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Governance issues to blame for alienation in J&K, says expert
Oct 13, 2016

Governance issues to blame for alienation in J&K, says expert

J&K is a fractured state estranged from the rest of the nation constitutionally, Article 370 elevates the state in the scheme of Indian federalism,

Governance push for corporate India
Jan 08, 2022

Governance push for corporate India

Splitting the role of MD and Chairperson, as stipulated by SEBI, will be a litmus test for good corporate governance in India

Governance through the digital disruption of democracy
Oct 05, 2020

Governance through the digital disruption of democracy

In order to save democracy from our own digital tools, we need to adopt a new model of governing digitally — public leaders must take a systemic app

Governance, Citizens and New Civil Society in Contemporary Urban India: Lessons from Mumbai
Jun 20, 2013

Governance, Citizens and New Civil Society in Contemporary Urban India: Lessons from Mumbai

The 2011 anti-corruption movement in India—characterised by a huge trust deficit in the political class—was the culmination of several such localised movements that marked the birth of a new civil society in contemporary urban India. This paper studies the profusion of middle-class-led associations in Mumbai fighting for good governance, and their increased political mobilisation in the city. It argues that a new civil society bypasses electe

2022—The year to redefine cities as first tiers of urban governance
Jan 08, 2022

2022—The year to redefine cities as first tiers of urban governance

A holistic restructuring of federal, systemic, and financial governance is required to empower our city governments

A blueprint to evaluate digital governance
Apr 18, 2013

A blueprint to evaluate digital governance

Sooner than later, India will have to start evaluating its e-governance projects. And in the near future, the focus will shift to the outcomes of e-governance initiatives.

A faltering corporate governance
Feb 23, 2022

A faltering corporate governance

SEBI’s recent retraction of the requirement of separating the roles of Chairperson and MD raises some key questions about India’s corporate govern

A perfect storm in Sri Lanka: Governance lessons for the region and beyond
Aug 09, 2022

A perfect storm in Sri Lanka: Governance lessons for the region and beyond

Aside from great leadership, strong checks and balances are required for good governance.

Accountable governance for fighting climate change challenges
Jun 04, 2024

Accountable governance for fighting climate change challenges

As the challenges of climate change and its impact become a major part of public discourse, they are gaining increased momentum in institutional polit

AI Governance in India: Aspirations and Apprehensions
Dec 06, 2023

AI Governance in India: Aspirations and Apprehensions

The Observer Research Foundation’s first Tech Huddle was held on 23 November 2023 and focused on the governance of artificial intelligence (AI) in India, highlighting the rapid growth and adoption of AI as well as the complexities associated with developing regulatory frameworks for it. AI governance is in its infancy, both globally and in India, and grapples with issues such as the explainability of AI systems as well as the embedded biases, s

AI governance outlook: A Global South perspective
Jan 04, 2024

AI governance outlook: A Global South perspective

The GPAI and G20 can play a paramount role in the non-weaponisation of AI and related technologies, and in ensuring that developing countries get equa

Angola’s coming elections: A critical appraisal of Lourenço’s governance record
Mar 24, 2022

Angola’s coming elections: A critical appraisal of Lourenço’s governance record

The outcome of the upcoming Presidential elections in Angola will determine the future of the country's governance and its economy.

As internet matures, India faces a choice on governance
Mar 24, 2014

As internet matures, India faces a choice on governance

Given the Indian government's taste for pushing unilateral mechanisms for governing the internet at an international level, and Indian civil society, which for the most part seems to vocally support a multistakeholder approach, the Indian elections might bring about a new opportunity for both sides to find clarity.

Better governance for improved air quality
Nov 22, 2022

Better governance for improved air quality

Despite the Delhi government’s efforts to improve the air quality, a thick layer of smog continues to shroud Delhi

Can Ganga governance problems be engineered away?
Sep 30, 2014

Can Ganga governance problems be engineered away?

There is no easy answer to the question of how best to balance all the competing water use priorities of the Ganga. But one thing is clear: as long as rivers are seen merely as pipes for conveying water, and challenges of distribution are addressed primarily through engineering rather than policy, then no solution will be appropriate.

Can the Osaka G20 summit guide the future of global climate governance?
Jun 27, 2019

Can the Osaka G20 summit guide the future of global climate governance?

Driving forward, the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda in a coherent and mutually supportive manner is a significant opportuni

Challenges and complexities of the Taliban’s governance
Oct 14, 2023

Challenges and complexities of the Taliban’s governance

Over the past two years, the Taliban has faced internal power tussles and demolished key inherited institutions which has greatly impacted the Afghan

Changing contours of global governance
Sep 03, 2010

Changing contours of global governance

There has been a relative decline in the far reaching capabilities of the US

Climate change and geostrategic ocean governance in the Indo-Pacific
Jan 14, 2022

Climate change and geostrategic ocean governance in the Indo-Pacific

Marine ecology is increasingly threatened by military exercises in oceans; India can take the lead in ensuring sustainability in military practices

Corporate governance, business responsibility integral to market
Apr 08, 2013

Corporate governance, business responsibility integral to market

At a workshop on responsible corporate governance at Observer Research Foundation, it was noted that corporate governance and business responsibility are no longer add-ons to markets; they are integral to them.

Cyber Security & Internet Governance
Jul 16, 2013

Cyber Security & Internet Governance

With both the goods FTA and services FTA in place, India is well set on the path of a comprehensive economic partnership with ASEAN. India, whose services sector contributes about 55% to the country's GDP, has been keen to sign the services FTA with ASEAN as it will help the Indian companies tap the ASEAN markets easily.

Cyber Space governance: Moscow and Beijing's efforts at the UN
Sep 05, 2013

Cyber Space governance: Moscow and Beijing's efforts at the UN

While the initiatives taken at the UN, including the draft code, could be viewed as a step forward, the clear differences in what the American and Russian sides seek to address through such a mechanism will remain a stumbling block.

CyberSpace governance: The American approach
Oct 04, 2013

CyberSpace governance: The American approach

The US has become more proactive in engaging with the international community to address cyberSpace challenges ever since the policy shift in 2009. However, it still maintains its opposition to the need for an international treaty to govern cyberSpace.

Data for development: Revisiting the non-personal data governance framework
Dec 30, 2020

Data for development: Revisiting the non-personal data governance framework

Any new framework for non-personal data must consider that data is not just an economic resource to be commodified, neither is it an instrument of sov

Delhi: Need for less government and more governance
Jun 29, 2018

Delhi: Need for less government and more governance

The singular character of Delhi needs recognition. The first fact is that in essence Delhi is a city. It is also the national capital and the centre o

Digital governance: Need for regulating cloud ecosystem
Oct 04, 2014

Digital governance: Need for regulating cloud ecosystem

India will become a digital society. It is also deploying all the right pieces and infrastructure for a digital economy. The foundation for both will be the cloud ecosystem, which, however, needs to be protected through a robust policy and legal framework.

Disaster resilient infrastructure governance and public health: The role of the international community
Feb 20, 2023

Disaster resilient infrastructure governance and public health: The role of the international community

As the frequency of climate-related disasters rise, there is a greater need for a compounded cooperative approach within the global community

E-governance possibilities in India for the post-COVID-19 era
May 19, 2020

E-governance possibilities in India for the post-COVID-19 era

Every time the government uses an e-governance technology, it results in more efficiency, lesser costs, lesser manpower requirement and lesser physica

Emerging challenges in an urbanising India: Governance, security and climate change
Nov 18, 2014

Emerging challenges in an urbanising India: Governance, security and climate change

As part of a three-year research project undertaken by ORF and PRIO to study and analyse urban governance, urban security and environment related trends and concerns in selected regions of India, an international conference was organised on "Emerging Challenges in an Urbanising India: Governance, Security and Climate Change".

Empowering village pradhans for good governance
Apr 06, 2013

Empowering village pradhans for good governance

It were thousands of village pradhans who had to be "empowered" as the nodal points most in contact with the people. Legislators and policy makers have to develop institutional mechanisms to liaise with the Pradhans who implement policy at the village level.