The Narendra Modi government has made the North East a developmental and foreign policy priority. Gateway House has conceived a robust regional economic plan called the “Seven Sisters’ Corridor” that can be the template for a new North East.
Fewer than 10% of the candidates in the ongoing elections in India are women. A law to reserve seats for women in Parliament, which will increase this number, is in abeyance. Our next government can take lessons from Latin America, where 16 countries have successfully implemented reservations and other enabling measures
Rajni Bakshi, Gandhi Peace Fellow, Gateway House analyses the complementary roles played by the two key Aam Aadmi Party candidates from Mumbai. She says that while veteran activist Medha Patkar gives voice to the suffering of people at the grassroots, former banker Meera Sanyal highlights the principles that could build a more just and equitable society
India’s economic distress has seen political parties promising a revival of the economy in the ongoing general election campaign. Slowly, the political discourse has turned into a choice between economic growth and secularism which is undermining the basic principles of Indian democracy
The Forbes published an article written by Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations. The article mentions the conclusions drawn at a Gateway House discussion on Indian elections.
The Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party has won a decisive mandate in the recent Lok sabha elections. As governments and corporations across the world follow the developments closely, Gateway House looks at the key priorities for the next government
In the face of a sagging rupee and FDI flight from the country, three top ministers recently visited the U.S. to retell the growth story of India and its potential. However, American political and business leaders seem largely unimpressed by the pitch and want more from the India-U.S. equation
On June 1, N. Narayanamurthy, the co-founder, and former Chairman of Infosys – India’s IT giant – was appointed as the Additional Director and the Executive Chairman of the board, for five years. How momentous is his return for Infosys, and more importantly, what does this augur for the future of the company?
Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat, returned to office for an unprecedented fourth term. With this victory, the fate of India’s two national political parties has changed, and the battles within and without will play out over next few months leading up to the national elections in 2014.
Al Jazeera English quoted Gateway House's Akshay Mathur in their feature about India's coal scam. He argues that the current ruckus in parliament is both sad and amusing, as the privately-held coal blocks were only expected to account for less than 10 per cent of total production in the country.