November 23, 2022

African Union and G-20: Opportunities for India

In a world where numerous multilateral fora have emerged in the last decade, the G-20 carved its position as the epitome of economic governance in the international arena. As the current crest of members was inducted into the forum during […]
November 21, 2022

Corporate Budget: Need and Significance

In common parlance, ‘budget’ is a statement of anticipated income and expenditure of any institution for a fiscal year. It has got different connotations in a wider perspective. In modern era, it is not only an income-expenditure statement but also […]
November 16, 2022

West Asia Optics and the Emerging Geoeconomic World Order

No region stands to gain more from the upcoming energy crisis in Europe than Asia’s newer partnerships and groupings. As winter is approaching and the Ukraine war’s end nowhere in sight, European countries are scrambling to diversify their energy sources. […]
November 10, 2022

Nilekani’s ONDC and Tech Sovereignty: Why India Inc Must Think Bigger and Smarter

November 10, 2022

20th Congress of Chinese Communist Party-– new geo-strategic implications.

October 26, 2022

Green Paradox and the need for supply side climate policy making: An Indian Perspective

As per a recent report assessing global air quality, three of India’s largest cities are amongst the most affected by air pollution. It suggests that more than 76% of the population lives in places where the air quality is adverse. […]
October 25, 2022

The Protests Against Mandatory Hijab In Iran And The Future Of The Iranian Regime

The aftermath of a death of a young Kurdish woman named Mahsa Amini in Iran last month, while in the custody of the country’s ‘morality police’ formally known in Farsi as Gasht e Irshad or Guidance Patrols, was marked by […]
October 25, 2022

India and the Blue Economy: Synergies in the neighbourhood

Seychelles recently hosted the BlueInvest Africa conference (September 7-9, 2022), where European and African companies met to exchange ideas, business strategies and investments related to Blue Economy. BlueInvest Africa is one of the few international settings which gathers innovators and […]
October 25, 2022

Govt must start a broadbased anti-smoking policy

The strategy adopted when it comes to addressing the tobacco menace is either quit or die. There are more than 100 million people in India who use tobacco regularly. India has the world’s most diverse range of tobacco options, which […]
October 25, 2022

Cost-of-living crisis Destabilising the Political Bastions

The war is always a human tragedy and in today’s globalised world, its ripple effects transverse far beyond its borders. The recent Russian invasion of Ukraine is no exception which has exacerbated the global cost-of-living crisis generated by rising food […]
October 14, 2022

Globalization of Inflation or Monetary Policy: What Explains the Price Rise in India

“Inflation is taxation without legislation”.  Milton Friedman Rising prices or inflation, is an undesirable and unwarranted phenomena. India’s inflationary discourse before and since the onset of the pandemic has been volatile. Shocks from all sides, albeit domestic, demand & supply, […]
October 13, 2022

Smoother Implementation of Laws will Increase Women’s Workforce Participation

The Oxfam’s India Discrimination Report 2022, released in September, criticise gender discrimination as the major reason for low female work force participation in India. Laws in many countries reflect and perpetuate gender norms, and often act as an impediment for […]
October 7, 2022

How can the Modi Government Revive Agricultural Reforms?

No one is a stranger to the swift method by which agricultural reforms of 2020 were brought out by the Modi government. These Farm Laws were aimed at the growth of the livelihood of 9-10 crore agricultural households that depend […]
September 29, 2022

ICSSR-funded Social Science Research lacks Perspective

Independent India’s founding fathers and mothers had envisioned that any social science research institution’s efforts and its outcomes should reflect the ground realities and struggles of the people, translating into public policy debates to improve living standards across strata. The […]
September 28, 2022

“Coup” in China?

Beginning last weekend, all of us who have looked at China at some point in time would have received dozens of WhatsApp messages and telephone calls asking whether there was any truth in the social media messages that claimed President […]