Analyses & Assessments

North Korea- a Quarantine Within Quarantine Analyses & Assessments

North Korea- a Quarantine Within Quarantine

The debilitating effect of the pandemic may force Pyongyang to rethink its isolationist policies and seek access to much-needed medical and economic...

Digital Health Data Policy:  Navigating the Privacy Quagmire Analyses & Assessments

Digital Health Data Policy: Navigating the Privacy Quagmire

In implementing the ground-breaking vision of the NDHM, India should not paper over the data protection cracks

How much will the RIL Powerhouse upset the retail cart? Analyses & Assessments

How much will the RIL Powerhouse upset the retail cart?

With the telcos still smarting from the 'Jio-jacking', the recent M&A deal with Future Group has stakeholders worrying about Reliance’s potential...

Facebook in a Face-off Analyses & Assessments

Facebook in a Face-off

The social media platform faces allegations of not enforcing hate speech and fake news rules and siding with administrations for business interests

Deal Or No-deal: The Countdown On Brexit Analyses & Assessments

Deal Or No-deal: The Countdown On Brexit

Several issues hang in the air ahead of UK's final goodbye from the EU. The summit slated for mid-October could be the last-ditch effort for a deal

Floating In Between: The Swing Voter’s Filter Bubble Analyses & Assessments

Floating In Between: The Swing Voter’s Filter Bubble

The focus this time around is on the undecided voters who may get trapped in a flood of online “filter-babble."

States in Dire Straits as GST Promises Turn Sour Analyses & Assessments

States in Dire Straits as GST Promises Turn Sour

With the Centre unable to abide by its commitment and legislation to compensate States for a shortfall in GST revenues, setting the stage for a royal...

Lebanon's Choice — Relapse or Revolution Analyses & Assessments

Lebanon's Choice — Relapse or Revolution

The August 4 Beirut blast has only aggravated the economic and political quagmire the nation finds itself in-salvation lies in intent and deep reforms

Turbulence in the Aegean Sea Analyses & Assessments

Turbulence in the Aegean Sea

The region is in turmoil with Ankara denouncing the recently concluded Egypt –Greece deal and external powers-Russia, EU and France- jumping into the...

Russia's Stakes in Belarus Analyses & Assessments

Russia's Stakes in Belarus

Any popular movement that aspires to replace Lukashenko in Minsk will need to first contend with Moscow and its geopolitical bearings in Central Asia

Deal of the Century or an Election Gimmick Analyses & Assessments

Deal of the Century or an Election Gimmick

The ‘Abraham Accord’ may be a major foreign policy breakthrough, but there are doubts over its potential to broker peace in West Asia.

Scottish Independence: Renewed Resurgence Analyses & Assessments

Scottish Independence: Renewed Resurgence

Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic have been the catalyst for a renewed thrust for Scottish Independence, leaving Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

The Power of Remote Voting Analyses & Assessments

The Power of Remote Voting

Amidst raging infection rates, voting by mail seems to be the safest option. Will it remain free from tampering and electoral fraud?

Economy Craves a Fiscal Push Analyses & Assessments

Economy Craves a Fiscal Push

Struggling against the pandemic and rising fiscal deficit, the Centre’s ability to respond may be stymied.

Surviving and Thriving in the Pandemic Analyses & Assessments

Surviving and Thriving in the Pandemic

How the right decisions and rapid responses can help a company emerge unscathed from the pandemic

Do You Want to Be a Hero? Analyses & Assessments

Do You Want to Be a Hero?

Jim Rice’s advice to become “Heroes of the Pandemic” can help achieve much-needed resilience in supply chains.

Sputnik-v Does a Bypass on Its Rush to the Podium Analyses & Assessments

Sputnik-v Does a Bypass on Its Rush to the Podium

Russia's Health Ministry has given regulatory approval for the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing.

How to Bounce Back from Disruption in Supply Chains Analyses & Assessments

How to Bounce Back from Disruption in Supply Chains

Companies need to adopt resilient, responsive, and flexible approaches to supply chain management.

The Malaise of the Me-first Syndrome Analyses & Assessments

The Malaise of the Me-first Syndrome

Countries embracing ‘vaccine nationalism’ in their race for a cure are forgetting that the bedrock of clinical research in pandemic times is 'the...

The Dirt on Instagram: When Aesthetics Reduces Movements to a Trend Analyses & Assessments

The Dirt on Instagram: When Aesthetics Reduces Movements to a Trend

Has the essence of the Black Lives Matter campaign been highjacked by virtue-signalling “slactivists”?