The Ukraine-Russian war has forced Sweden and Finland, two historically neutral countries, to apply for NATO membership as a measure to prevent future aggression. While all expected the induction process to be fairly simple, Türkiye, an important member of the Western alliance, expressed its displeasure at the expansion and threatened to veto the move unless certain demands were met.
In continuance with the theme of analyzing issues of environmental clearances within India, this article provides yet another perspective on faulty regulatory regimes being the primary cause of coastal erosion.
New Pakistan PM, Shehbaz Sharif’s key priorities will be addressing the country’s economic challenges, keeping a disparate coalition of right-wing and left-leaning parties together and a foreign policy less hostile to the west. While with India, people-to-people ties could get a boost and there is scope for resumption of bilateral trade via the Wagah-Attari land crossing. However, Sharif has limited political capital for any big ticket initiatives.
The article critically analyses the intra-party democracy that the Chinese Communist Party has introduced within itself. It attempts to explore the two-contradicting nature of the Chinese state: one-party system (organizational emperorship) vs. Democracy
Gabriel’s win can be seen as a break in the trend of authoritarian regimes in the region, which would usher in a new era of socialist reforms that will transform Chile and Latin America’s political landscape.
This article looks at the Indo-Pacific with a critical lens. It seeks to answer why the Indo-Pacific is a region of great importance in the arena of international affairs today, and examines the nature of recent military developments with a tangential focus on the changing role of the state actors in the economic and strategic dealings of the region.
Through this article, Professor Ashit Kumar Srivastava explores the idea of privacy, it’s relationship with AADHAR and how it links to Constitutionalism. The article also looks at judgements from the U.S Supreme Court and relies on them to further elucidate on the concept of informational security. Read on more to find out..
Kaainat Pundir, analyses the effect of the Union Budget for FY-2018 on the infrastructure Sector. The article also delves into the role of private investment alongside budgetary allocation to boost infrastructure.
In quota reforms which have been long overdue, the IMF has increased the voting share of emerging economies. But is this enough? Richa Sekhani tries
Reproduced from Economic and Political Weekly Issue Vol – L No. 39, September 26, 2015 with the authors’ permission. The authors Yugank Goyal and Arun
There are several questions that remain unanswered about the motives of this ban. In this article, Hrideja Shah aims at bringing out the economic implications
Deepanshu Mohan considers how the influence of the RSS on the BJP has shaped the party’s actions in their first six months of power. He argues