Taiwan’s Porcupine Strategy 

Taiwan Porcupine Strategy
The Asian Century, with China's emergence as a great power, has raised concern, excitement, and debates. Not only does China seek to have greater influence in the first chain islands but also develops the capability to push the US Navy beyond it. Time and again China has shown its willingness to use force, the Chinese Foreign Ministry for instance has stated that options other than peaceful negotiations were on the table. In this climate, recent developments have drawn the world's attention to Taiwan and its deterrence strategy. 

EWS Reservation: A Flawed Judgement and Policy

EWS reservation
The split ruling of the Supreme Court, endorsing the validity of the 103rd Amendment to the Constitution to create a 10 per cent reservation quota exclusively for the poor (EWS) among the socially privileged, excluding the poor among the socially disprivileged, is bad in law, deficient in logic and oblivious of alternative designs for affirmative action.

The Why, What, and How of the PM Gati Shakti: National Master Plan for Multi-Modal Connectivity 2021

PM Gati Shakti
"Gati Shakti" envisions a digital platform that will bring sixteen ministries together for integrated planning and coordinated implementation of infrastructure connectivity projects for industrial clusters and economic nodes. Creating a common platform for ministries whose work often overlaps makes way for faster, seamless and meticulous construction of infrastructure.