la Chapelle, director of the Internet & Jurisdiction Project.

Need for public debate on the EU-India FTA
Nov 19, 2011

Need for public debate on the EU-India FTA

With the good news from the 17th SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) meeting in the Maldives about the future effective implementation of the South Asian Free Trade Area agreement, trade relations among member-countries will get a big boost.

Nepal's tieup with Chinese corporation: Treading a dangerous road
Mar 26, 2012

Nepal's tieup with Chinese corporation: Treading a dangerous road

In a surprising move that could have a far-reaching consequence on foreign policy, Nepal has entered into an agreement with Three Gorges Corporation (TGC) of China for the construction of the 750 MW West Seti Hydro Electricity Project.

Net neutrality and antitrust: Options for India
Sep 13, 2023

Net neutrality and antitrust: Options for India

By most indications, India has arrived at a principled affirmation of net neutrality; the country must now turn its attention to its regulatory aspects. This essay examines whether the Competition Commission of India (CCI) can assume the primary role in enforcing net neutrality. It will trace the Commission?s short history to determine whether it has adequate jurisdiction and the strength of precedent to regulate the internet.

Net neutrality in the time of COVID-19
Apr 28, 2020

Net neutrality in the time of COVID-19

As work from home becomes the new normal, regulators around the world have come under pressure to relook at the rules relating to bandwidth, traffic a

Net neutrality: A threat to PM Modi's vision?
Apr 18, 2015

Net neutrality: A threat to PM Modi's vision?

Like the Arab Spring, the netizen revolt was against a "perceived" threat to their empowerment. In this case, cheap access to the internet, which ironically is also one of PM Modi's promises to the entire nation.

No end likely soon to European refugee crisis
Sep 29, 2015

No end likely soon to European refugee crisis

The current refugee crisis in Europe is unlikely to end soon as one third of Syria's 20 million population are potential migrants, if the situation in the country itself will not change, says Jakob von Weizsaecker, Member of the European Parliament.

Not only GST, punitive petroleum taxes need to be capped to quench voter anger
Jan 04, 2019

Not only GST, punitive petroleum taxes need to be capped to quench voter anger

A shortfall in the estimated collection of indirect taxes from lower GST accruals or from tax relief on petroleum products can upset the apple cart.

Overcoming an EU-China trade and trust deficit
Dec 06, 2023

Overcoming an EU-China trade and trust deficit

Beijing seeks normalisation of ties with Europe; however, for Brussels, reconciliation will be conditional on Beijing’s willingness to address funda

Pakistan's quick U-turn on its trade ban on pharmaceutical products with India
Sep 07, 2019

Pakistan's quick U-turn on its trade ban on pharmaceutical products with India

Pakistan’s knee-jerk decision to suspend all trade relations with India could have only created a barrier of access to medicines for the Pakistani p

Pakistan: Neutrality in Yemen and Arabian displeasure
May 15, 2015

Pakistan: Neutrality in Yemen and Arabian displeasure

During the recent crisis in Yemen, between the Houthis and the nine-nation military coalition led by the Saudis, a joint sitting of Pakistan's Parliament voted against joining the Saudi-led coalition.

Pakistan’s euphoria from Trump’s talks with Imran Khan may not last
Jul 31, 2019

Pakistan’s euphoria from Trump’s talks with Imran Khan may not last

Can Pakistan help the US tame the Taliban so that Trump can withdraw US forces from Afghanistan? That’s the price the US demands in exchange for aid for Pakistan’s floundering economy, but success is far from assured

Petroleum Product Price Reforms: Now is the Time
Feb 09, 2009

Petroleum Product Price Reforms: Now is the Time

The Centre for Resources Management, ORF organised a focus group meeting on the need for reforms in pricing petroleum products on February 9, 2009 at its New Delhi campus.

Petroleum Subsidies in India: Gone with the Wind?
Sep 12, 2022

Petroleum Subsidies in India: Gone with the Wind?

Energy subsidies are described as hard to reform as they are leveraged by government leaders to secure votes. However, their phasing out is well under

PM Deuba facing Himalayan challenges in Nepal
Sep 01, 2021

PM Deuba facing Himalayan challenges in Nepal

After Nepal’s Supreme Court ruled in favour of Sher Bahadur Deuba’s coalition, a tricky road lies ahead for Deuba’s government amidst multiple c