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A treaty in progress
Jul 31, 2012

A treaty in progress

The Arms Trade Treaty being an instrument impacting many countries, it is important for it to come into being through consensus. A treaty without support from major exporting and importing countries would undermine its very purpose.

Advancing women's role in India's economic progress
Oct 05, 2023

Advancing women's role in India's economic progress

India’s female workforce participation remains paltry and calls for an urgent review of India’s policies and schemes related to women’s empowerm

Afghanistan since 9/11: Making progress amid violence
Sep 12, 2016

Afghanistan since 9/11: Making progress amid violence

The tragedy of 9/11 ended international negligence of Afghanistan’s need to stabilise and develop on a sustainable basis.

Analysing the progress of the Africa Continental FTA
Jan 12, 2023

Analysing the progress of the Africa Continental FTA

The AfCFTA seems to be on the right track as it pushes for a more integrated Africa

Biden’s criticism of India indicative of political bargain with progressives
Jul 07, 2020

Biden’s criticism of India indicative of political bargain with progressives

In its attempt to assimilate the progressive faction of the Democratic Party, the former vice-president’s campaign is ceding ground on its promise o

Borders, enclaves and progressive exchanges
Jun 10, 2015

Borders, enclaves and progressive exchanges

The unanimous passage of the LBA bill through both houses of Parliament underlines the growing maturity of the political discourse on foreign policy in India. In particular, the larger political parties have shown that building consensus on India's foreign policy can increasingly be a bipartisan affair.

Can new land acquisition bill facilitate India's shale gas progress?
Dec 23, 2013

Can new land acquisition bill facilitate India's shale gas progress?

Though India dreams of replicating the shale gas successes of the US, it cannot enjoy the luxury of easily acquiring land for shale gas operations. In the US, landowners, besides owning surface rights, also own mineral rights. Consequently, they receive huge financial incentives directly from oil and gas companies.

Catalysing Progress Through Capacity-Building Initiatives: Learnings from India’s Pan-African e-Network Project in Ghana and Malawi
Nov 14, 2023

Catalysing Progress Through Capacity-Building Initiatives: Learnings from India’s Pan-African e-Network Project in Ghana and Malawi

Capacity building is a central feature of India’s outreach to Africa. Over the last seven decades, the Indian government has provided numerous scholarships to African students through the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation scheme. India has also established several technical institutes throughout the continent. However, assessments of India’s capacity-building initiatives remain limited. Th

China’s Belt and Road Initiative in the Energy Sector: Progress, Direction, and Trends
Dec 05, 2023

China’s Belt and Road Initiative in the Energy Sector: Progress, Direction, and Trends

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is central to the country’s ambitious policy reorientation. The energy sector accounts for nearly 40 percent of all investments under the BRI, with significant geostrategic and geoeconomic implications. In recent years, China has adopted a “greening the BRI” strategy, emphasising green energy projects. This brief analyses China’s BRI investments in the energy sector to establish the potential trend

China’s surge in non-communicable diseases may limit its progress in SDG 3 on good health and well-being
Mar 31, 2021

China’s surge in non-communicable diseases may limit its progress in SDG 3 on good health and well-being

China seems to be far behind with SDG — with the possibility of achieving 12 out of the 28 health-related SDG targets.

Defence Indigenisation: Progress and Perils
Mar 16, 2023

Defence Indigenisation: Progress and Perils

The long-term challenge for India is in ensuring deep and sustained investments in defence R&D and a defence industrial ecosystem that can, if not comprehensively, but for the most part, service the requirements of the Indian military.

For economic progress, learn from the Chinese
Jul 16, 2019

For economic progress, learn from the Chinese

Deep social change is at the heart of economic progress.

Fulfilling the SDG on Zero Hunger: A Progress Report on BIMSTEC Nations
Nov 02, 2020

Fulfilling the SDG on Zero Hunger: A Progress Report on BIMSTEC Nations

The countries of BIMSTEC, or the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, are working to translate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into action plans to ensure access to adequate and nutritious food. They are transforming their food systems based on their priorities and capacities to fulfill, in particular, the 2030 SDG Goal 2 that aims to “end hunger, achieve food security, and promote sustainable

Incremental progress, not flourishes in India-China statement
May 18, 2015

Incremental progress, not flourishes in India-China statement

Both India and China seem to be fixated on a "status quo plus" option, in that each side wants something more than the current LAC. Clearly, much more work needs to be done. For the moment, incremental progress is better than no progress at all.

India’s new abortion law is progressive and has a human face
Mar 07, 2020

India’s new abortion law is progressive and has a human face

Abortion laws rely essentially on deciding when life begins and societies will always debate this. At what point does the foetus’ life become worthy

India’s nuclear triad: still a work in progress
May 10, 2023

India’s nuclear triad: still a work in progress

The 160 warheads and new delivery vehicles that India possesses are enough to convey resolve to opponents and make deterrence credible

International Women’s Day: How India can invest in her women, accelerate everyone’s progress
Mar 12, 2024

International Women’s Day: How India can invest in her women, accelerate everyone’s progress

‘Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress’ is the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day. This is a clarion call with particular resonance for India given the barriers to women’s economic participation. Imagine the extraordinary economic tailwinds that can be generated for India if these barriers are dismantled and women have access to capital and technology and supportive public policy frameworks

Myanmar: Ethnic tensions threaten progress
Mar 01, 2013

Myanmar: Ethnic tensions threaten progress

Myanmar is on the cusp of a new era of reforms and development. With the civilian Government showing much interest in the forward looking economic alleviation agenda and Aung San Suu Kyi's appointment as the Leader of the Opposition,

No Progress in China-India Military Talks
Jan 16, 2022

No Progress in China-India Military Talks

A 14th round of military talks ended with a joint statement but no real progress.

Pioneering progress: Exploring the frontiers of AI-driven growth
Feb 08, 2024

Pioneering progress: Exploring the frontiers of AI-driven growth

AI is undeniably causing disruptions across the board. However, a shift in narrative is required to view AI as a constructive force, focusing on its p

PM Meloni’s visit signals a progressive future for India-Italy relations
Mar 02, 2023

PM Meloni’s visit signals a progressive future for India-Italy relations

Prime Minister Meloni’s visit to India showcases the robust ties between India and Italy

Quantum communications: ISRO makes progress, but China is ahead
Apr 03, 2021

Quantum communications: ISRO makes progress, but China is ahead

The only downside for India is whether states in the EU find it to be a sufficiently attractive actor with which to collaborate.

Sela Tunnel: India’s Border Infrastructure Push Makes Progress
Apr 04, 2024

Sela Tunnel: India’s Border Infrastructure Push Makes Progress

With tensions persisting on the Sino-Indian border, Delhi’s efforts to bolster its infrastructure in critical areas continues.

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

The Global War Against Terrorism: A Progress Report
Feb 23, 2005

The Global War Against Terrorism: A Progress Report

The idea was to capture the different dimensions of the war on terror as has been perceived and to locate the war in the larger geo political context in order to appreciate and understand the consequences, according to Dr Ashley Tellis, a well-known senior US policy analyst.

The Only Way to Make Climate Progress
Jan 18, 2024

The Only Way to Make Climate Progress

Green technology and capital is concentrated in rich countries. Here’s how to address the north-south divide.

Thinking Progress: Making ‘G20’ Fit for 2020s
Dec 02, 2022

Thinking Progress: Making ‘G20’ Fit for 2020s

The T20 engagement group of the G20 will address key areas of policy focus—from Digital Public Infrastructure and Macroeconomics to Climate Finance

Towards progress and preservation: A commentary on the draft EIA 2020 notification
Jun 18, 2020

Towards progress and preservation: A commentary on the draft EIA 2020 notification

India is currently the fifth most vulnerable country to climate change. Easing environmental norms will not boost economic growth.

Tracking India’s Progress in Clean Water and Sanitation: A Sub-National Analysis
Jun 01, 2020

Tracking India’s Progress in Clean Water and Sanitation: A Sub-National Analysis

This paper creates an index to track the achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation) across India’s states. The SDG 6 index incorporates both supply-side indicators and demand management variables, as well as institutional interventions. In this paper, state-wise indices are constructed to identify their respective performances in the domains of access to clean water and provision of sanitation facilitie

Vulnerabilities, equities, and progress
Apr 14, 2021

Vulnerabilities, equities, and progress

The ease and speed with which cyberweapons can be recycled heighten risks in ways that are incomparable to other domains of conflict.

Why India’s coastal security project is still a work in progress
Nov 25, 2016

Why India’s coastal security project is still a work in progress

The eighth anniversary of 26/11, the terror strikes in Mumbai, provides a fit opportunity to review the state of the country’s coastal security