Indian railways, Budget 2023 and urban infrastructure

Budget 2023: Needed — a long-term roadmap for urban infrastructure

Budget 2023 should facilitate $840 billion investment in urban infrastructure needed over the next 15 years. Read more »
India's low democracy rankings

Democracy rankings will take a toll on India’s global standing and its economy

India's low democracy rankings are not because of Western biases, but because of the opinion of India's own intellectual class which rate India poorly. Read more »
edtech in higher education

Higher education: EdTech sector key to bridging demand gap

India will not be able to deliver quality higher education to the large number of people who need it without leveraging technology, says Pramath Raj Sinha. Read more »
Indian economy defies Amartya Sen

Indian economy: Has Amartya Sen lost the debate?

Morgan Stanley says Indian economy’s shift to profits instead of redistribution will boost GDP growth and propel equity market cap to over $10 trillion. Read more »
public health, Indian healthcare

Unified health interface key to accessible health services

The proposed unified health interface will improve delivery of health services by ensuring interoperability of information across various applications used by patients and service providers. Read more »
campus sustainability and sdgs

Campus sustainability key to India’s commitment to sustainable development

Indian universities must look beyond curricula, student intake, faculty development, and infrastructure building to focus on campus sustainability. 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 »
huge metaverse marketing opportunity

What is metaverse marketing? Why it is important?

The metaverse marketing opportunity is expected to grow at a CAGR of 37.1% to $758.6 Billion in 2026. It offers a huge opportunity to India, a reservoir of creative and IT talent. 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 »
democracy index rankings

Flawed practices behind India’s low democracy index rankings

The institutions that publish democracy index rankings are not biased, but they fail to filter out the biases of people who conduct the studies, says Salvatore Babones. Read more »