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Seychelles’ calibrated approach towards maritime dependency
Jun 07, 2024

Seychelles’ calibrated approach towards maritime dependency

Given its location and its capabilities, Seychelles is well-placed to mitigate sea-borne challenges by cooperating with major players.

Along with US' new South Asia policy, India’s Chabahar initiative changing region’s narrative
Nov 14, 2017

Along with US' new South Asia policy, India’s Chabahar initiative changing region’s narrative

The moment Chabahar opens, and Indian support becomes freely available, Afghanistan's dependency on Pakistan would reduce. This would provide Afghanis

Begging will not de-risk Brussels from Beijing
Mar 30, 2024

Begging will not de-risk Brussels from Beijing

Not narratives, not rhetoric: what the EU needs is to wake up from its strategic slumber and act on its China addiction

Can Germany Help India Overcome Its Submarine Troubles?
Jun 20, 2023

Can Germany Help India Overcome Its Submarine Troubles?

A new submarine deal could bring back Germany as a major player in the Indian defense sector.

Cause and Effect: The Factors that Make Pakistan's Military a Political Force
Feb 28, 2024

Cause and Effect: The Factors that Make Pakistan's Military a Political Force

This issue brief assesses the enduring political influence of the military in Pakistan. It delves into the historical, social, and geopolitical factors that have propelled the military's rise in the nation's governance structure. The brief also examines the military-bureaucratic nexus and its role in perpetuating military dominance, and the implications of a weak civil society and its constrained ability to counterbalance military power.

China's slowdown: An opportunity to boost Indo-Africa ties
Sep 29, 2015

China's slowdown: An opportunity to boost Indo-Africa ties

In light of Africa's increasing dependency on and trouble with Chinese actors, African leaders are beginning to look beyond China in an attempt to diversify. India and the long-standing presence of Indian businesses in the continent can help Africa deal with the losses from China.

China’s dominance of the solar photovoltaic value chain
Nov 23, 2022

China’s dominance of the solar photovoltaic value chain

Though the diversification of the solar PV supply chain could end dependency on China, it will increase the cost of decarbonisation of the energy sect

Commercial space mining: Economic and legal implications
Sep 24, 2017

Commercial space mining: Economic and legal implications

The United States and Luxembourg have adopted domestic space laws granting certain legal rights to space mining companies. These moves have initiated a debate on the future of this industry, as well as the passing of relevant laws governing outer space and its resources. This paper makes an assessment of commercial space mining activities in the broader context of the emerging space economy. It finds that entrepreneurs are increasingly looking at

Digital Dreams, Real Challenges: Key Factors Driving India’s AI Ecosystem
May 08, 2024

Digital Dreams, Real Challenges: Key Factors Driving India’s AI Ecosystem

India, like much of the rest of the world, is faced with the twin but opposing conditions of economic potential and social concerns that need to be negotiated to realise the digital dividends from artificial intelligence (AI) and achieve sustainable and balanced growth. AI systems involve layers of technological dependencies that necessitate and enable social and institutional interdependency between stakeholders, enabling conditions, and resourc

Expanding pharmaceutical local production in Africa: An idea whose time has come?
Apr 10, 2019

Expanding pharmaceutical local production in Africa: An idea whose time has come?

There is a groundswell in Africa in support of local pharmaceutical production. Africa's dependency on the rest of the world for medicines may not las

Gaps in social protection: The US is failing to make needed investments in people
Mar 16, 2022

Gaps in social protection: The US is failing to make needed investments in people

It is high time to dispel the notion that social assistance breeds welfare dependency, as evidence suggests otherwise.

Germany plays catch-up in the Indo-Pacific
Aug 18, 2022

Germany plays catch-up in the Indo-Pacific

In recent months, Germany has begun working on reducing its dependency on China in critical areas.

Going beyond the conventional: NATO Summit 2022
Jul 14, 2022

Going beyond the conventional: NATO Summit 2022

The major focus of the NATO Summit 2022 was on diversifying and solidifying relationships beyond NATO along with reducing the US dependency

Promoting a ‘GDP of the Poor’: The imperative of integrating ecosystems valuation in development policy
Mar 17, 2020

Promoting a ‘GDP of the Poor’: The imperative of integrating ecosystems valuation in development policy

This paper argues in favour of integrating valuation of ecosystem services in development policy planning in India. The paper presents three cases where monetary values of ecosystem services have been estimated to illustrate the significance of the exercise: the Terai Arc Landscape (TAL) in Uttarakhand, the Kunigal Wetlands in Karnataka, and the Indian Sundarbans Delta (ISD) in West Bengal. The first two cases highlight the ecosystem-livelihoods

Sharing the pain at Glasgow
Oct 11, 2021

Sharing the pain at Glasgow

Ahead of the upcoming COP26 Summit, India needs to redefine its transition path for achieving net zero emissions, and reconsider its dependency on coa

Skybus Vs Metro: Mumbai Deserves The Best
Aug 11, 2006

Skybus Vs Metro: Mumbai Deserves The Best

The city of Mumbai is almost synonymous with its train network, the backbone of its bustling public life. Mumbai suburban trains are said to be the most efficient railway systems in the world. Its eminence & growing dependency has belittled the high price of human lives, the city is paying. In 2002, the Mumbai suburban railway system claimed 3773 lives, injuring 3,297 from the total 7070 accident cases.

The Australia-India-Japan-US Quadrilateral: Dissecting the China Factor
Aug 10, 2020

The Australia-India-Japan-US Quadrilateral: Dissecting the China Factor

This paper analyses the domestic compulsions in Australia, India, Japan and the US that are influencing their positions on the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad). The paper notes that as the four countries are becoming increasingly aware of the risks posed by China’s rise over the last few years, they have sought to converge to the Quad. For Australia, the concerns are over trade dependency on China, and China’s sharp power projection and

The Blue Economy: Charting a New Development Path in the Seychelles
Aug 13, 2020

The Blue Economy: Charting a New Development Path in the Seychelles

The Seychelles’ geographical advantages have given it economic gains from its main Blue Economy (BE) sectors—fisheries and tourism. However, overexploitation and unsustainable management practices have placed undue pressure on these resources. In 2018, the country conceived a sustainable ocean-based development pathway—the Seychelles’ Blue Economy Strategic Framework and Roadmap. Various socio-economic and environmental challenges threate

The BRI and Myanmar’s China debate
Jul 11, 2018

The BRI and Myanmar’s China debate

China’s long-term strategic interests of seeing Myanmar as a “land bridge” to reach the Indian Ocean will continue to drive Beijing’s strategy

The G20 Digital Economy Agenda for India
Sep 13, 2022

The G20 Digital Economy Agenda for India

The role of digitalisation in the global economy has become increasingly crucial as the dependency on digital technologies has surged amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Establishing a digital economy involves utilising digitisation as the key factor of production in a broad range of economic activities. The G20 has recognised the importance of maximising benefits and minimising challenges from the development of the digital economy. Over the years, it h

The Long Road to Finding an End to Afghanistan’s Humanitarian Crisis
Dec 02, 2021

The Long Road to Finding an End to Afghanistan’s Humanitarian Crisis

Afghanistan is facing its most complex humanitarian crisis yet, resulting from the cascading impacts of four decades of conflicts and endemic poverty, and in more recent years, climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and chronic foreign aid dependency. Today, 97 percent of all Afghans live below poverty line, and one in every three Afghans (or 14 million) face severe hunger. This report seeks to understand the complexities of Afghanistan’s human

The Nathu La Pass in India-China Ties
Jun 01, 2015

The Nathu La Pass in India-China Ties

The growing interdependency of India and China through border trade may lead to de-securitization and demilitarization in the border areas with significant implications in these areas.

The questions ChatGPT will not answer for you
Mar 22, 2023

The questions ChatGPT will not answer for you

The growing dependency on AI can have adverse impacts if adequate safeguards are not put in place

The Ukraine war and its bearing on China
Apr 16, 2022

The Ukraine war and its bearing on China

In the wake of the Ukrainian war, Europe is trying to end its dependency on both Russia and China

चीनकडे भीक मागून युरोपियन युनियन आपली जोखीम कमी करण्यात असमर्थ ठरेल!
Apr 18, 2024

चीनकडे भीक मागून युरोपियन युनियन आपली जोखीम कमी करण्यात असमर्थ ठरेल!

ईयू (EU)ने आपल्या धोरणात्मक निद्रेतून जागे होत चीनबाबत ठोस

शेतकरी आजही आर्थिक पारतंत्र्यातच!
Sep 18, 2019

शेतकरी आजही आर्थिक पारतंत्र्यातच!

शेती हे पूर्णत: खासगी क्षेत्र असूनही सरकारने विविध नियमांच्या साखळ्यांनी ते आजही करकचून बांधलेले आहे. आर्थिक स्वातंत्र्य मिळाले तरच हे क्षेत्र वाचू शकते. 

सेशेल्स का समुद्री निर्भरता की ओर संतुलित दृष्टिकोण
Jun 17, 2024

सेशेल्स का समुद्री निर्भरता की ओर संतुलित दृष्टिकोण

अपनी क्षमता और भौगोलिक स्थिति के चलते सेशेल्स विश्व की प�