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Regional leaders and foreign policy
Jun 02, 2012

Regional leaders and foreign policy

The ever increasing importance of States in foreign policy - which is traditionally a preserve of the Centre - is not restricted to India, but in fact has become an important matter of debate in international relations.

Reimagine cities, rethink urban policymaking, realign its purpose
Jan 28, 2021

Reimagine cities, rethink urban policymaking, realign its purpose

It is about recognising that while cities offer economic opportunities to millions, they come with poor and overcrowded housing, lack of safe water an

Renewable Energy: Market and Policy Environment in India
Nov 12, 2013

Renewable Energy: Market and Policy Environment in India

This Paper outlines the potential of renewable energy in addressing India's energy supply and access; it identifies challenges and provide a discursive overview of the various market and policy instruments developed to scale up renewable energy generation. India’s significant economic growth over the last decade has led to an inexorable rise in energy demand. Currently, India faces a Ichallenging energy shortage. To grow at 9 per cent over t

Reorienting sustainability in the “post-normal age”: India’s policy imperatives
Feb 12, 2021

Reorienting sustainability in the “post-normal age”: India’s policy imperatives

There are growing calls amongst a section of political and industry leaders for a “great reset” of capitalism.

Response to Pulwama attack: Firefighting or dawn of a new policy
Feb 26, 2019

Response to Pulwama attack: Firefighting or dawn of a new policy

A scrutiny of the Pulwama terrorist attack clearly shows it is undoubtedly a result of serious security lapse along with intelligence failure.

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.

Return of the Holbrooke thought in US’ South Asia policy?
Jul 26, 2019

Return of the Holbrooke thought in US’ South Asia policy?

Trump’s comments on Kashmir during Imran Khan’s visit may reflect the US undoing its India-Pakistan dehyphenation policy.

Revamping Water Governance in India: The Pathway to a New National Water Policy
Feb 12, 2024

Revamping Water Governance in India: The Pathway to a New National Water Policy

Despite the call for a global paradigm shift in water governance—from the traditional reductionist engineering approach to the more holistic integrated river basin governance framework—a change is not yet perceptible in India’s water governance architecture. The hesitation to change has led to ecological problems and conflicts at various levels. This paper identifies the knowledge gaps that inhibit the paradigm shift and explores the lacuna

Rural Development & Energy Policy: Lessons from Agricultural Mechanisation in South Asia
Jul 22, 2023

Rural Development & Energy Policy: Lessons from Agricultural Mechanisation in South Asia

The purpose of this paper is to reopen policy debates on the role of agricultural mechanisation in rural development. The paper examines very different and diverse patterns of agricultural mechanisation in some South Asian countries over the last 30 years

Russia in the post-coronavirus world: New ideas for foreign policy
May 20, 2020

Russia in the post-coronavirus world: New ideas for foreign policy

There is a danger that by focusing entirely on the pandemic Russia and the international community might get distracted from addressing fundamental pr

Russian factor in India’s Indo-Pacific policy
Dec 07, 2021

Russian factor in India’s Indo-Pacific policy

Despite the policy convergences of India and US, Russia has ample scope to enhance its role in the Indo-Pacific region

Russian foreign policy in Africa: Lessons from the 2023 Summit
Aug 11, 2023

Russian foreign policy in Africa: Lessons from the 2023 Summit

Although Russia plays an important role in Africa, it still falls short of exercising a wider influence

Russia’s Pivot to Asia policy in the wake of western sanctions
Mar 22, 2022

Russia’s Pivot to Asia policy in the wake of western sanctions

In the face of sanctions imposed by the West, Russia and Belarus look towards developing and maintaining economic and geopolitical partnerships with c

Sans a supportive fiscal policy, monetary policy will struggle to manage inflation
Apr 11, 2023

Sans a supportive fiscal policy, monetary policy will struggle to manage inflation

Wrestling inflation below 4 percent is a fit metric for both responsive monetary policy and responsible fiscal policy

Science Fiction as the Blueprint: Informing Policy in the Age of AI and Emerging Tech
Jan 17, 2024

Science Fiction as the Blueprint: Informing Policy in the Age of AI and Emerging Tech

This issue brief examines the complex interplay between science fiction and technology development in the age of disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and brain-computer interfaces. As the line between science and fiction continues to blur, this brief argues for strategically using science fiction narratives to inform and guide technology development and policymaking. Drawing upon historical precedents of scien

Separate ministries inhibit a coherent energy policy
Feb 11, 2014

Separate ministries inhibit a coherent energy policy

India having separate ministries for each segment of the energy is inhibiting development of a coherent energy policy, according to experts.

Shaking up India's policy approach to nutrition
Aug 20, 2016

Shaking up India's policy approach to nutrition

India needs to considerably accelerate its effort to combat malnutrition and improve nutritional indicators.

Shifting Perceptions of Power: Soft Power and India's Foreign Policy
Dec 15, 2010

Shifting Perceptions of Power: Soft Power and India's Foreign Policy

Soft power's importance has increased in the context of globalisation and the growing disquiet over the use of military power for achieving foreign policy objectives. This paper focuses specifically on soft power in India's foreign policy

Shifting terrain for India’s foreign policy
Jan 22, 2020

Shifting terrain for India’s foreign policy

A big election win for Modi lifted India’s confidence in tackling a changing global order and challenging its critics

Ship-building policy needs change
Sep 03, 2013

Ship-building policy needs change

A performance audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General in 2010-2011 revealed that while shipyards in the US, France, South Korea and Russia took between 66-84 months from the award of contract to the construction of a ship, in India, it took 116 to 120 months.

Should India promote democracy through foreign policy?
May 14, 2019

Should India promote democracy through foreign policy?

India lacks an institutional infrastructure for advancing the cause of democracy as a soft power.

Singapore’s school management policy during COVID-19
Sep 14, 2021

Singapore’s school management policy during COVID-19

Singapore’s predominantly state-based school system and agile policymaking ensure minimal impact of the pandemic on its children

Singh's Bold Foreign Policy
Oct 10, 2011

Singh's Bold Foreign Policy

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh deserves credit for his determination to push on with engagement that may be difficult, but which is undoubtedly in India's interest. And his boldness isn't confined to Pakistan alone.

South Asia policy after Modi's China visit
May 22, 2015

South Asia policy after Modi's China visit

Indian concerns over a 'rising China' is more about China's 'increasing influence' in the South Asian neighbourhood than over the possibility of a revived border episode or a return to war between the two Asian giants.

South Korea and Modi's Act East Policy
May 22, 2015

South Korea and Modi's Act East Policy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to South Korea has further strengthened and expanded India-Korea strategic and economic ties. Modi's call to take the bilateral relationship to a higher level was responded positively by the South Korean leadership.

South Korea's 'Act West' policy to match India's 'Act East'
May 30, 2015

South Korea's 'Act West' policy to match India's 'Act East'

The combination of Indian demography, Korean technology, its value for money aspects, and the government support has made Korean companies in India quite successful, according to the Consul-General of the Republic of Korea in Chennai, Mr. Kim Kyungsoo.

Sri Lanka's post-war foreign policy in perspective
Feb 08, 2010

Sri Lanka's post-war foreign policy in perspective

President Mahinda Rajapaksa's choice of Russia for his maiden foreign visit after re-election has outlined the new set of priorities for post-war Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: 'Ethnicity' cannot be the sole policy-marker for India
Mar 14, 2013

Sri Lanka: 'Ethnicity' cannot be the sole policy-marker for India

There are humanitarian and human rights issues in Sri Lanka. Yet, it is basically a political cause, still, which no one in Tamil Nadu seems to be talking about, any more.

Sri Lanka: Should India take ‘India First’ security policy on face value?
Nov 03, 2020

Sri Lanka: Should India take ‘India First’ security policy on face value?

The creation of the Quad — with implications for small Ocean neighbours like Sri Lanka — has become a core concern for the nation’s foreign and