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The Health Silk Road – a Band-aid Solution? Analyses & Assessments

The Health Silk Road – a Band-aid Solution?

By leveraging the BRI infrastructure for its health outreach, China has the power to negate its besmirched 'Wuhan virus' status. However, it must first iron out its supply chain lacunae and avoid…

Iconic Hero in Irons—the Downfall of Paul Rusesabagina Analyses & Assessments

Iconic Hero in Irons—the Downfall of Paul Rusesabagina

With subterfuge, the celebrity Good Samaritan was lured back and thrown into prison. While Rwandan security czars may have reasons to gloat over this coup, it also exposes the authoritarian rule…

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.

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

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 to field a fast-approaching calamity

Rebrand, Revitalise, Regenerate for a "New Congress" Analyses & Assessments

Rebrand, Revitalise, Regenerate for a "New Congress"

The “grand old party” needs to deeply introspect and look beyond the “first family” for revival as a national party of political relevance

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King! -Part 2 Analyses & Assessments

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King! -Part 2

If a new world order is in the making, what are the course corrections it should take?

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King! -Part 3 Analyses & Assessments

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King! -Part 3

If a new world order is in the making, what are the course corrections it should take?

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King!-Part 1 Analyses & Assessments

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King!-Part 1

If a new world order is in the making, what are the course corrections it should take?

Marshalling Healthcare Post-lockdown Analyses & Assessments

Marshalling Healthcare Post-lockdown

The spike in COVID-19 cases despite repeated clampdowns calls for a robust mix of public and private healthcare systems

Finding the Sweet Spot Analyses & Assessments

Finding the Sweet Spot

Seeking linkages through trade, capital flows, and national security, India has to create “the sweet spot” in its interaction with other countries

The Chinese goods ban: All Bark and no Bite? Analyses & Assessments

The Chinese goods ban: All Bark and no Bite?

In a hyper-patriotic environment, calls to boycott Chinese products are getting louder. Is a total ban economically viable or is it mere optics to subdue?

Fists of Fury in the Galwan Valley Op-Eds

Fists of Fury in the Galwan Valley

Did local commanders at ground zero take matters into their own hands and flout the rules of engagement? An impartial inquiry is necessary.

Destroying Dissent in Democratic frameworks Analyses & Assessments

Destroying Dissent in Democratic frameworks

The space for dissent is narrowing in powerful democracies, and the pandemic and social media manipulation is decimating it altogether.

The BLM Movement and the November Ballot                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Analyses & Assessments

The BLM Movement and the November Ballot

Black Lives Matter protests for racial tolerance and equality have seen participation by a wide section of citizenry. Will it impact the presidential elections?

Being ‘Vocal for Local’ – Part I Op-Eds

Being ‘Vocal for Local’ – Part I

'Be Indian, buy Indian’ seems easy to achieve, but in the age of a globalised economy, is it possible to do so? Part one explains how the issue is complicated.

Being ‘Vocal for Local’ – Part II Op-Eds

Being ‘Vocal for Local’ – Part II

'Be Indian, buy Indian’ seems easy to achieve, but in the age of a globalised economy, is it possible to do so? Part two explains how businesses in India should evolve.

Easing the burden: National Social Registry Analyses & Assessments

Easing the burden: National Social Registry

Can the proposed National Social Registry alleviate procedural complications in disbursing welfare benefits in India?

Keeping the links:Internet from the Skies Analyses & Assessments

Keeping the links:Internet from the Skies

Amidst a deadly pandemic, the internet is a messiah to mankind. Will taking the invention to space make serve us better?

Education 4.0: Are We Prepared for IR4? Analyses & Assessments

Education 4.0: Are We Prepared for IR4?

India is struggling to produce an employable workforce. How can we develop our youth to meet the demands of the fourth industrial revolution?