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Russia–Ukraine Conflict and Geopolitics of Data Routing

Russia’s special military operations in Ukraine brings to the foreground the geopolitics of data routing and the manner in which states use data routing in contested areas to assert their power Krutika Patil In the aftermath of the 2014 Russo-Ukrainian...

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The good, the bad and the ugly of Budget 2022

Views and opinions from the top commentators in Indian media The Budget speech this year had a fundamentally different tone than all the past ones in that it did not mention any benefits targeted at specific groups such as the...

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The real global threat is China and not Russia

Views and opinions from the top commentators in Indian media China with its vast economic and technological prowess is the biggest threat to the global order. The Nato summit communique of June 2021 had specifically identified China as a systemic...

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How caste equations are playing in UP elections

Views and opinions from the top commentators in Indian media Akhilesh’s gambit of playing up the caste census demand was deflected by BJP with a major Union Cabinet reshuffle last year in which 27 OBC and 12 Dalit MPs benefited,...

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Southeast Asian Defense Markets: Opportunities for India

Southeast Asian countries have shown an expansion in their defense spending, particularly over the last decade with an increase of 36 per cent. In 2020 alone, the military spending in the region increased by 5.2 per cent Akash Sahu The...