Economy

space sector

Unlocking India’s private space sector by integrating space-based services into the economy

The Government of India recently announced that it will create a new regulatory body called Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) as a move to open up the...

Chris Wright, the chairman of Faradion, with the sodium-ion electric car battery developed by the company. Photograph Adrian Sherratt

The Future of Clean Transportation: Sodium-ion Batteries

The lithium-ion battery is the highest energy density battery technology currently in existence commercially. It is no surprise that for electric vehicle (eV) applications, it is the go-to battery around...

Raghuram Rajan at Bridge India Breakfast Briefing

PRESS RELEASE: Bridge India hosts exclusive Breakfast Briefing with former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

LONDON, 24 October: London-based non-profit think tank Bridge India hosted an exclusive Breakfast Briefing with Dr Raghuram Rajan, economist and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, this morning,...

UK can help PM Modi deliver in India

The recent election in India was seen as a referendum on the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and his party, the BJP. Although he had struggled to deliver on promises...

India Elections 2019

Elections Through the Looking-Glass

After a few years basking in the limelight for their ostensible investor-friendly dispensation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seem to be losing their glitz and...

India tech

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...

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...

Where will the UK’s post-Brexit trade come from?

A relationship that started in 1972 after a year of negotiations between Britain’s Conservative prime minister Edward Heath and European leaders, embarked on its formal demise on 23 June 2016,...

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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...

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– Mahatma Gandhi