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Leadership Challenges and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Feb 11, 2021

Leadership Challenges and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The paper examines the role of political leaders, public and private agents (governments, private agencies, NGOs), and followers (public, citizens, community) in the war on COVID-19. It argues that the role of agents and followers is often underestimated; that while the leaders’ contributions are important and necessary, they are not sufficient. The success or failure of leaders will depend as much on these actors as on their own competence, co

A call to leadership
Jan 14, 2013

A call to leadership

The UPA government has allowed the withering away of the Prime Minister's Office as the ultimate source of authority in policy-making. The latest developments on the Indo-Pak LoC demand that the Congress party focus urgently on revamping the defence establishment and reclaiming the PMO's authority to coordinate national security policy.

Afghanistan: A call for leadership?
Sep 04, 2021

Afghanistan: A call for leadership?

What the US leadership must consider as it has beat a hasty and embarrasing retreat from Afghanistan

Armed forces need sober political leadership not the spurious praise of electoral season
Apr 29, 2019

Armed forces need sober political leadership not the spurious praise of electoral season

What the armed forces seek is sober political leadership and sustained attention to their organisational and resource problems.

Australia: Demonstrating leadership in the space of online child safety
Sep 20, 2022

Australia: Demonstrating leadership in the space of online child safety

Australia’s efforts to fight the surge in online child sexual abuse and exploitation during the pandemic could act as an exemplar for other nations.

Beyond numbers: Redefining women's leadership dynamics
Apr 30, 2024

Beyond numbers: Redefining women's leadership dynamics

While well-established indices have been crucial in assessing advancements in gender equality, these methodologies may present an incomplete picture

Bhutan: New leadership has its task cut out
Aug 23, 2013

Bhutan: New leadership has its task cut out

A new leadership has assumed office in Bhutan defying all pre-poll surveys that were predicting an adverse result for the country's opposition party. The People's Democratic Party (PDP), led by Tshering Tobgay won the elections by winning 32 seats out of 47.

Breaking the brass ceiling: The need for women’s leadership in policing
Jun 13, 2023

Breaking the brass ceiling: The need for women’s leadership in policing

Despite global calls to increase women in policing, the progress remains regrettably slow

China and the New Leadership in Myanmar
May 25, 2011

China and the New Leadership in Myanmar

As part of its political transition from military to "civilian" rule, Myanmar adopted a new constitution through a national referendum in 2008 and conducted its first national elections in two decades in November 2010.

China’s core leadership: How deep is it?
Jul 07, 2017

China’s core leadership: How deep is it?

An indication of a possible power tussle would be found in November when the 19th CPC Congress is scheduled to be held.

Chinese leadership promoting strategy of military assertiveness
Jul 24, 2015

Chinese leadership promoting strategy of military assertiveness

China's increasing assertiveness is not ad hoc and random; it fits in with their overall military strategy. And, finding this strategy to be quite effective, Chinese leadership are promote it, according to Dr. Oriana Skylar Mastro of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

Evaluating India-Maldives relations under the Muizzu leadership
Dec 10, 2023

Evaluating India-Maldives relations under the Muizzu leadership

Despite media speculations, the bilateral ties between India and Maldives seem to be off to a good start under the new Muizzu administration

Inconvenient truths: those opposing Cop28 leadership should face own reality
May 27, 2023

Inconvenient truths: those opposing Cop28 leadership should face own reality

Cutting oil and gas out of the climate conversation won’t work because – like it or not – they will underpin the global economy for years to come

India and China should take leadership role at the global climate change platform
May 01, 2013

India and China should take leadership role at the global climate change platform

Britain's former Chief Scientific Advisor and Head of the Government Office of Science, Sir David King, has said that both India and China should take a leadership role at the global platform for Climate Change.

India's G20 Leadership: Elevating Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Financing
Sep 04, 2023

India's G20 Leadership: Elevating Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Financing

India’s G20 Presidency has identified the mandate for the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) as thus: “capacity building of the ecosystem for financing sustainable development.” The aim is to scale up efforts in mobilising large pools of global capital for sustainable projects, particularly in emerging and developing economies. Under the aegis of the Sustainable Finance Working Group (SFWG), the G20 proposes the developmen

India@76 in the global health landscape: Leadership, potential, and prudence
Aug 14, 2023

India@76 in the global health landscape: Leadership, potential, and prudence

India’s focus on inclusive health solutions, emphasis on collaboration, and dedication to research and innovation position it as a beacon of hope in

India’s focus on enhancing maritime security as the UNSC president: Leadership envisioning a global roadmap
Aug 26, 2021

India’s focus on enhancing maritime security as the UNSC president: Leadership envisioning a global roadmap

As the current President of the UN Security Council, India has provided dynamic leadership and direction in envisioning a global roadmap on enhancing

India’s G20 Leadership: Elevating Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Financing
Sep 04, 2023

India’s G20 Leadership: Elevating Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Financing

India’s G20 Presidency has identified the mandate for the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) as thus: “capacity building of the ecosystem for financing sustainable development.” The aim is to scale up efforts in mobilising large pools of global capital for sustainable projects, particularly in emerging and developing economies. Under the aegis of the Sustainable Finance Working Group (SFWG), the G20 proposes the developmen

India’s international solar leadership: Walking the talk?
Dec 02, 2021

India’s international solar leadership: Walking the talk?

India is leading the charge when it comes to solar projects and initiatives, but it could benefit from building up stronger approaches to monitoring a

India’s leadership in green hydrogen will be decided by its leadership in the electrolyser
May 24, 2022

India’s leadership in green hydrogen will be decided by its leadership in the electrolyser

The manufacturing of electrolysers remains crucial for India’s aim to become the global hub for GH.

Indonesia’s Triumphs and Limitations as It Stakes Claim to Leadership in Southeast Asia
Mar 14, 2023

Indonesia’s Triumphs and Limitations as It Stakes Claim to Leadership in Southeast Asia

Since the creation of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 1967, Indonesia has endeavoured to play a leading role in shaping Southeast Asia’s regional security architecture; this continues to be true amidst the more recent shifts taking place in the global geopolitical landscape. Accordingly, the nature of Jakarta’s contributions towards Southeast Asian security reflects the dynamics of its national foreign policy dec

Issues in Sino-Indian Relations and Leadership Change in China
Jul 27, 2013

Issues in Sino-Indian Relations and Leadership Change in China

Settling territorial disputes and balancing multilateral relationships are the twin challenges before India and China, opined speakers at the ORF seminar on 'Issues in Sino-Indian Relations and Leadership Change in China' held in Kolkata on July 27, 2013.

Kashmir needs single-point leadership, says former General
Oct 25, 2019

Kashmir needs single-point leadership, says former General

A multidimensional approach can be effective in Kashmir.

Khaleda Zia’s party staring at leadership crisis after verdict against son Tarique
Oct 15, 2018

Khaleda Zia’s party staring at leadership crisis after verdict against son Tarique

BNP is likely to fight parliamentary election in Bangladesh without the kin of Ziaur Rahman leading the campaign.

Militaries, pandemics and leadership
Apr 10, 2020

Militaries, pandemics and leadership

To those at the helm of affairs and in the military, what leadership lessons do they derive from the ongoing worldwide crisis?

Military leadership: In the eye of storm
Oct 26, 2021

Military leadership: In the eye of storm

Politicians are trying hard to keep behind curtains the true state of affairs along the Line of Actual Control but it’s only adding to credibility deficit

Scraping the bottom of the barrel: Budgets, organisation and leadership in the Indian defence system
Aug 22, 2018

Scraping the bottom of the barrel: Budgets, organisation and leadership in the Indian defence system

A recent report of the 2017-2018 Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence (PSCOD) has revealed that India’s defence services are facing a severe resource crunch. Given the enormous amount of money that the country is already spending on defence, the chances are slim that the government will come up with the significantly higher amounts of funds needed for modernisation. Meanwhile, the armed forces are facing obsolescence in equipment. The wa

Strengthening municipal leadership in India: The potential of directly elected mayors with executive powers
Sep 04, 2018

Strengthening municipal leadership in India: The potential of directly elected mayors with executive powers

The question of municipal leadership is of great significance in urban governance in India. There are various models of the position of chief executive of an urban local body (ULB), predominantly tilting towards the ‘strong mayor’ model either through ‘presidentialisation’ of the office or through a ‘mayor-in-council’[1] system. In India, it is the ‘state appointed municipal commissioner’ model that holds sway, sitting over a popu

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.

Trumping China’s leadership in the fourth industrial revolution: A “New Era” in Sino-American relations
Nov 14, 2018

Trumping China’s leadership in the fourth industrial revolution: A “New Era” in Sino-American relations

The generational shift in American policy will have three critical consequences for the Middle Kingdom and its ambitions for leadership in the fourth

Uable: Creativity-focused skill development in the 6-14 age group for next-gen leadership
Nov 12, 2020

Uable: Creativity-focused skill development in the 6-14 age group for next-gen leadership

An approach to building a child’s creative intelligence and skill development through real life roles, and building a strong sense of self and commu