November 22, 2019

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Eye on China: HK Siege – Xinjiang Papers – GDP Revision – New Industrial Plan – Rajnath’s Visit

Eye on China is a weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom from an Indian interests perspective. This week we cover the fallout of Sri Lanka’s presidential election; Rajnath Singh’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh; the protests...

Should government mandate corporates to sell public data for social benefit?

In a recent development (Economic Times, 9th September 2019), The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) is considering issuing guidelines under the Information Technology Act that will require agencies and companies to sell public and non-personal data to anyone in...

All Things Policy: Old Thinking on New Nukes

Since the first mushroom cloud erupted over Hiroshima, there’s been a strong belief that nukes have fundamentally changed international politics. But is this true? In this special episode, political scientists Keir Lieber and Daryl Press talk to Aditya Ramanathan and...

The Takshashila PLA Insight: Issue no 29: PLA in Hong Kong; China’s Defence Diplomacy; PLA Hardware; Submarine Strategy; Security Review Commission Report; NIDS ; Jiefangjun Bao Report (解放军报); CMC Guideline

I. The Big Story: PLA in Hong Kong The People’s Liberation Army soldiers were spotted cleaning-up the Hong Kong’s streets last week. Their presence raised concerns in China’s autonomous region. Social media feeds showed men in green and black uniforms with Chinese flags...