This paper argues that foreign policy is high on the agenda for the United States and the world will be watching the Biden Administration’s approach to crucial issues, New Delhi being no exception. While there could be differences over some issues, the relationship is likely...
This report argues that as the India-Australia bilateral relationship continues to grow and evolve, both governments should invest in the construction of a new India–Australia partnership on technology. The foundation for such a partnership already exists, and further investment areas of complementary interests could stimulate...
As the spread of COVID-19 pandemic continues unabated across the globe, impinging on all the three components of Human Development Index (HDI) – income, health and education, the UNDP 2020 Human Development Perspectives estimates a fall in human development to the levels of deprivation that...
This paper suggests that the existing constraints on the India–Australia security partnership, while real and important to recognise, are not insurmountable. In most instances, they can be navigated by officials on both sides.
Concerns over India’s economic dependence on China have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and recent India-China border tensions. This has caused India to push towards a decoupling from China in critical sectors, such as pharmaceuticals and electronics.
The paper here explores minimisation of wastes on construction sites, as defined by Lean Construction, using a BIM model highlighting the construction site layout planning to visualise the various aspects of space constraints, access routes, safety considerations, and a visual approach to progress monitoring and...
Gender budgeting is a public policy innovation intended to transform governments’ objectives to women’s empowerment into budgetary commitments.
This paper argues that Prime Ministers Modi and Morrison have raised the bar in the bilateral relationship, even if that outcome may be more the result of circumstance than whole-heartedly planned effort.
India cannot afford to adopt a simplistic approach to foreign policy issues and must realise that absolute convergence is impossible with any country. It is important to realise that ties between India and the US are driven by mutual economic and strategic interests and the...
This paper argues that it is important that India tries to bring ties with some of its neighbours in South Asia back on track. There can be no one way of dealing with China; a multi-layered approach is needed to deal with Beijing.