India-Australia defence partnership.

India-Australia defence nexus hinges on trust, technology transfer

Shared challenges and untapped potential will unlock a stronger India-Australia defence partnership. #defence Read more »
gig economy

India’s gig economy demands a homegrown policy agenda

While the world debates flexible work, India's gig economy is a lifeline for millions, demanding policies tailored to their realities. Read more »
most of climate finance go into mitigation efforts

Climate finance: A closer look reveals gaping holes

A record-breaking year for climate finance exposes glaring inequalities that need actionable solutions, write Pradeep S Mehta and Sanobar Imam. Read more »
forest management in India

Forest management policies must ensure equitable involvement of women

India's top-down approach to forest management will fail for want of involvement of women in decision-making process. #forestact #forestrights #tribes Read more »
Putin at BRICS summit

India’s strategic role in BRICS — bridging East and West

#BRICS can emerge as an alternative power center, challenging the existing world order and offering a platform for collaboration and rebalancing, write @Psm_cuts and Ambassador Amit Dasgupta. Read more »
Budget 2023,

Budget must promote competition, policy convergence

The Union Budget 2022-23 must adopt a national competition policy to address the distorted playing field that disincentivises potential market entrants, prevents innovation, and locks capital and labour. Read more »
An agenda for India’s G20 presidency

India’s G20 presidency: Thrust is on reformed multilateralism

India’s G20 presidency is an opportunity to revisit the policy mechanisms deployed to make them more effective and relevant. Read more »

G20, regional blocks reinvent multilateralism

As it prepares to assume G20 leadership, India can learn from its Asian peers a lesson or two on leveraging soft power to promote national interest. Read more »
Start-ups, VC firms

Climate change: De-risking India’s banks, NBFCs

IBA should undertake classification of areas and businesses based on their climate change risk profile to help India’s banks, NBFCs future-proof their business. Read more »
malpractices by pharmaceutical industry

Pharmaceutical industry: Tight regulation key to curbing unethical practices

The pharmaceutical industry seems incapable of self-regulation and ethical leadership, given its terrible reputation and failure to abide by the pharma code. Read more »