SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- GATISHAKTI: PUSH FOR MULTI-MODAL CONNECTIVITY

 Introduction:             Infrastructure creation in India had suffered for decades from multiple issues such as lack of coordination between different departments. This not only caused great inconvenience but was led to wasteful expenditure. Last few years have seen unprecedented focus on Infrastructure projects. Now a National Masterplan for Multi-Modal Connectivity- PM Gatishakti has been …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- AUKUS – GEOPOLITICAL IMPACT

    Introduction: Recently a new trilateral security partnership was announced between Australia, the UK and the USA for the Indo Pacific. This new partnership is known as AUKUS and the major highlight of this arrangement is the sharing of US nuclear submarine technology with Australia. The first major initiative of AUKUS would be to …

SANSAD TV: THE GLOBAL DEBATE- MARITIME SECURITY: A GLOBAL CHALLENGE

    Shift from continental strategies to the maritime sphere: A paradigm shift from continental strategies to maritime strategy is needed because of the following reasons: Unlike in the continental sphere where India seems to be hemmed in by China-Pakistan collusion, the maritime sphere is wide open to India to undertake coalition building, rule setting, …

SANSAD TV: THE GLOBAL DEBATE: CLIMATE EMERGENCY- NEED TO ACT NOW

Climate Emergency: There is no single definition of what that means but many local areas say they want to be carbon-neutral by 2030. It’s a much more ambitious target than the UK government’s, which is to reduce carbon emissions by 80% (compared to 1990 levels) by 2050. Sixth Assessment Report (AR6): Weather and climate events – …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- RAPID URBANISATION: OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES

    Introduction: India is the second largest urban system in the world with almost 11% of the total global urban population living in Indian cities. In absolute numbers, the urban population in India is more than highly urbanised countries/regions across the globe. The country has reached a turning point in its journey of its …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- GERMANY POST MERKEL: WHAT LIES AHEAD

 Introduction: According to the preliminary official results, The Social Democratic Party has defeated outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party Christian Democratic Union by a narrow margin of 1.6 percentage points. The close outcome of polls means that the Social Democrats, with only 25.7 percent of the vote, must team up with other parties to form …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE – PM MODI’S US VISIT- KEY TAKEAWAYS

  Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has concluded his visit to USA during which he held bilateral meetings with his Australian and Japanese counterparts and US President Joe Biden and his deputy Vice President Kamala Harris. Prime Minister Modi also participated in the Quad Leaders Summit in Washington DC and addressed the United Nations General …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- PM MODI’S US VISIT- BOOSTING BILATERAL RELATIONS

    Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meetings with his Japanese, Australian counterparts and US Vice President Kamla Harris on his visit to USA and discussed a broad range of issues of bilateral, regional and global importance. In the bilateral meeting with Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga, both the leaders reviewed the multi-faceted relationship …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- 21ST SCO COUNCIL MEET

    Introduction: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a political, economic, and Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of many important countries including India and its neighborhood. It is holding its 20th Summit in Dushanbe. Coming against the backdrop of the turbulence caused by the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the current meeting will be one of the most …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- HELPING HAND FOR TELECOM

    Introduction: Indian telecom industry has grown exponentially over the last two decades. It has also gone through consolidation. However, increasing competition, costly spectrum and decline in revenue has hurt the industry. The government has tried it’s best to bail it out. In it’s recent effort, the cabinet announced a number of decisions, which …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- CHANGES IN GENERAL INSURANCE BUSINESS BILL

Introduction: The Bill seeks to amend the General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act, 1972. The Act was enacted to nationalise all private companies undertaking general insurance business in India. The Bill seeks to provide for a greater private sector participation in the public sector insurance companies regulated under the Act. The 1972 Act requires that shareholding …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- CARBON BORDER TAX: WHY IS INDIA OPPOSING IT

    Introduction: At the G-20 ministerial meeting on environment and climate change in Italy, developing countries, including India, are expected to raise their concerns over the European Union’s recent proposal on the first of its kind carbon border tax. Under this proposal, the 27 EU nations will impose border tax on imports of carbon-intensive …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- INCREASING INCIDENCE OF SEVERE CYCLONES

Introduction: The powerful Cyclone Tauktae battered the western coast. The cyclone is classified as an ‘Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm’ and is the fifth-strongest cyclone ever in recorded history in the Arabian Sea. At a time,when India is battling a massive spread of Covid-19, the cyclonic storm has unleashed a double-edged sword to people in the …