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Strategy of compellence
Oct 10, 2016

Strategy of compellence

Compellence is a word derived from nuclear weapons theory.is being used in the conventional context in relation to India and Pakistan

Strategy, not money, must drive Modi's military overhaul
May 27, 2014

Strategy, not money, must drive Modi's military overhaul

Taking care of the urgent requirements, the new Cabinet Committee on Security of the Modi government should insist on a radical overhaul of the national security system before funding new acquisitions.

Strengthening climate diplomacy: An imperative for Indian climate in the new decade
Apr 26, 2021

Strengthening climate diplomacy: An imperative for Indian climate in the new decade

Championing a climate and development agenda in India’s bilateral, regional and multilateral collaborations can help boost trade, drive investments

Strengthening the C4ISR capabilities of India’s Armed Forces: The Role of Small Satellites
Jun 15, 2020

Strengthening the C4ISR capabilities of India’s Armed Forces: The Role of Small Satellites

Small satellites have gained considerable importance in recent years. Although small spacecraft have existed for decades, their military applications have recently gained prominence owing to technological advances in their development and integration into the armed services of the major spacefaring countries across the world. This paper analyses the significance of small satellites in the C4ISR capabilities of the three service branches of the In

Strengthening Vietnam-Japan Security Cooperation
Sep 05, 2013

Strengthening Vietnam-Japan Security Cooperation

China's increased assertiveness in the South China Sea has been pushing Japan and Vietnam towards greater security cooperation. Bilateral security cooperation has been increasing.

Stricter implementation of laws key to women's safety
Mar 19, 2014

Stricter implementation of laws key to women's safety

Safer cities are a product of technology, policing, community participation, education, and planning and architectural design. In the policy frame, focus should be on inclusive development, participatory approaches, identity mainstreaming, and sustainable urban development to create a more equal and tolerant urban society.

Strike  The  Right  Balance  On  Nepal
Aug 11, 2010

Strike The Right Balance On Nepal

The political mess in Nepal presents a very difficult challenge for India. Nepal is geo-politically too sensitive for India to detach itself from developments there. We have to be ever watchful of the inroads China makes.

String of ports
Apr 11, 2014

String of ports

While India is looking to the UN to manage the cyber challenges, America and China are exploring bilateral solutions that could eventually be imposed on the rest of the world. That is very similar to what happened in the nuclear arena five decades ago.

Strong ties with US in India's interest
Jul 14, 2014

Strong ties with US in India's interest

Like China did in the early 1980s, India needs to exploit the opportunity of good relations with the US to become a stronger economic and military power. Indeed, as a decisive leader, Modi could well transform the relationship with the US and enable it to reach its full potential.

Structural transformation driving services-led employment generation in India
May 01, 2024

Structural transformation driving services-led employment generation in India

India needs to recalibrate its strategies and adopt a holistic approach that bridges the gap between traditional sectors like manufacturing and emergi

Stumbling in the neighbourhood
Oct 13, 2015

Stumbling in the neighbourhood

As Modi resets ties with the Maldives with Sushma Swaraj's visit, he also has an opportunity to rethink the current Nepal policy which has entered a turbulent phase in the last few weeks. Nepal's election of a new PM, K.P. Sharma Oli, is a good moment to take a fresh look at the differences between Delhi and Kathmandu.

Success of Modi’s ‘Act West’ policy opens doors to Gulf potential
Feb 16, 2018

Success of Modi’s ‘Act West’ policy opens doors to Gulf potential

Unlike the Indo-Pacific where the payoffs are limited, West Asia offers India vast energy resources that are vital for development and investment opportunities.

Success of ‘Saubhagya’ scheme would depend on how it addresses gender
Apr 12, 2019

Success of ‘Saubhagya’ scheme would depend on how it addresses gender

Recent policies and programmes such as the draft National Energy Policy (NEP), 2017 and Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana have attempted to fill the critical gender gap by recognising the linkages of women to energy access.

Succession and political stability in Saudi Arabia
Sep 19, 2013

Succession and political stability in Saudi Arabia

Succession to the next generation poses a threat to the Saudi Kingdom's stability as it will create "a complex web of rivalry and political competition" among Saudi princes who wish to secure their family lines.

Sudan: The Abyei crisis and a mismanaged diversity
Jun 06, 2011

Sudan: The Abyei crisis and a mismanaged diversity

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's bold act of barging into the Abyei territory with his troops is a sure act of defiance and it remains to be seen to what extent this conflict can be kept from turning into a full-blown war.

Suicide Strike in Colombo
Jul 08, 2004

Suicide Strike in Colombo

July 7, 2004, Wednesday, witnessed the first suicide attack in Sri Lanka since the signing of the Cease Fire Accord (CFA) between the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Super PACs and campaign fundraising: Sky is the limit
Jul 08, 2015

Super PACs and campaign fundraising: Sky is the limit

The amount of money which are expected to be raised and spent in the campaigns leading to the US Presidential elections of 2016 are being seen as unprecedented. At the centre of this complex cycle between big money and US election campaigns are the new breed of organisations called the Super PACs.

Supreme Court judgment galvanises India's steel frame
Oct 31, 2013

Supreme Court judgment galvanises India's steel frame

A landmark judgment by the Supreme Court on Thursday is what the doctor ordered to galvanise India's moribund steel frame. Between the lines, the apex court tells a distraught citizenry, running from pillar to post even for basic delivery of services, that babus (government servants) needn't cower before the political master -- they can shape up.

Surprise AAP landslide indicates dawn of new politics for India
Dec 16, 2013

Surprise AAP landslide indicates dawn of new politics for India

No matter whether the stunning performance of AAP brings new politics or not, it has already impacted the old-style politics. With the union government indicating its willingness to pass the Ombudsman (Lokpal) bill in the current session of the Parliament, it would be too early to write the party off.

Surprises in the socio-economic caste census
Jul 13, 2015

Surprises in the socio-economic caste census

The statistics in the socio economic caste census is a stark reminder that most rural poor in India do not belong to the 'middle class' at all. It is important to face up to the stark reality. Emphasis and implementation of Digital India, Make in India, Smart cities' programmes ought to take into account the problems faced by the poor.

Sushma Swaraj's visit to South Korea and the way ahead
Jan 08, 2015

Sushma Swaraj's visit to South Korea and the way ahead

For both India and South Korea, cooperation in the civilian nuclear sphere is a subject of great importance. Both countries had signed an agreement in 2011 and since then, South Korea has been keen to sell its nuclear reactors to India but without success. Now, Seoul's interest has become stronger as it is competing with Japan.

Suspending Afghanistan from SAARC and international law
Sep 26, 2021

Suspending Afghanistan from SAARC and international law

Making a case for suspending Afghanistan from SAARC to prevent the crippling of the organisation

Sustainability in space
Oct 11, 2022

Sustainability in space

Given the development of new and emerging technologies, the sense of urgency around space sustainability may soon skyrocket

Sustainable finance bonds: The emerging face of finance
May 03, 2024

Sustainable finance bonds: The emerging face of finance

While sustainable development and green growth are replacing conventional notions of economic growth and development, conventional finance is being re

Sustainable semiconductor: भारत के लिए टिकाऊ सेमीकंडक्टर हासिल करने का मिशन!
Jul 26, 2023

Sustainable semiconductor: भारत के लिए टिकाऊ सेमीकंडक्टर हासिल करने का मिशन!

अब जबकि भारत सेमीकंडक्टर का अगला बड़ा केंद्र बनने की दिश�

Sustainable urban transport—A case for bicycle-friendly cities
Aug 25, 2023

Sustainable urban transport—A case for bicycle-friendly cities

Integrating the use of bicycles and establishing a sound cycling infrastructure will help India in its quest to achieve sustainable development

Suu Kyi’s India visit: Looking beyond SAARC
Oct 15, 2016

Suu Kyi’s India visit: Looking beyond SAARC

Looking beyond SAARC and engaging with Myanmar to make the most of BRICS-BIMSTEC and engaging with Suu Kyi

Swapping land good for India and Bangladesh
Sep 06, 2011

Swapping land good for India and Bangladesh

The swapping of land between India and Bangladesh will bring clarity to the border, which will eventually lead to improved border management. This will also help in controlling illegal migration, and reduce scepticism in Bangladesh, leading to a sense of optimism all around.

Swaraj in Beijing, with eyes on border
Feb 03, 2015

Swaraj in Beijing, with eyes on border

Even before the hype over US President Barack Obama's visit to Delhi has died down, the Modi government is on the move to enhance its ties with China. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's ongoing China visit is an important part of this effort.

Swaraj's Beijing visit creates right atmosphere for Modi's visit
Feb 13, 2015

Swaraj's Beijing visit creates right atmosphere for Modi's visit

After Sushma Swaraj's successful visit to Beijing, which managed to create a certain degree of 'warmth' in China's attitude towards India, now all eyes will be on Mr Modi's visit to China in May. But before that the border talks that are going to be held soon will play a key role in determining the course of events.

Sweet-and-sour menu
Jul 30, 2010

Sweet-and-sour menu

With a $4-trillion economy and laudable efforts at lifting 300 million people out of poverty, China today appears more socially cohesive than before.

Symbolic, and No More...
Jul 19, 2010

Symbolic, and No More...

Having the Union Cabinet now accepted a new globally identifiable symbol for the Indian Rupee, designed by Udayakumar, New Delhi may need to consider ways to take the horse to where it should belong, if it, together with the cart, has to be a driving force.

Syria not falling soon, notwithstanding Indian vote at UN
Feb 13, 2012

Syria not falling soon, notwithstanding Indian vote at UN

Like road repair gangs working on different stretches of a highway, the same gang of Arabs and their western minders are proceeding from Libya to Syria to.....sorry, hang on. Syria is proving to be a much tougher project than earlier imagined.