Sociological Analysis on the reasons behind the underrepresentation of women in STEM fields

Abstract: Areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM have pre-dominantly remained as choices for the males of the society and has seen much lower participation of women in the field. It is amply evident throughout the course of history where the society has systematically discriminated against girls and women from pursuing careers inContinue reading “Sociological Analysis on the reasons behind the underrepresentation of women in STEM fields”

Sustainable Future: Digital India

Digital and Sustainable India: The Digital India project is the core program of the Government of India which was launched on 1st July 2015 by PM Narendra Modi. It endeavours to metamorphose the nation into a digitally independent society, knowledge economy and self-reliance.  The backbone of the program stands on three fundamental pillars: the developmentContinue reading “Sustainable Future: Digital India”

Nationalism: A Calculated Risk

Abstract: Nationalism conventionally is perceived and seen as one of the great driving forces ostensibly the most powerful of all the movements in modern history. From the French Revolution to India’s Independence Struggle, from the Civil War in the United States to the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the proposition or postulation of nation andContinue reading “Nationalism: A Calculated Risk”

Lessons from the World – 2020

“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen” – Vladimir IIyich Lenin 2020 is the year we all want to forget. But I ask you to remember it and learn from it. It taught us various lessons and made us feel so vulnerable and yet so strong. Lesson – 1: Preparedness and DeterminationContinue reading “Lessons from the World – 2020”

The Kangaroo Hops into Malabar

China is the Zombie of the Indo-Pacific and is not happy with the “exclusive clique” On 19th October, the Indian Ministry of Defence issued a release on the forthcoming trilateral India-U.S.-Japan Malabar exercises, noting that this year’s iteration would include Australia. “As India seeks to increase cooperation with other countries in the maritime security domainContinue reading “The Kangaroo Hops into Malabar”

JIMEX-2020

The 4th edition of the Biennial Naval Exercise JIMEX between Japan and India The India-Japan maritime bilateral exercise JIMEX-20, between the Indian Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), concluded on 28th September 2020. The JIMEX Exercise series started in January 2012 with an accentuation on Maritime Security Cooperation. JIMEX (Japan Maritime bilateral exercise)Continue reading “JIMEX-2020”

Djibouti : The Strategic Horn of Africa

China in the Horn of Africa to ringfence and New Delhi should be worried and prepared Djibouti is a tiny but strategically located country on the Bab el-Mandeb Strait which, is the gateway to one of the world’s busiest trade routes, the Suez Canal. 10% of oil exports and 20% of commercial goods pass throughContinue reading “Djibouti : The Strategic Horn of Africa”

QUAD and the China Factor

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (also known as the Quad) is a strategic symposium between India, Japan, Australia, and the United States of America. It was initiated in 2007 by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan to establish this Asian Arc of Democracy. However, the idea couldn’t move ahead with Australia pulling out of it, ostensiblyContinue reading “QUAD and the China Factor”