Governance and Political Studies
Technology 2019: Another Year of Breakthroughs

Introduction
The world is at the cusp of Fourth Industrial Revolution. 2019 has emphasised on the opportunities and growth from a sound digital economy. Technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain, Internet of Things (IOT)....

2019 ने रखी 2020 के लिए भारत में मजबूत ई-वाहन नीति की बुनियाद

भारत में राज्य सरकारों और केंद्रशसित प्रदेशों द्वारा इलेक्ट्रिक वाहनों (ई-वाहन) के लिए नीतियां....

Selected Essays from the Vivekananda International Foundation

Over the past decade, the VIF has charted an academically independent path of research and analyses. The Foundation has thus been disseminating a vast stream of analyses of key developments and decision dilemmas concerning the nation to its wide circ....

Some Thoughts on the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

As far as I can understand, this act ties up a loose end of the chaos and confusion caused by the Partition of the sub-continent. I clearly remember the day when my parents bundled their children and a widowed mother into an over-crowded railway c....

Sabrimala Issue and the Law

All eyes are on the pronouncement of the nine-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on the Sabarimala issue. The matter is to be heard soon and it is likely that the court will engage itself with the case in a manner that the dispute ends at the earliest.....

Right to Information Act: Its use and misuse

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde cautioned last month against the abuse of the Right to Information Act, setting off a chain of indignant reactions from a variety of activists. “There is paralysis and fear about this Act”, he stated, adding that ....

Shipbuilding - A Larger National Perspective

… shipbuilding industry can be a major employment creator with relatively large spin-offs for ancillary industries unlike the automobile and other manufacturing industry … shipbuilding industry has not received the required attention and focuse....

China’s Energy Challenge: Lessons for India

Like other large economies, China faces the twin issues of affordable energy and environmental concerns. China accounts for almost half of the global coal consumption, has recently overtaken the U.S. as world’s largest oil importer, is the world’....

2019 Sets 2020 for a Robust EV Policy in India

2019 has been a pivotal year for the State Governments and Union Territories in India to come up with policies and initiatives for Electric Vehicles. The pivot comes at a time when India’s major cities saw high levels of pollution, some entering th....

वर्तमान संदर्भ में नागरिकता संबंधी संवैधानिक प्रावधान

नागरिकता (संशोधन) अधिनियम, 2019 पर देश में तीखी बहस चल रही है। देश के कई हिस्सों में विरोध शुरू हो गए ....

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