Female labour force participation in India has been on the decline – dropping from an already low 29% in 2004-05 to 17% in 2017-18.
There is anger on the streets. Fear, angst, and an overall sense of unease have settled into the lifeblood of India’s towns and cities. Experts argue over the ‘viral variant’ of Covid-19 that has swept the nation, but the devastating speed of infection is all too telling.
As U.S. President Joe Biden prepares to mark 100 days in office, Carnegie scholars from across our global network assess his foreign policy strategy so far.
The COVID-19 crisis in India is devastating. The Biden administration must consider exceptions to the Defense Production Act and ease the global vaccine supply chain.
The global rise of China, the closer connections forged by the Quad – India, U.S., Japan and Australia, and Washington, DC’s perceived move away from Middle-Eastern conflicts has made the ‘Indo-Pacific’ one of the most mentioned geopolitical buzzwords of the last few years.
As India’s economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, Indian businesses need efficient financial structures to regain their ground. Key reforms to India’s Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code could fill these gaps.
If China indeed is emerging as the key competitor to India’s interests in the Indian Ocean Region, then Delhi needs to reframe its mental maps and view the Indian Ocean as one continuous space, and understand regional dynamics better.
The spread of infectious diseases is a long-term, continually evolving threat, and India needs a full-time governmental body to prevent and mitigate impending biological disasters.
In the study of electoral politics and political behavior in the developing world, India is often considered to be an exemplar of the centrality of contingency in distributive politics, the role of ethnicity in shaping political behavior, and the organizational weakness of political parties.
The farmers’ movement invites us to revisit the trajectory of India’s agriculture so as to understand its real problems.