Issue Brief
You are » Publications » Issue Brief
Issue. 10
Indian leadership on climate change: Punching above its weight
Samir Saran and Vivan Sharan
29 May 2015
In the global discourse on climate change, India often gets singled out for resisting mitigation action and for its reliance on fossil fuels such as coal. In fact, however, in addition to efforts directed towards coping with and adapting to climate impacts (such as the recent Kashmir floods and monsoon failure in 2014), India is also "punching above its weight" on mitigation.
Issue. 91
Atithi Devo Bhava?
Natasha Agarwal and Magnus Lodefalk
22 May 2015
This issue brief analyses recent reforms of the Indian tourist visa process, addresses shortcomings and suggests ways in which to make the e-tourist visa effectively benefit the Indian economy.
Issue. 90
Swine Flu: Challenges and Impact on the Indian Economy
Richa Sekhani
11 May 2015
Swine flu has seen a worrisome spread in India recently, and there are fears of another resurgence in the coming months. This issue brief explores the economic impact of swine flu and the challenges India faces in fighting the disease.
Issue. 9
Air Power Special Compilation
Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, Angad Singh
07 May 2015
•  Roadblocks to Air Revolution in Indian War-Fighting
•    The Opportunities of Gallium Nitride
Doctrinal and war-fighting changes elude the IAF as it grapples to adopt technological upgrades in its fourth generation fighter force.
South Asia annual review 2015
27 March 2015
Political transitions and a looming threat of terrorism dominated much of South Asia in 2014. ORF's annual South Asia Review provides insights into the developments n each country in the region.
Issue. 8
East Asia and Japan's foreign policy
25 March 2015
This special report is a talk given by Professor Hitoshi Tanaka on a transforming East Asia and Japan's foreign policy. Prof. Tanaka is a former diplomat who retired as Japan's Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Issue. 89
The Changing Contours of Regionalism and Multilateralism in a Globalised World
H.H.S. Viswanathan
16 March 2015
This issue brief looks at the trends of regionalism and multilateralism, their importance and evolution in an age of problems without borders that require regional or global solutions.
Mekong-Ganga Dialogue 2014
16 March 2015
Mekong-Ganga Dialogue, an inter-regional initiative, is a step towards achieving common understanding towards diverse and complex challenges that plague sustainable resource management in Mekong and Ganga regions through sharing of experiences and knowledge. Here is a report on Mekong-Ganga Dialogue 2014.
Issue. 88
India's NSG Membership: Examining the Relationship between NPT and the NSG
Arka Biswas
02 March 2015
This paper examines the relationship between the NSG and the NPT and assesses the relevance of NPT to the debate on India's participation at the NSG.
Issue. 87
Gender and Identity on Social Media
Nishtha Gautam
31 January 2015
This Issue Brief looks at the world of digital spaces and analyses issues such as the politics of silencing women; propriety; and health and gender-specific vulnerabilities.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next>>