Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicPolicymaking

Topic: Policymaking

More visible & vocal — India’s homegrown think tanks are booming, influencing debate & policy

India’s expanding global footprint, and need for specialisation in governance, are among factors that are behind the rise of think tanks in the country over the last decade.

CDS & military integration not a silver bullet for institutional issues in national security

If anything, India's political leaders will now be more susceptible to military advice without any corresponding increase in their ability to interrogate them.

Indian media and policymakers should stop using the word ‘millennial’ to describe the young

If you use the word 'millennials' in India, you are guilty of leaving out and miscalculating concerns of our largest demographic — half a billion young Indians.

T Sundararaman finds NITI Aayog’s health index faulty, Manish Sabharwal has problems with bankruptcy code

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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