The anti-corruption campaign in China has been the principal reform policy of the Xi Jinping administration since 2013. More than one and a half million ‘Tigers and Flies’ have been prosecuted since 2014, both in China and overseas. China’s strong-armed anti-corruption campaign has invited global attention
Investing in space is costly and results come only after few years. If Modi 2.0 has to establish its legacy in space, then the investments cannot be only for a period of coming five years.
By extending an invitation to the President of Kyrgyzstan among other heads of States of the BIMSTEC group and Mauritius for the swearing-in ceremony of his second term as the Prime Minister of India, Modi has shown pragmatism in his foreign policy outreach.
Indian aerospace industrial capabilities have come a long way from rudimentary to independent design and development stage. However, the next phase of evolution depends on a more robust infrastructure, inclusivist R&D eco-system, diffused skills and most importantly, a clear direction from and determined support by the State.
Environment has never been a popular subject for India’s major political parties during general elections. Even in the post-1972 UN Conference on Human and Environment period or post-1992 Earth Summit scenario when environment emerged as a strong international and national issue, seldom has environment found an appropriate space in party manifestos in India.