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India’s Intelligence Agencies: In Need of Reform and Oversight
Jul 23, 2015

India’s Intelligence Agencies: In Need of Reform and Oversight

This report draws from the conference on the Future Challenges to India's Intelligence System organised by ORF in February 2015. What tasks face India's intelligence agencies in implementing reforms in order to address the more complex national security threats confronting the country today?

Navigating the deepfake dilemma: Government oversight in the age of AI
Mar 28, 2024

Navigating the deepfake dilemma: Government oversight in the age of AI

In a world where the legal vacuum surrounding tech and AI persists, how do we safeguard the citizens from the adverse effects of a rapidly developing

Stablecoin oversight: UK's regulatory evolution
Nov 18, 2023

Stablecoin oversight: UK's regulatory evolution

The UK is attempting to outline their regulatory strategies for the broader crypto industry with a specific focus on stablecoins. This could serve as

Why not Parliament oversight on Judges' appointment?
Jul 31, 2014

Why not Parliament oversight on Judges' appointment?

Without having to do away with the collegium per se, the new scheme could involve its choice going to Parliament, through the Executive, for a joint committee of both Houses holding public hearings, the American way, before the President appoints the person.

A New Framework for a Secure Digital India
May 10, 2023

A New Framework for a Secure Digital India

The rapid pace of digitalisation poses new national security risks for countries like India, a country with over 700 million internet users. The multilayered digital ecosystem comprising of infrastructure, devices and applications is complex, and security threats evolve at a breakneck pace. This makes it difficult for states to develop an effective response to individual or organisational security threats. India therefore has often had to resort

AI and data: A tale of necessity and constraint
Mar 16, 2024

AI and data: A tale of necessity and constraint

A comprehensive and conscientious approach to ensure the ethical and considerate mainstream integration of AI technologies is imperative

Bill on Intelligence Agencies Reforms
Mar 29, 2011

Bill on Intelligence Agencies Reforms

Mr. Manish Tewari, Member of Parliament, has introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha to regulate the functioning and use of power by the Indian intelligence agencies within and outside India and to provide for the coordination, control and oversight of such agencies.

Biohacking and regulations: The evolving landscape of human enhancement
Sep 18, 2023

Biohacking and regulations: The evolving landscape of human enhancement

Although biohacking offers opportunities for improved health, it raises significant ethical and safety concerns that need to be addressed via state re

British report muddies European waters on Huawei ban
Feb 20, 2019

British report muddies European waters on Huawei ban

The British government is expected to complete its review of the issues relating to 5G over the next month or so and its spokespersons have said that

For child trafficking victims, rehabilitation, and not just rescue, is critical
Jul 27, 2015

For child trafficking victims, rehabilitation, and not just rescue, is critical

In the case of trafficked children in India, excesses or oversights are commonplace. Gaping holes in the existing system of home enquiry lead to inaccurate assignations on the part of courts and concerned agencies.

Incumbent financiers Vs FinTechs: Why Indian financial regulators should not have favourites yet…
Oct 14, 2022

Incumbent financiers Vs FinTechs: Why Indian financial regulators should not have favourites yet…

The pace of digital innovation far outstrips regulatory oversight; a drastic change in regulatory considerations is the need of the hour

Less corporate, more social
Aug 12, 2013

Less corporate, more social

There are multiple concerns around the audit of CSR and a discomfort with the lack of audit and oversight required for CSR activities. "Comply or explain" simply has not worked in the case of other existing regulatory frameworks that deal with corporate governance issues. It is time to realise that in India, only a few are in a position to ask, while nobody is in any hurry to explain.

Nepal: Finding a way forward
Jan 25, 2016

Nepal: Finding a way forward

Nepal is no stranger to Constitution drafting, having gone through six such rounds since 1948, with the seventh culminating in September 2015. is recent exercise, however, was unique as it was conducted, for the rst time, without the oversight of the monarchy. Certain populations of Nepali society had specic stakes in a new Constitution. For many of Nepal's marginalised communities such as the Madhes is, for example, the new Constitution oe

Reassessing India’s forest conservation:  Navigating complexities for a just transition?
Apr 03, 2024

Reassessing India’s forest conservation: Navigating complexities for a just transition?

Recent amendments to the Forest Conservation Act seem to be contentious, casting a shadow over India’s just transition journey

Reforming India's Intelligence Structure
Feb 23, 2011

Reforming India's Intelligence Structure

More than a year ago, the Vice President of India, Mr. M. Hamid Ansari, pointed out in a speech the lack of good governance that plagued intelligence agencies in India, and a subsequent need for a parliamentary oversight committee to provide democratic accountability to these agencies.

Regulatory Sandboxes: Decoding India’s attempt to Regulate Fintech Disruption
May 24, 2023

Regulatory Sandboxes: Decoding India’s attempt to Regulate Fintech Disruption

In August 2019, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released its final guidelines for a regulatory sandbox for fintech firms.[1] Technology innovations are disrupting the traditional financial sector, and the RBI’s regulatory sandbox exercise is an attempt to be more agile and absorb some of this disruption. ‘Sandboxes’ give regulators a chance to work with fintech innovators, mitigate potential risks and develop evidence-based policy, while fi

Rethinking US counter-terrorism policy
May 28, 2013

Rethinking US counter-terrorism policy

President Obama recently outlined a re-oriented counter terrorism strategy that aimed at trimming down the predominance that counter-terrorism had occupied in US policymaking. The speech also made public Obama's intention to scale down the drone campaign, subject it to tighter scrutiny and oversight.

Right to information is central to personal data protection
Dec 08, 2022

Right to information is central to personal data protection

The absence of oversight mechanisms to curtail misuse of technologies by the State carry big risks for the citizens

The first international AI treaty: Progress with caveats
May 22, 2024

The first international AI treaty: Progress with caveats

The Council of Europe adopted the first international legally binding treaty on AI. However, the regulatory approach and normative ambiguities leave k

Time to define DeFi regulation in India
Apr 29, 2023

Time to define DeFi regulation in India

If India strikes the right balance between innovation and oversight leadership, India could help set a global template for DeFi regulation

डीपफेक की दुविधा का सामना: AI के युग में सरकार की निगरानी
Apr 01, 2024

डीपफेक की दुविधा का सामना: AI के युग में सरकार की निगरानी

ऐसी दुनिया जहां तकनीक़ और AI को लेकर कानूनी खालीपन कायम है,

डीपफेक दुविधेचा सामना: AIच्या युगात सरकारी देखरेख
Apr 10, 2024

डीपफेक दुविधेचा सामना: AIच्या युगात सरकारी देखरेख

तंत्रज्ञान आणि कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्तेच्या आसपासची कायदेश�

पहिला आंतरराष्ट्रीय AI करार: योग्य दिशेने प्रगती, पण अनेक प्रश्न!
Jun 01, 2024

पहिला आंतरराष्ट्रीय AI करार: योग्य दिशेने प्रगती, पण अनेक प्रश्न!

युरोप परिषदेने कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्तेवर (AI) पहिला आंतरराष्�

स्टेबलकॉइन की निगरानी: यूनाईटेड किंगडम का रेगुलेटरी विकास
Nov 27, 2023

स्टेबलकॉइन की निगरानी: यूनाईटेड किंगडम का रेगुलेटरी विकास

स्टेबलकॉइन पर विशेष ध्यान के साथ UK व्यापक क्रिप्टो उद्यो�

स्टेबलकॉइन्सच्या जगात स्थिरतेची आव्हाने
Dec 08, 2023

स्टेबलकॉइन्सच्या जगात स्थिरतेची आव्हाने

युनायटेड किंगडम स्टेबलकॉइन्सवर विशिष्ट लक्ष केंद्रित क

স্টেবলকয়েন তদারকি: ব্রিটেনের নিয়ামক বিবর্তন
Feb 04, 2024

স্টেবলকয়েন তদারকি: ব্রিটেনের নিয়ামক বিবর্তন

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