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DMK and the Rising Son, version 2.0
Oct 03, 2015

DMK and the Rising Son, version 2.0

It has taken the sweeping 'brand Modi' poll campaign to tell the Dravidian polity in southern Tamil Nadu that their forgotten, traditional political and electoral campaign was always right -- and that they better return to the grassroots.

Do stolen Rafale deal papers affect national security?
Mar 08, 2019

Do stolen Rafale deal papers affect national security?

What is surprising and incomprehensible is that an Act — the Official Secrets Act — that was an effective instrument to sustain the colonial rule

Does Balakot define a new normal?
Mar 22, 2019

Does Balakot define a new normal?

Amid the claims and counter-claims surrounding the Balakot air strikes, the Modi government has been emphasising that it has established a new normal.

Does headcount communalise army?
Feb 22, 2006

Does headcount communalise army?

Globalisation reduces commodities and perceptions to a common destiny. Thus a spectre that is haunting the west, of Muslim group identity, seems to have reached India too.

Don't hyphenate Israel
Jun 15, 2015

Don't hyphenate Israel

Israel being India's most trusted ally in West Asia and among the three or four closest friends in the world, Prime Minister Modi's visit to Israel needs to be a standalone, a single country trip. The India-Israel relationship is important enough, even sacred enough, to merit that respect.

Doubling farm incomes: Why change is still slow
Oct 16, 2018

Doubling farm incomes: Why change is still slow

Nor has the Narendra Modi government been deaf to the needs of the farming community.

East meets West
Apr 29, 2022

East meets West

India’s ties with Europe have grown notwithstanding its stance on Russia over Ukraine

Elections-2007 helped highlight the inherent strengths of Gujarat
Feb 14, 2008

Elections-2007 helped highlight the inherent strengths of Gujarat

While Elections-2007, which returned the ruling BJP and Chief Minister Narendra Modi to power against the expectations of the English language media in the country, it only helped focus on what has now come to be termed as the 'Gujarat model of development'.

End of an era in Thailand
Dec 12, 2016

End of an era in Thailand

King Bhumibol's reign over the second half of the last century and decade and a half of the current century has been tumultuous.

Endorsing the Internationalist
Feb 17, 2024

Endorsing the Internationalist

A survey finds overwhelming support for Modi’s foreign policy among Indian youth

Energy Reforms: An Uneven Road
May 27, 2015

Energy Reforms: An Uneven Road

The Modi government's biggest challenge is battling a legacy of distrust. The dominant political discourse in India remains deeply suspicious of market liberalization.

Erdogan wants the world stage, from the Kurds to Kashmir
Oct 11, 2019

Erdogan wants the world stage, from the Kurds to Kashmir

For him, Turkey is the Islamic power awaiting its due, and while it does not have the oil dollars backing its fragile economy, it is still working hard to create its own narratives and influence zones across the region.

Evolving landscape of Sino-Indian ties
Jun 26, 2020

Evolving landscape of Sino-Indian ties

The two Asian giants seem to have clearly reached an inflection point in their relationship

Exercise Malabar: What does it means for Japan?
Oct 29, 2015

Exercise Malabar: What does it means for Japan?

For Japan, which deployed missile destroyer J S Fuyuzuki and SH 60K helicopters on India's invitation, the Malabar Exercise signals the growing importance of ties between the two nations as well as the personal importance that PM Modi has attached to India's strategic ties with Japan.

Extreme Heat Events in India’s Cities: A Framework for Adaptive Action Plans
Jan 22, 2021

Extreme Heat Events in India’s Cities: A Framework for Adaptive Action Plans

Among the most severe consequences of climate change is the global rise in average temperatures, and the resultant increase in the frequency and intensity of heatwaves. Cities are particularly vulnerable to heatwaves as their high built density absorbs and retains heat, leading to higher temperatures than the surrounding areas and causing the ‘heat island’ effect. India’s northwest region routinely experiences abnormally hot days during the

Fiscal prudence still matters
May 11, 2020

Fiscal prudence still matters

Govt will need to spend more, but should credibly commit through institutional reform to future transparency and prudence

Five challenges that would shape the outcome of NEP 2020
Nov 26, 2021

Five challenges that would shape the outcome of NEP 2020

The path to successfully execute NEP is riddled with hurdles; the Centre and states need to work closely to overcome them

Five-point someone
May 26, 2014

Five-point someone

For Modi, Nawaz Sharif's willingness to show up at the launch of his government is a political bonus. If Modi is luckier than Manmohan Singh and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, he might make some sustainable progress with Pakistan.

FM surprises the poor, unorganised
Mar 03, 2015

FM surprises the poor, unorganised

The Union Finance Minister surprised many with his social sector-centric budget. No one expected the Modi government to go for enhancing the MNREGA by Rs 5000 crore or to have a huge kitty of subsidies ($37 billion) aimed at the poor. There seems to be a vision towards giving India a universal social security system for all and especially the poor.

For a strong and powerful India
Nov 17, 2015

For a strong and powerful India

India is now being recognized as the fastest growing country in Asia. Even PM Modi recently said that Indian economy is doing much better now. But India's soft underbelly should not be forgotten -- India has the highest number of malnourished children under- five years of age in the world.

For BIMSTEC to work, fix BBIN first
Aug 30, 2018

For BIMSTEC to work, fix BBIN first

As Prime Minister Modi prepares to signal India’s leadership role in Kathmandu, an analysis of India’s role in the MVA process will prove instruct

Foreign policy challenges five years later
Jun 11, 2019

Foreign policy challenges five years later

In an unpredictable global environment, India needs to shape a domestic consensus in matters of Indian foreign policy.

Foreign trade and Northeast India
Jul 30, 2015

Foreign trade and Northeast India

India's total trade deficit with the world now is USD 13472.18 millions. A major component of Indian exports is agricultural commodities. The northeastern region performs well in horticulture. However, challenges to the produce finally turning into exports remain unaddressed for long.

Forget the economics, it was geopolitics that dominated the G20 summit
Sep 05, 2016

Forget the economics, it was geopolitics that dominated the G20 summit

The Hangzhou G20 summit was about taking stock of the economic situation in a world where global recovery from the 2008 crisis remains sluggish.

Forward together we go in space?
Oct 13, 2014

Forward together we go in space?

With much fanfare, Indian Prime Minister Modi's trip to the United States came to a close September 30. However, beyond catchy slogans, are current Indo-US space cooperative initiatives living up to their full potential? Will space help India and the U.S. move forward together for a better world?

Four ‘Cs’ of Chennai summit
Oct 15, 2019

Four ‘Cs’ of Chennai summit

Competition, cooperation, conflict and containment need to be managed wisely

Friends for the future
Aug 30, 2014

Friends for the future

Although Modi could not make Japan his first foreign destination as PM, he has kept the essence of his promise that he would attach special significance to ties with Tokyo. His trip to Japan is his first bilateral diplomatic engagement outside the subcontinent.

From India to the Indian Ocean, govt's foreign policy has been floundering for years
Jun 11, 2018

From India to the Indian Ocean, govt's foreign policy has been floundering for years

With displays of outright incompetence in many situations, the thin-on-talent Modi government has bungled its way through four years of diplomacy and policy without any sign of course correction.

From strategy to cringe, and everything in between Israel and India
Jul 10, 2017

From strategy to cringe, and everything in between Israel and India

The design to host Modi had a bit of everything that was required off Jerusalem to make sure there is no scope of a 'step back' on the Indo–Israeli front, curating a programme that was as much Bollywood as diplomacy.

G-20 मीटिंग: सारे गिले-शिकवे दूर करें मोदी-ट्रंप
Jun 28, 2019

G-20 मीटिंग: सारे गिले-शिकवे दूर करें मोदी-ट्रंप

भारत और अमेरिका के सामने आज कई रणनीतिक चुनौतियां और मौके �

G20 Presidency: जी20 की अध्यक्षता और भविष्य की राह में भारत की बढ़ती धाक!
Jul 26, 2023

G20 Presidency: जी20 की अध्यक्षता और भविष्य की राह में भारत की बढ़ती धाक!

जी20 के असरदार प्रबंधन से “संशोधित बहुपक्षीयवाद” से जुड़ी भारत की मुहिम को ज़्यादा विश्वसनीयता हासिल हो सकेगी. भारत आज वैश्विक ज़िम्मेदारियों में अपना योगदान देने को तत्प

G20 Presidency: भारत के पास ग्लोबल एजेंडा तय करने का मौका
Jul 26, 2023

G20 Presidency: भारत के पास ग्लोबल एजेंडा तय करने का मौका

वैसे G20 में ग्लोबल अजेंडा को नया स्वरूप देने की भारत की कोशिश की कामयाबी इस बात पर भी निर्भर करेगी कि अन्य देश इसे कितनी गंभीरता से लेते हैं. 

G20 की बढ़ी महत्ता, भारत भी तैयार है अपनी भूमिका निभाने में
Jul 26, 2023

G20 की बढ़ी महत्ता, भारत भी तैयार है अपनी भूमिका निभाने में

जी-20 के मंच पर नेताओं के बीच व्यापार तकनीक और आपूर्ति श्रृंखला को बेहतर बनाने पर चर्चा हुई जिसकी आवश्यकता भी थी. अंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तर पर बिगड़े समीकरणों से व्यापार का ताना बा�

G20 में PM मोदी ने कूटनीतिक बाजी मारी, यूक्रेन जंग को समाप्‍त करने का किया आह्वान
Jul 26, 2023

G20 में PM मोदी ने कूटनीतिक बाजी मारी, यूक्रेन जंग को समाप्‍त करने का किया आह्वान

Modi Speaks in G20 रूस यूक्रेन जंग को समाप्‍त का मामला ऐसे समय उठाया है जब अमेरिका व पश्चिमी देश रूस के प्रति भारत की तटस्‍थता नीति की निंदा कर चुके हैं. हालांकि भारत यह साफ कर चुका है क�

GDP growth a good sign
Sep 30, 2015

GDP growth a good sign

During the US visit, PM Narendra Modi reiterated that India is the fastest growing economy among large countries in the world. Showcasing India's high GDP growth when others are faltering is a good strategy which the government has adopted which pushes India in the limelight.

Giants of Asia in Silicon Valley
Sep 30, 2015

Giants of Asia in Silicon Valley

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have just made back to back visits to the United States. In keeping with the times, both began their tours from that Mecca of our age - Silicon Valley.

Global Britain and an emerging India in the backdrop of the Commonwealth Summit
May 02, 2018

Global Britain and an emerging India in the backdrop of the Commonwealth Summit

The possibility that over the next few years the Commonwealth might become an Anglo⎯Indian project is now in the air.

Global nation
Jan 08, 2015

Global nation

PM Narendra Modi's interest in the diaspora is about recognising India's possibilities as a "global nation" that is not defined in narrow territorial terms. Delhi, of course, is not yet ready to give dual citizenship of the kind that some countries do. But short of political rights for the diaspora, Modi has begun to offer much.

Gold, diamonds & large corporations; India's biggest tax beneficiaries
Jun 28, 2013

Gold, diamonds & large corporations; India's biggest tax beneficiaries

In the current and preceding years, the government has been trying everything to limit gold imports to control the current account deficit. Yet this commodity has one of the largest share in terms of exemption given. In 2012-13, the estimated amount of custom duty foregone for diamond and gold would be Rs 61,035 crore or 20.5% of the total revenue foregone.