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Government must push women into  forefront
Jun 15, 2015

Government must push women into forefront

A lot has been discussed about PM Modi's first year in office. While actions and policies on economy, security, external affairs, 'Make in India' are being deliberated upon extensively, there is little attention on how the government has fared on gender equity.

Great expectations: Indo-Israeli defence deals
Jul 06, 2017

Great expectations: Indo-Israeli defence deals

India has been importing from Israel various weapons systems, missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles over the last few years, making India one of Israel's largest buyers of military hardware.

Has India become "Lynchistan"?
Jul 01, 2017

Has India become "Lynchistan"?

The Modi government needs to urgently revisit the opaque and draconian cattle trade rules.

Heart of Asia summit: India, Afghanistan team to isolate Pakistan on terror
Dec 03, 2016

Heart of Asia summit: India, Afghanistan team to isolate Pakistan on terror

As Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani arrives in India on Saturday for the Heart of Asia (HoA) ministerial conference in Amritsar, India's Afghan policy is becoming more robust.

Held back by Hindutva
Dec 23, 2014

Held back by Hindutva

If Hindu extremism prevails, India will have little to give the world and be in no mood to learn. Unless the PM acts now to check these negative forces, Modi and the agenda for India could end up being a minor part of the vast collateral damage.

High time to assess internal security structures
Dec 11, 2014

High time to assess internal security structures

It is time that the Modi Government carried out a comprehensive assessment of our internal security structures and put in place measures to enhance their efficacy. Also, the feasibility of the earlier proposal by the army for permitting lateral movement of its personnel into the CAPF needs to be re-examined.

High-level Africa visits need quick follow-up, says ex-diplomat
Nov 22, 2016

High-level Africa visits need quick follow-up, says ex-diplomat

India is not only conjoined with Africa geographically and historically, but has interests intersecting over a wide range of areas.

Hitting the mark on defence exports
Jul 28, 2022

Hitting the mark on defence exports

Even a cursory look at the drivers of Indian defence exports reveals the salience of simplified industrial licensing, easing of export restrictions, and issuance of no-objection certificates

How growth and equity get a boost in Finance Minister's economic stimulus package
May 15, 2020

How growth and equity get a boost in Finance Minister's economic stimulus package

FM Nirmala Sitharaman’s first tranche of announcements of the fiscal stimulus for economic recovery closely follows PM Modi's vision of making the economy self-reliant.

How India can beat China in Nepal
Apr 14, 2018

How India can beat China in Nepal

New Delhi must be hopeful that this successful visit will undo the damage done by the “unofficial blockade” of 2016.

How India’s 13-A reference applies to the whole of Sri Lanka
Sep 14, 2022

How India’s 13-A reference applies to the whole of Sri Lanka

Over the past three decades, since 13-A came into force, there has been no inclination in the non-Tamil areas for provincial autonomy. Power devolutio

How Is COVID-19 reshaping China-India relations?
Apr 04, 2020

How Is COVID-19 reshaping China-India relations?

The global pandemic has hit amid the 70th anniversary mark for relations and affected perceptions and realities in ties.

How SCO membership will help India
Jun 09, 2017

How SCO membership will help India

India’s membership in the SCO throws open many possibilities to achieve the huge potential of bilateral partnership.

How the Congress lost the plot on India's security, and lost the election too
May 31, 2019

How the Congress lost the plot on India's security, and lost the election too

The last thing Pakistan wanted was Narendra Modi back as India's PM. They'd have preferred the Congress which is seen as soft on them. But how did Indira Gandhi's party reach such a state?

How the Iran nuke deal gives India room in the Greater Middle East
Jul 15, 2015

How the Iran nuke deal gives India room in the Greater Middle East

India's thinking about the Middle East, whether from the UPA or NDA, has tended to be ideological and rooted in their domestic political considerations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to break from this tradition and develop a strategy towards the Middle East that is firmly anchored in realpolitik.

How the PM put India on an even keel
May 26, 2015

How the PM put India on an even keel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been energetically pushing the Indian view. If he is able to transform the Indian economy and put it on a fast growth track in the coming years, he will sharply enhance India's weight in the international system.

How to deal with foreign policy headaches from neighbourhood
Nov 17, 2015

How to deal with foreign policy headaches from neighbourhood

Despite the promise of 2014, India's neighbourhood policy has run into some confusion. There are many examples. With Pakistan, India is paying for the Narendra Modi government's initial missteps.

How to intervene
Mar 17, 2015

How to intervene

Before PM Modi can pat himself on the back for a fine diplomatic performance in Lanka, Modi now faces a big political test in the Maldives, where the regime of Abdul Yameen has arrested former President Mohamed Nasheed on charges of terrorism and a perverted judicial system has sentenced him to 13 years in prison.

How to secure equal representation in Parliament?
Jul 29, 2015

How to secure equal representation in Parliament?

The loopholes and technicalities of the Women's Reservation Bill should be open to scrutiny, but the Bill and its purpose must not be forgotten. Perhaps the revival of the debate over the bill could be an opportunity for PM Modi to demonstrate his party's focus on gender equality.

How will recent tensions impact India’s Tsentr 2019 participation?
Aug 27, 2019

How will recent tensions impact India’s Tsentr 2019 participation?

New Delhi’s expected involvement amid recent tensions with some other participants will make for interesting dynamics.

If BJP can uplift UP, all of India will gain
Mar 14, 2017

If BJP can uplift UP, all of India will gain

The Narendra Modi performance juggernaut can be rolled out uniformly across the state.

If data is the new oil, is Hydrogen the new gas?
Sep 11, 2021

If data is the new oil, is Hydrogen the new gas?

The potential path India can follow to become a leader in clean energy production

If it sounds like mediation, it is mediation
Aug 21, 2019

If it sounds like mediation, it is mediation

India foiled US efforts to get involved in the '90s, when things were far worse in the Valley. Now through acts of commission, Modi has provided an opening for the US to enter.

Imagining Greater India
Nov 06, 2014

Imagining Greater India

Modi has a rare opportunity to tap into the positive trends within the South Asian diaspora. An intensive engagement with them would be a valuable complement to Modi's declared strategy of befriending neighbours. Modi could signal the new approach by meeting their representatives during his Australia visit this month.

Importance of Obama's India visit
Jan 24, 2015

Importance of Obama's India visit

Both President Obama and Prime Minister Modi have seized the moment to reinvigourate the bilateral ties. If Modi has put America at the very centre of his dynamic foreign policy strategy, Obama appears eager to work with what is undoubtedly a more vigorous and action-oriented government in Delhi.

In focus — Demonetisation
Nov 24, 2016

In focus — Demonetisation

What are the effects of the demonetisation move taken on 8 November?

In India’s China policy, a mix of three approaches
Jun 12, 2020

In India’s China policy, a mix of three approaches

Countries are relying on internal strength, engagement with Beijing and external balancing. Prioritise wisely

Increasing unemployment a major challenge
Nov 29, 2018

Increasing unemployment a major challenge

The reasons for the rise in unemployment are many.

Incubation space for terror groups in Bangladesh a worry for the world
Aug 16, 2014

Incubation space for terror groups in Bangladesh a worry for the world

Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence, which is threatened by the formation of the Narendra Modi government in Delhi, have been reactivating networks of LeT and Jaish-e-Mohammad in Kashmir since May/June 2013.

Independent trajectory for India-Israel ties
Jan 12, 2018

Independent trajectory for India-Israel ties

India-Israel ties are on course for further expansion under Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu, who have developed the personal chemistry needed to take it forward

India and Israel's cyber security partnership could be a potential game changer
Jul 10, 2017

India and Israel's cyber security partnership could be a potential game changer

A cyber partnership can be critical for India to meet its immediate goals in securing its cyber infrastructure and expanding opportunities for the country’s tech sector.

India and Russia share an evergreen relationship of trust and confidence
Sep 14, 2019

India and Russia share an evergreen relationship of trust and confidence

Indian envoy to Russia, Ambassador D. Bala Venkatesh Varma, discusses Indo-Russia ties and the recently concluded Modi-Putin Summit in Vladivostok. Th

India and Russia — special and privileged strategic partnership
Aug 26, 2016

India and Russia — special and privileged strategic partnership

In his meeting with Rogozin in August, PM Modi described Russia as ''a time-tested and reliable friend.''

India and the Arab League: Walking the trade talk
Jan 05, 2015

India and the Arab League: Walking the trade talk

The 4th India-Arab Partnership Conference, organised late last month as part of the Modi government's efforts to elevate the level of engagement between the two sides, echoed the new government's agenda of economic reforms and deeper economic engagement globally and regionally.

India and the G-20: Taking Diplomacy Beyond Delhi
Jan 25, 2023

India and the G-20: Taking Diplomacy Beyond Delhi

Some may look at it as the BJP trying to shape the 2024 agenda. But the euphoria is an attempt to project India as a global power seeking symbolic parity with major powers.