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What Does Moody’s Downgrade Mean for India in the Backdrop of the Pandemic?

Moody's downgrade comes amidst a sluggish national economy, made doubly worse by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alongside COVID-19, Singapore Faces a Crisis of Difficult Geopolitical Choices

With the reelection of the ruling People's Action Party, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong must revive the Singaporean economy while balancing ties between the US and China.

Dragon on the Roof: Behind Xi Jinping’s Quest for Loyalty in Tibet

Under Xi Jinping's leadership. Beijing has moved to assert near-total control over Tibet's social, political, cultural and familial institutions.

India Prepares to Introduce ‘Fixed Term Employment’ Amidst Strong Opposition

Will regular employment in India be a thing of the past once Fixed Term Employment (FTE) is in place under the proposed Code on Industrial Relations?

How COVID-19 Is Changing Indian Federalism

In India, the COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened the centre's authority and expanded its reach.

The Consequences of China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Nepal

Kathmandu sees the Chinese mega project as an opportunity to prosper.

Will Hong Kong See an Exodus of American and British Firms After New Data...

With China imposing a 'New Security Law' in Hong Kong, analysts speculate a limited exodus of American and British firms due to stricter data rules.

50 Years of Bank Nationalisation Ordinance: How Indira Gandhi Steamrolled A Law Into Effect

On 19 July 1969, the Indira Gandhi government attempted to nationalise 14 commercial banks through executive fiat, but not without legal hassles.

Why One of Three African Candidates Fits the Bill as the New Head of...

Of the three Africans currently in line to become the Director General of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the best fit.

From Kuhn to Foucault: Probing the Complex Relationship Between Science and Society

At a time when more and more people in positions of power are peddling pseudo-scientific narratives, it is crucial to recall the philosophical moorings of 'scientific temper'.