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Statehood for Delhi: Is it practical?
Mar 05, 2015

Statehood for Delhi: Is it practical?

The Aam Aadmi Party's unprecedented electoral victory in Delhi has revived the debate on full statehood to Delhi. But how practical is the statehood for the national capital? What are the issues? To discuss these issues, ORF organised a panel discussion with experienced bureaucrats, academics and experts.

Statehood or Autonomy: Rethinking Governance in India’s Capital
Oct 30, 2015

Statehood or Autonomy: Rethinking Governance in India’s Capital

Delhi, India's national capital, has long been the subject of a quandary: Should it be granted full statehood, or maximum autonomy commensurate with its megalopolis status? is paper takes a tour of select national capitals to understand how other nations have arranged their governance and handled competing jurisdictions and functions. Lessons are drawn from this examination of other capitals, and recommendations are put forth towards a more sensi

Can statehood solve Delhi’s problems?
Jun 13, 2018

Can statehood solve Delhi’s problems?

Governments across the world are reluctant to cede power to the city-capitals, but with Delhi being larger than many states in India, it needs to have a relook at its relationship with Centre

Delhi poll: Major parties playing around "competitive populism"?
Feb 05, 2015

Delhi poll: Major parties playing around "competitive populism"?

Campaign trends in Delhi elections indicate that parties are playing around the issues having popular appeal rather than the hard core issues of governance, statehood or even air pollution. In varying degrees, populist ideas such as free houses, free water and free electricity remain the core poll promises for all political parties.

Delhi: Need for less government and more governance
Jun 29, 2018

Delhi: Need for less government and more governance

The singular character of Delhi needs recognition. The first fact is that in essence Delhi is a city. It is also the national capital and the centre o

Delhi’s dilemma
Jun 25, 2018

Delhi’s dilemma

Why statehood is no answer to the city’s pollution mess

Japan’s Security Policy in the Asia-Pacific during the post-Cold War Period
Oct 09, 2010

Japan’s Security Policy in the Asia-Pacific during the post-Cold War Period

Despite domestic political changes, the alliance with the US continues to be the cornerstone of Japan's security policy in the Asia-Pacific region. Although Japan has taken some siginificant steps in the direction of normal statehood, the domestic constituency in favour of full strategic autonomy is still very weak. Japan's dilemma between its growing security concerns and the limitations laid by its Constitution will continue to be a major chall

Tejas is no longer a mirage
Jan 14, 2011

Tejas is no longer a mirage

India needs LCA for a variety of reasons. First, it is a requirement, not a 'symbol of statehood' project as scholars like David Kinsella and Jugdeep Cheema might like to argue. Basic principles of self-reliance in defence would necessitate such projects.

Will Germany's Bundestag vote for Palestine?
May 01, 2015

Will Germany's Bundestag vote for Palestine?

One way or the other, Germany's Bundestag is about to make history with the upcoming vote on the issue of recognising Palestinian statehood. The Bundestag has a choice to make. It can continue looking backwards in history on this issue and ignore its leading role in securing peace in the Middle East, or it can courageously look forward, maybe even recognising something it owes history.

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Jul 07, 2021

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