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Future of Business-Digital Economies Analyses & Assessments

Future of Business-Digital Economies

Technology's promise is not only to automate processes but to open paths to new ways of doing business.

Is India Weaponising Trade ? Analyses & Assessments

Is India Weaponising Trade ?

India has raised the cost for trading partners who are critical of its internal policies. Is a robust external policy leveraging the growing trade...

EIU Democracy Index- Falling Ratings Analyses & Assessments

EIU Democracy Index- Falling Ratings

Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Annual Democracy Index provides a snapshot into the state of democracy around the world. This year’s dip in...

Innocuous Drones and Lethal Standoff Weapons Analyses & Assessments

Innocuous Drones and Lethal Standoff Weapons

A panel moderated by Vishnu Som, with two pioneers of drone technology- Group Captain Harsh Vardhan Thakur, and Squadron Leader Sameer Joshi.

Amazon Investment-Largesse or Liability Analyses & Assessments

Amazon Investment-Largesse or Liability

Jeff Bezos' offer of $1billion investment in India to create a million jobs has been met with skepticism and downright derision. Is there a catch?

Vaccine Hesitancy-Losing Faith Analyses & Assessments

Vaccine Hesitancy-Losing Faith

Medical science has used vaccination as its front-line weapon to eradicate many threatening diseases. Why is there a growing global skepticism...

Student Unrest: Moral Compass or a Disconnect Analyses & Assessments

Student Unrest: Moral Compass or a Disconnect

Student activism in premier institutions has been grabbing headlines. Are protesting students the moral compass of a society or is it merely their...

Encouraging Multilateralism Analyses & Assessments

Encouraging Multilateralism

Suresh Prabhu, MP, Sherpa to the Prime Minister at G20, delivered a Keynote Address during the Synergia Conclave-2019 and made a strong case for...

Future of Security-India's Neighbourhood (NSAB) Analyses & Assessments

Future of Security-India's Neighbourhood (NSAB)

Surrounded by friends and foes, India will continue to face myriad risks to its security. India cannot hope to remain prosperous in a poor...

Reimagining  Intelligence Analyses & Assessments

Reimagining  Intelligence

The new era brings with it new technologies that help in intelligence gathering but also ushers new uncertainties. During the Synergia Conclave-2019...

Digital Transformation of Defence Analyses & Assessments

Digital Transformation of Defence

In modern militaries, the rise of digital platforms is empowering the military, enabling better continuity of operations and bringing armed forces to...

Innovation, Disruption and Entrepreneurship Analyses & Assessments

Innovation, Disruption and Entrepreneurship

Amitabh Kanth, CEO NITI Aayog, delivered an enthusiastic keynote address at the Synergia Conclave 2019 on enabling growth through empowering...

The Post Caliphate Threat in Asia Analyses & Assessments

The Post Caliphate Threat in Asia

Prof Rohan Gunaratna, former head of ICPVTR at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Prabha Rao, Former Additional Secretary, Cabinet...

Kashmir -The Way Forward Analyses & Assessments

Kashmir -The Way Forward

Praveen Swami, Group Consulting Editor, Network 18, spoke candidly about the current situation in Kashmir, providing a historical perspective and...

Future of Security: Beyond Pax America Analyses & Assessments

Future of Security: Beyond Pax America

At a time when the United States grapples with domestic and international challenges, what does the future for the nation look like? Frank G Wisner,...

Race to Space: Race to Edge Analyses & Assessments

Race to Space: Race to Edge

Space Race 2.0. Is characterised by Individuals and enterprises flush with funds which are betting on a future in which space is more accessible,...

Resolving Conflicts in Cyberspace Analyses & Assessments

Resolving Conflicts in Cyberspace

How can conflicts within cybersecurity be mediated and resolved? Latha Reddy, Former Deputy NSA GOI & Co-Chair of the Global Commission on the...

India's role in shaping the New World Order Analyses & Assessments

India's role in shaping the New World Order

In the vortex of disruptions in Geopolitics have institutions like the UN, WTO and ICJ been undermined because of unilateralism, protectionism and...

Embracing Digital Innovations Analyses & Assessments

Embracing Digital Innovations

Admiral Timothy Fraser, CB, Vice Chief of Defence Staff, UK and Subhash Chandra, IAS, Secretary Defence Production GOI provided the respective...

Mizoram Brus: The Reluctant Returnees Analyses & Assessments

Mizoram Brus: The Reluctant Returnees

The Brus or the Reang is a community indigenous to North East India, living mostly in Tripura, Mizoram and Assam. Despite two decades of living in...