July 5, 2019
The Enduring Constitution
Two recent books that talk about India’s Constitution as a people’s charter and its transformative character remind us why it remains an enduring document.
Article 370, Federalism and the Basic Structure of the Constitution
Article 370 is a permanent and not temporary provision of the Constitution that assures Jammu and Kashmir autonomy. Its content may have been hollowed out but it remains important for the people of…
Who is Afraid of the Exchange Rate?
How do we measure the exchange rate? Why do we not have a fixed exchange rate which would make life simpler? Why does the US dollar enjoy a near-supreme power? Why has the value of the Indian rupee…
Building Foundations Well: The challenge for primary education
The draft New Education Policy gets it right in emphasising the importance of Early Childhood Care and Education and the need to urgently work on establishing foundational literacy and numeracy at…
Can India and China escape their recent history and reshape their engagement?
India-China relations need to be seen through the four filters of co-operation, competition, conflict and containment. The softening of tensions after the 2018 Wuhan summit gives the two countries an…
The Disruptive Politics of Renewable Energy
In making the shift to renewable energy, India has to manage the disruption of long-standing institutional and political arrangements in ways that enable clean energy in a sustainable manner.
Navroz K Dubash
Ashwini K Swain