Experts Panel

Policy and Governance


Data Protection Fallacies in India

The development of Artificial Intelligence, 5G networks with high-speed data transfers, storage of digital files, digital healthcare, are some of the multitudes of developments appearing in waves globally as technology is found and improved upon. Therein, one of the key considerations globally is the provisions of a sufficient cover for the protection of an individual’s data. 

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Judicialization in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Judiciary's power is restricted to application and interpretation of existing law and does not extend to creating new legal norms and policies. While this continues to be the case in many countries, others have seen the emergence of creativity in legal judgements and its applications encroach into the creation of new norms and policies. 

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The Factory of Freedom: Liberalism and the Rule of Law

The advent of pre-capitalist structures in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries created the modern state marked by features of international competition against a common objective of an amalgamated imperialist Empire, the interest in the accumulation of wealth, and population growth and management, which also served as the requisite for the rise of biopolitics. 

Digitizing the Identity of Billions: AADHAR

 The Aadhar program is the world’s largest human identification number scheme, storing in its database the biometric details of over 17.7% of the world population.

With this great power comes greater responsibility for the nation. There have been fierce debates around privacy and security issues revolving around the Aadhar. The challenges regarding the same have been realized in the most bizarre ways, but the issues still persist and risk the data of billions. 

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Inhibiting Climate Change in the Post COVID Era: A Base & Trade System

There is a misunderstanding that this pandemic will lead to an automatic reduction in emissions, thereby, solving the climate crisis. It must be understood that if it takes a global pandemic to reduce the level of emissions, the problem of the climate crisis is far more severe than what we perceive. Collective action through individual support along with corporates, government, and policymakers can fix the current crisis that we face. 

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The Elephant in the Waiting Room: The Direction of Indian Healthcare Post-COVID

The resilience of healthcare industry isn’t merely contingent on the number of physicians and personnel available in a region, but also upon the nature of the network of healthcare and how it restructures in response to a shock.  As countries have finally begun to recoup and minimise their rates of infection, the foremost question in the minds of policy-makers is how the health industry is going to change, or will it? 

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