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Changed Pakistan policy a challenge to Modi Govt
Oct 06, 2016

Changed Pakistan policy a challenge to Modi Govt

The September 29 strike was different in a significant way that not only did the Narendra Modi government own it, but also publicised it.

Changing Indian space policy landscape
Oct 18, 2021

Changing Indian space policy landscape

The need for a transformation of the Indian space policy landscape goes beyond just the need for creating jobs or for improving tax revenues from the

China in Japan's South Asia policy
Oct 15, 2015

China in Japan's South Asia policy

Well aware of China's growing influence in the Bay of Bengal and the changing power dynamics in the Indo-Pacific region, Japan is now presenting itself as an alternative benefactor. With an eye toward Beijing, can the emergence of Japan in this region prove to play a balancing role?

China is Putting Limits to Online Gaming for Kids, Indian Policymakers Must Step in Too
Sep 06, 2021

China is Putting Limits to Online Gaming for Kids, Indian Policymakers Must Step in Too

India has seen a huge jump in screen time by 25 per cent (4.9 hours pre-COVID to 6.9 hours) during the pandemic.

China policy in the works
May 12, 2021

China policy in the works

Unclear if Biden administration will go for ‘semi containment’ or selective engagement

China resorts to lawfare: A new maritime policy
Nov 16, 2021

China resorts to lawfare: A new maritime policy

In another attempt to assert its dominance, China has issued new maritime laws in the South China Sea which could heighten tensions in the region.

China Weekly Report | Volume VI; Issue 35 | One-child policy to haunt families caring for elderly
Oct 21, 2016

China Weekly Report | Volume VI; Issue 35 | One-child policy to haunt families caring for elderly

The demographic effects of China's one-child policy is more pronounced, a survey has found.

China’s shifting Persian Gulf Policy: Is it favouring the GCC over Iran? 
Jan 04, 2023

China’s shifting Persian Gulf Policy: Is it favouring the GCC over Iran? 

Multiple factors have contributed to a shift in Beijing’s Gulf policy but it does not mean that China intends to finance a new regional order

China’s Xinjiang Policy and the Silence of Islamic States
Aug 24, 2021

China’s Xinjiang Policy and the Silence of Islamic States

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has detained an estimated one million Uyghur Muslims in concentration camps in the Xinjiang province for forced re-education and political indoctrination. While the West has deplored China’s actions, the major Muslim countries have defended and even welcomed the policy. China has exploited its economic and diplomatic clout and the growing indebtedness of the Muslim world to subdued any criticism of its actions

China’s Xinjiang Policy: The Imperative for India
May 12, 2021

China’s Xinjiang Policy: The Imperative for India

Over the past two decades, China, in the name of counterterrorism has been carrying out a repressive campaign against the minority Muslim Uyghur population in its northwest region of Xinjiang. Its policy has provoked widespread condemnation from Western democracies. However, Beijing appears unscathed by such criticisms, especially as the Muslim world has either remained silent, or else have approved China’s actions in the region. This pap

Chinese perceptions of Modi's foreign policy
Nov 14, 2014

Chinese perceptions of Modi's foreign policy

Tibet and the Dalai Lama's status continue to worry the Chinese. India's stated policy that Tibet is part of China notwithstanding, Chinese feel that India has a hidden agenda. The fact that Lobsang Sangay was invited to Modi's swearing-in has made the Chinese nervous.

Civil society and nuclear weapons policy
Jan 15, 2015

Civil society and nuclear weapons policy

At a conference on "Civil Society and Nuclear Weapons Policy", organised by ORF and Chatham House in Bangkok, there was a general consensus among participants that the emphasis should be given on raising awareness on the various hazardous impacts of the nuclear weapons explosion, especially in the nuclear weapons states.

Clarify the policy on whistles blown over false charges
Nov 29, 2019

Clarify the policy on whistles blown over false charges

The current legal framework is based on the assumption that whistle-blowing is always done for good reason

Climate change and youth: Policymakers can learn significantly from the ‘mature’ cohort of young climate warriors
Dec 09, 2021

Climate change and youth: Policymakers can learn significantly from the ‘mature’ cohort of young climate warriors

After years of unfulfilled promises on climate change by states, the youth of today are taking action to mitigate climate change through various initi

Climate policy in 2021: Balancing domestic ambitions and global cooperation
Jan 04, 2021

Climate policy in 2021: Balancing domestic ambitions and global cooperation

While it is increasingly clear that economies can simultaneously be green and grow rapidly, the shift to a new economic model requires both finance an

Confusion in India's Nepal policy
May 03, 2005

Confusion in India's Nepal policy

India has almost blinked to the King of Nepal on the question of arms supply. These supplies were put on hold on February 1, 2005, following King Gyanendra¿s coup against the democratic system and leadership.

Congress must craft a solid policy platform to survive
Oct 31, 2014

Congress must craft a solid policy platform to survive

The depth of the Congress's problems is evident from the party's inability to come to grips with the problem of party leadership. For structural reasons -- primarily the fact that it is a proprietorial entity -- this is the most critical problem for the party. This was evident from the reactions to P. Chidambaram's remark that a "non-Gandhi" could "someday" become president of the party.

Congressional Democrats and Biden’s foreign policy: Implications for India
Jun 11, 2021

Congressional Democrats and Biden’s foreign policy: Implications for India

Following an expansion of Congressional role in foreign policy decision-making under Trump, the influence of progressive Democrats over Biden’s agen

Containment policy may fail to deter China
Aug 18, 2020

Containment policy may fail to deter China

China has been less harmed by the tariff war than was expected, and it has been remarkably resistant to the Covid-19 pandemic. It is the only economy in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook update that is likely to have a positive growth rate of 1 per cent in 2020. This has probably reinforced Xi’s belief that a strong one-party state is better able to handle the challenges. He has also pushed state-owned market enterprises to follow market rules

Cooperation with China important for India's Eurasian energy policy
May 27, 2014

Cooperation with China important for India's Eurasian energy policy

For Russia and even Central Asian countries, China can act as a catalyst to market their hydrocarbon resources to South Asia and beyond, opening an opportunity for gas exports too. Russia's $400 billion gas deal with China is a case in point.

Cooperative Security in the Straits of Malacca: Policy Options for India
Jun 18, 2005

Cooperative Security in the Straits of Malacca: Policy Options for India

The Straits of Malacca is rife with several security threats, such as piracy, maritime terrorism, drug smuggling, gun running and illegal immigration. These challenges have the potential to disrupt, if not destroy, the maritime shipping in the Straits. Although regional countries have made considerable efforts to address these problems with some encouraging results, the challenges and threats are too formidable and complex for the combat capabili

COVID-19 and migrant workers in India: Reinstating ethics of care as state policy
Apr 27, 2020

COVID-19 and migrant workers in India: Reinstating ethics of care as state policy

Migrant workers have perennially remained at the socio-economic margins of our society silently serving as the instrumental labour force of the urban

COVID-19: South Asian countries need a migrant worker-friendly disaster management policy
Apr 23, 2020

COVID-19: South Asian countries need a migrant worker-friendly disaster management policy

The recent incidents shed light on the desperation of the migrant labours in the South Asian countries that worsen during disasters like the present p

COVID19: An opportunity and challenge for ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy
Apr 18, 2020

COVID19: An opportunity and challenge for ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy

India has done well with its neighbours by not giving up on them in their own hour of crisis. Even while the nation was faced with exigencies of every

Craft a Prudent Acquisition Policy
Nov 23, 2010

Craft a Prudent Acquisition Policy

If India wants strategic dividends from arms acquisitions, it must craft its acquisition policy in a prudent manner with the aim of bringing in knowledge that necessitates a higher degree of trust with the US. It should go beyond economics to factor in larger strategic considerations.

Crypto policy and India: The spectacle continues
Mar 05, 2022

Crypto policy and India: The spectacle continues

As the digital finance sector is advancing at a breakneck speed, proper regulations need to be put in place.

Crypto Policy: भारत में क्रिप्टो नीति को लेकर तमाशा जारी
Jul 30, 2023

Crypto Policy: भारत में क्रिप्टो नीति को लेकर तमाशा जारी

जब ख़तरनाक रफ़्तार से डिजिटल वित्त सेक्टर आगे बढ़ रहा है,

Crypto Policy: भारत में क्रिप्टो नीति को लेकर तमाशा जारी
Mar 14, 2022

Crypto Policy: भारत में क्रिप्टो नीति को लेकर तमाशा जारी

जब ख़तरनाक रफ़्तार से डिजिटल वित्त सेक्टर आगे बढ़ रहा है,

Cultural diplomacy as an instrument of projecting India's foreign policy
May 21, 2013

Cultural diplomacy as an instrument of projecting India's foreign policy

ICCR Director General Dr Suresh Goel says cultural diplomacy creates an additional space which softens the sharp edges of foreign policy, which is interest driven, thus fostering a favourable public opinion impacting foreign policy.

Data-driven policy recommendations to strengthen nutrition interventions in India
Sep 28, 2023

Data-driven policy recommendations to strengthen nutrition interventions in India

Data-driven, context-specific, integrated, and holistic policy interventions at the state level are needed to address acute and chronic malnutrition i

De-politicising Sri Lanka policy
Feb 16, 2013

De-politicising Sri Lanka policy

There is a need for Sri Lanka and Sri Lankans to acknowledge that the Indian vote in Geneva owed mainly to the un-kept promises from the war years, and less to do with the 'Tamil Nadu factor'.

Debts and defaults: An assessment of China’s policy banks in Sri Lanka
Jul 25, 2023

Debts and defaults: An assessment of China’s policy banks in Sri Lanka

Beijing's passive approach has encouraged the policy banks to make decisions based on its economic interests thus slowing down Sri Lanka’s debt rest

Deciphering Muizzu’s India policy
Nov 28, 2023

Deciphering Muizzu’s India policy

Yameen’s withdrawal raises the immediate question if it could encourage President Muizzu to shed his reluctance to do business with India

Deciphering RBI’s monetary policy stance
Jun 20, 2023

Deciphering RBI’s monetary policy stance

A normal monsoon and the consequently softer inflation in food prices could force RBI’s hand on both its policy stance as well as on the policy rate

Decision to boycott Belt and Road Initiative Forum is one of the biggest Indian foreign policy risks
May 18, 2017

Decision to boycott Belt and Road Initiative Forum is one of the biggest Indian foreign policy risks

The Narendra Modi government's decision to boycott the Belt and Road Initiative Forum in China constitutes one of the three biggest Indian foreign policy risks in recent memory.

Decoding the Biden Administration’s Cyber Security Policy
Jan 15, 2024

Decoding the Biden Administration’s Cyber Security Policy

The Biden administration is seeking to establish a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy as part of its national security. This issue brief analyses the US’s cyber threat landscape and examines the Biden administration’s cybersecurity strategy. It explores the strategy’s ideological, geopolitical, technological, and diplomatic significance in a rapidly shifting domain.

Democracy and equidistant foreign policy in a majoritarian government of Mahinda Rajapaksa
Aug 11, 2020

Democracy and equidistant foreign policy in a majoritarian government of Mahinda Rajapaksa

Making political history, Mahinda Rajapaksa secured more than half a million votes to his premiership in Sri Lanka.

Democratic candidates' surprisingly low focus on foreign policy
Jul 02, 2015

Democratic candidates' surprisingly low focus on foreign policy

Though foreign policy is going to be an important issue in the US Presidential elections next year, the Democrat candidates for the party's nomination have surprisingly devoted little time to this aspect so far. However, as the campaign progresses and the less serious candidates drop out of the race, the issue is likely to gain greater attention.

Demolition of Noida Towers: A zero-tolerance policy towards violation of laws
Sep 07, 2022

Demolition of Noida Towers: A zero-tolerance policy towards violation of laws

The recent demolition of the twin towers of Noida showcases that violation of urban laws in the real estate industry will no longer be tolerated.

Despite Shifts, Japan’s Defence and Security Policy Remains on Pacifist Ground
Aug 14, 2023

Despite Shifts, Japan’s Defence and Security Policy Remains on Pacifist Ground

In the past decade, Japan made certain critical changes in its defence and security policy. These include enhancing the country’s defence capabilities, introducing the right to collective self-defence, abandoning the ban on arms exports, strengthening its alliance with the United States, and promoting its vision of a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’. Japan has introduced these changes incrementally, as a response to changing strategic circumsta

Development of Northeast and Modi's policy with its neighbours
Jun 26, 2014

Development of Northeast and Modi's policy with its neighbours

Along with proposing new measures and initiatives, the Narendra Modi government should focus on completing the already proposed projects that would benefit the region like the implementation of the Kaladan Multimodal transit project with Myanmar.