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Rohingya in Delhi

Who are the “boat people”? Where did they come from?

With tears rolling down, a Rohingya Muslim woman in her tattered cotton sari explained her plight of living as a refugee in Delhi. The capital city of India, alone hosts...

Let’s change the way we think about the future of work in India

Almost 11 million Indians lost their jobs during 2018, a report by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) said recently. The future of work is discussed extensively in this...

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Is it really a Global Compact on Migration?

Back in 2016, 193 members of the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a non-binding political declaration, the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, pledging to uphold the rights of...

Indian state election results

Indian state election results – an analysis

Today, the state elections results for 146 million people across 679 Legislative Assembly seats in five states were announced. Exit polls had predicted anti-incumbency would catch up with the BJP...

Will India ever align with the West

Opinion: Will India ever align with the West?

When Indian and American Foreign and Defence Ministers/Secretaries met recently, they signed an agreement which would further strengthen security ties and the broader strategic partnership between the two countries. It...

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Setting up Bridge India: Forming the India Story

India’s national identity has been built on unity in diversity, which is often missing from discussions about the ‘India Story’ abroad. Bridge India aims to fill this gap. India represents...

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Foreign Universities in India: The case restated

Whether foreign universities would be permitted to operate in India, the way they do in Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, or even in China, has been one of the most vexing...

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Briefing: Public health in Gujarat

India recently launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed “Modicare”, aiming to be the world’s biggest health insurance scheme, covering the bottom 40% of India’s 1.25 billion people. It...

India’s democratic recession

To ensure that the promise of the nation was equitably extended to all, India’s founders meticulously designed the State as a neutral arbitrator between diverse interests. It is by dispassionately...

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The British government needs to better realise how to develop a fruitful relationship with India

India is now one of the most largest, lucrative markets & powerful nations on the globe. Hence for foreign investors and nations they now attract attention globally. So, any major...

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– Mahatma Gandhi