With the 21st century being heralded as the 'century of the seas', there is much need for India to reclaim its historically dominant maritime position in civilian and military endeavours.
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Acting East, with intensity By Rajiv Bhatia India’s East Asia policy has been a bedrock of the country’s foreign policy, and the Modi government has deepened ties with ASEAN and extra-ASEAN powers in a significant way. As India turns 70, Read more
The global digital surge is exerting a greater impact on productivity and growth than the trade in goods. India is already a leader among emerging markets in the technologically advanced services sector, and as the country approaches its 70th Independence Day, building on this comparative advantage must become a critical goalpost for the next decade.
15 August 1947 saw the division of more than a country. There were other spoils that were split: the Royal Indian Navy was one of them. This included not just a division of assets, but also of staff, whom the British Royal Navy had trained. This led to a piquant situation
Gateway House recently published a breakdown of the U.S. party platforms and their foreign policy positions. Ambassador Neelam Deo takes the analysis forward by breaking down what the platforms mean for India, the India-U.S. bilateral and the South Asian region.
Raghuram Rajan presented the RBI Monetary Policy in what was considered to be his swan song. Rajrishi Singhal, Senior Geoeconomics Fellow, Gateway House, gives his take on the policy and what it means moving forward.
The GST will not only advance domestic market efficiencies but also add teeth to India’s economic diplomacy by improving the ease of doing business and enhancing competitiveness for exports.
The T20 Summit held in Beijing last week provided an opportunity for scholars, think tank representatives, and government officials to engage in meaningful discussion of global economic governance in preparation for the G20 summit in September. The summit's organisers and participants are now taking greater steps to produce more tangible and relevant policy options for the consideration of states worldwide, in the context of fostering global good.
A lesser publicised aspect of the American Presidential Race is the adoption of the Party Platform during the Convention. During the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention, the two parties put down and adopted their platforms. Ambassador Neelam Deo analyses the foreign policy aspects of the platforms and their implications.
Globalization appears to be giving way to a wave of nationalist protectionism. At this juncture, it is vital to focus on alternative visions of globalization anchored in concern for the environment, human rights, and economic democracy. The World Social Forum in Montreal from 9-14 August will gather more than 5000 people from across the world and serve as a window to the diverse endeavours in favour of a pro-local globalization based on trans-national solidarity.