Governance and Political Studies
The Changing International Order and BRICS Relevance

(This is an updated version of presentation made during a virtual BRICS Seminar held at Beijing on 07 June 2022, organised by Institute of Latin American Studies; China Academy of Social Sciences) The two events in the recent times that ha....

Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh: A Visionary Ignored by History

....he established the ‘Provisional Government of India’ (Hakumat-e-Mokhtari-i-Hind) in Bagh-e-Babur in Kabul on December 1, 1915 … Pratap became the President for Life or until the Government was handed over to Congress … Maulana Barkatullah....

Is Environment Social & Governance the Way to Achieve UN SDG’s?

Working in the broader spectrum of Sustainability past 17 years, it is heartening to see the deep interest every stakeholder has taken towards achieving the UN SDGs in every aspect of life. The Government of India, State Governments, Corporates, Civi....

पर्यावरण और सामाजिक शासन के साथ मजबूती से बढ़ना

केंद्रीय बजट पेश होने के बाद सातत्यता, स्वच्छ ऊर्जा तथा इससे संबंधित भारतीय कॉरपोरेट की बढ़ती ....

Walk the Elephant- Environment & Social Governance

Post the Union Budget presentation India Inc.’s growing involvement & concern on sustainability, clean energy and much more all of it falls in the broader ambit of ‘Sustainable Development’ which was reflected in most of CEOs’ statements. It ....

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Economic Planning in India

In the past few decades, public discussion on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose has been so mired in the controversy around his death that we forgot to pay attention to his life. Netaji’s contribution to the Indian national movement is in any case under r....

India 1952-1976 and 2014-2021: Two Periods of Political Stability- A Comparative Analysis

People’s Mandates since Independence
The first general elections of 1951 in independent India installed a single party-(Indian National Congress INC for short), majority government at the center as also in all the states. The trend cont....

India 1989-2014 and after — a paradigm shift

Why China, why not India?” is a question debated in India without a credible answer. Asking an identical question, “Why China flew, India just grew?” Forbes magazine (2019) answered that it was because of the barrier-free autocracy in China and....

Is Supreme Court an ISIS accomplice, Mr Khurshid?

Hindutva depicts the way of life of Indian people, their state of mind and ethos. Hindu, Hindutva and Hinduism cannot be confined to the narrow limits of religion alone excluding the content of Indian culture and heritage. Or confined to merely descr....

Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Private Partnership to fight Poverty

If one takes the Global Hunger Index where India stands at 101 now, it maybe debatable but even if we notch it up to a liberal 90, it is still not only a matter of concern but it may indicate some flaws in policy and implementation. As Government of ....

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