India’s Lagging Human Capital
A new report shows India falling behind on human capital. Smarter government intervention is needed, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
India’s New Stand on Energy
Maitreyee Mukherjee and Asit Biswas argue that the rhetoric regarding India's new stand on energy is impressive, but the government’s policies look unsustainable.
Revamping India's public procurement
A properly designed and implemented procurement law is long overdue. It can improve financial management, and bring large financial and governance benefits.
Co-operative federalism requires greater competence by states
Co-operative federalism requires greater competence by states, according to Mukul Asher, National University of Singapore, & Councilor, Takshashila Institution.
Reforming Public Procurement in India
Public Procurement Legislation is Essential for Improving Public Financial Management in India, argue Mukul G. Asher, Tarun Sharma and Shahana Sheikh.
Sri Lanka, China and India - a tangled tale
New governments in Colombo and New Delhi give an opportunity for the three countries to reset the power equation, write ASIT BISWAS & CECILIA TORTAJADA.
What Asian Tigers may be making of India's Budget 2015
Gaurav Dalmia & Asit Biswas explore what Asian Tigers may be making of India's Budget 2015.
India's declining innovation performance
India's declining innovation performance as compared to other countries is crying out for timely policy intervention by the government, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Indian economy on a knife edge
India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, must get cracking, if India is to have any hope of realizing its immense potential.
Vibrant Gujarat shows the way for India
Vibrant Gujarat shows the way for India, reports Asit Biswas. The January summit attracted 25,000 participants with 21,304 MOUs valued at 25 trillion rupees getting signed.
India has been pursuing a non-sustainable development path that repeats many of China’s mistakes, argue Asit K. Biswas & Julian Kirchherr.
India: Evolving Dynamics of Union-State Fiscal Relations: Opportunities and Challenges
Mukul Asher of the National University of Singapore has shared his analysis of India's Evolving Dynamics of Union-State Fiscal Relations.
India's infrastructure deficit
Suffering from shortfall in infrastructure, India faces obstacles to development argue Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K. Biswas.
No Indian university in global top 200. Why?
Why is no Indian university in the global top 200 asks Asit Biswas.
Urbanization in India
In terms of global developments, Asian countries, including India, have been comparatively newcomers to urbanization, argues Asit Biswas.
China rising, India falling
IITs are an illustrative example of the dumbing down of Indian universities, argues Asit K Biswas.
Why India must embrace China-led Asian trade pact RCEP
India must embrace China-led Asian trade pact, RCEP, argue Asit K. Biswas & Cecilia Tortajada.
Indo-Aussie “sweet spot”
The Indo-Australian relationship, which has long been defined by the 3Cs of cricket, curry and Commonwealth, now seems set to rise to a higher level and exploit the potential of a new "sweet-spot".
India’s disasters management is a real disaster!
Throughout history, India’s disaster management has never been stellar. In recent years, it has gone from worse to worst, according to Asit K. Biswas and Udisha Saklani!
India needs more infrastructure
If India is to catch up with China by 2050, it needs to close the widening infrastructure gap between the two nations, write Cecilia Torjada and Asit K. Biswas.
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