Podcasts

April 15, 2024

EP 11 | Policy Beyond Borders | Delving into India-UAE Economic Partnership: Exploring CEPA and BIT

This episode of Policy Beyond Borders with Dr Meena Singh Roy endeavours to unravel the multifaceted dimensions of India-UAE economic relations, exploring pivotal agreements like the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and the recently signed Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT)  and […]
April 8, 2024

EP 59 | Insights into Change: Recent Trends in India’s Female Labour Force Participation | Policy Beyond Politics

In the 2023 annual Gender Gap Report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), India saw an advancement in its ranking, now positioned at 127 out of 146 countries, marking an improvement of eight places compared to the previous year. However, […]
March 22, 2024

EP 03 | Policy Beyond Mobility | Are Electric Vehicles a viable alternative?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are making waves in India. The Indian government has shown a strong commitment to promoting EVs. Programmes such as the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) and the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (FAME) […]
February 23, 2024

EP 02 | Policy Beyond Mobility | Ride-Hailing: Demand for Gender Segregated Transport’ featuring Dr Vandana Vasudevan

Interest in Gender Segregated Transport (GST) in ride-hailing is evident not just in survey results but also in the increased emergence of transportation start-ups that specialise in GST around the world. Yet, GST remains heavily debated both in terms of […]
February 14, 2024

EP 58 | What do ChatGPT and AI look like in India | Policy Beyond Politics

Generative AI is projected to increase annual global GDP to the amount of trillions if implemented properly, according to analysts. What is India’s stake in this new global phenomenon? In today’s podcast, we look at generative AI and LLMs, the […]
February 12, 2024

EP 01 | Policy Beyond Mobility | Advancing Public Transport System in India

In this podcast, the speaker, Ravi Gadepalli, delves into the topic of ‘Advancing Public Transport System in India.’ India’s public transport is vital for the mobility, livelihood, and recreation of a large population, particularly in congested urban areas. State governments […]
January 11, 2024

EP 10 | Policy Beyond Borders | Bangladesh’s Foreign Policy Under Sheikh Hasina’s New Term

In this podcast we will be analysing Bangladesh’s foreign policy with key global players including United States, the United Kingdom, China, Russia and India during Sheikh Hasina’s latest term, emphasizing both continuity and future possibilities. Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina retains […]
December 8, 2023

EP 9 | Policy Beyond Borders | India – Maldives Relations Under Muizzu’s Presidency

In the latest episode of Policy Beyond Borders, we discuss with Dr Gulbin Sultana, the foreign policy perspective of Maldives’ newly elected President, Mr. Mohammed Muizzu, with India. Additionally, we engage in a discussion on the potential collaborative opportunities that […]
December 1, 2023

EP 57 | Breaking Business Barriers in Kerala: Decriminalisation of Business Laws | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

In this podcast, we will be diving into the topic ‘Decriminalisation of business laws in the state of Kerala’. Kerala, with a Gross State Domestic Product of 7.8 lakh crore, has shown promising growth potential. However, it currently ranks 15th […]
November 22, 2023

EP 8 | Policy Beyond Borders | Myanmar’s Upheaval: Decoding India’s Economic and Strategic Calculus

In the latest episode of ‘Policy Beyond Borders’, Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia discusses the recent ethnic upheaval in Myanmar against the Military Junta and its broader implications on India – Myanmar Ties  KEY TAKEAWAYS SPEAKER Amb Rajiv Bhatia,  former Ambassador to […]
November 17, 2023

EP 7 | Policy Beyond Borders | Analysing the India-US Global Partnership with Michael Kugelman

In the latest episode of Policy Beyond Borders, Michael Kugelman from the South Asia Institute, Wilson Center, Washington, discusses the emerging tenets of security and defence cooperation between India and the US in the context of the Fifth India-US 2+2 […]
October 13, 2023

EP 6 | Policy Beyond Borders | Israel-Hamas War: The Conditional Peace and Unending Conflict

In this episode of Policy Beyond Borders, we explore the repercussions of the recent Hamas attack on Israel and the broader West Asian region. We examine the possible consequences of the conflict on the energy market and the ongoing peace […]
September 29, 2023

EP 5 | Policy Beyond Borders | India-Australia Relations: Examining the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

In this podcast episode, we explore the geopolitical and geoeconomic convergences between India and Australia in the Indo-Pacific region. As the Indo-Pacific becomes a crucial hotspot in international politics, both countries have recognized the economic and strategic significance of the […]
September 18, 2023

EP 4 | Policy Beyond Borders | G20 Summit: Decoding Delhi’s Role in the Emerging Global Order

In the fourth episode of ‘Policy Beyond Borders,’ join us for an enlightening conversation with Prof. Harsh V Pant as we dissect the G20 2023 Summit and New Delhi’s Role in the Emerging Global Order. Discover how Delhi’s remarkable leadership […]
September 12, 2023

EP 3 | Policy Beyond Borders | Maldivelection ’23 : Geopolitical Implications

In the third episode of ‘Policy Beyond Borders,’ Mimrah Abdul Gafoor, Maldivian Political Analyst and Neelima A, Research Associate at CPPR, delve into the analysis of the 2023 Presidential Election of Maldives which has gone into a runoff on 30th […]