May 15, 2020

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Eye on China: Border Scuffles – Taiwan & WHO – SCO & Quad – Rajapaksa’s Praise – Trump’s Threat

Eye on China is a weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom from an Indian interests perspective. I. Boundary Scuffles It’s a bit of a cliche to say that the India-China relationship has strands of cooperation,...

The Compound Eye – The EIA, ICMR and A (non) Free Rider

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020 In March The Ministry of ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE proposed a notification to replace the 2006 EIA notification. The notification deals with assessing environmental impacts of proposed and on-going projects. In 1994, the government...

Takshashila Discussion SlideDoc: Increasing COVID-19 Testing Capacity in India

By Shambhavi Naik Executive Summary: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic rests on the ability to test for infected patients quickly and at scale. Exhaustive testing underpins effective containment strategies, helps estimate healthcare requirements and decreases the toll on delivery...

All Things Policy: India’s Post-COVID Opportunities

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a lasting impact on the global order. While Sino-US competition is expected to accelerate, middle powers like India could enjoy greater bargaining capabilities with both of them. But making the best of this...

India’s Bargaining Power with China and US will Grow in Post Covid World

Covid-19 is likely to accelerate the competition and confrontation between the US and China, and simultaneously reduce the global authority of both by eroding their absolute power and legitimacy. The relative power scale can tilt in either direction.  India and...