Regulatory Coordination for Strengthening Audit of Indian Banks

Recent bank scams can be directly attributed to the failure on part of auditors in bringing to light the fraudulent processes taking place in these banks. However, creating a robust audit institution is not as easy as it seems, as there are perverse incentives on part of auditors and lack of power with regulators to enforce mandate. In this article Vishal runs through the essence of bank audits and why they’re extremely important, and culls out a solution for making them follow a desirable trajectory.

Rebooting India’s Nuclear Doctrine

In this article, Nikhil Gowda critiques the No First Use Policy in the Nuclear Doctrine of India. Even though, the nuclear doctrine was endeavoured to help India gain legitimacy, the No First Use Policy is far away from realism today. The article explores the limitations, counters the status-quo and advocates for revoking of the present No-First Use Policy by the country.

4G Ban in Jammu and Kashmir: Revival of Culture of Authority?

With over a year since the imposition of restrictions on internet in Jammu and Kashmir, Utkarsh and Shivang run through opine how this complacency on part of the Supreme Court has bolstered a culture of authority.

Telecom in Atma Nirbhar Bharat – Fast Forwarding Fibre

Optical fibre is not just the bedrock of telecommunication networks but in India’s case it is the foundation on which a truly ‘Atmanirbhar’ digital infrastructure can be built in the country. In this data driven article Rajat argues that for the country to bridge the digital divide and create a digital India there needs to be a strong optical fibre network. He also illustrates the effect of recent AGR Judgement by the Supreme Court in the development of optical fibre infrastructure for the telecom companies.