Tag: COVID19

As the fastest-growing economy, India’s energy security is important for global growth – PM Narendra Modi at G20 Summit
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As the fastest-growing economy, India’s energy security is important for global growth – PM Narendra Modi at G20 Summit

“India’s energy security is also important for global growth, as it is the world’s fastest-growing economy.  We must not promote any restrictions on the supply of energy and stability in the energy market should be ensured”, PM Narendra Modi said during his address during the session on Food and Energy Security at the G20 summit […]

India’s Pandexit – How Prudent Economics and Robust Decisions Enabled India’s Recovery from the Pandemic
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India’s Pandexit – How Prudent Economics and Robust Decisions Enabled India’s Recovery from the Pandemic

The 1918-19 Spanish Flu caused by the H1N1 virus had infected close to one–third of the world population with 50 million deaths and was considered the most devastating pandemic. A century later, the world witnessed another highly infectious pandemic caused by SARS – CoV 2 virus, better known as Covid – 19. India being the […]

Politics of Oil between the US and Russia: India’s options in view of western sanctions
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Politics of Oil between the US and Russia: India’s options in view of western sanctions

The heavy dependence of multiple countries, especially from the affluent part of the world, on Russian Energy resources is why many scholars have designated it as the ‘Energy Superpower’. The fact that major European countries like Germany are unwilling to stop their purchases from Russia even in the face of its actions in Ukraine, attests […]

Rescue Missions Post 2014 – Indicator of India’s revamped Foreign Policy
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Rescue Missions Post 2014 – Indicator of India’s revamped Foreign Policy

Introduction The current events in Ukraine have again posed the question of safety of the large Indian diaspora living abroad. However, this is also a case study here about the Indian government’s success in rescuing its citizens in distress. How did India transform itself from a non-aligned balancing power into a nation that is assertive […]

Shanghai COVID-19 outbreak – Failure of Zero-COVID strategy and effect on China’s economy
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Shanghai COVID-19 outbreak – Failure of Zero-COVID strategy and effect on China’s economy

Shanghai has been plunged into an extended lockdown and some residents face some more days of isolation in their homes as China’s strict Zero-COVID policy threatens the country’s economy. Shanghai has put all its 26 million residents under lockdown in China’s biggest citywide imposition of the restrictions since the pandemic began as authorities admitted the […]

Western Media reportage on India reflects prejudice, poor understanding of complexities, hit & run reporting, click bait journalism and limited fact-checks: IIMC report
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Western Media reportage on India reflects prejudice, poor understanding of complexities, hit & run reporting, click bait journalism and limited fact-checks: IIMC report

A report titled ‘Analysis of Global Media Coverage of Events in India’ and published by IIMC in the latest issue of its quarterly media journal has found that western Media reportage on India over the last reflects prejudice, lack of nuances, poor understanding of complexities, hit & run reporting, click bait journalism and limited fact-checks. The report […]

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy – Humanitarianism in Practice
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India’s Vaccine Diplomacy – Humanitarianism in Practice

As of January 2022, India had exported about 140 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. India has also taken up the issue of suspending Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) to ensure countries can manufacture the required vaccines. With robust vaccine manufacturing, India is helping the low- and middle-income countries vaccinate their population. While developed countries are […]

Coronavirus New Variants – Vaccine Inequity to blame?
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Coronavirus New Variants – Vaccine Inequity to blame?

Scientists have warned for months that coronavirus will thrive as long as vast parts of the world lack vaccines. The hoarding of limited COVID-19 shots by rich countries which has created virtual vaccine deserts in many poorer ones threatens the entire globe. The virus spreads among unvaccinated populations and gives it opportunities to mutate and […]

India’s Growing Strategic Role in the G20
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India’s Growing Strategic Role in the G20

India’s economic growth is also picking up after a deep slump caused by the pandemic The successful endorsement of the Global corporate minimum tax of 15%, to be levied on multinational companies looks like a measure of Geo-Welfarism India’s global stature is significantly growing and the developed western world which is facing a crisis in […]