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Consequences of disempowering the military
Jan 29, 2018

Consequences of disempowering the military

What is a matter of grave concern has been the lopsided priorities of the government towards the military vis-a-vis the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) that have come to the fore.

A redrawn landscape: Anticipated impact, unintended consequences
Aug 06, 2019

A redrawn landscape: Anticipated impact, unintended consequences

If Kashmiri parties boycott polls, they’ll be marginalised; if they participate, it will mean accepting new realities

China-India rivalry could have deadly consequences for Afghanistan
Mar 10, 2017

China-India rivalry could have deadly consequences for Afghanistan

China and India are competing to be seen as leaders on the Afghanistan issue, resulting in a deadlock.

Cosmetic changes in Myanmar might lead to unintended consequences as in Soviet Union
Feb 19, 2013

Cosmetic changes in Myanmar might lead to unintended consequences as in Soviet Union

Though Myanmar's reforms are mostly'cosmetic' now, the changes can have unintended consequences, as witnessed in the case of Mikhail Gorbachev's Glasnost & Perestroika in the erstwhile Soviet Union, says Bertil Lintner, author of many books on Myanmar.

Energy and non-energy consequences in adjustments in Indian standard time
Mar 22, 2019

Energy and non-energy consequences in adjustments in Indian standard time

A talk by Prof Dilip Ahuja and Prof D P Sen Gupta

Future of coal: Financial consequences
Oct 12, 2020

Future of coal: Financial consequences

The coal sector as a whole faces the problem of stranded asset on account of competition from renewable ― and policies changing globally ― away fr

How tourism in Sri Lanka went downhill: Causes and consequences
Jun 22, 2022

How tourism in Sri Lanka went downhill: Causes and consequences

How have the pandemic, the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and Sri Lanka's current political turmoil hurt the country’s tourism sector?

Pakistan:   Energy crisis and its immediate consequences
Apr 06, 2012

Pakistan: Energy crisis and its immediate consequences

Pakistan is facing an acute energy crisis. In times such as these, when energy resources are an important marker of future prosperity of a nation, Pakistan's grip over its energy resources is loosening day by day. The country has been facing major deficit in power supply over the last two years, forcing citizens to resort to violent protests on the streets.

Protection of children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consequences and necessary measures
Sep 14, 2021

Protection of children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consequences and necessary measures

The pandemic has exacerbated the income and digital divide in Brazil, particularly amongst the children and youth demographic

Protesting is a right, violence carries consequences
Dec 18, 2019

Protesting is a right, violence carries consequences

Those in charge of India’s governance, both at the Centre and in the States, need to understand the 21st century politics are at cross-purposes with

RIC, BRICS and SCO: The pandemic and its consequences
Jul 29, 2020

RIC, BRICS and SCO: The pandemic and its consequences

RIC, BRICS and SCO will have the unenviable task of managing bilateral divergences, setting the future agenda and retaining relevance for its constitu

Sri Lanka: ‘Internationalising’ fisheries issue with India will have consequences
Dec 18, 2021

Sri Lanka: ‘Internationalising’ fisheries issue with India will have consequences

Will internationalising the bilateral fishers’ issue adversely affect the India-Sri Lanka relations?

Supine leadership and its consequences
Aug 16, 2017

Supine leadership and its consequences

While in politics, the consequences of loss tends to be temporary, the same cannot be said of in war.

The Causes and Consequences of Abolishing Cantonments in India
Sep 19, 2023

The Causes and Consequences of Abolishing Cantonments in India

India’s decision to abolish cantonments after carving out the military areas, announced in April 2023, has been met with scepticism and support. Cantonments, primarily created during the British rule to station and house the military, evolved to include civilians as residents and staff to provide support and logistic services. Over time, cantonment boards, with some civilian members, were created to manage the civil areas, but the rights of civ

The consequences of accelerating the 5G race  
May 17, 2019

The consequences of accelerating the 5G race  

By racing to roll-out 5G networks for the sake of being cutting-edge, governments and telecom players are giving little to no consideration to its con

The European Shift and Its Global Consequences
Jan 20, 2023

The European Shift and Its Global Consequences

This week, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg once again underlined that Ukraine could expect more deliveries of heavy weapons from western nations.

The political consequences of China’s rise
Jan 05, 2018

The political consequences of China’s rise

Inordinate focus on the military threat obscures the larger political impact of China’s rise, which will have a bearing on India’s interests and e

The SCO Bank should wake India up to the strategic consequences of Chinese capital
Nov 05, 2016

The SCO Bank should wake India up to the strategic consequences of Chinese capital

SCO Bank should be flagged as a competitor to India-led initiatives like BRICS Bank, which may undermine New Delhi’s role as an economic power in th

The unintended consequences of conflict: Erosion of cultural heritage in the Kashmir Valley
Oct 09, 2019

The unintended consequences of conflict: Erosion of cultural heritage in the Kashmir Valley

The Centre must proceed with caution as ill–timed and hasty measures can damage the efforts of integration.

Ukraine’s faltering military campaign: Causes and consequences
Mar 02, 2024

Ukraine’s faltering military campaign: Causes and consequences

Almost 24 months after the Russian invasion, Kyiv and its NATO allies are nowhere near defining what victory would constitute

US unlikely to succeed in Afghanistan, India should brace up for the consequences
Dec 29, 2009

US unlikely to succeed in Afghanistan, India should brace up for the consequences

US President Barak Obama's latest "surge" in Af-Pak policy is unlikely to succeed largely because of huge challenges imposed by geography and the seemingly intractable ethnic divisions in Afghanistan makes success

26/11: A Decade After
Dec 09, 2018

26/11: A Decade After

ORF examines the causes and consequences of the 26/11 attacks in this volume of articles (click thumbnail above) that focus on the multiple dimensions of this crisis and its aftermath: strategic, operational and tactical.

26/11: A decade after
Dec 09, 2018

26/11: A decade after

ORF examines the causes and consequences of the 26/11 attacks in this volume of articles (click thumbnail above) that focus on the multiple dimensions of this crisis and its aftermath: strategic, operational and tactical.

A fiscal storm looms: Don’t wait for Godot!
Jun 06, 2018

A fiscal storm looms: Don’t wait for Godot!

The consequences for the domestic economy will be harshly adverse.

Air Pollution in Delhi: Filling the Policy Gaps
Dec 18, 2020

Air Pollution in Delhi: Filling the Policy Gaps

Delhi, a Union Territory that is home to India’s capital, New Delhi, is among the world’s urban agglomerations with the most toxic air. The magnitude of air pollution is massive. It causes devastating impacts on people’s health, the city’s environment, and economic well-being. Despite overwhelming evidence of the severity of air pollution and its consequences, however, India’s policy measures remain weak. This paper identifies the most

Artificial intelligence and personhood: Interplay of agency and liability
Mar 04, 2024

Artificial intelligence and personhood: Interplay of agency and liability

Questions around legal personhood for AI systems loom large given the potentially adverse consequences and the need to determine liabilities and remed

Asia and the two world wars
Feb 07, 2014

Asia and the two world wars

India, which contributed a big part in shaping the outcomes of the two world wars, seems blissfully unaware of the importance of the two anniversaries. Turning a deaf ear to the nationalist passions in East Asia is not going to save India from the consequences of new Asian wars that now seem increasingly probable.

Assessing the Belt and Road Initiative
May 02, 2019

Assessing the Belt and Road Initiative

We should not play down the geopolitical consequences of the Chinese-led globalization that BRI v.2.0 represents.

Assessing the Merger of Delhi’s Municipal Corporations
Jul 20, 2023

Assessing the Merger of Delhi’s Municipal Corporations

In April, the Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Act, 2022, merged the North, South, and East Delhi municipal corporations into a single urban local body (ULB) called the Delhi Municipal Corporation. The unification is expected to lead to better service delivery, greater financial strength, economies of scale, and eliminate administrative duplication. However, the Act does not outline the functional and financial domains of ULBs and aspects

AUKUS and the Eastern Indo-Pacific’s Evolving Security Architecture
Aug 14, 2023

AUKUS and the Eastern Indo-Pacific’s Evolving Security Architecture

The formation of AUKUS (a security alliance between Australia, the UK, and the US) and its likely forward momentum in the near- and medium-term is certain to redefine the security architecture in the eastern Indo-Pacific region. Given the twin objectives of maintaining the balance of power and ensuring deterrence against China, several new initiatives and defence agreements between the member countries are on the anvil. The interface of A

Beyond JCPOA: Iranian and regional politics
Jul 20, 2018

Beyond JCPOA: Iranian and regional politics

While the consequences of a complete disintegration of the JCPOA will be felt globally, much of the brunt will have to be absorbed by Rouhani.

BRICS was no victory for India: Why China won't break ties with Pakistan
Sep 11, 2017

BRICS was no victory for India: Why China won't break ties with Pakistan

The challenge is to enable Islamabad to make a soft-landing rather than a crash that can have unpredictable consequences.

Burgeoning Terrorism in Africa: A Critical Overview
Sep 28, 2021

Burgeoning Terrorism in Africa: A Critical Overview

The spillover of terrorist activity from West Asia to Africa has had devastating consequences for the continent

Can small data lead to better advertising?
Oct 10, 2020

Can small data lead to better advertising?

No technological solution is free of the possibility of negative outcomes and unintended consequences. It is possible that small data-based CRM for MS

Chandrika's Gamble
Nov 05, 2003

Chandrika's Gamble

By sacking three crucial ministers, proroguing Parliament and telling the nation that she was ¿willing to discuss with the LTTE, a just and balanced solution within the parameters of unity, territorial integrity and sovereignty of Sri Lanka¿, President Chandrika Kumaratunga may have precipitated a politico-constitutional crisis with far-reaching consequences.

China on mind, US reboots its priorities
Jun 08, 2021

China on mind, US reboots its priorities

As the gap between its power and that of China grows, India needs the US to balance China in the South Asia-Indian Ocean Region. The Indian contribution, military or economic, towards a strong American Indo-Pacific strategy appears more nebulous. This is an asymmetry which cannot but have real-life consequences. India should not assume that antipathy to China alone will be the over-riding factor in the US global policy.

Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise in the BIMSTEC Region: Towards a Suitable Response
May 11, 2023

Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise in the BIMSTEC Region: Towards a Suitable Response

Global warming threatens lives and livelihoods across the Bay of Bengal region. With about nine million people living in low-lying coastal areas in these littoral countries, it is important to understand the changes in key climate variables in the region—primary of which is sea-level rise—and examine the states’ response measures. This brief describes the strategies being taken by countries of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral