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Interpreting India

Carnegie India brings voices from India and around the world to examine the role of technology, the economy, and international security in shaping India’s future as geopolitical realignments, sustainable growth, healthcare financing, inclusive digital transformations, climate change, urbanization, supply chain disruptions, and several other critical global matters envelope the world in light of India’s G20 presidency.

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Quentin Verspieren on a Zero Debris Approach in Space Exploration

In this episode of Interpreting India, Quentin Verspieren, Space Safety Programme and Protect Accelerator Coordinator at the Directorate of Operations, European Space Agency (ESA) joins Tejas Bharadwaj to discuss the importance of a zero-debris approach in space sustainability. They discuss space debris mitigation, the role of private and public sectors, and international cooperation in ensuring space remains usable and safe for future generations.

· Jul. 11, 2024

In this episode of Interpreting India, Saheb Singh Chadha hosts former general officer commanding in chief of the Indian Army's Army Training Command (ARTRAC), Raj Shukla, to discuss the ongoing modernization and reforms in India's armed forces.

· Jun. 20, 2024

In this episode of Interpreting India, Vidyadhar Phatak, a leading urban planner, joins host Anirudh Burman to discuss the complexities of urban planning in India. Their conversation centers around the themes explored in Pathak's latest book, "Planning for India's Urbanization," which examines the historical evolution, current challenges, and future prospects of urban development in India.

· Jun. 6, 2024

In this episode of Interpreting India, Anirudh Suri is joined by Madhumita Murgia, author and AI editor of the Financial Times, to examine the profound impacts of artificial intelligence on society in her new book, Code Dependent: Living in the Shadows of AI.

· May. 23, 2024

In this episode of Interpreting India, Konark Bhandari is joined by Karl Mehta, Chairman of the Quad Investors Network, to explore the integration of advanced technologies into the Indian context.

· May. 9, 2024

In this episode of Interpreting India, Poornima Dore, an economist and business leader, joins host Suyash Rai to discuss the nuances of regional economic development in India.

· Apr. 25, 2024

In this episode of Interpreting India, Steven Freeland, vice-chair of the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS) Working Group on Legal Aspects of Space Resource Activities, joins Tejas Bharadwaj to discuss space resource activities and governance.

· Apr. 11, 2024

In this episode of Interpreting India, former defence secretary Ajay Kumar joins Konark Bhandari to discuss defense innovation in India and the role of the partnerships in catalyzing defense projects.

· Mar. 14, 2024

In this episode of Interpreting India, Jabin Thomas Jacob joins Saheb Singh Chadha to discuss China’s growing interest in South Asia and the drivers of its foreign policy.

· Feb. 29, 2024

In this episode of Interpreting India, Anupam Chander joins Anirudh Burman to explore the evolving landscape of online free speech. What is the best model for protecting free speech online? What are the benefits of the way online speech is regulated today? Are community guidelines for regulating online speech better than state regulations?

· Feb. 15, 2024

This episode dives into the history of India's relationship with China during the first decade of the People's Republic of China's existence (1949-1959). It explores how India navigated the complex geopolitical landscape amidst the "forgotten" competition between the declining British Empire and the emerging superpower, the United States.

In this episode of Interpreting India, Karthik Ganesan joins Sayoudh Roy to discuss the present and future of the electricity sector in India.

· Jan. 4, 2024

In this episode of Interpreting India, UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu joins Konark Bhandari to discuss the military applications of AI and the role of the UN in driving international governance on this issue.

· Dec. 11, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Amit Bhatt joins Sayoudh Roy to discuss issues pertaining to clean transportation.

· Nov. 10, 2023

In this episode, D. Shyam Babu joins Suyash Rai to discuss the complexities and implications of conducting a caste census in India.

· Oct. 26, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Devashish Dhar joins Anirudh Burman to discuss one of the most enduringly important subjects of modern India: the Indian city.

· Oct. 12, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Stephen Ezell joins Konark Bhandari to discuss the opportunities and obstacles involved in cultivating robust semiconductor supply chains.

· Sep. 28, 2023

In this episode, Emmanuel Lenain joins Anirudh Suri to discuss India-France relations.

· Sep. 14, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Manoj Kewalramani joins Shibani Mehta to discuss how China views the Indo-Pacific region.

· Sep. 7, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Rahul Matthan joins Anirudh Burman to discuss the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023.

· Aug. 17, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Suresh Narayanan joins Anirudh Suri to discuss the role of the private sector in climate change.

· Aug. 10, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Sameer Lalwani joins Rahul Bhatia to discuss India-U.S. defense-industrial cooperation.

· Jul. 27, 2023

In this episode, Rahul Verma joins Suyash Rai to discuss the debate on democratic backsliding.

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· Jul. 13, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Vaidehi Tandel and Sahil Gandhi join Anirudh Burman to discuss the effect of regulatory reforms in India’s real estate sector on housing prices in Maharashtra.

· Jun. 29, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Arun K. Singh joins Konark Bhandari to discuss the Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET), Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming state visit to the United States, and the future of India-U.S. tech ties.

· Jun. 13, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Shirin Rai joins Shibani Mehta to discuss gender parity in the Indian Parliament.

· Jun. 2, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Varad Pande joins Anirudh Suri to discuss India's climate finance and technology strategy.

· May. 18, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Radhicka Kapoor joins Sayoudh Roy to discuss the state of labor-intensive manufacturing in India.

· May. 11, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Susmita Mohanty joins Konark Bhandari to discuss recent developments in India's space sector.

In this episode of Interpreting India, Philipp Ackermann joins Anirudh Suri to discuss India and Germany's strategic partnership and the economic, military, and geopolitical drivers of this relationship.

· Apr. 13, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Abhishek Anand and Naveen Joseph Thomas join Suyash Rai to discuss how India can reignite its manmade clothing sector.

· Mar. 23, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, André Aranha Corrêa do Lago joins Anirudh Suri to discuss issues around climate finance, energy, technological innovation, global governance, and the SDGs.

· Mar. 16, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili joins Rahul Bhatia to discuss Central Asia and the Russia-Ukraine war.

· Mar. 9, 2023

In this episode of Interpreting India, Arun K. Singh joins Surya Valliappan Krishna to discuss the India-Pakistan ceasefire along the border.

In this episode of Interpreting India, Matthew Glasser joins Anirudh Burman to discuss the issues of urban governance.

· Jan. 26, 2023

In this special episode of Interpreting India, Vijay Gokhale joins Srinath Raghavan to discuss the increasingly fraught relationship between India and China, in light of the recent clash between Indian and Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh.

Against the backdrop of India’s developmental journey through the seventy-five years post independence, Carnegie India scholars reflect on their respective areas of work to talk about how far India has come and where it is going.

In this episode of Interpreting India, Sarang Bhoyar joins Priyadarshini D. to discuss the adoption and limitations of blockchain in the Indian context.

· Oct. 7, 2022

In this episode of Interpreting India, Ashley Townshend joins Deep Pal to discuss the recent developments in the Indo-Pacific, how India and Australia can strengthen their bilateral relationship, and more.

· Sep. 22, 2022

In this episode of Interpreting India, Soumita Basu joins Shibani Mehta to explain the significance, evolution, and operation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda.

· Sep. 8, 2022

In this episode of Interpreting India, Soner Cagaptay joins Rahul Bhatia to discuss Turkey’s role in shaping the Russia-Ukraine war, the rationale behind its actions, the implications of Turkey’s engagement with South Asia on India, and more.

· Aug. 26, 2022

In this episode of Interpreting India, G S Madhusudan joins Konark Bhandari to take a closer look at the Indian government’s semiconductor policy and the country’s potential in the space. What does the ramping up of semiconductor capabilities mean for the world?

· Aug. 11, 2022

In this episode of Interpreting India, Vijay Gokhale joins Srinath Raghavan to discuss the recent developments in the Indo-Pacific. What is the significance of China’s actions, and how are they being perceived by other countries in the region?

In this episode of Interpreting India, we analyze why India and other major economies are experiencing high inflation, the measures that have been taken to control inflation, the expected impact of these measures on economic growth, and the future course of action.

· Jul. 14, 2022

In this episode of Interpreting India, Sachin Chaturvedi joins Deep Pal to analyze what India’s G7 invite signifies amid a contentious geopolitical environment. What are the key takeaways of India’s participation in the Summit, and what relevance does this hold for India’

· Jul. 1, 2022

In this episode of Interpreting India, Harsh Vardhan joins Anirudh Burman to help unpack India's commodity markets. How have they developed over the last decade? How do agricultural markets benefit from them? And, what does all this mean for the Indian economy?

· Jun. 23, 2022

In this episode of Interpreting India, Meera Srinivasan joins Shibani Mehta to look at Sri Lanka's ongoing economic crisis. Why did Sri Lanka default on its debt? Were the signs of misgovernance visible long before the crisis struck? What political cost does it impose on the people?

· Jun. 16, 2022

In this episode, Narayan Prasad Nagendra joins Konark Bhandari to discuss some of the key developments in India’s space sector. How close are we to seeing the next SpaceX of Indian origin? What is on the wish list for private space companies in India?

· May. 20, 2022

In this episode, Jahnavi Phalkey joins Shibani Mehta to discuss the history of India's Nuclear program. What is the relationship between science, the state, and nationhood in India? What does the history of the beginnings of nuclear research and education tell us about India’s political ambitions?

· Apr. 28, 2022

In this episode, Tanvi Madan and P.S. Raghavan join Deep Pal to discuss the evolving dynamic between Russia, India, and China, against the background of the war in Ukraine.

· Apr. 14, 2022