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'यंग इंडिया' ला श्रीलंकेबद्दल काय वाटते?
Mar 18, 2024

'यंग इंडिया' ला श्रीलंकेबद्दल काय वाटते?

पंतप्रधान नरेंद्र मोदी आणि श्रीलंकेचे अध्यक्ष विक्रमसिंघे यांनी UPI सेवांचे उद्घाटन केले.

A budget ‘like never before’?
Feb 01, 2021

A budget ‘like never before’?

It is for time to tell whether the suggested reforms will lead India to play a prominent role in the post-pandemic economic recovery.

Aligning climate and health goals
Nov 02, 2021

Aligning climate and health goals

The sustainable development, climate action and COVID-19 recovery strands of the common agenda need to be better aligned to target the most vulnerable

Bhutan elections: What is at stake for India?
Jan 22, 2024

Bhutan elections: What is at stake for India?

While the new administration will make little difference in Bhutan’s border negotiations with China, it will promote deeper economic cooperation and

BRICS Plus: Navigating global challenges and broadening influence
Feb 28, 2024

BRICS Plus: Navigating global challenges and broadening influence

The recent expansion of BRICS places it as a potential voice for the Global South in economic, trade, and investment matters

Budget for the Future
Feb 02, 2022

Budget for the Future

Budget 2022-23 has focused on long term gains as opposed to short term measures

Building Back Better together—Potential for an India-UK partnership for a Green Transition
Oct 23, 2021

Building Back Better together—Potential for an India-UK partnership for a Green Transition

In the lead up to COP26, India and the UK can work together in catalysing a just and equitable post-pandemic recovery

Building health resilience: Mahasamund's integrated approach to COVID-19 management
Jan 04, 2024

Building health resilience: Mahasamund's integrated approach to COVID-19 management

The success of the Integrated COVID Campus in Mahasamund underscores the importance of a dedicated and integrated approach in the face of global pande

Can the global economy survive COVID19 shocks?
Apr 19, 2020

Can the global economy survive COVID19 shocks?

The COVID19 pandemic has impacted the rich and developed countries. It has reiterated the importance of effective and adequate primary healthcare faci

China stares at a job crisis
Jun 18, 2020

China stares at a job crisis

China is looking back into history to tap its hallmark ‘stall economy’ for its low-middle class population.

China’s Response to ‘De-risking’ Strategy of the West
Nov 07, 2023

China’s Response to ‘De-risking’ Strategy of the West

The annual parliamentary sittings of China’s National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference—usually held at the same time—are important political events, with speeches of leaders at the meetings reflecting the country’s policy trajectory. During the last sessions of both in March 2023, President Xi Jinping noted that western countries led by the United States (US) are seeking to “contain and en

Coal Mining - Challenges and strategies for bridging demand gap
Dec 27, 2012

Coal Mining - Challenges and strategies for bridging demand gap

Coal companies can achieve a great deal if they strategise action plans to improve mine productivity, capital equipment utilisation, mine recovery ratio etc., to international standards. There is also urgent need for introducing more advanced technologies and modern management systems.

Confronting Cascading Disasters, Building Resilience: Lessons from the Indian Sundarbans
Jan 29, 2021

Confronting Cascading Disasters, Building Resilience: Lessons from the Indian Sundarbans

The intersecting impacts of COVID-19 and climate change are compounding the vulnerabilities of coastal communities.  This paper examines the disastrous effects of cyclone Amphan in the Bengal delta region of the Indian Sundarbans amidst a countrywide lockdown triggered by the pandemic, and their cascading consequences for a rural community inhabiting this climate hotspot. It highlights the livelihood crisis experienced by internal rural-urban mi

COVID19 and the Changing Geopolitical Order: Challenges to BIMSTEC
Feb 05, 2021

COVID19 and the Changing Geopolitical Order: Challenges to BIMSTEC

This brief explores the post-COVID-19 geopolitical order and the challenges facing BIMSTEC in meeting the most pressing needs of its member countries. It argues that strengthening regional organisations such as BIMSTEC will add weight to the counterbalancing of China that is underway. The brief calls on BIMSTEC to shift its priority to sectors like Connectivity, Counterterrorism and Transnational Crimes, as well as upgrading Human Resource, for b

Do’s and Don’ts for India in Sri Lanka’s politico-economic crises
May 13, 2022

Do’s and Don’ts for India in Sri Lanka’s politico-economic crises

As the Sri Lankan crisis worsens with every passing hour, India could help the Sri Lankan state by extending further economic assistance.

EU unemployment is likely to continue
Jan 29, 2014

EU unemployment is likely to continue

The euro zone's recovery is obstructed by its own structural weaknesses. And the idea of a crisis relapse cannot be discounted as yet and the consequences of it are hard to fathom. The euro zone may also need to abandon its optimistic view.

Fast Data for Faster Decision-making: The Utility of High-frequency Economic Indicators
May 24, 2023

Fast Data for Faster Decision-making: The Utility of High-frequency Economic Indicators

The COVID-19 pandemic is posing unique challenges to policymakers across the globe, necessitating efficient action in short timeframes. During such crises, having the right data at the right time is crucial to making informed policy decisions.  Traditional economic indicators can be inadequate owing to issues of timeliness, granularity, and difficulty in collection. There is a need therefore for higher-frequency and more granular data to track e

For multinational corporations, there is a call to rise for the greater good
Nov 30, 2021

For multinational corporations, there is a call to rise for the greater good

Global corporations can proactively work towards sustainable and ethical development, particularly in the post-pandemic recovery

Forget the economics, it was geopolitics that dominated the G20 summit
Sep 05, 2016

Forget the economics, it was geopolitics that dominated the G20 summit

The Hangzhou G20 summit was about taking stock of the economic situation in a world where global recovery from the 2008 crisis remains sluggish.

France-Germany cooperation to mitigate EU challenges
Jul 02, 2020

France-Germany cooperation to mitigate EU challenges

Franco-German cooperation can mitigate the rise of the European Right, lead the EU’s post-COVID19 economic recovery, and strengthen the EU’s defen

From Neglect to Revival: Making Sense of Russia’s Outreach to Bangladesh
Jan 29, 2024

From Neglect to Revival: Making Sense of Russia’s Outreach to Bangladesh

Despite sharing a close historical relationship based on the Soviet Union’s support during the 1971 Liberation War, Bangladesh had for long been out of the scope of Russia’s foreign policy priorities. This is best exemplified by the fact that no Soviet/Russian foreign minister had visited the country until September 2023. However, amid Western sanctions due to its war in Ukraine and tensions with the US, Russia is seeking to reinvigorate ties

From War Zone to China’s Poster Child, to Economic Despair: Angola’s 40-Year Journey
Jan 28, 2021

From War Zone to China’s Poster Child, to Economic Despair: Angola’s 40-Year Journey

Angola is rich in natural wealth, with massive petroleum and diamond deposits across its territory. Most of its people, however, continue to live in poverty. Since its independence in 1975, Angola has had a tumultuous journey: from being a war zone, to becoming a poster child for Chinese engagement in the continent, and since 2015, declining to its current state where the challenges are so massive—negative growth rates, high external debt, risi

G20 @ 2023: India’s commitment to sustainable development
Sep 08, 2023

G20 @ 2023: India’s commitment to sustainable development

India’s presidency of the G20 is an opportunity to promote the Global South's development narratives and leverage its status as the world's fastest-

GDP slump is bad news, but worse tidings are elsewhere
Sep 22, 2020

GDP slump is bad news, but worse tidings are elsewhere

If we look beyond the headline — 23.9% GDP slump — the first quarter estimates underline other crucial trends.

Harbouring France in the Indo-Pacific: Assessing Macron’s visit to Sri Lanka
Aug 10, 2023

Harbouring France in the Indo-Pacific: Assessing Macron’s visit to Sri Lanka

President Macron’s recent visit to Sri Lanka intends to provide a larger diplomatic canvas for both countries to strengthen their geopolitical ties

Harnessing digital financial inclusion under the G20 Digital Economy Agenda 2023
Feb 08, 2022

Harnessing digital financial inclusion under the G20 Digital Economy Agenda 2023

Under India’s G20 presidency in 2023, it has the opportunity to advance digital financial inclusion in the agenda to allow an inclusive COVID-19 rec

How growth and equity get a boost in Finance Minister's economic stimulus package
May 15, 2020

How growth and equity get a boost in Finance Minister's economic stimulus package

FM Nirmala Sitharaman’s first tranche of announcements of the fiscal stimulus for economic recovery closely follows PM Modi's vision of making the economy self-reliant.

Increasing Women’s Economic Productivity: The Case for Gender Lens Investing
Jan 27, 2023

Increasing Women’s Economic Productivity: The Case for Gender Lens Investing

The year 2022 saw the global economic outlook deteriorate amidst high inflation, fiscal tightening, and supply chain uncertainties arising from both the Russia-Ukraine war and the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. Global Gross Domestic Product (GDP), after expanding by some 5 percent in 2021, contracted in the first half of 2022. This brief makes a case for gender lens investing (GLI) as a means to boost women’s participation in economic act

India: Taming inflation without inhibiting growth
Sep 17, 2022

India: Taming inflation without inhibiting growth

India should refrain from mimicking the rest of the world by increasing interest rates too quickly as it would directly impact the post-pandemic recov

Industrial production remains in contraction zone, needs urgent support
Sep 16, 2020

Industrial production remains in contraction zone, needs urgent support

Any delay in taking a proactive approach on the part of the government can prove to be fatal.

Inflation jumps up as Omicron threat grows
Dec 23, 2021

Inflation jumps up as Omicron threat grows

The growing inflationary pressure will jeopardise the recovery of our flailing economy.

Is the American dream over?
Aug 08, 2011

Is the American dream over?

If Barack Obama can match his oratorical skills with decisive action and emulate Roosevelt's bold economic measures and the Star Wars programme of Ronald Reagan, America can well embark on the path to economic recovery at home and overcome the strategic challenges that threaten its once pre-eminent global position.

Nepal’s response to Covid19
Mar 30, 2020

Nepal’s response to Covid19

Nepal is yet to make an announcement of plans to see how it works on economic recovery and how it will approach multilateral and bilateral agencies fo

Property tax reforms key for India’s post-Covid urban transformation
Sep 24, 2020

Property tax reforms key for India’s post-Covid urban transformation

The very nature of this tax needs to be assessed to understand either why it is not paid or why recovery is poor.

Q1 GDP Growth Estimates: Encouraging but slightly below projections
Sep 19, 2022

Q1 GDP Growth Estimates: Encouraging but slightly below projections

A careful reading of the first quarter estimates of 2022-23 raises quite a few questions about whether the Indian economy is back on the growth path.

RBI surprises all by not further raising the repo rate
Dec 20, 2013

RBI surprises all by not further raising the repo rate

The government is perhaps keen on projecting a welfare-oriented profile in which the poor are looked after. Prices, jobs, higher industrial growth and prospects of rapid economic recovery will remain the most important planks on which the next elections will be fought. The RBI's latest move of not raising the repo rate may also help in economic recovery.

Responses to the Sri Lankan crisis: Reflections of the new world order and the Indo-Pacific
May 10, 2022

Responses to the Sri Lankan crisis: Reflections of the new world order and the Indo-Pacific

The varied responses to the Sri Lankan crisis from India, China, and the West best reflect their respective Indo-Pacific strategy

Rope in Influencers, Family Members: How COVID Vaccine Hesitancy among Pregnant Women Can be Fought
Aug 12, 2021

Rope in Influencers, Family Members: How COVID Vaccine Hesitancy among Pregnant Women Can be Fought

Vaccine hesitancy among women adds to the risks to economic recovery by prolonging the pandemic.

Smaller states are leading India’s path to a greener economy
Dec 18, 2020

Smaller states are leading India’s path to a greener economy

Our future as a country depends upon the route we take towards growth and, at the same time, how we resolve our environmental challenges.

Sri Lanka: Navigating the geopolitics of Asia
Oct 07, 2022

Sri Lanka: Navigating the geopolitics of Asia

Given the IMF's stringent bailout conditions and China's distinct approach, Sri Lanka's road to economic recovery will be a long and arduous one

Sri Lanka’s changing defence discourse: What’s in it for India?
Jul 01, 2023

Sri Lanka’s changing defence discourse: What’s in it for India?

Sri Lanka’s quest for right-sizing the military and building a well-equipped force for future challenges offers opportunities for India to further e

Stock markets, volatile and vulnerable
May 20, 2004

Stock markets, volatile and vulnerable

The ¿steep fall¿ and the ¿smart recovery¿ of stock prices with every bit of new information, misinformation and disinformation, on government-formation at the Centre has once again proved the volatility of market sentiments, often not grounded in political realities or economic fundamentals.