The writer was until recently a joint secretary in the Lok Sabha Secretariat, and currently a senior fellow of Indian Council of Social Science Research at the Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi. Earlier he was a senior fellow at the Monohar Parikar Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses.

Contributions 
The Democracy Conundrum in Hong Kong The National People’s Congress of China earlier this year, passed sweeping legislative measures which increases, among others, the composition of the Election Committee of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSR) to 1500 from existing 1200 an...

Gandhi’s Ideas of Education and the New Education Policy It is worth a while on the eve of Gandhi’s birth anniversary to recall his ideas of education and how they are reflected in India’s New Education Policy (NEP). In the times of artificial intelligence, robotics and machine learning, seemingly perh...

Parliament and India-China relations The recent accusation and allegations by the opposition parties particularly Congress with regard to the government’s handling of the India-China relations, in the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the India-China border was unfortunate and irrespons...

Taiwan Deserves Support of Democratic Countries for its World Health Assembly Bid Taiwan has attracted international media attention from time to time, particularly whenever there is news regarding supply of arms, like fighter air crafts by the U.S.A or there is sabre rattling in the Taiwan Straits by communist China. In recent pa...

The Dichotomy of Economic Imperative and Security Dilemma: The Chinese Telecom Companies in India The outbreak and spread of Covid-19 and Chinese government’s failure to share its timely information to the outside world have raised question mark about the transparency of the communist regime there. Concomitantly, it has also raised the securit...

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