The Fourth Positive Indigenisation List: A Step Forward for India

The Positive Indigenisation List is a significant step towards achieving the government’s objective of self-reliance in defence production.

August 24, 2023

One Year of Ranil Wickremesinghe’s Presidency and Sri Lankan Economy

The ambitious policy measures taken by the Ranil Wickremasinghe government to revive the economy have yielded some positive outcomes though concerns remain over their implementation.

August 23, 2023

Nigeria and ECOWAS: Priorities and Challenges

Nigeria's leadership of ECOWAS presents a pivotal opportunity to navigate the challenges related to coups and terrorism in the West African region.

August 23, 2023

India’s Pursuit of Reserve Currency Status

While the US dollar will likely stay dominant, a gradual shift towards other currencies, possibly including the INR, could occur in the long run.

August 23, 2023

India–Bangladesh Trade Settlement in Indian Rupee

With India and Bangladesh agreeing to settle the payments for their international trade partly in Indian rupee, it can reduce pressure on Bangladeshi dollar reserves.

August 18, 2023

The Irreligious, Inauthentic Narrative of ‘Ghazwa-e-Hind’

Ghazwatul Hind appears to be a speculative eschatological red herring, meant to beguile and mislead young minds by violent extremist and terrorist groups.

August 18, 2023

South America’s ‘Lithium Triangle Countries’ and Green Transition

The Latin American countries of Argentina, Bolivia and Chile have emerged as the lithium bank to fuel green transition.

August 17, 2023

Changing State Perception of Nuclear Deterrence in Japan and South Korea

With increasing North Korean nuclear and missile threats, and Chinese nuclear force modernisation, the prospects of indigenous nuclear weapons acquisition by Japan and South Korea cannot be ruled out.

August 03, 2023

DDoS Attacks and the Cyber Threatscape

Organisations must develop distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) response plans and promote a culture of cyber hygiene among their workforce.

August 01, 2023

Khalistan Movement: Recent Activities and Indian Response

The inaction of countries like Canada to rein in the Khalistani separatists have been straining their relations with India.

July 26, 2023