Category: RAJYA SABHA VIDEOS

The Big Picture: Strategic Importance of Quadrilateral

The Big Picture: Strategic Importance of Quadrilateral Rising of a great power in world has led to convergence of other powers with time. Therefore, the senior leaders from India, Japan, Australia and US met on the side-lines of the East Asia Summit in Manila (Philippines) on 12 Nov 2017. This has led to rising of the 10 year old Quadrilateral...

The Big Picture – Will Apathy of Rich Nations Derail Climate Action?

The Big Picture – Will Apathy of Rich Nations Derail Climate Action?   16 out of 25 analyzed that major Carbon emitting countries and regions are not on track to achieve the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) targets they have set for themselves on greenhouse gas emissions, as per a new study. The countries had promised to implement policies to reduce...

The Big Picture – India, Iran & Afghanistan: Converging Interests

The Big Picture – India, Iran & Afghanistan: Converging Interests India in October 2017 sent its first shipment of wheat to Afghanistan through Iran’s strategic Chabahar port from its western port of Kandla, Gujrat, thus launching a trade route bypassing Pakistan. It is to be taken further by tracks to Afghanistan. The new trade route is expected to provide greater...

Rajya Sabha TV: Security Scan – Tackling Hate Speech on Social Media

Rajya Sabha TV: Security Scan – Tackling Hate Speech on Social Media Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Google and many others have revolutionized the way we communicate as a society. These platforms, which are used to chat with friends and families, have a powerful impact on public discourse. Like any other mode of communication, this medium too is susceptible...

Rajya Sabha TV- Policy Watch: Episode – 292| Do Govt’s poverty alleviation programs need a revamp?

Rajya Sabha TV- Policy Watch: Episode – 292| Do Govt’s poverty alleviation programs need a revamp?   India has a serious hunger problem and ranks 100 out of 119 countries on Global Hunger Index behind North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq but ahead of Pakistan. The country’ s serious hunger level is driven by high child malnutrition and underlines need for...